Projects and case studies featuring drainage on EXTERNAL WORKS. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • Polypipe Civils: Surface water drainage system for major airport car park
    Surface water drainage system for major airport car park
    Polypipe Civils
    Polypipe engineered a stormwater drainage system for a new car park area at Manchester Airport. The system, which includes over a hundred Ridgistorm-XL prefabricated chambers, captures and carries surface water through a...
  • ACO Water Management: StormBrixx infiltration solution for key section of A442
    StormBrixx infiltration solution for key section of A442
    ACO Water Management
    ACO StormBrixx HD provided a stormwater control solution in a limited space on a key section of the A442 in Shropshire to help reduce the effects of flash flooding in the area
  • Polypipe Civils: Adoptable below-ground drainage for retail park
    Adoptable below-ground drainage for retail park
    Polypipe Civils
    Over 100 metres of Polypipe’s popular Ridgisewer structured wall sewer pipes have been installed for the development of the new Anchorwood Bank riverside retail park in Devon. The retail park comprises four, large high...
  • ACO Water Management: Welsh house builder turns to Stormbrixx
    Welsh house builder turns to Stormbrixx
    ACO Water Management
    Llanmoor Homes, a family run housebuilder in South Wales, has turned to ACO Water Management’s StormBrixx with man access for the management of rainwater on its Rogerstone, Newport development. With the system being proposed...
  • Hydro International: Cost-saving surface water control – housing development
    Cost-saving surface water control – housing development
    Hydro International
    Hydro International’s Hydro-Brake Optimum® was used to control surface water on the first phase of Edinburgh City Council’s affordable housing project. It saved the developers over 30% in storage construction costs
  • Tobermore: £10m Peugeot & Citroen Employ Tobermore SuDS
    £10m Peugeot & Citroen Employ Tobermore SuDS
    Tobermore
    Tobermore’s Hydropave Pedesta permeable paving has been installed at the new £10 million joint Robins & Day Peugeot and Citroen Retail Group dealership that has recently opened in Chingford. The contract was awarded to MCS...
  • Tobermore: Tobermore Assist Ogilvie at Farmhouse Inn in Hamilton
    Tobermore Assist Ogilvie at Farmhouse Inn in Hamilton
    Tobermore
    Ogilvie Construction was seeking a practical hard landscaping solution with aesthetic qualities that would complement Red Burn Farm, a new country-themed restaurant/pub in Hamilton. Tobermore presented the contractor with a...
  • Polypipe Civils: Permavoid surface water attenuation for park & ride
    Permavoid surface water attenuation for park & ride
    Polypipe Civils
    Polypipe provided a stormwater attenuation solution for Winnersh Triangle, a new park & ride facility between Wokingham and Reading. A shallow Permavoid geocellular attenuation system was selected for this site, as it is...
  • ACO Water Management: SUDS scheme, M40 services, Beaconsfield
    SUDS scheme, M40 services, Beaconsfield
    ACO Water Management
    The objective was to create a fully integrated sustainable drainage system (SuDS) to manage surface water run-off from all hard standing areas across the site. Brief: 1. To realise an ambitious SuDS scheme using a range of...
  • Polypipe Civils: Polypipe attenuation systems reduces installation time
    Polypipe attenuation systems reduces installation time
    Polypipe Civils
    Polypipe supplied two attenuation systems for a new residential development at the growing Wynyard Park development, County Durham. The original attenuation specification for the site included a box culvert design, however...
  • ACO Water Management: Bespoke drainage for Tate Modern
    Bespoke drainage for Tate Modern
    ACO Water Management
    A bespoke MultiDrain Brickslot linear channel drainage system was manufactured by ACO for the multi-angled façade of the Tate Modern extension. This was to collect run-off to minimise both the risk of flooding and the impact...
  • Polypipe Civils: Ridgistorm-XL large diameter pipe river diversion, Wales
    Ridgistorm-XL large diameter pipe river diversion, Wales
    Polypipe Civils
    Polypipe Civils completed a challenging river diversion project at the Ffos-y-fran land reclamation scheme in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, using its large-diameter pipe system, Ridgistorm-XL. Working alongside the main contractor,...
  • SDS: Stormwater filtration unit installed at new £26m school
    Stormwater filtration unit installed at new £26m school
    SDS
    Eastern High School, a new centre for secondary and further education in Cardiff, opened in 2018. It can accommodate 1200 school pupils and a further 320 college students. SDS was required to effect the fast and efficient...
  • ACO Water Management: ACO CivicDrain and StormBrixx used in barn conversion
    ACO CivicDrain and StormBrixx used in barn conversion
    ACO Water Management
    Owners of a private barn conversion contacted ACO to implement an effective water management solution for the site. A key component to consider was the appropriate management of surface water run-off in the courtyard and...
  • Terram: TERRAM geocomposites, Viridor Lean Quarry landfill site
    TERRAM geocomposites, Viridor Lean Quarry landfill site
    Terram
    Viridor Waste Management Ltd needed geocomposite materials for slope restoration and capping applications at the Lean Quarry landfill site near Liskeard in Cornwall. In April 2010, as part of a term agreement with Viridor,...