The National Lift Tower, Northampton, England
research, development, testing
 
   
   

National Lift Tower
Northampton
NN5 5FH
England

tel : +44(0)1604 587745
email : click here

 

 

 

Media

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Clip from CBBC of presenter Naomi Wilkinson abseiling down the tower

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/clips/p01brtmr

Article in The Register (online magazine)

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/07/04/geeks_guide_national_lift_tower/

The One Show (filmed in late 2010)

 

A history of Express lifts until 1770 - 1982

 

Lifts for Service Afloat (SMS document, year uncertain)

 

Hand Operated Lifts and Hoists (1927 SMS brochure)

 

The programme for the visit of HRH Queen Elizabeth II to the tower. Kindly provided by Dave O'Brien of SafeLine.

A commemorative cover celebrating the opening of the tower by the Queen. Kindly provided by Dave O'Brien of SafeLine.

A commemorative postcard. Kindly provided by Dave O'Brien of SafeLine.

 


Superfast broadband in Northampton - we have recently partnered with a local company to provide superfast broadband into areas of Northampton that currently do not have coverage. The name of the company is Barton Broadband and the website is here. Please get in touch if you would like to find out if coverage is available in your area.

For information for booking abseils at the tower, please follow this link to an external website. http://www.nationalabseilcentre.co.uk. The events for 2014 are ...

26th April - British Red Cross
10th May - open day
24th May - Autism Concern
21st June - LU15
5th July - open day
19th July - open day
2nd August - open day
16th August - open day
30th August - Parkinson's UK
6th September - British Red Cross