Design Process & Services

Delivering your optimal mezzanine floor every time

Over the last eight years we've earned an excellent reputation for our consistent, high quality service. We deliver tailored mezzanine flooring systems for our partners on time and within budget by using state-of-the-art technologies and by taking a process-centred approach to the management, support and delivery of our projects. All of this ensures you continue to benefit from the best advice, products and services that our qualified experts can offer throughout our relationship with you.

Our process at a glance

Trade Mezzanines Limited delivers everything your clients need for a fit-for-purpose and cost-effective, quality mezzanine floor - from quotation through to installation, we can do it all.

 

Our process is illustrated here and also oultined below as 8 simple steps.

"With Trade Mezzanines we've saved money on our mezzanine projects from the early design stages. I'd recommend you talk to Graham or Geoff as soon as you can about your customers' plans as they'll spot opportunities to cut costs and lead times."

Sales, Shopfitter/Retail, London

8 step process

Step 1- Site survey & costing

Step 1- Site survey & costing

A member of our technical team will provide a full design and quotation within 48 hours of receipt of your enquiry.

Step 2 - Order Placed

Step 2 - Order Placed

As soon as you place an order, we assign a dedicated projects manager; your key point of contact throughout the whole project.

Step 3 - Site Survey

Step 3 - Site Survey

One of our trained site surveyors will attend the site to undertake a detailed survey and ascertain the site conditions and your customer's site requirements.

Step 4 - Mezzanine Design

Step 4 - Mezzanine Design

We use the latest design software conforming to all relevant British Standards to produce a working CAD drawing of your floor along with calculations.

Step 5 - Approval of Design by Partner

Step 5 - Approval of Design by Partner

Working drawings are issued to our partner for approval. If any changes are required these are made to take the design to approval stage for the project to proceed.

Step 6 - Manufacture & Delivery

Step 6 - Manufacture & Delivery

We select suppliers from our CE-marking 'class 2' accredited supply chain who can meet the exact technical requirements on your project - from quality to delivery to site. This network ensures the highest levels of quality and lead times.

Step 7 - Mezzanine Installation

Step 7 - Mezzanine Installation

We use professional installation teams that work to the latest regulations and CDM requirements - and are locally-based for swift response times. Your project manager liaises with the site manager and installation team to ensure a smooth running project.

Step 8 - Customer Satisfaction

Step 8 - Customer Satisfaction

Along with our partner, we quality check the installation and hand over the new mezzanine floor.

Design

Over 100 years of technical design expertise

At Trade Mezzanines we have the in-house expertise to design a mezzanine flooring system to suit the exact needs of your client’s business. Whether it is expanding office space, creating extra pallet storage volume in a warehouse, or increasing the product throughput in a factory, we’ll deliver 2-D and 3-D CAD layouts demonstrating how your clients can maximise space and support their equipment and technologies.

With over 100 years of collective experience in the design and supply of mezzanine steel structures and floors, you can trust that your client's mezzanine project is in the best hands.

Site surveys and inspections

Free surveys and site checks

Upon receipt of your instruction, one of our trained site surveyors will visit your client’s premise to carry out a detailed site survey. From this our 2-D design team will put together a fully detailed GA drawing.

 

At this site visit, our qualified surveyors will discuss access, unloading, and any other site-specific conditions and challenges your client may have. This information will be passed on to your projects manager to ensure they are fully aware of any worries or concerns relating to your client's mezzanine construction project. 

 

 

Production & procurement

Competitively-priced, CE-marked products

Using M-net, our unique production management system, we can quickly generate accurate, competitive quotes for your mezzanine solutions - delivering and protecting quality, while significantly reducing lead times and costs.

 

Trade Mezzanines uses CE-marking accredited manufacturers with facilities that operate to the highest standards. Our competitive, flexible, approach to production ensures your precise technical and commercial requirements are met as we do not align ourselves with any one supplier or product range.

Planning & project management

A dedicated point of contact

Once you engage us on your mezzanine project, you will be appointed an in-house projects manager who will be a single point of contact throughout your installation. They will supply timely, accurate information, liaise with you, your installation team and other suppliers for your business and your end-user clients where necessary, and oversee the smooth running of your project. They’ll also take care of all paperwork, such as health & safety and insurance.

 

They do everything they can to achieve the optimal result on time and within budget for your project.

Professional installation

Access to over 150 mezzanine operatives

All our installers are experienced fitters, and are often located near to your project to save time and money and increase response times to clients’ requests as they arise. The installation of the mezzanine is managed in-house and undertaken by our operatives who are experienced and qualified. All Trade Mezzanines' installers work to site safety regulations, which are approved and monitored ongoing, by our health & safety specialists.

 

Our crews are fully insured and trained to operate all equipment and are certified to nationally approved standards . All team members have completed the CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme).

New sales tools

Out soon! New sales tools to help you win new business

To support you in winning business, we have created a range of easy-to-use tools that will save you time and money, and enhance your company reputation:

1. Quick quote facility – guaranteed within 4 hours, accurate mezzanine quotations direct to your inbox

2. Live chat – contact our technical experts with any queries / problems with your mezzanine project and we’ll solve them for you on the spot

3. Photo gallery – browse some of the many mezzanines, staircases, products we offer in all finishes and colour options

Our company values, combined with our design and contracts management experience and technologies result in:

  • Accurate, detailed specifications, including loading data, and competitive quotations for your customer's precise requirements.
  • Tailored, integrated mezzanine designs, including small to large-scale, steel structures - able to support static and live loads.
  • Gantries, walkways, plant platforms and services support structures that meet all health & safety, fire and building and quality standards and regulations.
  • Compliance with British structural steel work design coding standards and local building regulations.

  • Building regulations approval advice and submission service for your steel mezzanines.
  • Fire strategy advice and fire protection installation, products and services.
  • Durable, fit-for-purpose accessories and ancillaries, including edge protection, handrail and balustrade systems, loading gates, staircases, cat ladders, column protectors, decking (including anti-static flooring), deck protection and over-boarding.

Cutomer Service

Customer-driven, high quality service from start to finish

Our ethos is to exceed our clients' expectations from the outset of our relationship. This starts at the mezzanine design and consultation stage, where we listen closely and understand your exact needs, aspirations, challenges and technologies - resulting in sound technical advice and feedback on specifications. It also continues as we supply the optimal mezzanine flooring system, in direct response to your requirements regarding phasing, installation speed, quality finish and commercials.

"Professional service and in depth mezzanine knowledge that's Trade Mezzanines. Basically, you'll get the right solution on time and to cost with good, clear communication during the project. I've always trusted their team to deliver and Trade Mezzanines has never let me down in the last six years."

Sales, Materials Handling , South Glamorgan

Responsive Client Communication

 

The quality of our service is also demonstrated in the way we communicate with our clients. We pride ourselves on our customer service, and our ability to rapidly and directly respond to all your needs and queries - no matter your requirements, or where your mezzanine project is located worldwide.

 

We make communication simple and straightforward for our customers, offering 3-D models of your mezzanine installation, where appropriate. Access to these models as shown in the below film clip, enable you and your customners to fully visualise project plans and witness the integration of our mezzanine design options with building and technologies.

In addition, each engagement we undertake is co-ordinated by a single point of contact, giving you continuity and accountability for all outcomes delivered throughout our entire relationship. With this, you benefit from knowing that your project requirements are fully understood and met at every stage.

 

So if you're looking for a firm with an outstanding reputation for cost-effective, quality mezzanine design and installation for all industrial and commercial applications and environments, please get in touch and see how we can help.

3-D Mezzanine Installation Models

One of the many impressive benefit of having Mezzanine International as Trade Mezzanines' parent company is the day-to-day access we have to the Group's design software.

Take a quick look at this film and experience one of our immersive, 3-D mezzanine construction models. A really useful tool to enable you and your partners to fully visualise the integration of our steel platforms, mezzanine deck and ancillaries with your technologies and buildings.

In bringing your clients' mezzanine installation to life, we also show you how our technical design solutions overcome pitfalls in your project plans, meet exact quality requirements and prevent potentially costly time delays, that eat into your profits.

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