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UK’s Leading Safe Deck Perforated Metal Flooring & Steps Provider

Across Ireland and the UK, Safe Deck Perforated Metal Flooring is the product of choice for areas with a “high slip potential”.

Designed with safety and slip resistance in mind, Safe Deck Steps and Flooring have an extensive array of applications and provide a safe and comfortable walking surface in any environment. This product is particularly suited to UK and Irish terrains where safety is paramount in the often slippery conditions of areas such as mines and quarries, public walk ways, marina areas and much more.  Established in 1959, Graepels have fabricated high-quality perforated metal steps and flooring for both the industrial and architectural industries for more than fifty years in the UK and Ireland. Safe Deck metal flooring is the ideal choice for catwalks, stair treads, walkways, platforms, ladder rungs and steps. In addition, this innovative anti-slip flooring has been utilised in applications such as cladding, fire escapes, balconies, bridges and balustrade infills.


Graepels offer Safe Deck flooring in more than twenty patterns, ensuring that the product can be used in a diverse range of applications. Similarly, Safe Deck metal ladder rungs are offered in nine patterns to suit any project. However, if you have special requirements for anti-slip flooring, please get in touch as bespoke metal flooring can be designed to meet your needs. A selection of patterns available are shown below. Click on the image to view our range of Safe Deck patterns!

Safe Deck, Perforated Metal Flooring

Need specialist metal flooring for your next UK or Irish project? Safe Deck perforated metal flooring is for you!

As bespoke metal fabricators in the UK and Ireland, Graepels offer Safe Deck in an extensive range of materials and finishes, ensuring that increased functionality never leads to the loss of aesthetics. Furthermore, it means the product can be tailored to meet the precise specifications of your project.


  • Corten
  • Pre-Galvanised
  • Hot Dipped Galvanised
  • Stainless Steel
  • Aluminium

Finishes available in Safe Deck:

  • Painted
  • Anodised
  • Galvanised
  • Polished
  • Blasted

Safe Deck Anti Slip Metal Decking at Brighton Marina, UK

Safe Deck perforated metal decking was utilised to great success at Brighton Marina, UK. When planning the walkway, key concerns related to the high slip potential of the marina. Safe Deck safety flooring and anti-slip steps were chosen for the project, as they provide both a safe and comfortable walking surface for pedestrians. Safe Deck steel walkways also allow for water drainage through its metal perforations, making it the perfect choice for water-side projects. Click on the image below to view more images of the Safe Deck Metal Walkway!

Safe Deck Steps and Flooring

Perforated Metal Safe Deck Cladding in Car Park

As previously outlined, Safe Deck is the product of choice for projects which require increased ventilation and air-flow, such as car parks. Below, we have showcased Safe Deck metal cladding utilised in a car park, providing light and ventilation. The chosen pattern is Safe Deck Garden. On average, Safe Deck products provide between 20-30% open area. This can also be increased through increasing the space between panels, or reducing panel width. Safe Deck Light Profile offers a 74% – 80% open area.

Safe Deck, Metal Cladding

Safe Deck Light Profile Grating

With its highly versatile properties, Safe Deck may also be used in various architectural applications including metal cladding and rainscreen cladding. The image below showcases Safe Deck Light Profile Grating, which has been fabricated for a metal curtain wall. Safe Deck Light Profile is an ideal choice for areas which require a high open area, as it provides increased air flow for areas which require ventilation such as car parks. Safe Deck Light Profile has a high open area of 74% to 80%.

Safe Deck Steel Cladding
See something you like? Give us a call on  +353 (0) 21 4772105 from Ireland or +44 (0) 1925 229809 from the UK and we will be happy to discuss your project in more detail.
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