Manhole covers and gully grates
Our manhole covers and gully grates are made with you in mind. Whether you are focussed on cost, quality or specialised features, we have a solution for you. Our ranges cover BS EN 124:2015 load classes A15 to E600. The vast majority of our products are made from high quality, extremely-durable ductile iron.
Manhole covers and gully grate ranges
Whether you are looking for lasting quality or require a specialised manhole cover or gully grate, our ranges will meet your needs.
Simply the best performing manhole cover and gully grating range on the market. Full of features that combine to give Unite the longest life and the lowest whole life cost of any range available.
The extensive Highway range of manhole covers and gully gratings delivers reliable installation and prolonged life with a solution for every scenario, with options and accessories available that improve installations.
TriStar manhole covers and gully gratings all meet the requirements of BS EN 124:2015. TriStar includes innovative design features that mark it out from the competition.
The ideal solution for scenarios that require extra large D400, Group 4 manhole covers. With clear openings ranging from 1,230x 1,230mm to 1800 x 1800mm. Hercules offers a cost effective alternative to large fabricated steel solutions.
Vault secure access covers are commonly used on motorways to secure valuable communication assets, which are particularly important in the development of smart motorways.
Based on our premium Unite range, Force offers round hinged manhole covers. The hinges utilise our ClearBore anti-debris technology, ensuring a simple and easy lift every time.
A15, B125 and C250 manhole covers which all incorporate a single labyrinth seal, helping to prevent odour escapes and water ingress.
A combined kerb and drainage unit designed to be used with our Gully Chute Connector in Group 3 locations.
The smart, rapid and cost effective solution to temporary replacement of stolen and broken gully grates.
Surface boxes that combine high strength and light weight in efficient and effective designs.
Manhole covers can be safety critical. In certain circumstances failure or misuse can lead to injury or loss of life. With this in mind, we have developed products that incorporate features that help eliminate failure mechanisms, minimising safety issues and optimising installed life cost.
The vast majority of our manhole covers are manufactured from heavy duty ductile iron, offering durable strength and long standing performance.
Our extensive ranges cover a multitude of sizes, including single and double square manhole covers, round and square to round. Our products conform to BS EN 124 and CD 534 (formerly HA 104/09) and many carry the Kitemark, meaning our products offer a trusted solution.
We offer a comprehensive range of gully grates, ranging from the innovative MultiGrate designed for fast and cost-effective replacement of stolen grates, to fully featured grates that prevent theft in the first place.
Double and single hinged designs of various loadings are available, as well as a those suitable for cycle paths and shopping centres that promote pedestrian and cycle safety.
The majority of our gully grates conform to BS EN 124, CD 534, CD 526 and carry the Kitemark.
Manhole cover frame raising system
ClickLift eliminates the time and resources required to dig out and reinstall frames to suit the final adoptable surface. This eliminates the potential damage to manhole covers during construction and removes the potential for residents claims for damage to their vehicles and massively reduces disruption. ClickLift provides housing developers with huge savings in terms of time, money and hassle. Allowing whole estates to have their covers raised to the final surfacing level, in as little as a few hours.
Whether you are looking for a manhole cover or gully grate for areas without vehicular access or high wheel load areas such as loading docks or aircraft pavements we have a solution available for you.
Products suitable for areas without vehicular access or areas only used by pedestrians and cyclists such as walkways and gardens.
Products suitable for areas subject to very light vehicular use such as footpaths where the kerb may be mounted.
Products suitable for road kerbside channels extending 50cm into the carriageway or 20cm into the footpath.
Products suitable for road carriageways, hard shoulders and parking areas.
Manhole covers and gully grates related
Read our latest updates to stay informed of new product developments, releases and standard and conformity guidance.
UK’S first commemorative LGBTQ+ manhole cover is installed
A commemorative access cover, commonly referred to as a manhole cover, dedicated to the LGBTQ+ community has been created as part of a partnership between Wrekin Products and Thames Water. The cover has been designed to symbolise and immortalise the organisations’ allegiance to the community and their commitment to increasing diversity on the streets of the UK.
A simple solution to stopping raw sewage pollution
Raw sewage was discharged into England’s waterways more than 400,000 times during 2020, according to latest Environment Agency figures. Foul drains that leak or overflow allow untreated effluent to enter storm drains, ultimately polluting our rivers and seas.
Expanded range of round manhole covers and new reducer rings coming soon
Wrekin have recently expanded their range of 450mm diameter manhole covers to suit PPIC installations in a wide range of loading environments. The ductile iron products in this range are able to receive a universal and retrofittable ‘safety reducing ring’.
ClickLift: The first product to be adopted by Anglian Water for Housing Developments
We has recently become fully approved by Anglian Water for our innovative ClickLift system – meaning the patented product is now fully approved for groundworker use on housing developments within the Anglian Water network.
CD 534 – Keeping up with the standards
Critical industry standards have recently been updated at a time where many have had their attention dominated by COVID-19. Our Technical Manager Barry Turner, former chairman of the BSi BS EN 124 Standard committee, shares an overview of both BS 7903: 2020 and CD 534, providing a simple way to get up to speed on these recent and crucial changes.