A new industry report addresses local authority pothole struggles
We're excited to announce our new report to shed light on the relationship between failing ironwork and the UK’s extensive pothole problem. Our aim is to raise awareness of the issues and take a whole life cost approach to repairs and replacement, so that local authorities and utility companies can make longer term savings.
A simple solution to stopping raw sewage pollution
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.
Updated Aug 2023
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.
How consistent low-leak manhole covers could be key in flooding controls
As climate change increases the likelihood of heavy rainfall that can lead to localised flooding in many parts of the UK, and with the resulting pressure on our sewers, the drainage solutions sector has an essential role to play in supporting our infrastructure.
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.