Metal staircase

Our metal staircase offers a modern addition to any office or commercial space. Made from durable and high-quality materials, our designs provide a sturdy and long-lasting structure to support foot traffic. Featuring a minimalist and industrial design, our metal staircase is perfect for those who prefer a contemporary aesthetic look…

 

You could have an open riser design that allows for optimal airflow and light to create a visually light and spacious atmosphere with the added feature of a glass balustrade system that will enhance your design even further. With a variety of colours and finishes available, including hot dipped galvanized or a powder coat finish, it could even be polished stainless steel with a glass balustrade system, giving it that wow factor.

 

Our metal staircase can be customized to match your interior design vision. Installation is made easy with our included instructions, and our team is available to answer any questions or concerns. Whether you are renovating or building a new space, our metal staircase is an excellent choice for elevating your space.

Should you require a metal stair to access your mezzanine floor we can design any number of commercial staircases to any UK building codes…

Metal staircase with glass balustrade

Metal staircase

Let us help you achieve your dream metal staircase. Our team designs custom metal staircases that perfectly match your style.

We can offer straight stairs, switchback stairs, or maybe a spiral staircase.

We are here to inspire and create. Contact us to begin your project today.

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Metal stairs type and regulation definition

1 Utility staircase

Approved document K defines a ‘utility stair ‘…a stair used for escape, access for maintenance, or purposes other than as the usual route for moving between levels on a day-to-day basis.’ maximum of 16 risers.

2 General access staircase

Approved document K defines a ‘general access stair’ as a stair intended for all users of a building on a day-to-day basis, as a normal route between levels.12 risers, but exceptional no more than 16 in small premises where the plan area is restricted.

3 Private staircase

Approved document K defines a ‘private stair’ as ‘…a stair intended to be used for only one dwelling’.

4 Common staircase

Approved document B defines a ‘common stair’ as ‘… An escape stair that serves more than one flat.’

5 Protected staircase
Approved document B defines a ‘protected stair’ as ‘…a stair discharging through a final exit to a place of safety
(Including any exit passageway between the foot of the stair and the final exit) that is adequately enclosed with fire-resisting construction.

6 Firefighting staircase
Approved document B defines a ‘firefighting stair’ as ‘… A protected stairway that connects to the accommodation area through only a firefighting lobby.’.
General requirements for metal stairs – Goings and Risers
Maximum rake 42° (angle of stringers).
Rise Min rise (mm) Max rise (mm) Min going (mm) Max going (mm)
Utility stair 150mm 190mm 250mm 400mm
Private stair 150mm 220mm 220mm 300mm
Access stair 150mm 170mm 250mm 400mm

7  Staircase

7.1 General stair…(Industrial)
Except where otherwise indicated in this clause, the recommendations given in BS 5395-1 for straight stairs and in BS 5395-2 for helical and spiral stairs should be followed. The maximum number of risers in a single flight should be 16, for straight stairs, or 22, for helical and spiral stairs. There should be a change of line or direction of not less than 30° after 32 risers, for straight stairs or 44 risers, for helical or spiral stairs. Landings at the head of a stair should be designed so that it is not possible to step from a platform or walkway onto the stair without a change in direction.

7.2 Clear width ( width between handrails)
The minimum clear width should be 600 mm for occasional one-way traffic, 800 mm for regular one-way traffic and occasional two-way traffic, and 1000 mm for regular two-way traffic.

7.3 Pitch (straight stairs)
The minimum pitch for straight stairs should be 30°.
The maximum pitch for occasional access should be 42°.
The maximum pitch for regular two-way traffic should be 38°.

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