The National Lift Tower, Northampton, England
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National Lift Tower
Northampton
NN5 5FH
England

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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.

 


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

Some new documents relating to the official opening of the tower by the Queen have been added to the media page. Many thanks to Dave O'Brien of SafeLine.