Geosynthetics 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 […]

  • Getting sports surfaces ready for construction – not just athletes

      Sports surfaces need to be made to the highest possible standard for the elite athletes who utilise them. To guarantee this, there is a delicate balancing act to be found in their creation to ensure the ground itself isn’t damaged by heavy machinery and construction vehicles. Craig Andrews, Engineering Manager (UK & Ireland) for […]

  • 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 […]

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    Wrekin sponsors tree action group

    Wrekin Products is proud to announce the company is now a corporate sponsor of Trees and Design Action Group (TDAG).

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    Wrekin sponsors tree conference

    Wrekin’s geosynthetics experts will be answering questions and explaining how Wrekin’s tree root protection and tree root development products can help planners, developers and tree professionals to incorporate and care for trees in all kinds of environments at the National Tree Officers’ Conference.

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    Cell systems and tree root protection

    Roy Partington, Director of Geosynthetics, for Wrekin Products discusses the products available which can be used to promote the growth of large trees – the value of which is immense – within development sites.

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    Rail event award for Wrekin

    Wrekin Products’ welcoming and informative exhibition stand at SAFESTART18, an event designed to promote ongoing safety standards across the rail industry, was chosen as “Best Exhibitor” by delegates and organisers.

  • image: Roy and Laura behind the stand at the conference.

    Solutions on show

    Wrekin Products’ solution-based geosynthetic services and products attracted plenty of attention at the Arboricultural Association’s 51st National Amenity Conference.

  • Engineered solution for trees

    The first Wrekin Products TreeBunker™ system installation has taken place on a new housing development in Dorset for Bellway Homes.

  • Landscaping and ground engineering seminars invite

    Two different but equally informative lunchtime seminars covering landscaping solutions and ground engineering solutions are being offered by Wrekin Products. Ideal for arboriculturists, developers, designers, highway engineers, planning officers and project engineers, the sessions are led by geosynthetic experts and provide those attending with an overview of key aspects to consider when designing with geosynthetics. […]