Case Studies in Show, sport and Outdoor Events

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The first NOEL – Leeds

We were aware that Halloween hadn’t happened yet, but there was a plantation of monumental Christmas trees to put up around the country and it was up to us to assist with many of them. The first one of the year required a bit of thinking about because floor loadings from the associated plant required…

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A good party begins and ends in the car park

Using: Ground Mat Minis We’ve all been there. Washed and polished the car, cleaned and shined the boots and shoes, put on the glad rags and headed off into the country to party at home with Roger and Camellia to celebrate their daughter’s marriage to that Graham chappie. On the way there’s a shower, but…

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A bit of a do, without the doo doo…

Using: Walkovers Everybody likes an event. There’s nothing finer than a garden party or a BBQ with a few friends. But the inclement British weather can turn you lush green lawn into a scene akin to trench warfare. given a half inch of rain, blended with  few dozen pairs of brogues or kitten heels So…

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Taking each day, one ‘sheet’ at a time…

Using: Portable WC Units Everybody likes a party right? Get a few people round, maybe light the barbie, maybe it rains or the ground is a bit muddy and hey presto, your hall carpet is ruined and lavatory is trashed by an endless stream of friends and neighbours traipsing through your home to answer their…

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Chelmsford Racecourse – Betfred

Using: 4m x 2m x 25mm Anti Skid – Steel C/W Bevelled Edge and SALLY As part of a substantial work on the recently constructed facilities at the racecourse, some really big equipment and large structural elements were required on the infield area of the course. One thing was for absolute certain was that the…

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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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Stately Home Gardens renovation – Surrey Hills

Using: Ground Mats (GPRM) A client working through a range of landscaping projects within one large garden complex needed a mitigation for the sizes and types of plant and machinery that were to be required throughout the works. Plus an area for parking tradesmen vans was needed. Because the activity was moving around the site,…

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Henfield- Pre development site archeological investigation

Using: ZIGMATS Part of a developer’s responsibilities prior to excavating on a green field site are the required archaeological investigations. They vary in site and scope, but very often require some level of vehicular or plant access on unmade/agricultural land. It is often the very first ground disturbance on site, and if not managed properly…

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Marylin Monroe

Using: Ground Mats (GPRM) Client: Anonymous – Secret location – South East England It’s not every day that you get asked to move a 20th Century icon (in fact we do have some form of this as a longstanding client, The Green Oak Carpentry Company, worked with Paul de Moncheuax to build a timber sculpture…

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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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