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Moving story of a mezzanine floor

25 January 2013

A Revlok mezzanine can be dismantled and re-erected elsewhere, as Manchesterbased Trafford Brake and Hose discovered when it moved from one part of Trafford Park industrial estate to another. The company installed a

A Revlok mezzanine can be dismantled and re-erected elsewhere, as Manchesterbased Trafford Brake and Hose discovered when it moved from one part of Trafford Park industrial estate to another.

The company installed a Revlok mezzanine in 2005. It proved so cost-effective that Andy Donaldson, director, wondered whether the floor could be moved from one building to another. The company contacted Doity Engineering and discovered that this was possible.

The original platform was 17.8 by 8.2m with a 2.66m clearance at ground-floor level. Its modular nature meant it was relatively straightforward to dismantle the steel structure and modify it for the new, slightly smaller warehouse.

At 13.6 by 9.6m, the resited mezzanine has decking made from high density particle board and first-floor access via a specially made steel staircase with horizontal safety hand rails.

Dismantling, re-sizing and re-installing the floor took just three weeks.
 
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