Access cover articles

  • Solutions for highways and infrastructure

    We are at a significant point in the UK’s history with investment pouring in to solve the creaking infrastructure that surrounds us. This includes solutions to the congested roads in our cities, towns and villages, as well as the inter-city road and rail networks which are in need of renewal. At the same time we […]

  • ClickLift™: The first product to be adopted by Anglian Water for Housing Developments

      WREKIN PRODUCTS has recently become fully approved by Anglian Water for its innovative ClickLift™ system – meaning the patented product is now fully approved for groundworker use on housing developments within the Anglian Water network. Anglian Water is one of the first water authorities to fully adopt Wrekin Products new innovative ClickLift™ system – […]

  • Solutions for Residential Housing Developments

    While the demand for new housing in the UK has never been greater, it is estimated that three million too few homes have been built in the past ten years. Meanwhile, the government’s shake-up of planning laws in order to “build, build, build” should make it easier “to build better homes where people want to […]

  • New D400 Products updated

    Wrekin are proud to announce the recent addition of two new ranges of D400 access covers for Group 4 locations.

  • New E600 Product Update

    Wrekin are proud to announce the recent addition of a new range of E600 access covers for Group 5 locations.

  • New Civil Engineer Awards Companies of the Year

    In August this year, Unite™ Evolution was named on the New Civil Engineer Awards Companies of the Year shortlist in the “Impact in Roads” category. Unite™ was nominated not just for the strength of the product but for how it has performed on a number of significant projects.

  • 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, shares an overview of both BS 7903: 2020 and CD 534, explaining these recent and crucial changes.

  • Everything a merchant needs to know about HAPAS

    Our Technical Manager Barry Turner discusses the Highway Authorities Product Approval Scheme (HAPAS) and what it means for structural reinstatement materials used with highway ironwork.

  • Introducing GritBlocker™

    Access to underground chamber systems is often achieved by lifting manhole cover lids; inserting lifting keys into their keyways, then lifting the lids from the frame and placing them on the pavement surface near the chamber opening.

  • Local Council Road Collection Brochure

    Wrekin is the UK’s largest supplier of road ironwork. Working closely with key stakeholders we have put together a range of products specifically to solve the problems of Local Councils.

  • How it’s made… Our Abbey Road Custom Manhole!

    A great deal of you asked us how we went about creating the custom Abbey road manhole cover, so we thought we’d show you!