1. Overview

Longspan Shelving suits both small and large bulky products alike due to its long spans, deep shelves and open design.

Empty bay of Longspan Shelving with board shelves

2. Longspan Shelving Dimensions and Sizes

A variety of frame heights, bay widths & shelf depths makes this type of shelving suitable for almost any location.

a) Shelving Frame Heights

Options for the frame height include 900mm, 1000mm, 2000mm, 2400mm or 3000mm.
[Note: We can cut these shelving frames to any height if required]

b) Shelving Bay Widths

Options for clear bay widths include 900mm, 1200mm, 1500mm, 1800mm, 2100mm or 2400mm.

c) Shelving Depths

The depth of each shelf may be either 460mm, 600mm, 900mm or 1200mm.

3. Long Span Shelving Specifications

a) Longspan Shelving Lengths

The overall length of a run of Longspan Shelving may be determined by adding 60mm per frame to the open beam measurements. This will yield the overall length of the shelving run.

b) Long Span Shelf Materials

Choice of Board, Mesh Decking or Steel Decking
Note: Mesh & Steel Decking are not available in the 1200mm shelf/frame dept

c) Longspan Finishes

Posts and Beams have a dark grey powder-coat paint colour finish. All frame bracing, baseplates (or feet) and hardware have a Zinc plated finish.

4. Longspan Shelf Applications

This type of heavy duty shelving is surprisingly versatile due to its clean open design, longer spans and variety of greater depths.

It suits a variety of industrial applications including warehouse and factory as well as retail and office environments. 

It can also be found in office back rooms storing archive boxes and other paraphernalia or in home garages acting as heavy duty shelving.

  • Warehouses
  • Factories
  • Mezzanine Floors
  • Shipping Containers
  • Retail
  • Office
  • Garage

5. Garage Shelving

This style of shelving is ideal for garages where there is a great variety of sizes of things to be stored. Longspan Shelving suits the storage of bikes, gardening equipment, archive boxes and plastic storage tubs. It is ideal for this application due its’ open and accessible nature and the large range of shelving heights, lengths and depths available allowing us to fine-tune a design to match your requirement and space available.

6. Long Span Shelf Options

We will soon have a page summarising all of our other Shelving options.

7. Availability

Space Rescue have good stocks of Longspan Shelving for sale.

8. Products related to Longspan Shelving

You may also be interested in our Longspan Workbenches, Mezzanine Floors, Storage Cabinets, Pallet Racking and Bin Rack.

9. FAQ

What is Longspan Shelving?

Longspan Shelving has a similar design to pallet racking. It consists of end frames and beams though also includes a variety of shelf materials. It is typically used for industrial environments as it has a larger shelf range and is typically stronger than other styles of office shelving.