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Betting BIG on Black!

Posted on 10/05/2018

In addition to the shiney new website, we’ve been continuing to make some shiney new investments in the excellent 150 tonne* rated TUFF TRAK system. These are the big sisters of the ever popular ZIGMAT/EUROMAT system. Having had the foresight to forward order a sizeable quantity back in the dark days of winter when most…

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More road plates for hire

Posted on 01/05/2018

As the name suggests we are the original and best when it comes to road plate rental, road plate sales and heavy duty roadplates. Over the years we’ve built up a much wider range of products and services we can’t be beaten on, such as specialist and custom roadplates, trench crossing plates for large goods…

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‘Inside out – Round and round!’ – Britvic Beverages – Rugby

Posted on 21/02/2018

Working with accelerated timeframes… 09.00 hrs – Call from brand new client – Requiring 2 x 26 metres runs of super heavy duty plates in a non-standard size. 10.00 hrs – Specification sorted 11.00 hrs – Stock checked and administration underway 12.00 hrs – Order received and load manifest prepared. Transport secured. 13.30 hrs –…

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A Royal Appointment…

Posted on 15/02/2018

A noteworthy electrical contractor had a project requiring some trenching in and around Hampton Court Palace. This magnificent complex of halls and gardens was begun by Cardinal Wolsey in the early 16th century, but it soon attracted the attention of Henry VIII, who apparently finished the work. (Legend has it there exists in the Royal…

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Cycle-Pathic Tendencies

Posted on 01/02/2018

The Horsey cycle path at Eastbourne commissioned by East Sussex County Council and Costains has presented Landbuild Ltd with a range of challenges. The fundamentally wetland nature with the associated issues surrounding bringing in construction equipment to land that was not only waterlogged but ecologically sensitive had to be given careful thought and planning. In…

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GOAL!

Posted on 02/01/2018

Tottenham Hotspur are well under way with the high grade construction of their fantastic new ground. On the last working day before Christmas a client needed 8 pieces 3m x 1.5 x 25 mm plates to stabilise an area to keep the gargantuan task of erecting the complex prefabricated structural members moving along. One of…

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The first NOEL!

Posted on 23/10/2017

Site – Shopping Centre, central Leeds Yes we are aware that Halloween hasn’t happened yet, but there is a plantation of Christmas trees to put up around the country and it’s up to us (aka the 11 Dwarves) to assist with many of them. The first one of this year required a bit of thinking…

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New Year – Clean sheet!

Posted on 09/01/2017

There’s nothing like starting the New Year with a clean sheet. In our case 6 tonne single section of high tensile steel in the form of 10 metre x 2.7 m x 25 mm plate, ready for the profiling boys to rapidly process into 900 x 830 sections for some drainage works on the smart…

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Remotely Controlled 27 t/m Hydraulic Crane

Posted on 19/09/2016

We are very pleased to announce that the clever boffins in the engineering department have completed the install of a remotely controlled 27 t/m hydraulic crane on to our recently acquired M.A.N 600 bhp 80 tonne GVW tractor unit. Giving us even greater capacity to deliver large quantities of plates and mats. In conjunction with SALLY…

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Client: Modular Air Systems – Robin Hood School, Sutton

Posted on 16/03/2016

Modular Air Systems had been dropped in it by another hire company at short notice and contacted us looking for a heavy duty solution to spread the load of an 80 tonne crane over a paved area. Time was of the essence as Traffic Management/Road Closures had been organised and the works installing a large…

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