We offer a wide range of solutions for the storage of plans and drawings. The planchests and drawing cabinets are functional, eye catching and cost-effective. The steel or wood planchests are available in A0, A1, and A2 sizes.

Super Steel Horizontal Plan Chests

A0 8 Drawer

Due to their inherent strengths and durability, these Super cabinets are very popular in education.

Available sizes

  • A0 x 10 Drawer
  • A0 x 8 Drawer
  • A0 x 6 Drawer
  • A1 x 10 Drawer
  • A1 x 6 Drawer

With 8 × 83 mm deep drawers running on easy glide nylon skids, smooth and quiet action is ensured when sliding the drawers in and out. (Standard drawer depths, special depths on application)

Contrasting brilliantly against any paint finish, the chrome finish 'D' handles give the drawers both a modern feel and a reassuringly strong touchpoint when handling the drawer.

The wooden laminated work top provides a resilient and comfortable surface to work against whilst being easy to replace if required.

The drawers can also be fitted with individual locks. Keys can be suited to a single master, or with unique keys for each drawer.

Locking castors can also be specified, allowing the cabinets to me mobile depending on your space requirements.

Steel and Wood plan chests

Designed for elegance and to safely and securely store your papers, drawings, plans, and artwork. Available in A0 and A1. The Wooden Plan Chests are available with 6, 9 or 12 drawers and the Metal Plan Chest are available with 5 or 10 drawers.
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popular ral colours from merlin

Drawerline steel plan chest

drawerline plan storage

A value engineered all steel plan chest with steel roller drawer action. Fitted with 50 mm deep drawers. The cabinet has one handle per drawer as standard. Sizes A2

Features and Benefits;

  • All Steel Construction
  • Generous A3 Storage
  • Chrome or Plastic Handles
  • Compact Storage
  • Ideal under desk storage
  • Modern looking Cabinet

Nevis Horizontal Plan Chests

Nevis 4 horizontal plan cabinets 

This new attractive desk height storage cabinet has been designed to be strong and long-lasting but lightweight in construction.

The cabinet comes in a number of configurations to suit all requirements.

Features

  • High-quality steel construction
  • Choice of 75 mm and 60 mm drawer internal depths
  • Heavy-duty roller bearing system to allow up to 50Kg per drawer
  • 80% Drawer extension
  • Fully locking with Anti-tilt system for user safety
  • Rear curl on all drawers to prevent damage to artefacts
  • Available with a choice of Angled Fronts or Flat Fronts with chrome handles
  • Units can be ordered to any RAL colour finish
  • Plinths and castor bases available for all units
  • Protective Polyester pockets available for all cabinet sizes

 

Economy Plan Chest

An attractive plan chest at an economical price. Available in A1 and A0 sizes, with a choice of either 6 or 8 drawers. Internal drawer depth is 35 mm. Finished in grey, light oak or beech.

Height 800 mm

Model Width Depth
A1 6 drawers 1025 mm 700 mm
A1 8 drawers 1025 mm 700 mm
A0 6 drawers 1385 mm 970 mm
A0 8 drawers 1385 mm 970 mm

 

Standard Drawing and Plan Cabinet

vertical-plan-cabinet white open

This high-quality metal cabinet holds up to 1000 drawings depending on paper weight and thickness. The lockable lid features twin gas struts for safety and ease of use. Available in A1 or A0 size, this cabinet is finished in two-tone grey or white, with other colours available on request. For added stability, cabinets must be screwed back to back or fixed to a wall.

A0 Cabinets can be supplied with either 2 prong or 4 prong configurations, and suitable self-adhesive plan strips can be supplied in packs of 100 for applying to the drawings to be stored.

All 430 mm Deep

Model

Capacity

(sheets)

Height Width
A1 4 prongs 1000 1105 mm 740 mm
A0 4 prongs 1000 1380 mm 920 mm
A0 2 prongs 800 1380 mm 920 mm

Plan cabinets or drawing cabinets are essential if you wish to store large plans or drawings – or any large format documents – in a safe and secure manner.

 

Anti-Tilt Drawing and Plan Cabinet

anti-tilt-plan-cabinet

All the same features as the Standard Cabinet, but with the additional benefit of anti tilt feet which automatically extend and retract when the door is opened and closed, allowing the cabinet to be freestanding.

Finished in two-tone grey or white, with other colours available on request.

A0 Cabinets can be supplied with either 2 prong or 4 prong configurations and suitable self-adhesive plan strips (See below)can be supplied in packs of 100 for applying to the drawings to be stored.

All 430 mm deep,920 mm wide and 1380 mm high

Model

Capacity

(sheets)

A0 4 prongs 1000
A0 2 prongs 800

 

Industrial Plan file

industrial-planfile

The most economical way to store drawings. Stores up to 800 sheets depending on paper weight and thickness. Finished in grey, although other colours are available on request, it is available in A0 size with 4 prongs.  For added stability, the unit should be fixed to the floor or wall.

Self-adhesive plan strips can be supplied in packs of 100 for applying to the drawings to be stored (see plan strip section).

Model

Capacity

(sheets)

Height Width Depth
A0 4 prongs 800 1460 mm 960 mm 460 mm

 

Traditional Planchests

This quality planchests are designed to hold large quantities of drawings.

Available in A1 and A0 sizes.

Option of 6 drawers or 9 drawers with a generous internal drawer depth.

Finished in Grey or Light Oak (picture shown is Oak 6 drawer version) 

Configuration:

Model Height Width Depth
A1 6 drawers 710 mm 1000 mm 725 mm
A0 6 drawers 710 mm 1300 mm 965 mm
A1 9 drawers 1030 mm 1000 mm 725 mm
A0 9 drawers 1030 mm 1300 mm 965mm

Planchests (sometimes referred to as plan chests or plan-chests) are useful ways to store large plans and drawings, or any large format documents, up to A0.

Metal Planchests, including plinth

A high performance lockable five drawers or ten drawer metal plan chests with steel roller bearing drawer runners.

Available in A1 or A0 sizes, with the internal drawer dimensions of:

A1 version 1030 mm wide x 730 mm deep x 55 mm high

A0 version 1300 mm wide x 920 mm deep x 55 mm high

The plan chest is painted white as standard, with other colours available to order.

Model Height Width Depth
A1 5 drawers 550 mm 1130 mm 795 mm
A0 5 drawers 550 mm 1400 mm 965 mm
A1 10 drawers 970 mm 1130 mm 795 mm
A0 10 drawers 970 mm 1400 mm 965 mm

Height includes a 150 mm plinth.

Recent images of the A1 10 Drawers with 95% opening.

A1 10 DRAWER HORIZONTAL PLAN CHEST

A1 10 DRAWER HORIZONTAL PLAN CHEST DOOR OPEN

 

As these units are manufactured here in the UK we can offer a special service along with a wide range of different colours with some popular ones shown below.

popular ral colours for UK manufacturing

Standard Wood and Steel planchests

Designed for elegance and to safely and securely store your papers, drawings, plans, and artwork. Available in A0 and A1. The Wooden Plan Chests are available with 6, 9 or 12 drawers and the Metal Plan Chest are available with 5 or 10 drawers.
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Dun and Bradstreet, Number (581590544)
NATO Code Number (NCAGE KD520)
EORI Number GB591551821000

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