News relating to surface 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
  • 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: New Paving & Walling Specification Guide from Tobermore
    New Paving & Walling Specification Guide from Tobermore
    Tobermore
    Tobermore continues to set standards with the launch of their official new Paving & Walling 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...
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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