Rolling Library Ladders are no longer just a simple access solution but they are a key design feature in their own right. Our rolling library ladder system can be tailored to solve a number of access problems within a wide variety of environments. Often spotted in city centre cocktail bars as well as around the home our rolling ladders offer style, substance and solution to even the trickiest of access issues.
All our rolling ladders are handcrafted in the UK from sustainably sourced wood by our master craftsman Colin. With over 40 years experience we can guarantee you will be delighted with the final product. From start to finish the whole process takes around 3 weeks and it’s definitely worth the wait.
How Is A Rolling Ladder Crafted?
The first stage is selecting the wood for the rolling ladder. The timbers are handpicked from sustainable sources and timber plank is used to ensure that there is no sub-par timbers used and to also ensure that waste can be minimised.
With the highest quality of materials selected Colin (Our mastercraftsman) prepares the wood and cuts them into shape by hand. They are then perfected by hand sanding and fitting every joint together. Although these rolling library ladders are handmade there is absolutely no question that each individual ladder will be perfect.
How Does A Rolling Ladder Work?
The name rolling ladder gives away how it works, The ladder is attached to a trolley chassis, where it can then smoothly run up and down the length of the track and be easily re-positioned or stored away vertically, through a simple lift and push motion.
We do not offer wheels on our rolling ladder systems due to safety complications that could occur.
What Materials Can I Get My Rolling Ladder In?
At the moment our rolling ladders are available in Oak, Ash, Maple, Walnut, Redwood however keep your eyes peeled as we have an aluminium ladder with oak treads coming soon. If you’d like more information on this please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
What Are The Different Chassis Types?
The standard chassis means that the ladder is fixed to the track and cannot be taken off however with the removable chassis your rolling ladder can be removed. This is ideal if you would like to store the ladder elsewhere when not in use. With the removable chassis you also have the option of having two tracks and using the same ladder.
Can I Paint My Rolling Ladder?
Rolling ladders can be painted to suit any decor in the home or in a commercial setting. You can also request that your rolling ladder is painted or finished and we will do the hard work for you for an extra cost. To find out more information about finishes and paints provided by ourselves please get in touch.
How Do I Install My Rolling Ladder?
Your ladders will arrive pre-assembled in one complete section, ready for DIY installation or can be installed by our professional team – please contact us for an installation quote.
The trolley chassis is pre-assembled and fitted onto a section of track ready to be mounted. The track originally comes in 2.4 metre sections and can be adapted and mounted seamlessly.
For further installation instructions please read the following download.
The Rolling Ladder Order Process
Once you place your order for a rolling ladder we will get a drawing created to your exact measurements. We will send you your drawing within 2 working days of order and if you are happy with the specifications you sign the drawing off. Once we receive the signed off drawing manufacture takes place and your rolling ladder is then made to order using the finest of woods. From drawing confirmation it takes approximately 3 weeks for your rolling ladder to arrive.
Can I get a Vertically Fixed Track?
It's not something we get asked for very regularly but that doesn't mean we can't provide it for you. If you need a vertical fixed track please place your order and add this information into the special instructions or talk through your order first with our team, by calling us on 01204 590232.
Can I Get A Sample Of The Wood?
If you are unsure which rolling ladder material will suit your requirements best we provide sample packs containing offcuts of the wood. Order your free sample here.