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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  • Marshalls CPM: Attenuation systems for sustainable drainage project
    Attenuation systems for sustainable drainage project
    Marshalls CPM
    Precast dry weather flow pipes were used to solve drainage issues occurring during the development of farmland near Cowbridge, Wiltshire. The Darren Farm project involved a development of 475 homes, a new primary school and...
  • Hydro International: SuDS scheme, housing development, Hampshire
    SuDS scheme, housing development, Hampshire
    Hydro International
    Built during the late 1990s by Persimmon Homes, the Elvetham Heath site was developed over sandy soil, which offered some infiltration through soakaways at the top of the site, but none at the lower end. To protect against...
  • Marshalls CPM: Precast concrete piping for flood alleviation project
    Precast concrete piping for flood alleviation project
    Marshalls CPM
    Precast concrete piping is increasingly being used to mitigate flooding risk in areas of new housing development. For example NMCN are installing precast concrete water management systems on behalf of Severn Trent Water to...
  • ACO Water Management: Channel drainage for new Cambridge housing development
    Channel drainage for new Cambridge housing development
    ACO Water Management
    ACO Water Management provided its lightweight channel drainage system, RainDrain for driveway entrances, garage thresholds and parking areas throughout a sustainable housing development near Cambridge. RainDrain is...
  • ACO Water Management: ACO HexDrain Brickslot discreet drainage in driveway
    ACO HexDrain Brickslot discreet drainage in driveway
    ACO Water Management
    ACO Water Management provided its ACO HexDrain Brickslot channel drainage system to create an effective drainage solution for a 150m2 driveway. Hampshire-based landscaping contractor, Bradfield & Davies, had been appointed...
  • Hydro International: Flow controls deliver SuDS for challenging housing site
    Flow controls deliver SuDS for challenging housing site
    Hydro International
    Engineers took a pragmatic approach to designing surface water drainage at Taylor Wimpey’s new Parc-y-Strade housing development in Llanelli. Using Hydro-Brake® vortex flow control technology to engineer distributed surface...
  • ACO Water Management: ACO RainDrain channel drainage driveway installation
    ACO RainDrain channel drainage driveway installation
    ACO Water Management
    ACO Water Management’s RainDrain B 125 was utilised as part of a driveway installation at a home in Surrey. One of the key considerations for selection of this product was the direction of the driveway's slope, which meant...
  • ACO Water Management: Channel drainage for sustainable housing in Cambridge
    Channel drainage for sustainable housing in Cambridge
    ACO Water Management
    ACO Water Management provided its premium product, MultiDrain MD, for installation throughout the Great Kneighton sustainable housing development near Cambridge. Not only does MultiDrain MD come with sustainable benefits, it...
  • SDS: Attenuation tanks for water storage on mixed-use site
    Attenuation tanks for water storage on mixed-use site
    SDS
    SDS supplied GEOlight® attenuation tanks for this mixed-use development site on the Hertfordshire / Essex border. The project represents the single largest surface water storage facility yet installed in the UK, with the...
  • SDS: Attenuation tanks protect new development from flooding
    Attenuation tanks protect new development from flooding
    SDS
    Spanning approximately 20 hectares, The Quarry site was originally mined for gravel and loam, subsequently used as a landfill site for bricks, masonry and other inert building materials and finally lay neglected to become...
  • Stowupland, Suffolk - attenuation tank
    Geosynthetic Technology
    The lining of a typical small attenuation tank was carried out on a new housing site in 2007. The tank was 6 x 5.5 x 1.2m providing a gross volume of 39.6 cubic metres. The attenuation blocks were all the same size at 1 x...
  • Redruth Brewery 2015 - Tank Construction
    Geosynthetic Technology
    Until 2015 the former 2.3 hectare Redruth Brewery Site had been derelict for many years. Funding from the European Regional Development Fund has made it possible for land within the UNESCO Cornish Mining World Heritage Site...