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Piccolo Premium Space Saving Loft Ladder. Ideal for small ceiling openings. Easy to operate

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

Piccolo Premium Loft Ladder

The Piccolo Premium space-saving loft ladder…

…easy to operate and perfect for very small ceiling openings

From £605 (excl. VAT)

Including delivery to any UK mainland address

Available from stock for delivery in 1-2 days


Material: Aluminium
Operation: Retractable ladder
Load capacity: 150 kg per step
U-value: N/A
Max floor-to-ceiling height: 3.00 m

The Piccolo Premium space saving loft ladder is easy to fit and made from aluminium alloy components.  The Piccolo Premium’s compact concertina design makes it the perfect loft ladder for small ceiling openings or use in an existing hatch box.

What makes this different to the standard Piccolo is the inclusion of a spring mechanism to assist with opening and retracting the loft ladder; making it very easy to operate and improving safety.


Key benefits at a glance

  • Space-saving loft ladder for small ceiling openings.
  • Lightweight and durable aluminium ladder.
  • Load capacity of 150 kg per step.
  • Ease of use.
  • Easy to install.
  • Available in standard sizes from stock.
  • Spring mechanism makes operation easy and enhances safety.


  • Spring-assisted concertina loft ladder
    • Easy to operate
    • Compact, space-saving ladder
  • Concertina ladder manufactured from aluminium
    • Lightweight
    • Strength
    • Durability
  • Load capacity of 150 kg per step
  • Easy to install within an existing hatch box or directly to the ceiling timbers or masonry.
    • Supplied with a wooden backboard and fixings
  • Available in standard sizes for floor-to-ceiling heights between 2 and 3 m
  • Wide treads with non-slip profile
    • 330 mm wide (for opening widths of 420 mm and over).
    • Step depth of 80 mm
  • Can be made-to-order with a tread width of 280 mm for ceiling openings as narrow as 360 mm (contact us for details)
  • The Piccolo Premium can be fitted with a telescopic handrail for enhanced safety and comfort. Please note that a Piccolo Premium ordered with a handrail is made-to-order and cannot be supplied from stock.


Piccolo Premium Vertical

  • The Piccolo Premium space saving loft ladder can be fitted with a hinge mechanism that allows it to be stowed vertically. As such, it can be used within a vertical access hatch  or on a mezzanine floor.
  • The damped hinge mechanism allows for safe and easy operation. In addition, it allows the Piccolo Premium Vertical to be positioned behind a door, up to 40 mm from the edge of the opening (80 mm with special modification).
  • Please click here for further details.



  • Where space is particularly tight, the Piccolo is a good option. The Piccolo features the same compact loft ladder as the Piccolo Premium, but does not have the counter-balance spring.
  • Click here for more information.

No. of treads

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



2000 – 2250



2250 – 2500



2500 – 2750

12 700

2750 – 3000


Opening width (from) (mm)

Tread/step width (mm)





* Piccolo Premium loft ladders with 280 mm wide tread are made-to-order. As such they incur a slightly higher price and are subject to a manufacturing lead-time. Please contact us for a quote.

  • Manufactured to EN 14975 (certified by TÜV SÜD)
  • Supplied with a manufacturer’s 2-year full warranty and 10-year parts warranty
The Piccolo Premium concertina loft ladder is available as a BIM model/object from the NBS National BIM library in IFC and Revit format…

Alternatively, please click here to view our full range of available BIM models.


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

(Please note that when a telescopic handrail requires a minimum aperture length of 800mm. When this accessory is ordered the Piccolo Premium is made-to-order with a lead-time of approximately 4 weeks)

Telescopic handrail for enhanced comfort and safety when climbing a loft ladder

Telescopic handrail

£64 (excl. VAT)

Spring hardware set customer manufactured ceiling hatch box and trapdoor

Spring Hardware Set

£96 (excl. VAT)

Additional tread for use with aluminium retractable loft ladders

Additional Treads

from £78 (excl. VAT)

Loft hatch catch. Spring-action latch with eye-bolt for wooden loft door

Loft Hatch Latch

£32 (excl. VAT)


Picollo Premium loft ladder brochure

Aluminium concertina loft ladder brochure


Picciolo and Piccolo Premium loft ladder – 6000416B

NBS Source

Technical specification for the Piccolo & Piccolo Premium loft ladders can be found on NBS Source.

NBS Source Partner. Premier Loft Ladders products can be found on NBS Source