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Valentine’s Day – How we care about our customers

On this Valentine’s Day, we’d like to share with you how we care… Customers are at the core of our business. After all, without you, we wouldn’t be here. When it comes to our customers, we focus on giving you the best experience whenever possible. Our core values are centred around you. We offer great value and can be trusted to ensure [...]

New septic tanks regulations are coming into force in 12 months time – does this affect your tank?

In 12 months time new regulation regarding septic tanks comes into force. Could this affect your tank? The regulation and its impact The regulation states that if you have a septic tank which discharges directly to surface water, such as a river, you will need to replace or upgrade the sewage treatment system by 1st January 2020, or if you sell [...]

Andy Cotterill, CEO – New Year’s Resolutions

With the start of the near year and Cotterill Civils into its 26th year. We thought now was a good time to reflect on the success of Cotterill Civils to date – here’s some questions we asked our MD, Andy Cotterill. What’s your new year’s resolution? To be more disciplined around my health and fitness regime. More running, more cycling, better [...]

Installation of an attenuation lagoon for Aston Villa’s Training Ground

We’ve extensive experience in installing stormwater attenuation solutions for our clients. These range from stormwater crates to soakaway solutions. Here’s an example of a recent project we undertook to install an attenuation lagoon for a high profile project. The Challenge O’Brien Contractors, the multi-award-winning civil engineering and groundwork contractor, had been appointed to work on the latest phase of Aston Villa’s [...]

LAMMA 2019 (8th and 9th January)

At the start of January, we exhibited at the LAMMA 2019 show at the Birmingham NEC. It was the first time this farming event had been held indoors and it was considered a massive success with its visitors. For us, it was simply a great opportunity to catch up with old and new customers. Our farming background gives us a [...]

What’s your farming new year’s resolution?

With the new year beginning now’s a great time to take stock and evaluate your goals for the year ahead: Embrace New Technology With advancements in technology occurring all the time it could be time to embrace the latest innovations and incorporate them into your practices. Whether that’s using farming apps or adapting and using drones in your farming practices – [...]

Christmas opening times

With just a week till Santa arrives, we just wanted to wish you a wonderful Christmas and thank-you for all your support. We really appreciate it! If you need any last minute products, don’t worry we’re here until the end of the week. But if we don’t hear from you before then, enjoy the holidays – eat, drink & be merry! Christmas [...]

Come see us at LAMMA 2019!

To get 2019 off to a great start, we will be exhibiting at LAMMA. Held at Birmingham’s NEC on 8th and 9th January. It will be the perfect place to see us and over 700 exhibitors from all sectors of the agricultural market – pulling in farmers from all over the country. It is the first time LAMMA has [...]

Top 5 Reasons to purchase a Water Tank for your home

Here at Cotterill Civils, we stock a wide range of Water Tanks that are suitable for storing low and high volumes of rainwater. Water tanks are made from polyethylene and can be used for domestic and commercial rainwater harvesting. Each of the Water Tanks that we supply at Cotterill Civils are designed to offer chemical and impact resistance, so [...]

Top 5 Fun Uses of Our Pipes

Most people use our pipes for drainage purposes but you’d be surprised at the number of different uses it has. Here’s just a few fun examples of how our HDPE twinwall and galvanised steel has been put to use by our customers: 1. Assault courses In the last few years demand for our HDPE twinwall pipe for use on assault courses has increased [...]