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ZIP Retractable Ladders

ZIP Ladder


Surespan ZIP 8 heavy duty retractable ladders are made to order to suit your floor to ceiling height, this unit comes complete, ready mounted to a wooden trap ceiling door within a 19mm thick wooden casing 240 deep which acts as a lining for the ceiling aperture when the unit is fitted in position.

The aperture size will be determined by the height of the ladder. Options available include electrically operated, 30 and 90 minute fire rated and top operating handle.


Standard Features

  • Deep and wide anti-slip treads
  • Counterbalance spring action
  • Mounted to a wooden trap ceiling door
  • 19mm thick wooden casing 240mm deep
  • Maximum loading 200kg/tread
  • Certified to EN14975
  • All treads size 140mm to 350mm
  • One side telescopic handrail
  • Bespoke designs available


Custom made to any size

Floor to Ceiling Height
Custom size

Optional Features

Optional Features

SL Ladder within aperture


Wall Mounted rungs within the ceiling aperture.

Telescopic handrail

Telescopic Handrail

Can be fitted on both sides of the zip ladder.

Guard Rail


Three sided guard rail around aperture.

30 min Fire Rating

30 Minute
Fire Rated

30 min fire rating.

90 min Fire Rating

90 Minute
Fire Rated

90 min fire rating.

Top Handle


Handle and cable release system.



Operated by a 24v DC electric drive.

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ZIP8 Ladder

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  • Specification
  • Vertical Access
  • Top Handle
  • Electrically Operated
  • SRH Roof Hatch

ZIP 8 Ladder Specification

ZIP ladder specification

Floor to Ceiling Height
Touch Down Point
Creating Space
The floor to ceiling height will determinate the length of the structural opening.
Contact our sales department for more details.

ZIP 8 with Vertical Access

ZIP 8 vertical retractable ladder can be manufactured for vertical wall access and is made to order for such a situation.

As standard, the ZIP 8 ladder is provided ready mounted to a timber trap door and casing.

Vertical Wall Access

ZIP 8 TRH Top Operating Handle

Handle and cable release system to unlock the ceiling trapdoor from above. Open and close both ceiling trapdoor and retractable ladder by pushing or pulling with operating pole.

Top handle

ZIP 8 Electrically Operated

The ZIP 8 Electric is made to order to suit your floor to ceiling height. Operated by a 24V electric drive with emergency power supply, it is operated by an electronic push button. Infra-red remote controls are available on request, enabling the retractable ladder to be opened and closed from above or below.

The ladder offers automatic limit stop and safety shut down when obstacles are present. In the event of an emergency, manual operation is possible. A smoke warner and a warning signal and horn are additional accessories available.

Electrically operated zip ladder

ZIP 8 Ladder with SRH Roof Hatch

ZIP ladder with roof hatch

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Leamore Close
Leamore Enterprise Park

Walsall, West Midlands
WS2 7NL, England

Telephone: +44 (0)1922 711185
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E-mail: sales@surespancovers.com

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