Columbus Electric Aluminium Concertina Loft Ladder

4 - 5 Weeks
Estimated Delivery 4 - 5 Weeks

The only thing that could really improve the robust, German made ‘Exclusive’ loft ladder is the ability to operate it from the push of a button. This heavy duty concertina ladder and hatch is fully automated and lowers and closes in near silent operation.

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  • Watch the Columbus Electric Concertina Loft Ladder in operation.

  • Loft Ladder manufactured from die-cast aluminium.
  • Supplied as a complete unit with a heavy duty concertina loft ladder, timber casing frame (hatchbox) and a timber trapdoor.
  • Electrical operation of both the trapdoor and loft ladder is controlled by remote control.
  • Supplied with a 24 Volt motor, low noise operation and comes complete with an emergency battery backup.
  • Suits floor to ceiling heights up to 4.6m (heights above 2.79m are classed as made to measure).
  • Available in a range of standard opening sizes - see Technical Data section.
  • Loft Ladder stores completely within the hatch space.
  • Comes supplied with 1 x Telescopic Handral as standard.
  • Includes a pair of Non Slip ladder feet (durable plastic) for extra security.
  • Insulated Trapdoor (U-Value U = 0.58 W/m²k), white finish to the underside.
  • The draught proofed timber hatchbox supplied is constructed from 19mm plywood (white painted) and measures 240mm deep.
  • Supplied with white architraves to enhance the finish.
  • Fitted with an automatic stopping feature which enables the unit to avoid obstacles in it's path once in operation.
  • Emergency opening and manual operation are also possible in event of a power failure. 
  • Optional 2nd side Telescopic Handrail available for the unit.
  • Optional 2nd Remote Control available - see Extra Options section.
  • Optional Metal Loft Exit Grab Rails measure 900mm high & 515mm wide (available in black) - see Product Images.
  • Tested to EN 14975 (European Ladder Standard) with a 200kg per tread resilience.
  • Electric concertina loft ladder also available in a manual version option.
  • Made to Measure sizes are available - see Extra Options section for details.
  • Fire Rated Options (30, 60 or 90 minute) are available - see Extra Options section for details.
Columbus Electric - Standard Sizes
Ceiling HeightNo. of TreadsStructural Opening SizeTread WidthTread Depth
Up to 2790mm 10 1200mm x 700mm 300mm 140mm
1300mm x 700mm 300mm 140mm
1400mm x 700mm 300mm 140mm
# Standard Sizes Units can be purchased from our website

Columbus Electric - Made to Measure Sizes
Floor to Ceiling Height: From 2200mm to 4600mm *
Opening Length Sizes: From 1100mm to 1600mm
Opening Width Sizes: From 625mm to 1200mm
Hatchbox Frame Depth Sizes: From 240mm to 1170mm **
Ladder Tread Width Sizes: 250mm / 300mm / 350mm / 380mm / 430mm / 480mm & 580mm
(dependent on opening width dimension)
Ladder Tread Depth Sizes: 140mm deep for Tread Width Sizes: 250mm to 380mm
160mm deep for Tread Width Sizes: 430mm to 580mm
# Prices for Made to Measure Units can be obtained by contacting the Sales Office on 01243 785 246

 Larger ceiling heights will require a more generous opening size.

 Additional treads will need to be added within the hatchbox once the depth has exceeded 400mm.

Columbus Electric - Extras
Products Price (£)
Electric Loft Ladder (Ceiling Height: Up to 2790mm)
- Opening Size: 1200mm x 700mm // 1300mm x 700mm or 1400mm x 700mm
- One Hand-held Remote Control
2nd side Telescopic Handrail £57.00
A second Hand-held Remote Control + Receiver £135.00
Metal Loft Exit Grab Rail (Black colour option) £65.00 each
Made to Measure Units - see Technical Data section P.O.A
Fire Rated options - 30, 60 or 90 minute P.O.A

Above Prices include VAT

This product is not on a 1-3 working days schedule.
It comes directly from our supplier as we do not hold stock.

This is a made to order / bespoke product (not marked as ‘Estimated Delivery 1-3 days’) and once the manufacturing process has been started, you will not be able to cancel your order. If a cancellation enquiry is made and manufacturing has not started then we will issue a full refund back onto the same payment type as the product(s) were first purchased.

The delivery timescale is referenced at the top of the product page and will be confirmed to you at the time of order. 

Please read our full terms and conditions regarding the delivery procedure.

The delivery will be made by a transport carrier organised by the manufacturer, so it is important that you provide a contact telephone number.
As the transport carrier will contact you 24 hours prior to the delivery being scheduled.
Deliveries are usually made between 8:00am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday (excludes Bank Holidays).

Orders can be placed on our website for delivery destinations within the UK Mainland (England, Wales and Scotland).
For delivery destinations situated in the Highlands & Islands, Isle of Wight, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Northern Ireland, please contact our Sales Office by email - to obtain a transport costing for the product.

For European or most Worldwide delivery destinations please email our Sales Office - with your enquiry detailing the product you are interested in, together with your full delivery address and contact information.
We can then return a Quotation for the product and delivery costs once this has been sourced from the transport company.