Case Studies

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Reinforcement of pedestrian block paving for Versalift access – Library of Birmingham

Using: 2.5m x 1.25m x 25mm (8ft x 4ft x 1 inch) Anti Skid – Steel The Library of Birmingham, sited in the pedestrianised ‘Centenary Square’, Birmingham, wanted to install an eco-friendly and energy efficient combined heating and cooling units. To do this, rather bringing in a truly massive crane, capable of reaching over the…

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SGN-SSE Gas Main Replacements – South East London

Using: 2.5m x 1.25m x 12mm (8ft x 4ft x 1/2 inch) Anti Skid – Steel The gas main replacement schemes being carried out across the country at present are for many kilometres either 125 mm, 250 mm and 300 mm diameter pipe and therefore mainly involve trenches of less than 400 mm width. So…

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SGN Gas Renewal Programme – Southdown Area

Using: 1.25m x 1.25m x 6mm (4ft x 4ft x 1/4 inch) Checker – Steel As part of SGN’s commitment to improve its infrastructure, teams of engineers have been working right across the country in some fairly challenging environments. One of their most important priorities is to ensure that customers never lose their gas supplies…

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Sediment Tanks – Waste Water Treatment Works – Kent

Using: 7.5m x 3m x 25mm – Steel C/W SALLY An area within a WWTW previously used as a sediment tank required some extensive civil work. One  troublesome feature was the open top of the tank that was adjacent to where men would be working. Options such as fencing off or surrounding with concrete blocks…

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DDK Machine Movers – X Ray machines on Mezzanine – U.K Airport

Augmented and heightened security requirements in border entry points such as ports and airports has subjected facilities maintenance crews and the infrastructure and buildings they look after to a host of new challenges. In this case, a high level pedestrian walkway had to be navigated with some relatively heavy X-Ray machines. The corrugated and perforated…

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Switchroom – UCL London

Using: 1.25m x 1.25m x 6mm (4ft x 4ft x 1/4 inch) – Steel Deep within the bowels of any building of consequence is a switch room containing heavy but sensitive electrical panels. Unfortunately, being the bowels, they aren’t always the prettiest places to try and work in and can often be a bit of…

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Brighton Pier – Sussex

Using: 3.5 tonne drop side c/w HIAB (Lorry Loading Crane) 2.5m x 1.25m x 12mm (8ft x 4ft x 1/2 inch) – Steel If you’ve ever been on a seaside pier, in this case Brighton Pier,  and looked up at the massive rides and associated structures, and then looked down at slatted wooden walkways and…

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Police Station – London U.K

Using: Secure Site Store – 20ft x 8ft ISO/Container Lifting Lug (Preston Shoe) The price of London office/storage space meant our client used their imagination and opted to turn an otherwise wasted outdoor area into the site for a couple 20 foot ISO stores for some long term storage. Access to the chosen drop zone…

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Ferrybridge Power Station – West Yorkshire

Using: 3m x 1.5m x 25mm – Steel C/W SALLY In 2016 the power generator SSE has took its final investment decision to proceed with the Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 project in West Yorkshire, and we became involved in the construction phase early in 2017. Some heavy kit was required on site, including the requirement to…

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Lower promenade – Brighton Festival

Using: Pedestrian Friendly Concrete Barriers Every summer, Brighton by the Sea turns itself into a huge festival venue. This means turning many of the public spaces over to various theatrical set-ups and performance areas. Many of the back drops and screens require ballast anchors, some of which will be in zones where members of the…

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