A mezzanine floor is an intermediate floor constructed within a building. Typically, a mezzanine floor doesn’t tend to extend over the entire footprint of the ground floor space of a building (although they can), and they’re often a secondary structure fitted after the original construction of a warehouse. They’re installed in order to utilise space more efficiently in buildings that have the required head-height available.
Manufactured from steel, a mezzanine floor is constructed from a combination of main beams, purlins (roof supports), columns and decking. Additional accessories that are often included with a mezzanine floor, are staircases, handrails and pallet gates.
Mezzanines are generally found and constructed in buildings on industrial, business and retail parks, covering facilities and purposes such as:
- Storage/stock holding