As an independent and Privately owned company, this allows us the flexibility and total control for us to adapt to all our customers needs and provide the best level of service possible. 

With innovative ideas and a proven track record of success, it is our belief that ESS group are the new Age in Vertical Transportation consultancy.

It is our aim to reaffirm the need for Vertical/Lift Consultants and bring a refreshed feel to the lift industry and work together with both customers and contractors to make every relationship a long and rewarding success.

To achieve this; the owners of ESS group bring in excess of 55 years experience to aid our customers.


Holding roles within the Lift industry from Apprentice Training to Director level in a varied number of disciplines, such as Managing Directors, Consultants, Service Directors, Sales Management, Project Management & Health and Safety Management. 

"Elevating Safety Solutions" Here to make your vertical Journey safe. 

John Roberts - Owner and Senior consultant ESS (VT) Ltd


John has served 27 years within the industry, as an apprentice trained lift engineer and progressed to senior management level holding Directorships at some of the UK's largest independent lift companies. 

With this level of sector knowledge, John brings an abundance of expertise in service delivery and customer expectations. Providing our clients with the best possible outcome to any project.

Stewart Proctor 

Stewart has served over 30 years in the industry starting as an apprentice, then moving onto cover all aspects of the installation and working processes, later gaining a background in the service sector and eventually specialising in modernisations. Following on from his field work his career went into project and departmental management in the modernisation field, finally entering into the role of vertical transportation consultancy prior to starting ESS.