Knowledge

As specialist car park design and build contractors, Metpark UK is happy to share its expert knowledge on car park design and car park construction. We are passionate about the benefits that building with steel frame and composite steel deck can bring to car park construction.

solar electric vehicle charging

A Bright Idea: solar electric vehicle charging in car parks

In this knowledge article, we’ll explore the time and cost of charging electric vehicles and the anticipated returns to a commercial car park operator from installing standard EV charging stations.  We’ll also explore the future of solar electric vehicle charging stations and why they deserve consideration by commercial car park operators and business owners with …

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EV Charging Point in a Car Park

How To Build a Car Park

A Guide to Multi-Storey Car Park Construction Around 2012, it was estimated that around 17,000 and 20,000 non-residential car parks had been built in Great Britain.  This included car parks run by local authorities, retailers, hospitals, businesses, commercial parking companies such as NCP, railway stations, hotels and hospitals. Overall, they provided between 3 and 4 …

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An example of split level car park design

How To design a Car Park

In this knowledge article we’ll explain, step-by-step, how to design a raised deck car park and multi-storey car park. We’ll look different styles of car park layout design, explain standard UK car park bay sizes including the size of disabled parking bays, and look at the key aspects of good car park design.  We’ll also …

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