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Come see us at Farm Business & Holiday Park Innovation Shows

With just a month to go, we’re delighted to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Farm Business Innovation Show and the Holiday Park Innovation Show. Held at Birmingham’s NEC on the 7th and 8th November, this event is the perfect place to hear how others working in the farming and holiday park sectors have grown their businesses. At the [...]

Top tips for Mole Draining

After an exceptionally hot summer, this winter is set to be the coldest and harshest in a decade (according to long-range forecasters). But how will your land drainage system fare if we get a lot of rain? If you’re looking to prevent water-logged fields, now’s the ideal time to ensure your field-drainage system is in tip top condition. A very effective way to ensure this is by undertaking [...]

Supply of a large commercial sewage treatment solution for a business park

We’re one of the UK’s leading suppliers and installers of sewage treatment solutions. Here’s an example of a large commercial sewage treatment plant we supplied for Eckland Lodge Business Park. The Challenge Established for over 20 years, Eckland Lodge is a family-run business park situated in a beautiful rural setting on the Leicestershire/Northamptonshire border. The business park boasts a mix of modern [...]

Why is land drainage so important (infographic)

The demand for land drainage is at its highest in twenty years as old clay systems fail, extreme rainfall is more common and farmers are under increased pressure to be more productive. Post-harvest is also one of the busiest times for land drainage as farmers take full advantage of their fields being bare. As one of the leading suppliers of land drainage [...]

We are now officially an Achilles accredited supplier

We are pleased to announce that we have recently been audited by supply chain solutions specialist Achilles and have passed with flying colours. This means we are now an Achilles BuildingConfidence approved supplier for the UK construction industry. The Achilles Building Confidence service is a supplier accreditation service for the UK construction industry.  In short, Achilles makes doing business easier for everyone by creating a single process where [...]

Heatwave drives sales of water storage tanks

Over the last couple of months we’ve seen the demand for our plastic HDPE water storage tanks more than double due to the continued heatwave. And with the Met Office reporting that temperatures are likely to stay above average until October, we’re not expecting to see a slowdown in sales anytime soon. Record demand for rainwater harvesting solutions This summer we’ve seen record temperatures across the UK with many comparing [...]

What can your farm or business do to conserve water ready for a drought?

With the first hosepipe ban of the summer introduced in England today and a warning from environmental specialists that water shortages will become more common in the future, we will all need to do more to conserve water. United Utilities announced the first hosepipe ban for England today, following the recent hosepipe ban in Northern Ireland and what is believed [...]

Top tips for installing a culvert pipe

If you’re thinking of installing a culvert pipe across a watercourse to enable a vehicle to safely drive across it, here’s some useful tips on the things you should consider. What is a culvert pipe? A culvert is an economical and effective way of passing a running water course under a physical obstacle such as a roadway, railway, hill or even [...]

Installation of stormwater attenuation solution at Bournville RFC

Stormwater management has become an increasing issue for developers. With every new development, they now need to ensure they have systems in place to control the quantity of runoff and water quality. We’re one of the UK’s leading specialists when it comes to managing stormwater. We can design and install a stormwater attenuation solution to meet your specific needs and budget. Here’s an example of a [...]