How to Prepare for a Mezzanine Floor

If you’re considering a mezzanine floor for your business, you are probably wondering what, if any, steps you’ll need to take before installation. We help you every step of the way, from the initial site survey, to design and measurements, to obtaining the required go-ahead from your local authority.

When installing a mezzanine floor with us, you don’t have to worry – our operatives are fully trained and experienced in the installation of mezzanine flooring for a broad range of clients, and ensure that our mezzanines adhere to all building regulations.

Do I Need Planning Permission for Mezzanine Flooring?

You’ll be relieved to hear that in most cases, planning permission should not be required for you to install a mezzanine floor for your business, namely if your mezzanine floor is a fully demountable structure and changes are internal. However, your mezzanine flooring will require Building Regulations Approval.

What if I Rent My Property?

If the property in which you wish to install is rented, then you will most likely need to inform the landlord of your mezzanine flooring plans to ensure that they comply with the terms of your lease. You should also endeavour to keep your landlord involved throughout the process, by sharing the designs and calculations with them, as well as any correspondence with the local authority.

What is Building Regulations Approval?

Regardless of whether planning permission was required, you will require building regulations’ approval before work begins on your mezzanine floor. The Building Regulations 2010 specifies all the legal requirements in structure, fire safety and accessibility that your mezzanine floor will need to adhere to.

We will take care of every stage of handling Building Regulations for you, including mezzanine floor designs and will submit the plans to your local authority on your behalf for approval. We know the required Building Regulations inside and out, so can guarantee that your mezzanine floor will meet all required health and safety targets.

First Floors (UK) Ltd specialise in all aspects of mezzanine floors & flooring, including mezzanine floor designinstallation and manufacturingsuspended ceilings and partitioningContact us today at 01789 764172.