How to buy – Alcove shelving 2022

There are a few routes to buying alcove shelving; Ikea? DIY shelving? Cabinetmakers? or from Europe? but where do you begin, below we looked at several routes. We have included our own alcove design guide and prices towards the end of the post and will be adding a step by step process for designing and fitting the ON&ON shelving system.

Retail Shelving Made in GB

Our friends in Canada have used our shelving system as part of their retail franchise across Canada and North America. The ON&ON shelving system is perfect as part of a set of 'Franchise minimum standards' and store design roll out as you get the consistency of parts even though the shelving is made to measure. See why our system will make a difference to your store design.

Corona Virus Upate

We're still open for business, if you would like a system designed for you try speaking to our expert planners, they are either woking remotely or from our St Albans studio and workshop. Contact them via phone, email or use our shelfbuilder form.

Our Planning Service

Take a look at some of our short time-lapse videos so you can see how our planning service works, we have a team of planners who can help advise, set out and design your system completely free of charge. After receiving an enquiry we will normally take 24hrs to turn around a drawing and quote.

Just Powder

Our shelving system components, shelves and cabinets are formed from aluminium and all have a powder coated finish. See our latest video showing how the dry powder is applied to one of our parts. In many high end applications the components are electro coated following the pretreatment process, and this is particularly useful in automotive […]

Fitting Our Rail Covers

 If you are fitting or installing our shelving system you may want to watch this test video. Our rail covers are easy to fit and this short video shows you how, but we are also going to produce a number of short videos for specific parts of the installation. These will include; setting out, […]

Keep It Clean

Our shelving system is easy to look after.  To clean your shelving use a clean damp cloth (non abrasive) to wipe the painted (powder coated finish) surfaces,  you can use a little bit of soap and water but it is best to use something with a small amount of vinegar. You can either make up your own […]

Our Shelving System Just Gets Better

We hope you've seen most of our new components on the website, including cabinets, desks and clothes hangers. Our new parts have been designed to complement our existing wall shelving, but now give our system greater functionality. Every system we now design creates more space, but also helps you work, hide or hang things.

Beware of MDF furniture

We thought it would be a good idea to highlight the dangers of purchasing made to measure furniture using MDF as recently explained in this Guardian article click here . It highlights the high levels and dangers of formaldehyde and the wider problem of formaldehyde emissions in homes going largely uninvestigated. “MDF is being installed in thousands of UK […]