10 August 2023
Raw sewage was discharged into England’s waterways more than 300,000 times during 2022, according to the latest Environment Agency figures. Foul drains that leak or overflow allow untreated effluent to enter storm drains, ultimately polluting our rivers and seas.
22 June 2023
Geotextiles play an important role in an array of construction projects, from the creation of access roads to providing the all-important layers under new building foundations. But specifiers and merchants alike can be confused over which is the best choice - woven or nonwoven? Our geosynthetics team takes a look at the options.
Herring Bridge: Our first end-to-end bespoke steel installation
Norfolk County Council’s third river crossing project in Great Yarmouth is one of the area’s most significant infrastructure projects in years. A significant part of the project involves an extensive upgrade to Norfolk’s road network, linking the two sides of the river and making use of a five-exit roundabout to take on the bulk of the town’s heavy traffic congestion.
Steel installation service launched to streamline acquisition process
We now provide a bespoke steel installation service, including; access covers, walkways, platforms, staircases, ladders, handrails and head wall grilles. Providing our expertise from manufacture through to installation, helping to overcome project halting delays while enabling site managers to discuss requirements with experts from our Wrekin Steel Team.
05 May 2023
Barry Turner, our Technical Manager, discusses why low-leak manhole covers have a key role to play as climate change increases the likelihood of heavy rainfall that can lead to localised flooding in many parts of the UK.
Our latest LGBTQ+ cover is installed at the home of England rugby
Twickenham Stadium, the home of England Rugby, is where you will find our latest commemorative access cover dedicated to the LGBTQ+ community. Unveiled on the 25th April by representatives from Wrekin, and Thames Water, the creation by our innovative iron design team has been crafted as a symbolic piece of infrastructure to celebrate diversity within the UK.
Two for one: Our new Geogrid forges new path
Introducing SX Composite Geogrid. This 2-in-1 solution consists of a nonwoven geotextile thermally bonded to our popular SX Geogrid. Developed with contractor feedback in mind – it combines the functions of reinforcement, separation and filtration into one single product, rather than having to use two separate solutions.