News relating to drainage on EXTERNAL WORKS. Keeping you up to date with sector news and innovations.
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  • Tobermore: Tobermore paving used for RIBA Stirling Prize winner
    Tobermore paving used for RIBA Stirling Prize winner
    Tobermore
    An eco-friendly council estate in Norwich has won this year’s prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize for Architecture. This is the first time that a social housing scheme has won the prize. Award-winning Landscape Architects BBUK Studio selected Tobermore paving to create streets, pathways and communal areas. Harriet Bourne Director at BBUK Landscape...
    10 October 2019
  • Tobermore: Tobermore celebrates record-breaking delivery speeds
    Tobermore celebrates record-breaking delivery speeds
    Tobermore
    In the month of September 2019, 99.8% of Tobermore deliveries were delivered in full and on time as agreed, breaking their already outstanding record for delivery speeds. Tobermore take great pride in their delivery service and have maintained a 99% delivery rate for in full and on time loads for the past five years. To achieve these rates...
    07 October 2019
  • Tobermore: Tobermore raises £683.68 for Macmillan
    Tobermore raises £683.68 for Macmillan
    Tobermore
    Paving and Walling manufacturer Tobermore have raised 683.68 for people living with cancer by hosting an event as part of Macmillan Cancer Support’s World Biggest Coffee Morning. The event was held on Friday 27th September at Tobermore Head Office in Tobermore. Staff baked a range of tasty cakes and buns for all to enjoy. Tobermore General...
    07 October 2019
  • Althon: New curved Orifice Plates from Althon
    New curved Orifice Plates from Althon
    Althon
    Althon have a new range of curved Orifice Plates for manhole chambers in galvanised steel, stainless steel 304 or 316. Curved orifice plates can be made to suit all pipe sizes and provide the opening in the plate to any specified dimension and position required. All necessary fixing materials and an EPDM seal are sent out with every orifice plate...
    07 October 2019
  • Althon: Headwalls with pond liner brackets available from Althon
    Headwalls with pond liner brackets available from Althon
    Althon
    Did you know Althon can manufactured precast headwalls with pond liner brackets pre-fitted? We have recently supplied several headwalls to Norfolk with pre-fitted pond liner brackets. Having the brackets factory-fitted saves time on site and makes for easy installation. Click GO TO SUPPLIER WEBSITE below and use our Headwall Specifier to find the...
    04 October 2019
  • ACO Water Management: Drainage and landscaping systems - housing developments
    Drainage and landscaping systems - housing developments
    ACO Water Management
    Implementing an effective surface water management system is integral to the longevity of any home and housing development site. Not only will it prevent any rainwater collecting and potentially impacting the structure of the brickwork, but it can also ensure gardens, driveways, thresholds and the connecting road network are able to drain freely...
    30 September 2019
  • Althon: Althon attends Flood Expo 2019, NEC Birmingham
    Althon attends Flood Expo 2019, NEC Birmingham
    Althon
    Althon exhibited at the Flood Expo in Birmingham in Sept, meeting people and sharing its extensive range of products. The company was nominated for the Resilience Award and was awarded 2nd place. Althon displayed several products from its range at the event such as HDPE flap valves, HDPE penstocks, inline penstocks, WaStop valves and precast...
    16 September 2019
  • Tobermore: Tobermore's new paving and walling Specification Guide
    Tobermore's new paving and walling Specification Guide
    Tobermore
    Tobermore continues to set standards with the launch of their official new Specification Guide. Designed with architects, landscape designers, developers, building contractors and housebuilders in mind, the all-encompassing new guide is complete with all the latest additions to Tobermore’s extensive paving and walling ranges, and photography of...
    28 August 2019
  • Marshalls CPM: Marshalls CPM ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 recognised
    Marshalls CPM ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 recognised
    Marshalls CPM
    Over the last few years we have been working hard to achieve ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 throughout our organisation. ISO 45001:2018 is in recognition of our Health & Safety Management System in the design, manufacture and supply of precast concrete products ISO 14001:2015 is for our Environmental Management System for the manufacture of precast...
    02 August 2019
  • Marshalls: Surface water management webinar – facing the challenges
    Surface water management webinar – facing the challenges
    Marshalls
    The UK’s aging drainage network faces challenges from increasing drought and heavy rainfall events. Watch the Marshalls 'Just Add Water Management' webinar to explore these issues, get top tips on best practice specification and discover easy to install drainage solutions that...
    31 July 2019
  • Marshalls: Water management systems for extreme rainfall events
    Water management systems for extreme rainfall events
    Marshalls
    Large parts of the UK’s aging sewer systems are ill-equipped to cope with extreme rainfall events which are becoming increasingly common. The construction industry needs to explore innovative water management solutions that deliver value, efficiency and sustainability. Read ‘Just Add Water Management' to discover core...
    30 July 2019
  • 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
  • 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