Welcome To Shelving & Racking Limited

Shelving & Racking Limited are the UK's largest buyer, stockists and trade suppliers of new pallet racking, used pallet racking, warehouse racking, storage racking systems, industrial shelving, longspan shelving, steel shelving and warehouse storage equipment such as industrial cupboards, specialist cabinets and lockers.

Shelving & Racking Limited specialise in:

If you want to get in touch to discuss your shelving and racking requirements, you can call us on 0800 612 3210 or use our enquiry form.

used dexion racking

Used Dexion racking- the blue and orange type


Used Dexion racking is something we are often asked for and it’s not always what the customer actually needs. In the same way that Hoover, Sellotape or Velcro are used to describe a wide variety of products from many different manufacturers, so Dexion is just one of twenty or more types of pallet racking currently available in the UK. 

Unfortunately, asking for the blue and orange racking doesn’t narrow it down a lot, as blue frames and orange beams are common to a number of warehouse racking systems and most can be supplied in a variety of colours on request.

If you need industrial racking to replace components or to add to your existing racking, then you need to be sure that you get compatible parts. Many pallet racking manufacturers stamp their name on the uprights (Dexion, Apex, Redirack, Link 51 etc), but if you can’t see it on your racking there are other ways to make sure you order the correct pallet racking system.

Take a look at the identify my racking page on our website to see many of the leading pallet racking manufacturers. The shape of the holes in the frames are usually a good way to confirm the manufacturer. If you still aren’t sure, please send us a clear, close up photo (like those on our identifying page) of your racking and we should be able to let you know what you have.

From there we can check stock for suitable materials and then send you a quote with a great delivered price. We cover the whole of the UK mainland, so whether you are in Wakefield, Hull, Oxford or Redditch we will do all we can to get you the racking you need, whether it be used Dexion racking or any other!

Call us now on 0800 612 3210 or send us an enquiry form (you can include a photo of your pallet racking) and we will reply to you quickly.

warehouse racking installers

Warehouse racking installers


Our warehouse racking installers are available to help you get your storage equipment erected and ready for use. Industrial racking installation can be a difficult task particularly if your floor isn’t exactly level, if you have high bays or a narrow aisle layout. We have highly skilled pallet racking installation teams who are experienced, knowledgeable and can help you to make the most of your storage space, in line with SEMA guidelines. Our installers cover the whole of the UK mainland and are ready to install pallet racking, longspan shelving, cantilever racking and most other warehouse storage systems that you might have. We can also help you if you need to dismantle your industrial racking, whether it be for sale or to move it to a new location.

Whatever the size of your warehouse racking installation, we can give you a great price for materials, delivery and installation. We have just completed a full distribution centre of Link 51 industrial racking in Huddersfield and a few bays of hand loaded shelving for a small business in Lincoln. Our teams are also booked to install used Dexion racking in Newcastle and some steel shelving in Swindon.

We will always try to tag on any additional jobs that we can fit in while we are at a particular location, so get in touch now if you are close to these areas and in need of a team of professional warehouse racking installers.

Call us on 0800 612 3210 or send us a message on our enquiry form.

pallet racking bay

What is a pallet racking bay?


A pallet racking bay is two upright frames joined together with pairs of horizontal beams to create levels on which pallets can be stored. You should always have runs of at least two bays joined together, with at least two beam levels in each bay, for stability and for the manufacturer’s stated load capacities to be valid.

Upright frames are made up of two legs braced together and with footplates attached. Standard depths are 900mm and 1100mm and they can be any height from two metres to fifteen metres (and beyond). Horizontal beams start from 950mm long and are available in a wide variety of sizes, sometimes over 4000mm in length. 2700mm is the most common warehouse racking beam length, but 1350mm, 2250mm and 3300mm are also widely used. The load capacity of the beams ranges from a few hundred kilos to at least three tonnes for a uniformly distributed load (UDL). 

If you know the exact sizes and quantities of used pallet racking that you need, we can provide you with a low price quote quickly and without obligation. There are many different manufacturers of warehouse storage equipment, such as Dexion, Link 51, Apex, Redirack and PSS, and none of them are compatible with each other. If you are adding to your existing industrial racking, please let us know what you currently have, or send us a photo and we will find suitable materials to add to it.

We can deliver to any UK mainland address and have vehicles going to all parts of the UK every week. So whether you are in Bradford, Crewe, Maidstone, Middlesbrough or anywhere between, we can give you a great delivered price on a pallet racking bay or a full distribution centre of used Dexion racking.

Call us now on 0800 612 3210 or send us an enquiry form and we will reply to you quickly.

used racking for sale near me

Used racking for sale near me


If you are typing “used racking for sale near me” into your search engine then we can help you, no matter where you are in mainland UK. We have deliveries going all around England, Scotland and Wales every day and we will always quote the best delivered price for any size order of warehouse storage equipment. Whether it’s a few pallet racking beams to add levels to your existing storage system, or a complete racking system for a new distribution centre, we can find the solution that you are looking for.

In the last week we have delivered longspan shelving to Harrogate, warehouse racking to Colchester, lockers to Bournemouth, Dexion racking to Bolton and warehouse steps to Aberdeen, so wherever you are we can help you quickly and at a low price.

We have huge stocks of all leading manufacturers of used industrial racking (Dexion, Apex, Link 51, Redirack etc) as well as heavy duty shelving and accessories such as column guards, timber and wire mesh decking, fixing bolts and beam locks. Our podium steps and lockers are available in a huge range of sizes, colours and with a wide range of features to ensure we can meet every requirement. They are made to order and dispatched quickly.

Whatever your warehouse storage requirements are, get in touch now and we will help you to find the best solution for your business’s needs. Our friendly team have years of experience in the pallet racking and warehouse shelving industry and they will be happy to offer as much help as you need. Call us on 0800 612 3210, use the live chat facility or send us an enquiry form and we will usually respond to you within an hour. We are the “used racking for sale near me” that you are looking for!

used industrial storage

Used industrial storage equipment available now


Our warehouses are always full of quality used industrial storage equipment and while we will always have the leading manufacturers, such as Dexion, Link 51, Apex and Redirack in stock, specific beam sizes can come and go. Therefore, if you need used pallet racking beams in a particular system and size, it is advisable to give us a call on 0800 612 3210 to check availability.

All frame heights are usually in stock because we tend to buy frames at 8, 9 or 10 metres high which can then be cut to exact height depending on customer requests. We can also splice smaller frames together to create taller frames when required. This actually strengthens the frame and usually doesn’t affect where beam levels can be located. We keep bracing for standard 900mm and 1100mm frame depths in stock, but we can often make bracing for bespoke sizes on request. Again, if you need a specific manufacturer it is worth getting in touch to check current stock.

We have an extensive catalogue of warehouse racking accessories, such as pallet support bars, column guards, rack end barriers and wire mesh decking. These are in stock and can be ordered through the website for delivery in as little as 2-3 working days.

We can deliver you used pallet racking to any UK mainland address. Our delivery prices are based on the number of pallet spaces your order would take on an artic. For small order it’s worth getting in touch with us as we can usually get a better price from our haulage supplier. So if you need a single pallet racking frame in Huddersfield, a few Dexion racking beams in Worcester or a single bay of longspan shelving in Brighton we will do our best to give you a great delivered price for your used industrial storage equipment.

Call us now or send an enquiry form and we will reply to you quickly.

sell used dexion racking

You can sell used Dexion racking to us.


If you are looking to sell used Dexion racking, or any other type of warehouse shelving, then we would love to hear from you. Maybe you are moving into a new warehouse that has pallet racking that you don’t need or perhaps the industrial shelving you have is no longer suitable for your stock, whatever the reason is we would love to hear from you. We are always on the look out for medium to large parcels of quality used pallet racking or heavy duty shelving and will pay the best prices for it.

Popular manufacturers of storage equipment, such as Dexion, Apex, Link 51 and PSS are always of interest to us, but we will listen to offers for other makes of racking if the quantities and condition are right. If you aren’t sure what type of racking you have, our identify my racking page might help.

We will always ask for photos of your warehouse racking so that we can see the condition that it is in. Please make sure that these are clear, close up and show any different types of racking or shelving that you have. We can also use these to confirm the type of racking you have if you need confirmation.

A quick inventory of the materials you have for sale would also be really useful. If you can tell us how many upright frames and horizontal beams you have, and their sizes, that will help us to give you the best price we can for the industrial racking for sale. Any other items associated with the pallet racking, such as timber or wire mesh decking, pallet support bars and column guards may also be of interest to us, so please include those when you give us a list of what you have. 

If you need us to dismantle your racking, so that it can be stacked and banded correctly for transportation, we have teams that cover the whole of the UK. We can also arrange transport, or you can deliver to our warehouse if preferred. These costs would be deducted from the price we would offer you for your racking.

We have recently cleared a warehouse of pallet racking in Leeds, bought 500 bays of warehouse racking from a company in Oldham and taken delivery of some used longspan shelving from a site in Birmingham, so wherever you are in the UK, if you are looking to sell used Dexion racking or any other warehouse racking,  we are waiting to hear from you.

Call us now on 0800 612 3210 or send us as many details as you have on the enquiry form. We will respond to you quickly and work to whatever timescale you have.

Shelving and Racking Ltd

Merry Christmas from Shelving and Racking Ltd


2020 has been a tough year for everyone, but at Shelving and Racking Ltd we have done our very best to stay positive and enjoy the good things that have happened. We have continued the good relationships we have with our existing customers and suppliers as well as welcoming many new ones.

We’ve managed to keep operating throughout the year, albeit on a smaller scale than usual, so we are hoping that all of you who have been holding back on orders this year will be sending loads of enquiries to us in 2021. We end this year with fantastic stocks of all our warehouse storage equipment. So whether you need a few bays of Dexion racking, runs of longspan shelving for your picking area or multiple runs of new Link 51 industrial racking, we are here to help, with great service and a low price. Call us on 0800 612 3210 or send us an enquiry form.

We can deliver to any UK mainland address and have regular customers everywhere from Bristol to Gateshead and Glasgow to Sussex, as well as our local customers in Bradford, Sheffield, York and Wakefield.

To all our customers and suppliers, Shelving and Racking Ltd wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy, prosperous New Year.

used pallet racking beams

Used pallet racking for the whole UK


If you search Google for used pallet racking, Dexion racking or warehouse racking, you will usually find Shelving & Racking Limited near the top of the list. Our main office is in Leeds but we have deliveries going to all parts of the UK on a daily basis, which means we can always give you a low price to supply you with the warehouse storage materials you need, wherever you are.

If you know the sizes, quantities and manufacturer that you require, call us on 0800 612 3210 and we can take an order over the phone or send you a quote quickly. You can also buy straight from our online shop, where you will find a range of offers for used industrial racking in many different sizes and configurations.

If you aren’t sure what you need, we have a knowledgeable and helpful team available to talk you through your used racking options and help you find the right storage solution for your workplace. We have huge stocks of all leading manufacturers of warehouse racking (Dexion, Redirack, Apex, Link 51 etc) as well as a wide range of accessories such as timber and wire mesh decking, pallet support bars, column guards and barriers.

We have part loads going to Wakefield, Hull, Lancaster, Norwich and Exeter in the next couple of weeks, so if you are close by we will try to accommodate your order for a great delivered price. If you would prefer to arrange your own collection, let us know what you need and we will happily give you all the information you need in order to pick up your order from one of our warehouses.

Call now, or send us a message on the enquiry form and we will do all we can to get you the used pallet racking you need. You can also used the Live Chat button to talk to a member of the team during office hours.

dexion shelving

Dexion shelving or Dexion racking- what do I need to order?


Dexion shelving is a name sometimes used for Dexion racking, or pallet racking to use the generic name. Buying it can be a complicated business if you aren’t familiar with the specific terms and the way it works, but we can help you to find the right warehouse storage solution for your business.

People will often ask for Dexion racking when actually they want warehouse racking from a completely different (and non-compatible) manufacturer. If you send us a photo of the racking you have, we can identify the racking system and then give you a quote for compatible materials. Apex, Link 51, Redirack and PSS are all popular industrial racking makers that we always have in stock and we can usually source less common systems such as Hilo, Sperrin and Stow.

The size of the frames and beams that you need will depend on the dimensions of the space you have available and size of the pallets that you are storing. UK pallets are 1200mm x 1000mm and Euro pallets are 1200mm x 800mm, but if you are storing non-standard pallets or non-palletised items we can adjust standard pallet racking sizes to accommodate your stock. Our helpful and knowledgeable team are happy to spend as much time as you need to get the right warehouse racking for your business.

If you are actually looking for Dexion shelving, we have huge stocks of timber and wire mesh decking to suit any pallet racking dimensions.

We can deliver to any UK mainland address (we have orders going to Liverpool, Falkirk, Newcastle and Bournemouth in the next week) and we also have fully qualified installation engineers available, no matter what size the job is.

Call us now on 0800 612 3210 or send us a brief message on our enquiry form and we will get back to you quickly.

buy used pallet racking

Buy used pallet racking, industrial shelving and much more


If you need to buy used pallet racking, industrial shelving or any other type of warehouse storage equipment, we can help you to get exactly what you need. Customers find us in a number of different ways, and what they are looking for can vary widely, but we give every customer the best service we can, no matter what they are looking for. These are a few examples of recent enquiries:

  1. A customer in Newport wanted some used pallet racking for his warehouse. A Google search led him to our website where he selected the sizes and quantities he needed and placed an order online. When his order came through to us, the configuration didn’t look right, so we gave him a call and soon established that both the sizes and quantities weren’t right for what he needed. We corrected the order, supplied some used Redirack and the customer was very happy with the racking that he received.
  2. We had a call from a customer after another business on his industrial estate in Leeds recommended us to him. He just needed a short run of industrial racking to store both palletised and hand loaded materials for his business. We had used Dexion racking in suitable sizes, with timber decking for the hand loaded elements. We supplied and installed the racking quickly, helping to create extra space in the customer’s warehouse in time for his upcoming peak trading period.
  3. We received an enquiry form through our website, from a company in Watford. They had attached a plan of the warehouse racking that they were looking for and asked for a price for both new and used pallet racking. We provided them with quotes for all materials (10 runs of 6 bays of racking, each with 4 beam levels) in used Link 51 racking and new AR racking, along with column guards and pallet support bars for all bays. They were very happy with the service they received from us and decided to buy used pallet racking, which arrived just 7 working days from confirmation of the order and has now been installed.
  4. After an online search for longspan shelving, a small business in Edinburgh found our number and gave us a call. They needed runs of heavy duty shelving to go round 3 sides of a new warehouse they  were moving to. Our longspan comes in so many size options that it was easy for us to find a solution that made maximum use of the storage space they had available. Some of the items they intended to store were heavy, but our longspan can take in excess of 500kg per shelf in almost all beam sizes and so this was easily solved. We were also able to supply warehouse safety steps for them so that they could make full use of the 3500mm height available.

So, as you can see, wherever you are in the UK and whatever your warehouse storage requirements are, we can help you to find the best solution at a great price. Call us on 0800 612 3210, send us an enquiry form or order online now!