GTI Hoists
GTI Hoists
GTI Hoists
GTI Hoists


GTI Hoist Ltd is a rack and pinion hoist hire, sales and labour company, offering a complete lift and access package for both the industrial and construction industries. At GTI Hoist, we have developed extensive knowledge and experience of ALIMAK, HEK, GEDA, STROS, ELEPHANTE, ENCOMAT and RAXTAR hoists, Lifts and work-platforms in permanent industrial installations and temporary construction hoists and Mast Climbing Work Platforms all over the world.

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As an established Hoist-hire business, GTI Hoist has expanded into the Hoist rental market supplying Hoists & Mast Climbing Work Platforms from a wide range of manufacturers to suit all requirements on any construction site.

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With an extensive experience of rack and pinion lifts, GTI Hoist now offers a full range of machines for all industrial applications, including warehouses, mines, power stations and oil platforms.

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Our fully trained Alimak Hek, GEDA, Elephante and Raxtar certified engineering teams provide service, maintenance and testing of all rack and pinion lifts and hoists for both the construction and industrial sectors in the UK and worldwide.

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GTI Hoist can cater for all your rack and pinion training requirements. Our team has many years’ experience and provide the highest quality training to all employees.


With our combined experience, we have managed to complete a range of projects to a number of satisfied clients across many industries.


Satisfied Clients


Finished Projects


Years Combined Experience


Our directors bring expertise from all parts of the industry, have a read below to find out what each one brings to GTI Hoist Ltd.

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Simon Taylor – Director

Sales / Operations / Lead Engineer

Simon has 19 years’ experience in the rack and pinion industry after qualifying as a 16th Edition EE electrician. From 2000 to 2015, Simon worked for Alimak Hek Ltd, the global market leader in vertical access solutions gaining experience and qualifications in both construction and industrial projects. With an HNC in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Simon has worked worldwide, both on and offshore, and co-founded GTI with Scott Grant in 2015.

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Lee Murrell – Director

Sales / Technical / Lead Engineer / Parts

Lee qualified with an Advanced Engineering Apprenticeship and joined Alimak Hek Ltd in 2005, gaining experience in all aspects of industrial list and hoist installations, service and repair. In 2008, Lee joined Torquemeters, installing gas turbine test equipment worldwide for the oil industry. Lee joined GTI as a director in 2016 and has extensive experience in both the construction and industrial sectors, including Construction Design Management (CDM) onsite as part of a principle contractor team.

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Scott Grant – Director

Sales / Installations / Trainer

Following a career in the Royal Navy, Scott joined Alimak Hek Ltd in 2006, working on all aspects of industrial lift and hoist installations, service and repair. Scott’s extensive experience includes Construction Design Management (CDM) on site as part of the principle contractor team, planning crane lifts as an ‘Appointed Person’ and the conception of Safe Systems of Works. Scott has worked worldwide and co-founded GTI with Simon Taylor in 2015.

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Mike Ferguson – Director

Business Development / Health & Safety Consultant / Trainer

Mike has over 30 years’ experience as a health and safety practitioner. A very knowledgeable, versatile, self-motivated individual with proven experience in the management of Health & Safety, through the effective organisation, motivation and development of people. An enthusiastic individual who is accustomed to working to deadlines, while achieving key targets, Mike is a decisive team player, who leads by example to ensure high standards are achieved and maintained and is both flexible and approachable, with excellent communication skills. Mike joined GTI in 2019 as a consultant/director.


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