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Taking a Bold Step

Premier Loft Ladders Ltd
7 Jan 2021

Loft ladders do not come any bolder than this stunning Elite concertina loft ladder from Premier Loft Ladders. It has been finished in 'Sulphur Yellow' powder coat. Two identical ladders were ordered by US steel fabrication and installation specialists Alloy Construction Service.


The challenge…

Premier Loft Ladders were approached by Alloy Construction, who requested a quote for two Elite Loft Ladders. Furthermore, they required the ladders to be manufactured to specific dimensions such that they would fit into the steel structure that they were constructing. Also, for safety purposes, the loft ladders needed a bright yellow powder coat finish and had to be fitted with two telescopic handrails.

The solution…

Although sold in standard sizes, the Elite can be made-to-measure with different tread widths. As such, meeting the required aperture constraint of 482mm wide by 914mm long was no problem. Also, it is very easy to fit a second telescopic handrail to the Elite, such that there is one on each side.

Elite Loft Ladder in the stowed position.

The powder coat finish is not normally an issue; however, Alloy Construction's first choice was 'Luminous Yellow' (RAL 1026). Unfortunately, this was one of the very few finishes that we were unable to offer. Therefore, we discussed alternative options and a decision was made to go with 'Sulphur Yellow' (RAL 1016).

The results…

The two loft ladders for Alloy Construction feature bold steps finished in a durable powder coat. They also benefit from the added comfort and safety offered by telescopic handrails fitted to each side, as well as the 140mm deep treads (a standard feature of the Elite). In addition, the Elite loft ladder provides heavy duty performance, but with lightweight operation. This is due to the sophisticated counter-balance system. In summary, the result is a safe and easy solution for access to lofts, plant rooms or mezzanine floors.

To learn more about the Elite loft ladder, please visit, email us at or call us on 0345 9000 195.

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