Our library shelving is available in single and double sided versions. Based on a cantilever system the shelves are easily adjustable and available in a wide variety of colours, the shelves also have an anti-slip finish as well as a full range of optional accessories including trolleys.

Steel Library Shelving for the UK


Adjustable Shelving

Adjustable shelving covers a wide range of products ranging from budget bolt together to clip together shelving.  Adjustable shelving also comes in wide or long spans and various strengths with the heavier duty shelving becoming more expensive.

Archive shelving system

This article is designed to give you enough information so that you can narrow down the search for the right shelving system for your requirements.

Quickly and easily assembled,requiring only a rubber mallet, this range of shelving offers fast and economic solutions to everyday storage problems.  Available in a range of robust colourful finishes, or with pre-galvatite uprights and beams,these units are at home in any environment.


Aluminium shelving is an ideal alternative to stainless steel and offers dramatic cost savings. Aluminium shelving is also ideal for environments corrosive to normal steel shelving such as wet areas, Freezers and cold rooms. The Eko shelving below comprises Aluminium frames and Polymer/Plastic shelving panels for maximum hygiene control.

Eko Fit Aluminium Polymer shelving 

Antibacterial Shelving is 60% less expensive than stainless steel shelving and offers a protective coating for up to 10 years.  Industry testing of the antibacterial coating showed a 99% growth retardation of E.coli and Staphylococcus aureus. Antibacterial shelving also complies with MoD Specification 42 - as an alternative to stainless steel.

Antibacterial shelving diagram

Antibacterial shelving diagram


Shelving systems for public areas such as libraries and offices can be attractive and add to the local decor. We have a wide range of shelving systems on this page that include medical, food storage, office and library shelving. Manufactured in Germany the shelving systems offer excellent design and quality components.

library shelving with banner panel for identification

Strong and robust boltless adjustable shelving for manufacturing, engineering and production environments. The heavy duty design offers simple and fast assembly, giving you quick solutions to your storage needs.


Chrome wire shelving system offering strength, excellent air flow and with a wide range of accessories. Ideal for dry store, catering, retail display, medical authorities, hospitals, electronic, engineering and modern offices. Fully adjustable with shelf heights every 25 mm. Huge range of accessories including angled shelves, display baskets and utility rails.

Please see below for Garment rails and ESD anti-static wire shelving.

chrome wire shelving in shop

ESD Shelving is essential for the safe storage of Static Sensitive Devices (SSD). We have a wide range of suitable ESD storage containers for use with the esd shelving as well as various trolleys.

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ESD products

ESD Shelving bay


“ Expo shelving has been sold to thousands of customers for the past 23 years “ So if you are looking to increase your existing storage or need parts for the shelving system you have inherited then this comprehensive range could be for you.

expo shelving load capacities

Galvanised Steel Shelving offers corrosion resistance and is ideal for more demanding environments where, normally more expensive options such as plastic or stainless steel shelving is required. Designed for Storerooms, Workshops and Retail storage.

galvanised steel shelving

Garment Hanging – a clothing racking system for fashion and Charity retailers along with Theatre and Playgroups. Now available in chrome wire and suitable for retail storage and easily modified.


Security cages for gas cylinders with shelves and hinged lockable doors. Mobile models have a push handle at one end. All models are designed to carry a maximum of 16 calor gas type cylinders.

Frame manufactured in angle iron with sides, end and top in-filled with metal strip. Base of inverted angle.

Gas Cylinder Cages

Product Information

  • Galvanised or Painted finish - Product Codes ending in G are galvanised for better weather protection.
  • Manufactured in angle iron with sides, end and top in-filled with metal strip.
  • Hinged lockable doors with provision for padlock.
  • Carry a maximum of 16 calor gas type cylinders.
  • Usable distance between shelves – 720mm
  • Complete with ‘Highly flammable’ sign

Specialist storage for the NHS healthcare items and consumables that meet the technical memorandum 71 where greater storage capacity can be provided at lower costs.

HDM71 mobile-storage

We can offer several systems that are easily cleaned and ideal for food preparation areas, Hospitals and medical facilities or anywhere where a high level of hygiene is required. The special anti-bacterial coating for lasting inhibition and re-emergence of bacteria is ideal for all health requirement areas such as Hospitals, Laboratories, Doctors surgeries and Nursing homes.

mobile medical hygienic shelving

Rivet Racking Kanban is our solution for production line-side supply systems, where sloping shelves present containers for easy access and at the right height for operatives.

kanban shelving system

Longspan shelving is one of the most popular storage systems due to it's versatility in storing all different sizes and weights.  Manufactured in the UK you can be assured that any shelving system you get from Merlin will last many years and should you wish to expand in the future the components will still be available.

Typically delivered with 5 Days!

The longspan shelving system consists of two simple components the Frame and the Shelf and apart from the optional bolt down feet requires no fixings ;

Longspan shelving ideal for military use

Mail Sorting System

Mesh pigeon holes for holding correspondence and mail.  Can be put on top of a normal desk or bench and comes in two sizes with either 18 or 24 compartments.

Mail Sorting System

Product Information

  • 'See through' design prevents mail being overlooked.
  • Each compartment clearly identified.
  • Space saving - mount on a table if required.
  • Lightweight and sturdy.
  • Each Compartment 340 x 145mm High
  • Model MT960Z has 18 compartments
  • Model MT961Z has 24 compartments

The Medical Records Department of this Sussex based Primary Care Trust was facing a problem familiar to all Medical Records Managers. Patient records were housed in a number of separate, off-site buildings. Access to case files needed to be improved to ensure that patients continued to receive a first class service, to enable medical professionals to provide quality care and to reduce administration costs. 

mobilis mobile shelving system

Mobile shelving is designed to increase available space by up to 100% and allow the maximum use of available storage space.  Ideal for archiving the mobile shelving can limit the space required and centralise the storage of a great deal of information.  Based on a track system these can easily be added to most offices and warehouses.

mobile shelving white with coloured handles

Office shelving is generally used more often than archive shelving so visibility of contents is essential for the quick retrieval of the contents.  As well as wall mounted office shelving our brochure shows magazine and literature storage both in Plastic and cardboard.

Wall mounted office shelving


There are a wide range of shelving systems available depending on your specific requirements or budgets. This page shows some of the most popular shelving systems with there various advantages. If you need help choosing shelving then we can provide on site help from experienced staff.

Below is a brief outline of the most popular shelving systems available currently in the United Kingdom.

Stormor Shelving

Stormor Shelving

Stormor is the versatile range at the heart of our shelving offer. The family of frames available makes Stormor suitable for storage needs from the commercial to the workshop environment.

Small parts storage and Kanban systems offer an effective method of keeping small parts such as screws and components easily available. Supplied in a wide range of colours the open fronted bins are also available in ESD plastic making them suitable for holding SSD devices and components.

Just Kanban small parts storage

The Spur shelving range is one of the oldest and most popular UK manufactured cantilever shelving systems. Based on vertical bars with twin slots the cantilever supports can be adjusted easily up and down to provide a strong support for the shelf. Cantilever shelving is ideal for retail shops, garages and offices where normal shelving sits on the floor the spur range can be fitted above benches, desks and obstructions allowing for valuable storage space to be used more effectively.

spur shelving line drawing

Steel pigeon hole storage systems offer an ideal way to store small parts and offer a dense storage system that can be easily labelled and identified. The steel pigeon hole systems we offer provide many years of use with none of the components easily worn by regular use.

sbc604 pigeon hole storage

Welcome to our new 2018 storage and handling catalogue containing everything you need to store thimbles to tractor tyres. Along with one of the widest ranges of shelving and racking we also have a economical range of work and packaging benches.

j rivet shelving

This German manufactured Topline Designer Shelving System is available quickly from stock and offers either a wall mounted or free standing steel shelving that is popular with receptions, waiting rooms and libraries where the attractive design offers clean lines and technical excellence. Shelves can be perforated or smooth steel 300 mm deep.

topline wall Mounted Designer Shelving

Double the capacity of your storage or stockroom area or simply free up space. The trackless mobile shelving system offers quick and simple installation providing an easy to clean, low maintenance, modern and space efficient facility.

trackless mobile shelving in hospital store

The trackless mobile can be installed with the minimum of disruption requiring only one guide rail to be fixed along the rear of the system.

The wooden library shelving systems are manufactured in Yorkshire from 18mm MFC with 2mm impact resistant ABS edges and comprise the Spectrum, Nexus and Nexus curved ranges as well as book spinners and designer shelving for document and book display.

Library design with wooden shelving and accessories