We're very excited about our current project for a North London business so we thought we'd show you how our decision to install a Mezzanine in kit form has not only increased the square footage of the property but looks brilliant too.
Our client had acquired a shop which was effectively one room, however this room had a double height ceiling so it seemed obvious that we should use it. It transpired that adding another floor was problematic as it required planning permission but the premises needed a fast turnaround. So, after a little research we discovered freestanding mezzanines in Kit form online from Tecrostar.
These extra levels can be constructed away from the walls when secured to the floor and they don't require planning permission*. So we ordered the exact size we needed, it was delivered in smaller components and it took two builders just half a day to put it up. Just imagine a whole new room for a few thousand pounds in under a day - magic!
The barriers and handrail have since been installed and we'll soon be completing the floor, compact bathroom and kitchen, with the lower floor serving as the shop space and the upper floor as the office. We'll update you when it's finished.
The mezzanines come in any RAL colour you fancy, are a lot cheaper than having one built from scratch and in the right setting we think that these kits would work just as well in the home as an office, bedroom or playroom with very little mess, cost and time. Happy days!
*For health and safety reasons a mezzanine will need to be signed off by a Council Building Officer in a commercial space.
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