Gully grate articles

  • Safety conscious; day in, day out

    Road Safety Week, a national campaign coordinated annually by charity Brake, had Bike Smart as its theme this year, designed to raise awareness that cyclists and motorcyclists are among the most vulnerable road users in the UK. While the Bike Smart awareness campaign focussed on one week, the work of the charity to promote road […]

  • Multigrate in road

    Fast fix for stolen gully grates

    While theft of gully grates has decreased in recent years, it is still a significant issue. Barry Turner, Technical Manager at Wrekin Products, explains a possible solution. The Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 which was commenced on October 1, 2013 was introduced to tackle rising levels of metal theft. It imposes strict conditions on scrap […]

  • Image: newly installed manhole cover.

    Make effective bedding arrangements

    Care in getting the bedding mortar right for manhole covers and gully grates is vital to long-lasting ironwork installations, as Wrekin Products Technical Manager Barry Turner explains.

  • MultiGrate temporary grid in place on urban road.

    Solution for stolen Essex grates

    Wrekin Products’ MultiGrate, a composite grating which can be sized on site to replace almost any missing gully ironwork and provide an instant temporary fix, has been used in Essex following a series of thefts.

  • manhole cover with kitemark

    Flying the kitemark

    It is now a year since Wrekin Products became the first company to have all its ductile manhole covers and gully grates Kitemarked by the British Standards Institute to the new BS EN 124-2:2015.

  • UniPak system

    Bedding mortar awarded Highways Authorities approval

    Wrekin Products has been awarded HAPAS (Highways Authorities Product Approval Scheme) approval and certification from the British Board of Agrément (BBA) for its Unipak carriageway ironwork bedding mortar.

  • Gully grates for smart motorway

    Hundreds of gully grates have been provided for the M60-M62 smart motorway by Wrekin Products. The road forms an important part of the main east-west transport corridor, linking Merseyside and Greater Manchester with Yorkshire and the Humber. It is used by over 180,000 vehicles per day. The project is a joint venture between Balfour Beatty; […]

  • Kitemark

    Flying the Kite(mark)

    BSI confirms Wrekin Products as the first company to achieve the coveted BSI Kitemark to BS EN 124-2:2015

  • what is art

    What is ART?

    Wrekin, is inviting visitors to view manhole covers and gully grates as not purely functional necessities of the road but as a way to enhance the urban environment

  • Highway gully grates

    Articulated answer to highway gully performance

    Wrekin’s patented articulated coupling for the new Highway gully grate range delivers double-triangular non-rock stability and captive hinge for easy maintenance and long-term security.