Warehouse Racking

Promote speed and efficiency with a warehouse racking system specifically designed by WSL to match your exact needs. We will consider every aspect of your operation including your available space, your inventory size, type, flow and volume to create a warehouse racking system that will greatly improve productivity.

Whether you require pallet racking or racking for none palletized goods the right system designed with careful consideration will effectively streamline your warehouse operations and make the best use of your space.

Pallet racking is a storage solution for palletised goods. Within its framework pallet racking will house loaded pallets in high numbers across multiple rows and levels with loading and picking made easy with the use of a forklift truck. As detailed in our pallet racking guide, these systems vary in terms of configuration, capabilities, speed and capacity. Pallet racking as standard will consist of an aisle between each row of racks however, pallet live racking for example is a compact solution designed to drastically increase storage capacity where space is limited. The racks incorporate gently sloped rollers within the deep lanes which enable gravity to automatically move the pallets from the side it was loaded to the picking face. It works on a First-in First-out (FIFO) basis which means stock rotation is done automatically.  

Another cleverly designed space saving pallet racking solution is the very narrow aisle (VNA) pallet racking system. The racks are built tall to make use of your overhead space with reduced aisle width between the rows to utilise the foot print area. Without much room for manoeuvre a specialist fork lift truck is used to navigate the aisles and reach the racks at height.  See further down this page for more pallet racking types.


Warehouse racking systems for none palletised goods

If your inventory is unsuitable for pallet racking there is a variety of warehouse racking systems to suit your items whatever the size, length, shape and weight. For long loads such as timber and pipes WSL can design, manufacture and install a cantilever racking system on which your long items can be stored safely. Robust yet very versatile the system can be used externally as well as indoors, it can be adjusted easily to suit if you change the products you are storing, it can be single or double sided and it gives you direct access and great visibility. Long heavy products can be placed across the supportive arms horizontally, and are loaded and picked using a forklift truck. 

Another way to store long loads is by using D-divider racking which allows items to be stored vertically leaning into the structure with D shaped brackets keeping them in place.  This is particularly suited to long items which are light enough in weight to be placed into the racks manually.

Carpets are particularly long and heavy whilst being delicate. A carpet racking system using multiple levels of deep running shelving slots is ideal for keeping carpet items safely stored. Like that of pallet racking,  fixed beams provide weight bearing support and to maximise storage capacity, the system can be single or double sided. You can load and unload carpet rolls with ease by using a special attachment on your fork lift truck.

Multi tier pallet racking

When looking to store reeled items such as electrical wire, paper rolls or plastic sheeting for example, these can be mounted onto coil racking which uses spindles to turn the coil so the item unravels when taking the amount needed as and when required.

A racking system which suits your space, inventory and commercial objectives can make a significant difference to your business.

The right warehouse racking system can help you to:


Maximise storage space.


Reduce set up costs and overheads.


Increase efficiency and productivity.


Gain fast access to the pallet you need.


Manage stock control.


Rotate stock, as required.


Maintain flexibility for storing a variety of products.


Reduce the risk of damage to stored goods.

Warehouse racking by WSL

We’ve delivered warehouse racking systems for over 30 years to clients all across the UK. We’ll take time to understand your goals and assess your needs. We’ll then draw on our extensive practical experience and market knowledge to recommend the racking system for your priorities.

We are a full member of the Storage Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA), employing experienced racking system designers and providing a vast variety of racking types. WSL is perfectly placed to help you maximise your space whether your looking to fit out a new facility or you wish to revise your current warehouse racking to improve your opertation.

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Warehouse Racking


Pallet Racking

Pallet Live Racking

Wide Aisle Racking

Narrow Aisle Racking

Very Narrow Aisle Racking

Mobile Racking

Drive-In & Drive-Through

Shuttle Racking

Double Deep Racking

Cantilever Racking


Why choose wsl?

What Sets Us Apart

Our dedicated and experienced team will take time to understand your goals and asses your needs. Our extensive market knowledge and practical experience enables us to design and develop a bespoke system that is as unique as your business. Here at WSL we aim to maximise your available space and increase productivity through creating innovative and ‘outside the box’ solutions. Our commitment to excellence, our portfolio and our recommendations provide our customers with confidence in our ability to deliver solutions that are not only superior, but very cost-effective. Our in-house services simplify the process from design, to installation by giving you just one port of call. By continuing to remain independent across the whole market we commit to providing our valued customers with the highest quality and – wherever possible – British products, all at competitive prices. We manufacture a number of storage solution components in our 37,000 sq ft manufacturing facility in Leeds, West Yorkshire and are accredited to CE Marking BS EN 1090. We aim to fit our storage systems with as little inconvenience to our clients as possible, using highly experienced fitters overseen by qualified project managers.

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Our warehouse Racking experience is extensive. Take a look at a very small selection of some of the pallet racking projects we have completed over the years.

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