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Standard Modular Step System

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Rapid Ramp Limited

A fully adjustable modular step system, constructed from galvanised steel components that are bolted together.

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  • Suitable for residential applications.
  • The system can also be suitable for schools and public buildings with additional safety features such as infill handrails.


The Standard Modular Step System is crafted from galvanised steel components securely bolted together. It incorporates all necessary safety measures to prevent falls, collisions, and injuries in residential settings.

This system complies with step regulations for residential structures, as outlined in Approved Documents M and K. Specifically, residential steps must maintain a gradient no steeper than 1:12 (equivalent to 4.7 degrees).

Key Features and Advantages:

  • Swift design and installation.
  • Available in four different widths.
  •  Constructed with sturdy steel, featuring a galvanised walkway and powder-coated handrails that remain comfortably warm to the touch.
  • Proudly manufactured in the UK, with nationwide service coverage encompassing both the UK and Ireland.
  • Components are modular and reusable, allowing for flexible design.
  • Metal steps are fire-resistant, providing enhanced fire safety compared to wooden steps.
  • Backed by a three-year guarantee and designed for a lifespan exceeding 25 years.
  • Suitable for both short-term and long-term applications.
  • Fully adjustable, facilitating easy adaptation, modification, and reuse.
  • Custom sizes are available to meet specific requirements.
  • Modular steps can be effortlessly removed, leaving the area in its original condition.

General information





Also available powder-coated in any RAL colour.







900 mm

1000 mm

1200 mm

1500 mm



The Rapid Ramp system can be used up to 3 m high.



Three year


Ss_35_10_85_35 Heavy steel stair or ramp systemsPrimary


L30/45 Ramps/ walkways

L30/470 Ramps

Specification data - Heavy steel stair or ramp systems

Framing members

Carbon steel angle sections, carbon steel beams, columns, channels and tees, carbon steel hot-finished hollow sections.

Flooring and treads

Mesh platform.

As standard. Minimum width: 900 mm.

GRP platform.

Optional extra. A slip-resistant and non-corrosive surface that is suitable for areas with high footfall such as schools and public spaces. The product comes in dark grey as standard.



Connection fasteners

Preloaded bolt assemblies and carbon steel hexagon headed nuts and bolts.


With trombone ends as standard.

Standard handrail.

The handrail is coated with thermosetting powder to provide a non-conductive, non-slip and scratch-resistant surface.

Infill handrail.

The infill handrail prevents users from climbing or falling through gaps. It is often specified for schools and public buildings.

1100 mm high vertical infill handrail.

Lower intermediate handrail.

For use with the standard or infill handrail. The lower intermediate handrail is designed to be used by young children and wheelchair users. The handrail should be 600 mm from the surface of the system.

Integral accessories

Telescopic legs.

Legs can be adjusted to accommodate different threshold heights.



Gates unit.

A gate unit can be attached to the side of a platform; 1200 mm or wider.

Step unit.

Access hatch.

A hatch opens allowing a person access to the underground services.

Underside mesh hoarding.

This mesh is designed to prevent children from gaining access to the underneath of the ramp. It is often specified for schools and public buildings.

Specification includes:

• Mesh size 200 x 50 mm.

• 33.7 mm OD Single mesh clip.

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Colour/ Finish

Black, powder-coated.

As standard.

RAL, powder-coated.

Insert requirements.


Any of the widths can be secured together to create almost any width.

900 mm.

1000 mm.

1200 mm.

1500 mm.


Insert requirements.

Sustainability data

Contains Red List materials


Country of material origin

United Kingdom

Country of product manufacture

United Kingdom

Embodied carbon

A1-A3 (production stage) as defined in BS EN 15804

156.73 kg CO₂ eq/m²

When considering the carbon embodiment within the material; it is important to understand the mass of the material. For instance, a Rapid Ramp is hollow underneath the platform, whereas, a concrete ramp is solid. The amount of carbon embodiment needs to be considered based on the mass.



Recycled content

21 %


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Rapid Ramp Commercial Brochure

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Walkway Surface Options | Rapid Ramp

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Residential Ramp Brochure | Rapid Ramp

Modular Step Unit Brochure

Modular Step Unit Brochure

Case studies

Bognor Regis, West Sussex

Bognor Regis, West Sussex

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