Storage and Bonded Warehousing

Merritts’ secure storage facilities contain over 80,000 ft² of internal warehouse space on multiple sites. We are also an HMRC approved bonded facility which assists our customers in deferring payment of import duty and VAT on their machinery and equipment.

Storage options to suit you

Conveniently located in the East Midlands, with easy access from the M1, our storage facilities are ideal for clients requiring either short or long term warehouse storage, or an area to carry out machinery maintenance and refurbishment works.

Our secure machinery storage facility provides 10Te overhead craneage, forklift trucks, Versa-Lifts and lorry mounted cranes to assist in handling and safely positioning your items into our warehouse.

Your goods will be logged into our warehouse management system on arrival, before being entered into to the secure storage area. All Merritts’ warehouses are controlled by a warehouse manager and dedicated admin team. Our sites are enclosed with 2.4m palisade fencing and equipped with intruder alarms and CCTV. Only authorised personnel are permitted within the facility.

Our machinery storage package delivers a complete solution:

  • Collection of machinery/equipment
  • Transport to Merritts storage facility
  • Offload into our stores
  • Provide dedicated storage area for your items on a short or long term basis
  • Load to Merritts trailers for onward delivery
  • Transport to your required location and offload

We also have an HMRC approved bonded storage facility which enables machinery manufacturers, agents, distributors and buyers to defer VAT and customs payments.

The benefits of our storage facilities include:

  • Flexible storage options for your machinery and equipment
  • Areas to carry out maintenance or refurbishment works on your machinery
  • An area for PDI of your machinery
  • Demonstrate your machinery to your customers
  • Train your staff on your machinery
  • Allow your customers to train their staff on the machinery
  • Use the area as a showroom for potential customers

Competitive Rates

Rates start from £0.15 per ft² per week (£1.62 per m² per week). We are able to provide insurance for the transport of equipment into stores, the offloading and handling, and then insurance to store goods whilst in our facility.

Workshop Facilities

Our industrial storage facility has overhead cranes capable of lifting 10Te. This equipment is particularly useful for customers who require dedicated space to lift machinery in order to carry out repairs and maintenance.

Customs Bonded Warehouse Facility

Our HMRC approved bonded facility is of benefit to UK machinery agents and distributors who may import machines that have not yet been sold. They are also used by manufacturers who have purchased machinery in advance of the completion of the site where it will be installed.  By using our bonded warehousing facility, our customers are able to buy machinery when the best deals or finance is available, whilst also deferring payment of import duty and VAT.

Customers we have provided flexible storage services to, include:

  • Komori
  • Recticel
  • Futures Housing
  • Doosan Babcock
  • ETG Bridgport
  • Walkers Midshire Foods
  • Hexagon Metrology
  • Billion UK

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