Piccolo Loft Ladder. Retractable aluminium loft ladder for installation into existing hatch boxes

Concertina loft ladder Load rating of 150kg per tread Overall Load rating. 350kg/m2 Easy installation

Piccolo Loft Ladder

The Piccolo concertina aluminium loft ladder…

…perfect for very small ceiling openings or in existing hatch boxes

From £350 (excl. VAT)


Material: Aluminium
Operation: Retractable ladder
Load capacity: 150kg per step
U-value: N/A
Max floor-to-ceiling height: 2.90m

The Piccolo loft ladder is supplied as an easy to fit unit, manufactured from aluminium alloy components. The Piccolo’s compact, space-saving concertina design makes it the perfect loft ladder for very small ceiling openings or use in an existing hatch box.


Key benefits at a glance

  • Space-saving retractable loft ladder for very small ceiling openings.
  • Lightweight and durable aluminium ladder.
  • Load capacity of 150kg per step.
  • Ease of use.
  • Easy to install.
  • Available in standard sizes or made-to-order to suit your ceiling opening dimensions.
  • Concertina (retractable) loft ladder
    • Easy to operate
    • Compact, space-saving design
  • Retractable ladder manufactured from aluminium
    • Lightweight
    • Strength
    • Durability
  • Load capacity of 150kg per step
  • Can be easily installed within an existing hatch box or directly to the ceiling timbers or masonry
  • Available in standard sizes for floor-to-ceiling heights of 2000mm to 2900mm
  • Can be made-to-order in a range of different widths for ceiling openings as narrow as 370mm (contact us for details)
  • Optimal step / tread size for width of ceiling opening
    • Maximum stair width supplied to fit your opening width
    • Step width of 280mm (for opening widths between 370mm and 419mm) and 330mm (for opening widths of 420mm and over).
    • Step depth of 80mm
  • Can be ordered as the Piccolo Premium concertina loft ladder, with spring-assisted opening and retraction (visit the Piccolo Premium product page for more details).
  • The Piccolo can be fitted with a telescopic handrail for enhanced safety and comfort. Please refer to the accessories below.
  • Optional hinge mechanism is available to allow the Piccolo loft ladder to be utilised in vertical applications, such as on a mezzanine floor or in a wall hatch (contact us for details).

No. of treads

Minimum Opening length (mm) Clear room height (mm)



2000 – 2150



2150 – 2400



2400 – 2650

12 620

2650 – 2900


Opening width (from) (mm)

Tread/step width (mm)





  • Manufactured to EN 14975 (certified by TÜV SÜD)
  • Supplied with a manufacturer’s 2-year full warranty and 10-year parts warranty


The following accessories are only available for order with a Piccolo loft ladder.  Please make sure to add the required accessories to your cart before checkout, or contact us directly to discuss your requirements.

Spring hardware set customer manufactured ceiling hatch box and trapdoor

Spring Hardware Set

£65 (excl. VAT)

Additional tread for use with aluminium retractable loft ladders

Additional Treads

from £70 (excl. VAT)

Grab rail for use in deep hatch box

Grab Rail

£95 (excl. VAT)


Picollo loft ladder brochure

Aluminium concertina loft ladder brochure


Picciolo and Piccolo Premium loft ladder – 6000416A

NBS Plus

Technical specification for the Piccolo and Piccolo Premium aluminium retractable loft ladder can be found on NBS Plus.

Premier Loft Ladders technical specifications available on NBS Plus

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