United Kingdom Elevators and Escalators Market stood at USD3168.47 million in 2020 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of over 6.14% until 2026. Growth in the United Kingdom Elevators and Escalators Market is driven by their widespread usage in residential, commercial, and industrial areas, including shopping malls, railway and metro stations, hotels, airports, public buildings, high-rise apartments, etc. The market has been primarily swayed by rapid urbanization, substantial evolution of architecture and increased government initiatives for construction sector. The high demand for escalators is backed by the increase in demand for better traffic management spaces and updated government standards for smart infrastructure.

Based on type of carriage, the market can be segmented into Passenger, Freight and Others. Passenger type of carriage dominated the market in 2020 due to the construction of many high-rise buildings in the country. Moreover, passenger type of carriage is also expected to witness growth as it is specifically designed for transporting passengers, with comprehensive safety measures and beautiful interior decoration.

Based on type of machinery, the market is segmented into Traction and Hydraulic. The Traction type of machinery dominated the market with a share of 78.45% in 2020 due its higher speed as compared to variant. Besides, the traction system finds application in tall, modern, new buildings as it is more energy-efficient as the counterweight balances the carload, whereas the hydraulic system needs to push the car against gravity and hence requires more energy.

Based on Type of Door, the market can be segmented into Automatic and Manual. The Automatic segment is expected to lead the market as they are cautiously designed to ensure safety for children, people with disabilities. Based on End User, the market can be segmented into residential, commercial and industrial. The Residential Segment is expected to lead the market due to surge in high-rise buildings in the country.

Based on region, London held the largest share with around 42.26% share in the United Kingdom Elevators and Escalators Market in 2020 and the segment is expected to maintain the market dominance during the forecast period owing to the presence of major players and large urban population in the region.

Some of the major players in the United Kingdom Elevators and Escalators Market include Otis Elevator Company, Schindler Ltd UK, KONE PLC, ThyssenKrupp Elevators UK, ORONA UK, Fujitec UK Ltd., UK Lift & Escalator Company Ltd, Titan Elevators, LIFTKOM GB LIMITED, Kleemann Lifts UK Ltd. Major companies are developing advanced technologies and launching new products to stay competitive in the market. Other competitive strategies include mergers & acquisitions and new product developments.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2016-2019

Base Year: 2020

Estimated Year: 2021E

Forecast Period: 2022-2026F

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze the historical growth in the market size of United Kingdom Elevators and Escalators Market from 2016 to 2020.
  • To estimate and forecast the market size of the United Kingdom Elevators and Escalators Market from 2021 to 2026 and growth rate until 2026.
  • To classify and forecast United Kingdom Elevators and Escalators Market based on type of carriage, type of machinery, type of door, end user and regional distribution.
  • To identify the dominant region or segment in the United Kingdom Elevators and Escalators Market.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for United Kingdom Elevators and Escalators Market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in United Kingdom Elevators and Escalators Market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in the United Kingdom Elevators and Escalators Market.


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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of manufacturers across the globe. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research was able to include the manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the manufacturers, distribution channels and presence of all major players across the globe.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of United Kingdom Elevators and Escalators Market using a bottom-up approach, wherein data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.

Key Target Audience:

  • Elevators and Escalators manufacturers, distributors and other stakeholders
  • Maintenance and repair companies

·         Organizations, forums and alliances related to Elevators and Escalators

·         Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers

·         Market research and consulting firms

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, the United Kingdom Elevators and Escalators Market has been segmented into the following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • United Kingdom Elevators and Escalators Market, By Type of Carriage:
    • Passenger
    • Freight
    • Others
  • United Kingdom Elevators and Escalators Market, By Type of Machinery:
    • Traction
    • Hydraulic
  • United Kingdom Elevators and Escalators Market, By Type of Doors:
    • Automatic
    • Manual
  • United Kingdom Elevators and Escalators Market, By End User:
    • Residential
    • Commercial
    • Industrial
  • United Kingdom Elevators and Escalators Market, By Region:
    • London
    • North West
    • South East
    • East Angila
    • Scotland
    • West Midlands
    • East Midlands
    • Yorkshire and the Humberside
    • North East
    • South West
    • Northern Ireland
    • Wales

Competitive Landscape:

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in the United Kingdom Elevators and Escalators Market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).

1.       Product Overview                                                                                                                            

2.       Research Methodology                                                                                             

3.       Executive Summary                                                                                                                         

4.       Global Elevators & Escalators Market Overview                                            

5.       United Kingdom Elevators & Escalators Market Landscape                       

6.       United Kingdom Elevators Market Outlook                                                     

6.1.                  Market Size & Forecast                                                                                     

6.1.1.                     By Value & Volume                                                                   

6.1.2.                     By New Installations                                           

6.1.3.                     By Maintenance Services                                                       

6.2.                  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1.                     By Type of Carriage (Passenger, Freight & Others)       

6.2.2.                     By Type of Machinery (Traction Vs. Hydraulic)               

6.2.3.                     By Type of Door (Automatic Vs. Manual)                         

6.2.4.                     By Region                                                                                      

6.2.5.                     By End User (Residential, Industrial & Commercial)     

6.2.6.                     By Company (2020)                                                                   

6.2.7.                     Pricing Analysis                                                                           

7.       United Kingdom Elevators Market Map

7.1.                  By Type of Carriage                                                                                                

7.2.                  By Type of Machinery                                                                                        

7.3.                  By Type of Door                                                                                                   

7.4.                  By End User                                                                                                           

7.5.                  By Region                                                                                                               

8.       United Kingdom Residential Elevators Market Outlook                                                                      

8.1.                Market Size & Forecast                                         

8.1.1.                     By Value & Volume

8.2.                Market Share & Forecast                                      

8.2.1.                     By Type of Machinery (Traction Vs. Hydraulic)

8.2.2.                     By Type of Door (Automatic Vs. Manual)

9.       United Kingdom Commercial Elevators Market Outlook                                                                     

9.1.                           Market Size & Forecast                                                  

9.1.1.                     By Value & Volume                      

9.2.                           Market Share & Forecast                                                              

9.2.1.                     By Type of Machinery (Traction Vs. Hydraulic)                  

9.2.2.                     By Type of Door (Automatic Vs. Manual)                            

10.   United Kingdom Industrial Elevators Market Outlook                                                                          

10.1.                       Market Size & Forecast                                                  

10.1.1.                  By Value & Volume

10.2.                       Market Share & Forecast                                                              

10.2.1.                  By Type of Machinery (Traction Vs. Hydraulic)  

10.2.2.                  By Type of Door (Automatic Vs. Manual)            

11.   United Kingdom Escalators Market Outlook                                                                            

11.1.                       Market Size & Forecast                                                  

11.1.1.                  By Value & Volume      

11.2.                       Market Share & Forecast                                                              

11.2.1.                  By Type

11.2.2.                  By End User                    

11.2.3.                  By Region                         

11.2.4.                  Pricing Analysis                              

12.   United Kingdom Escalators Market Map                                                                    

12.1.                       By Type                                

12.2.                       By End User                                        

12.3.                       By Region                                            

13.   Supply Chain Analysis                                                                        

13.1.                       Elevators                                             

13.2.                       Escalators                                            

14.   Policy & Regulatory Landscape                                                      

15.   United Kingdom Economic Profile                                                

16.   Import-Export Analysis                                                                      

16.1.                       Elevators                                             

16.2.                       Escalators                                            

17.   Market Dynamics                                                                 

17.1.                       Impact Analysis                                 

17.2.                       Drivers                                  

17.3.                       Challenges                                          

18.   Market Trends & Developments                                                                   

19.   Impact of COVID-19 on United Kingdom Elevators and Escalators Market  

20.   Voice of Customer                                                               

21.   Competitive Landscape                                                                     

21.1.                       Company Profiles                                                             

21.1.1.                  KONE PLC                                         

21.1.2.                  Schindler Ltd UK                                            

21.1.3.                  Otis Elevator Company                               

21.1.4.                  ThyssenKrupp Elevators UK                                      

21.1.5.                  ORONA UK                                      

21.1.6.                  UK Lift & Escalator Company Ltd                                            

21.1.7.                  Titan Elevators                               

21.1.8.                  Fujitec UK Ltd                                 

21.1.9.                  LIFTKOM GB LIMITED                                  

21.1.10.              Kleemann Lifts UK Ltd.                                

22.   Strategic Recommendations                                                                           

23.   About Us & Disclaimer                                                                        

  • List of Figures

    Figure 1: United Kingdom Elevators Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2026F

    Figure 2: United Kingdom Elevators Market Size, By Volume (Units), 2016-2026F

    Figure 3: United Kingdom New Installations of Elevators Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2026F

    Figure 4: United Kingdom Maintenance Services of Elevators Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2026F

    Figure 5: United Kingdom Elevators Market Share, By Type of Carriage, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 6: United Kingdom Elevators Market Share, By Type of Machinery, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 7: United Kingdom Elevators Market Share, By Type of Door, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 8: United Kingdom Elevators Market Share, By Region, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 9: United Kingdom Elevators Market Share, By End User, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 10: United Kingdom Elevators Market Share, By Company, By Value, 2020

    Figure 11: United Kingdom Elevators Market Map, By Type of Carriage, Market Size (USD Million) & Growth Rate (%)

    Figure 12: United Kingdom Elevators Market Map, By Type of Machinery, Market Size (USD Million) & Growth Rate (%)

    Figure 13: United Kingdom Elevators Market Map, By Type of Door, Market Size (USD Million) & Growth Rate (%)

    Figure 14: United Kingdom Elevators Market Map, By End User, Market Size (USD Million) & Growth Rate (%)

    Figure 15: United Kingdom Elevators Market Map, By Region, Market Size (USD Million) & Growth Rate (%)

    Figure 16: United Kingdom Residential Elevators Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2026F

    Figure 17: United Kingdom Residential Elevators Market Size, By Volume (Units), 2016-2026F

    Figure 18: United Kingdom Residential Elevators Market Share, By Type of Machinery, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 19: United Kingdom Residential Elevators Market Share, By Type of Door, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 20: United Kingdom Commercial Elevators Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2026F

    Figure 21: United Kingdom Commercial Elevators Market Size, By Volume (Units), 2016-2026F

    Figure 22: United Kingdom Commercial Elevators Market Share, By Type of Machinery, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 23: United Kingdom Commercial Elevators Market Share, By Type of Door, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 24: United Kingdom Industrial Elevators Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2026F

    Figure 25: United Kingdom Industrial Elevators Market Size, By Volume (Units), 2016-2026F

    Figure 26: United Kingdom Industrial Elevators Market Share, By Type of Machinery, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 27: United Kingdom Industrial Elevators Market Share, By Type of Door, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 28: United Kingdom Escalators Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2026F

    Figure 29: United Kingdom Escalators Market Size, By Volume (Units), 2016-2026F

    Figure 30: United Kingdom Escalators Market Share, By Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 31: United Kingdom Escalators Market Share, By End User, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 32: United Kingdom Escalators Market Share, By Region, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 33: United Kingdom Escalators Market Map, By Type, Market Size (USD Million) & Growth Rate (%)

    Figure 34: United Kingdom Escalators Market Map, By End User, Market Size (USD Million) & Growth Rate (%)

    Figure 35: United Kingdom Escalators Market Map, By Region, Market Size (USD Million) & Growth Rate (%)

    Figure 36: United Kingdom Lifts and Skip Hoists Import Scenario, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2020 (HS Code: 842810)

    Figure 37: United Kingdom Lifts and Skip Hoists Export Scenario, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2020 (HS Code: 842810)

    Figure 38: United Kingdom Pneumatic Elevators and Conveyors Import Scenario, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2020 (HS Code: 842820)

    Figure 39: United Kingdom Pneumatic Elevators and Conveyors Export Scenario, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2020 (HS Code: 842820)

    Figure 40: United Kingdom Continuous-Action Elevators and Conveyers Specially Designed for Underground Use for Goods/Materials Import Scenario, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2020 (HS Code: 842831)

    Figure 41: United Kingdom Continuous-Action Elevators and Conveyers Specially Designed for Underground Use for Goods/Materials Export Scenario, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2020 (HS Code: 842831)

    Figure 42: United Kingdom Other Continuous Action Elevators and Conveyers for Goods/Materials, Bucket Type Import Scenario, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2020 (HS Code: 842832)

    Figure 43: United Kingdom Other Continuous Action Elevators and Conveyers for Goods/Materials, Bucket Type Export Scenario, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2020 (HS Code: 842832)

    Figure 44: United Kingdom Other Continuous Action Elevators and Conveyers for Goods/Materials, Belt Type Import Scenario, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2020 (HS Code: 842833)

    Figure 45: United Kingdom Other Continuous Action Elevators and Conveyers for Goods/Materials, Belt Type Export Scenario, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2020 (HS Code: 842833)

    Figure 46: United Kingdom Other Continuous-Action Elevators and Conveyers for Goods Import Scenario, By Value (USD Million), 2017-2021 (HS Code: 842839)

    Figure 47: United Kingdom Other Continuous-Action Elevators and Conveyers for Goods Export Scenario, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2020 (HS Code: 842839)

    Figure 48:  United Kingdom Escalators and Moving Walkways Import Scenario, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2020 (HS Code: 842840)

    Figure 49: United Kingdom Escalators and Moving Walkways Export Scenario, By Value (USD Million), 2016-2020 (HS Code: 842840)