Case Studies

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Art or engineering?

Using: 2.5m x 1.25m x 20mm (8ft x 4ft x 3/4 inch) – Steel Art or engineering? Roadplatehire is very proud to have worked with Littlehampton Welding on this, one of their more  transcendental projects. We provided protection for the lawns and parc ferme areas in the form of some 2.5 x 1.25 x 20mm…

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Who’s the only firm that could take the strain at the Liverpool docks?

Using: SERIES 38 – Steel C/W Bevelled Edge and SALLY Something that anyone who has seen the truly massive portside container cranes at Liverpool 2 Docks may not have considered is how they got there. Had you asked us before this project, we might have assumed that they were assembled on site, out of locally…

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Client: Modular Air Systems – Robin Hood School, Sutton

Using: POLYROADS 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 footway. Time was of the essence as Traffic Management/Road Closures had been organised and the works installing…

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Sally Safelifters

We are prevalent in technology relating to road plates, their handling and their uses. Our researchers are always looking for the best solutions. That is how we maintain our status as ‘state of the art’. Over the years we’ve tried different ways of suspending and lifting plates of all sizes on site. Up until the…

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Cargo Tunnel LHR

(Using 2.4m x 2.1m x 40mm C/W Sally Lifter – Bridging Plates) London Heathrow Airport has one of the busiest air cargo operations in the world, handling in excess of 2.3 million tonnes a year. The vast majority of which moves through a handful of cargo service tunnels. Closing these for any length of time,…

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Working with Horsham District Council – Recycling centre and car park surface

2.5m x 1.25m x 25mm (8ft x 4ft x 1 inch) – Steel Horsham District Council had a problem. At a park and ride car park on the outskirts of Horsham town in Sussex an area had been set aside to handle truck mounted ‘roll on – roll off’ recycling and waste bins. The mass…

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Working with Veolia at Swan Hunter Shipyard

7.5m x 3m x 25mm Anti Skid – Steel C/W Bevelled Edge and SALLY We were contacted by Veolia Environmental Services about an important project at the Swan Hunter former shipyard in Tyneside. They are embarking on the ambitious task of a safe and sustainable decommissioning and recycling of 8 former gas platforms, at 18…

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Lancaster Expressway

Using Custom made, project and special sized plates An 8695 Aston Mat One of the country’s leading structural concrete repairers and stabilisation specialists had a problem. In order to complete a project on one of the UK’s busiest dual carriageways feeding the M6 they had to remove the paved surface in order to access the…

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White Horse – Chelsea FC

Using 2.5m x 1.25m x 20mm (8ft x 4ft x 3/4 inch) Anti Skid – Steel A long standing customer, WHITE HORSE CONTRACTORS, had a project at CHELSEA F.C’s Stamford Bridge ground. A below ground service trench, about 100 m long, needed covers that were durable, strong, not prone to theft or interference, but safe…

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