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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 [...]

Farm Business Innovation Show (7th-8th November)

Last week we exhibited at the Farm Business Innovation Show at the NEC and it was a huge success. Over the two days we met some fantastic people and gained a real insight into what people want to achieve with their businesses and how we could help them to diversify. There was a lot of interest in many of our [...]

New change in legislation could positively impact your business

Currently, weddings have to take place under solid structures, meaning marriages in gardens, on farms and under marquees are prohibited, but this could all change. Soon the 180 year old law that stops people marrying outside could be overturned, as it already is in Scotland. With the cost of weddings rising, the average wedding now costs over £30,000, with an [...]

5 ways to diversify in farming- Infographic

Next week, we’ll be exhibiting at the Farm Business Innovation Show, which focuses on how farms have successfully diversified. In preparation for the event, we thought we’d share just a few ways we can help you to boost your farm income: Download the PDF file . Please come and visit us at the Farm Business Innovation Show at the NEC in Birmingham [...]

Top 5 ways to diversify in farming & boost your income

In the turbulent times of Brexit, as well as falling food prices and increasing energy costs, 62% of UK farmers are looking for ways to diversify in order remain sustainable and grow their assets and income. Next month, we will be exhibiting at the Farm Business Innovation 2018 show at Birmingham’s NEC and it’s got us thinking about how we can [...]

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 [...]