Category: Bespoke concrete

March 25th 2024    •    Posted in: Bespoke concrete, Flood defence

Canvey Island Southern Shoreline Revetment Project

We provided over 1,000 individually reinforced low-carbon precast concrete steps which were manufactured in steel moulds. The units were made using approximately 235m3 of Cemfree Rapid from DB Group Ltd, an alkali-activated cementitious material (AACM) which has 85% lower embodied carbon than 100% OPC (Ordinary Portland Cement) concrete.

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October 19th 2023    •    Posted in: Bespoke concrete, Betaloc, Retaining Walls, Ultra-low carbon concrete

How we helped build a new low carbon home for a polar bear at Jimmy’s Farm & Wildlife Park

It’s not everyday we play a part in providing a new home for a polar bear, but this is exactly what happened when Jimmy’s Farm and Wildlife Park got in touch.

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September 21st 2023    •    Posted in: Bespoke concrete, Culverts

Precast concrete box culverts and wingwalls for Eastern Green, Coventry

We supplied 131 precast culverts units along with 96 wingwalls/headwalls. The culvert units weighed, on average, 10 tonnes and were manufactured under factory-controlled conditions using steel moulds.

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July 21st 2023    •    Posted in: Bespoke concrete

Suppling precast concrete arched bridge sections for the Hazlehurst Lock Bridge restoration in Staffordshire

The historic Grade II Listed bridge near Endon in Staffordshire was irreparably damaged in 2020 during the repair of Hazlehurst Bottom Lock.

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June 26th 2023    •    Posted in: Bespoke concrete

New approach jetty at Tower Wharf, Northfleet

We manufactured 11 beams which were 9.5 metres long and weighed between 18 and 19 tonnes. In addition we produced 33 concrete slabs which varied in weight between 18 and 28 tonnes and were 5.38 metres long.

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June 14th 2023    •    Posted in: Bespoke concrete, Flood defence

Bromford and Castle Vale flood risk management scheme

We supplied a total of 355 metres of precast flood defence walls helping to safeguard 1,589 residential building by reducing the risk of river flooding.

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May 24th 2023    •    Posted in: Awards, Bespoke concrete, Ultra-low carbon concrete

Poundfield create environmentally-friendly pathways for Best in Show at Chelsea!

Horatio’s Garden has been named Best in Show by judges at RHS Chelsea Flower Show! Find out how Poundfield created an entirely new wheelchair-friendly surface material for the pathways out of using Cemfree and recycled aggregates.

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September 10th 2022    •    Posted in: Car parks

Development project unearths 12th century silver penny

A silver coin dating back to Henry II was discovered recently during metal detecting of topsoil removed as part of the creation of a new car parking area at our site in Creeting St Peter.

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