Loading Bay Accessories

Trailer Wheel Guides | Bollards | LED Traffic Lights | Dock Loading Lights


Loading Bay Accessories – a description

Pickerings Lifts Loading Bay Accessories include such items as Trailer Wheel Guides, Safety Bollards, LED Loading Dock Lights, LED Traffic Lights, combined Control Systems, Dock Buffers and Dock Bridge Plates.  All of our accessories are compatible with most loading docks and will improve the efficiency of loading and unloading.  They are commonly used in the warehousing, logistics and distribution industries.

Pickerings Lifts Loading Systems ensure your loading dock is compliant with current health and safety legislation by designing and installing a comprehensive range of accessories to compliment your loading bay.

Pickerings Lifts can help you select the right loading bay accessories to best suit your requirements.  If you cannot find what you’re looking for, please contact us for a bespoke solution.

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Our range of Loading Bay Accessories includes:


Trailer Wheel Guides

Wheel guides are made from a 168mm diameter steel tube, 2,580mm long x 340mm high with fixing plates or for casting into concrete.

Hot dip galvanised or traffic yellow.

Safety Bollards (sometimes called Protection Posts)

Bollards are typically made from a 168mm diameter steel tube, 1,200mm high with fixing plates or for casting into concrete.

Finished in either hot dip galvanised or traffic yellow polyurethane.

LED Dock Lights

The angle poise internal dock light is ideal for illumination and safety, enabling operations inside vehicle bodies to continue after dark.

LED Traffic Lights

Traffic lights come with a special weather-proof housing and are available with standard or LED bulbs, in single or double units.

They come in three different lens sizes: 100mm, 201mm or 300mm in diameter.

Dock Buffers (sometimes called Bumpers)

Dock buffers are constructed from strong reinforced rubber composite, to reduce the considerable forces of vehicles reversing into the dock face.

We also offer sliding yellow dock buffers and other variations to suit each individual dock application.

Combined Control Panel Systems

The standard and integrated loading bay control panel operates many loading systems including; inflatable dock shelters, dock levellers and insulated doors.

With its traffic light indicator lamps, it can provide a safer working environment and reduce damage.

Dock Bridge Plate

Bridge plates are made of a durable aluminium alloy with a non-slip surface layer. They are designed to bridge height differences and assist the passage of small wheeled trolleys.

Due to their low weight they can be used for a wide range of applications.

Trailer Plates

Nylon yellow plates to allow vehicle trailer legs to land whilst protecting yard surface.  Typically made from 16mm thick yellow nylon, and 2000mm long, by 1000mm wide.  Secured to yard surface by counter-sunk, expanding, type fixing bolts.

Where area of concrete that might be damaged or worn, we can also offer concrete repairs.

Geographical areas covered

Pickerings Lifts covers the whole of the UK.  We have twelve regional offices, and two dedicated Loading Systems offices.

With more than 200 engineers UK-wide, we have the resources and the capacity to respond to any loading bay accessories needs.  Each of our loading systems offices, and specialist loading bay engineers, carry stock spares for emergency call-out purposes, with the aim of completing emergency repairs on a first-fix visit.

Loading Bay Accessories support, maintenance and servicing

Pickerings Lifts supports all installation of Trailer Wheel Guides, Safety Bollards, LED Loading Dock Lights, LED Traffic Lights, combined Control Systems, Dock Buffers and Dock Bridge Plates, with full maintenance, Pre-planned Maintenance (PPM) packages and emergency call-out and repairs.  We also supply bespoke critical repair and spares packages to meet customer demands.

Crick, Northampton

“We’ve just completed a brand new expansion to a distribution centre in Crick… 2x doors… 2x docks… 2x vehicle restraints… 2x dock seals… 2x truck present sensor systems… connected it all up to the existing yard management system via wireless… put in a bespoke control panel for loading/unloading timing and set up Internal and external traffic lights with motion sensor signalling.”

Shaun Parry, Pickerings Lifts

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Click on the links below to find out more about the wide range of loading systems products we supply:

Dock levellers | Vehicle restraints | Loading houses | Doors | Dock shelters and seals | Scissor lifts

Contact us on 0800 085 3211 or email contact@pickeringslifts.co.uk to find out more about the loading bay accessories we provide.


Pickerings Europe Ltd
Globe Elevator Works
P.O. Box 19
Stockton on Tees
TS20 2AD

T:+44 (0) 1642 607161
F:+44 (0) 1642 677638

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