Vertical Transportation

Vertical transportation can completely define our experience of a space, influencing both its quality and operability.

SIMON RUSSETT
Partner, Vertical Transportation

Simon Russett, Partner at Hoare Lea

Lead Partner:
Simon Russett

Vertical Transportation:
The art of people flow.

Vertical Transportation (VT) is how we interact and move through a building – efficiently, safely, smoothly. Elevators, escalators, moving walks and stairs allow the free flow of people. As buildings continue to get larger, it’s important they function with ever-increasing speed and efficiency. VT design makes it possible, supplying valuable space and sought-after views.


Our experts have authored many VT design guidance publications, and deeply understand the delicate balance required to ensure a space functions as required but also meets other aspirations.

We work closely with:
Mechanical, Electrical & Public Health Engineering.

Where we can help

Concept & planning

We strive to understand the client brief and aspirations. For existing buildings, we deliver detailed surveys and reports, lifecycle planning, dynamic traffic analysis, and simulation to support at initial stage. We also support new buildings through initial stages, with dynamic traffic analysis and advanced simulation. We strive to understand the client brief and aspirations. For existing buildings, we deliv... Learn more

Development & delivery

Developing concepts into coordinated, efficient, and workable design solutions. Witness testing, handover, and site inspection services to support the delivery process. Developing concepts into coordinated, efficient, and workable design solutions. Witness te... Learn more

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