Columbus Exclusive Fire Rated Concertina Loft Ladder (Wooden Hatchbox)

4 - 5 Weeks
Estimated Delivery 4 - 5 Weeks

Combining the extremely robust Exclusive loft ladder with a 30 minute fire rated timber hatchbox, makes this one of the safest ladder units on the market. As a bespoke item, the whole unit is designed to suit your individual application.

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  • 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.
  • Both the hatchbox and trapdoor are 30 minute fire rated and tested according to DIN 4102-2 by MPA Braunschweig.
  • Suits floor to ceiling heights up to 3.69m (heights above 3.1m 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.
  • Uses an Integral Spring Hardware system for ease of operation.
  • Comes supplied with 1 x Telescopic Handral as standard.
  • Includes a pair of Non Slip ladder feet (durable plastic) for extra security.
  • Insulated Trapdoor 28mm thick (U-Value U = 0.80 W/m²k), white finish to the underside.
  • The draught proofed timber hatchbox supplied is constructed from a melamine faced board (white) and measures 240mm deep.
  • Trapdoor also fitted with a sprung loaded catch (ring pull operated) for lowering and closing the door.
  • Supplied with white architraves to enhance the finish.
  • Unit complete with Operating Pole & full Installation Instructions.
  • Optional 2nd side Telescopic Handrail available for the unit.
  • 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.
  • For Touch Down Point & Operating Space dimensions - see Technical Data section.
  • Exclusive fire rated loft ladder also available in a fire rated steel hatchbox option.
  • Made to Measure sizes are available - see Technical Data section for details.
Columbus Exclusive Fire Rated - Standard Sizes
Ceiling HeightNo. of TreadsStructural Opening SizeTread WidthTread Depth
Up to 2790mm 10 1200mm x 600mm 250mm 140mm
1200mm x 700mm 380mm 140mm
1300mm x 700mm 380mm 140mm
1400mm x 700mm 380mm 140mm
2791mm - 3090mm 11 1200mm x 600mm 250mm 140mm
1200mm x 700mm 380mm 140mm
1300mm x 700mm 380mm 140mm
1400mm x 700mm 380mm 140mm
# Standard Sizes Units can be purchased from our website

Columbus Exclusive Fire Rated - Made to Measure Sizes
Floor to Ceiling Height: From 2200mm to 3690mm *
Opening Length Sizes: From 950mm to 1500mm
Opening Width Sizes: From 600mm to 800mm
Hatchbox Frame Depth Sizes: From 240mm to 680mm **
Ladder Tread Width Sizes: 200mm / 250mm / 300mm / 350mm & 380mm
(dependent on opening width dimension)
Ladder Tread Depth Size: 140mm
# 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 Exclusive Fire Rated - Touch Down Point & Operating Space

Exclusive Diagram

Columbus Exclusive Fire Rated - Touch Down Point & Operating Space
No. of TreadsFloor to Ceiling
Height (1)
Touch Down Point (2)Operating Space (3)
9 2200mm - 2500mm 1200mm - 1350mm 1450mm
10 2510mm - 2790mm 1300mm - 1450mm 1550mm
11 2800mm - 3090mm 1400mm - 1550mm 1650mm
12 3100mm - 3390mm 1500mm - 1650mm 1750mm
13 3400mm - 3690mm 1600mm - 1750mm  1850mm
Columbus Exclusive Fire Rated - Prices
Products Price (£)
Exclusive Fire Rated Loft Ladder (Ceiling Height: Up to 2790mm)
- any Standard Structural Opening Size (see Technical Data section)
Exclusive Fire Rated Loft Ladder (Ceiling Height: 2791mm to 3090mm)
- any Standard Structural Opening Size (see Technical Data section)
2nd Side Telescopic Handrail £57.00
Made to Measure Sizes - see Technical Data section P.O.A
Metal Loft Exit Grab Rail (Black colour option) £65.00 each

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.