Boral Elevators


1986 (elevator division)

Preceded by

Johns & Waygood (then Johns Perry Lifts)

Based in

Sydney, Australia


Elevator division acquired by Otis in 1995

Boral Elevators was an Australian elevator and escalator division of Boral Limited, an Australian manufacturing company. Boral started out its elevator division in 1986 after acquiring Johns Perry Lifts (formerly Johns & Waygood)[1]. In 1995, its elevator division was sold to Otis Elevator Company.[2]

Notable installations in Australia

New South Wales (NSW)

  • Fairfax House, 19-31 Pitt St, Sydney
  • St. Martins Tower, 31 Market St, Sydney
  • Commonwealth Bank Tower, 240 Queen St, Sydney
  • (Former) Harbourside Monorail Station, Sydney
  • David Jones, Parramatta, Sydney
  • Westmead Hospital, Westmead, Sydney

Australian Capital Territory (ACT)

  • Roof Terrace @ Parliament House, Canberra (modernized by Otis)
  • Ainslie Football Club, Canberra

Queensland (QLD)

  • 443 Queen St, Brisbane
  • Westfield Carindale, Brisbane (modded)
  • Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast (modded by Thyssenkrupp)
  • Inala Commonwealth Offices (20 Wirraway Parade)
  • Robina Town Centre, Gold Coast (modded by Schindler)
    • David Jones, Robina, Gold Coast (modded by Schindler)

Victoria (VIC)

  • Grand Hyatt Melbourne
  • Crown Promenade - Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex, Melbourne (1994, modded by Kone)
  • Bourke Place, Melbourne
  • Telstra Corporate Centre, Melbourne (1992, modernized by Otis)
  • Grand Hotel MGallery by Sofitel, Melborne
  • 333 Collins St (North Building), Melbourne
  • Mercure Hotel Therry St, Melbourne (modded)

South Australia (SA)

  • PPK House, Adelaide
  • 30 Currie Street, Adelaide
  • 5AA Radio Building, Adelaide
  • Lifeplan House, Adelaide
  • Internode House, Adelaide

Western Australia (WA)

  • Holiday Inn Hotel Perth
  • Wellington Street Bus Station, Perth

Notable elevator models

  • Mipro-Stat - microprocessor controlled elevators, might be a successor of Johns Perry Lifts's Mipro-Log elevators.


  • Thyssen AG had a partnership with Boral, therefore some Boral escalators and moving walks were branded as Boral Thyssen. Boral was also a distributor of Thyssen escalators in Australia.


See also

Notes and references

External links

Schindler lifts (Dewhurst fixtures 2) "This elevator only serves two floors."
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