News relating to drainage on EXTERNAL WORKS. Keeping you up to date with sector news and innovations.
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  • Althon: BIM objects for headwalls now available from Althon
    BIM objects for headwalls now available from Althon
    Althon
    Althon has just launched BIM objects, which are now available to download from the Precast Concrete Headwalls section of the company's website. The BIM objects are available in .rfa .ifc and .adsk formats, with other file types available on request. For further information or help with finding particular BIM...
    14 May 2019
  • Althon: Althon exhibiting at the Flood Expo 2019
    Althon exhibiting at the Flood Expo 2019
    Althon
    Althon, the specialist manufacturer of precast concrete headwalls, will be exhibiting at this year's Flood Expo at the NEC in Birmingham. The Flood Expo takes place on Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th September 2019. Althon will be exhibiting at stand C64. For free tickets go to The Flood Expo website....
    14 May 2019
  • ACO Water Management: ACO expands popular Threshold Drain system
    ACO expands popular Threshold Drain system
    ACO Water Management
    Exterior drainage can now be extended from thresholds to patio edges thanks to ACO Building + Landscape’s portfolio of slimline doorway drainage systems, Threshold Drain. Due to popular demand of the new ACO Threshold Drain, the range has been expanded and now includes system connection and corner unit pieces. The additional parts allow easy...
    08 May 2019
  • Marshalls: New paving range delivers maximum creative freedom
    New paving range delivers maximum creative freedom
    Marshalls
    Modal is the most extensive range of concrete paving manufactured in the UK. Produced in textured and smooth finishes, 12 plan sizes, 10 contemporary colours, block, plank, small element and traditional formats, Modal gives designers maximum creative freedom. Modal is BIM supported, manufactured in the UK and supported by Marshalls’ 360 services. Modal offers an excellent alternative to granite...
    01 May 2019
  • Hydro International: Catchment-scale, natural flood management projects
    Catchment-scale, natural flood management projects
    Hydro International
    Hydro International's consulting team - Hydro-Logic® Services - has won three catchment-scale natural flood management (NFM) projects with Herefordshire Council, Worcestershire County Council and Telford & Wrekin Council. Part of £15m flood mitigation funding from the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra), the three-year project...
    23 April 2019
  • Althon: Supplying Headwalls for Scottish Distilleries
    Supplying Headwalls for Scottish Distilleries
    Althon
    Althon have supplied their flow control products to distilleries all over Scotland. We have supplied headwalls, penstocks, drainage channels and inline non return valves to at least 11 distilleries in recent years. Distillery projects we have supplied to include: Starlaw Distillery (Glen Turner Distillery); Headwalls Glenmorangie Distillery...
    10 April 2019
  • Althon: Headwalls with V notch weir panels
    Headwalls with V notch weir panels
    Althon
    Althon can manufacture precast headwalls with precast concrete V notch weirs on the spillway. A V notch weir is where the physical barrier is significantly higher than the water level except for a specific V notch cut into the precast panel on the spillway of the headwall. The V notch weir is a secondary casting and is cast to suit specific...
    26 February 2019
  • Althon: Althon launches new range of box culvert headwalls
    Althon launches new range of box culvert headwalls
    Althon
    Althon has recently launched CSP - a new range of precast concrete box culvert headwalls to suit a maximum internal box culvert of 2650mm wide by 1750mm high. All CSP culvert headwalls can be factory fitted with gratings, flap valves, Kee Klamp® handrails, penstocks and other flow control devices. Toe depths are also available up to 1000mm and...
    25 October 2018
  • Althon: Althon launches smaller footprint SFA6 headwall range
    Althon launches smaller footprint SFA6 headwall range
    Althon
    Precast concrete headwall manufacturer, Althon, has recently launched a new range of smaller footprint Sewers for Adoption headwalls. Responding to customer requests for an SFA-compliant headwall with a smaller footprint, the company has released the SFA6 headwall for pipes up to and including 300mm internal diameter. WIth a smaller footprint than...
    25 September 2018
  • Marshalls: New Paving Design brochure from Marshalls
    New Paving Design brochure from Marshalls
    Marshalls
    Marshalls’ new Understanding Paving Design brochure provides guidelines and case studies to help designers and specifiers create effective pavement designs that take into account colour, texture, plan size, function and loading. The brochure also has a section on Marshalls’ new paving design tool that if used can ensure that pavements will have a...
    01 August 2018
  • Marshalls: Marshalls launches new website
    Marshalls launches new website
    Marshalls
    Marshalls' new website has a modern look and feel with lots of new functionality. Visit the commercial website to explore the unrivalled offering of commercial hard landscaping solutions – block paving, paving flags, kerb stones, natural stone, drainage, SuDS, street furniture and traffic calming products supported by case studies and an extensive...
    08 June 2018
  • Westminster Stone: Westminster Stone expands their display centres
    Westminster Stone expands their display centres
    Westminster Stone
    Westminster Stone has expanded the ranges at their display centres with new natural stone and porcelain 'garden designs' on display. Head Office, Shropshire - hundreds of products on display including reproduction flagstones and tiles, natural stone and new porcelain ranges. Plus new interior showroom. The most comprehensive paving display centre...
    02 May 2018
  • Platipus Anchors Ltd: PLATIPUS DIRECT - buy your tree kits online
    PLATIPUS DIRECT - buy your tree kits online
    Platipus Anchors Ltd
    PLATIPUS DIRECT is the new fast, easy online ordering website from Platipus Anchors largest range of professional tree anchoring and irrigation systems in the UK; next day delivery - UK mainland (order before 11am); free delivery (orders over £300); freephone hotline support from the pioneer of tree anchoring with 35 years' experience; receive...
    27 March 2018
  • AG (Acheson + Glover): Acheson + Glover's new Paving + Flags Specification Book
    Acheson + Glover's new Paving + Flags Specification Book
    AG (Acheson + Glover)
    Acheson + Glover's new Paving + Flags Specification Book is now available online with 232 pages of inspirational images and detailed technical information covering their full range of paving, flags, steps and kerbs. Click 'Visit website' opposite to view it online or, If you’re an architect or a specifier and you’d like a hard copy, get in touch....
    08 December 2017
  • Platipus Anchors Ltd: Platipus launches new UK online sales platform
    Platipus launches new UK online sales platform
    Platipus Anchors Ltd
    Platipus has launched a new UK online sales platform in response to requests from landscape contractors and garden designers. The new online shop has been developed so that customers can select and order from the largest range of professional tree anchoring and irrigation systems at a time that is convenient to them. Providing customers order...
    04 December 2017