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New products in stock – gravel, shingle, cement, sand etc.

Due to customer demand, we now have the following building products in stock, ready for immediate collection. Gravel / Shingle 10mm weatherproof 25kg plastic bag All In Ballast weatherproof 25kg plastic bag Hanson multicem cement weatherproof 25kg plastic bag Hanson fast set postfix maxi-pack 20kg plastic bag Building sand weatherproof 25kg plastic bag Gravel / Shingle 10mm single trip large bulk bag 1T Building sand single [...]

We want to help during the Coronavirus crisis!

As a company, we really want to help out, in whatever way we can, during the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) crisis. We have trucks, drivers, forklifts, skilled people, a large yard and amazing cloud-based systems that enable us to work from literally anywhere. We know in the coming weeks that the country will need as many people as possible to help out [...]

Please telephone ahead for collection orders due to Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

It is still very much business as usual here and we’re keen to take your orders. We are, however, committed to keeping our colleagues and customers safe and due to the unfolding situation with Covid-19 (Coronavirus), we are temporarily asking you to telephone ahead with your order if you’re collecting from our yard. If you’d prefer for us to [...]

Changes made to protect you during the Coronavirus crisis

With the continually evolving Coronavirus crisis, we wanted to let you know that it is still business as usual here at Cotterill Civils but in a way that ensures the health and safety of our staff and customers.  So far we’re still very busy – we’re finding farmers still need to farm and civils contractors have not stopped building so [...]

Record amounts of investment for the construction sector

Today the government pledged to raise infrastructure spending to its highest in decades. This is fantastic news for our customers, who are set to benefit from such a massive investment in the construction sector. In today’s budget, the new Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, promised hundreds of billions of pounds to infrastructure projects, such as roads, railways, broadband, flood defence and housing. [...]

How to improve soil quality in farming?

We’ve harped on about the importance of soil in farming for years but the recent Agriculture Bill has confirmed just how critical it is. But what can you do to improve your soil? What is the Agriculture Bill? The UK’s new Agriculture Bill has been called “one of the most significant pieces of legislation for farmers in England for over 70 [...]

Dos and Don’ts of Sewage Treatment Plants and Septic Tanks

A sewage treatment plant or septic tank is a big investment so you want to make sure you look after it. Here’s some handy tips on the do’s and don’t when it comes to looking after your sewage treatment solution: Do’s DO stick to the same brands when using cleaning products as your unit will become quite tolerant to regularly used [...]

What are the benefits of SuDS?

Following the recent arrival of Storm Ciara and Dennis, Britain has experienced one of its wettest February’s on record. And with meteorologists predicting that such extreme storms are set to become even more commonplace, Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) have never been so important. How SuDS prevents flooding? SuDS plays an important role in managing surface water runoff in built-up developments. It [...]

How will your watercourse cope with Storm Dennis?

There is a yellow warning over much of the UK as Storm Dennis approaches this weekend. It will bring from Friday onwards; 72 hours of rainfall and up to 60 mph winds. After Storm Ciara last week this could cause serious damage, with the worst of it hitting on Saturday afternoon. If you have time before the weekend, we recommend [...]

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