Last edited 04 Dec 2020

Loading bay

According to the International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS): Residential Buildings, published by the International Property Measurement Standards Coalition (IPMSC) in September 2016, the term ‘loading bay’ refers to:

Areas designated for vehicles next to or adjacent to a loading dock’, where a loading dock is an ‘elevated platform designed for receiving or dispatching goods or equipment.’

RICS property measurement, 2nd edition, published by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in January 2018, defines Loading Bay(s) as: ‘Area(s) designed for vehicles next to or adjacent to a Loading Dock.’

Where Loading Dock(s) as: ‘Elevated platform(s) designed for receiving or dispatching goods or equipment.’

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