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Elite Heavy Duty Retractable Ladder

Heavy duty retractable ladder. Aluminium concertina loft ladder. Supplied as an easy to fit unit, the Elite loft ladder is manufactured from high strength die-cast aluminium alloy components. It is supplied with two heavy duty counter-balanced springs incorporated into pivot brackets. As a result, it can be raised and lowered with a minimum of effort. In addition, large steps and pre-assembled telescopic handrail offer comfort, safety and ease of egress.

Also available with a special high backboard to include additional tread(s) and grab rails, which is ideal for deep ceiling voids or suspended ceiling applications.

Features and benefits:

  • High strength aluminium retractable ladder.
  • Heavy duty load rating (200kg per tread).
  • Very easy to operate (less than 3kg operating load).
  • Available in a range of heights and widths to suit specific project requirements.
  • Includes telescopic anti-slip treads to provide comfort and safety.
  • Supplied with a two-year full warranty and a ten-year parts warranty.
  • Low maintenance with excellent durability.
  • Supplied ready to install.

General information




High strength, high load capacity, space saving from retractability, ease of use, large steps for comfort and safety




Pressure die-cast aluminium


620 x 580 mm

670 x 580 mm

750 x 580 mm

820 x 580 mm


2 year full warranty

2 year full manufacturers warranty

Uniclass 2015

Pr_25_30_85_03 Aluminium loft laddersPrimary


L30/41 Loft ladders

L30/421 Loft ladders

Specification data - Aluminium loft ladders

Product Reference

Elite Heavy Duty Retractable Ladder





Up to 2200 mm in height, 590 mm minimum opening length.


Up to 2500 mm in height, 620 mm minimum opening length.


2501–2790 mm in height, 670 mm minimum opening length.


2791–3090 mm in height, 750 mm minimum opening length.


3091–3390 mm in height, 820 mm minimum opening length.


200 mm

430 mm minimum opening width.

250 mm

480 mm minimum opening width.

300 mm

530 mm minimum opening width.

350 mm

580 mm minimum opening width, not available with 12 treads.

380 mm

610 mm minimum opening width, not available with 12 treads.


High backboard with additional tread(s)

Insert requirement, available 510–1330 mm.




Accessory hinge (Elite Vertical)

For vertical access and mezzanine floor.

Additional telescopic handrail (left and right)

Powder coat finish to aluminium ladder

Any RAL code, insert requirement.

Standard product features

Load bearing capacity (per tread):

200 kg.

Tread depth:

140 mm.


Supplied with two heavy duty counter balanced springs incorporated into pivot brackets to ensure that it can be raised and lowered with a minimum of effort.

Product Options


  • Elite Vertical accessory hinge: To allow stairway to be fitted behind vertical door or mezzanine floor. Standard maximum distance from the edge of the vertical opening to where the unit would be sited is 40 mm (80 mm extended reach version also available). Requires a flat surface from fixing point to edge, i.e. no door threshold and requires an opening height of at least 780 mm (increasing with floor-to-floor height).
  • Additional telescopic handrail: Requires a ceiling opening length of 800 mm (minimum).

Digital objects
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- 1 2.1
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Third party certifications
  • BS EN 14975
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