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Brexit Box

Posted on 26/10/2018

Government guidelines and a general feeling of unease have prompted us at Roadplatehire to remind you that some prudential planning and stock control might be essential. So already large warehousing operations through to cottage/online retailers are taking advantage of the flexible and secure extra storage offered by our range of on-site stores. From 40 foot…

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Multimedia

Posted on 13/06/2018

PHB Contractors have been doing some reinforced concrete works in the area right outside our West Sussex transport depot. Due to its position, the forward corner of the new concrete had to be trafficked with LGV’s hours after it had been poured and way before it had cured. Even with aid of accelerating agents in…

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Swamp things…

Posted on 24/05/2018

A scheduled power grid shut down to replace a set of rotten wooden poles hit a series of snags. The wetland area in Kent in which they are situated is a well established water meadow, with important bog and marsh species of plants and animals. This meant that a ‘zero harm’ policy to the habitat…

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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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