November 24th 2022    •    Posted in: Poundfield Precast news

Supporting Men’s Health Awareness Month

Men’s Health Awareness is dedicated to bringing awareness to a wide range of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health & suicide prevention.

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November 16th 2022    •    Posted in: Aquacast, Case studies, Retaining Walls

Aquacast blocks for intertidal estuary defences at Aldeburgh Golf Club

Aquacast blocks were chosen as the preferred solution to reduce the risk of further settlement which would eventually lead to the sinking of the defence walls.

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November 14th 2022    •    Posted in: Alfabloc, Case studies, Retaining Walls

Alfablocs strong enough to withstand space rocket engine testing

We often get excited when we see how our retaining walls are being used by our customers, but we have to be honest and say that the excitement reached new levels recently when we saw this amazing video from Orbex.

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September 26th 2022    •    Posted in: Poundfield Precast news

New joint venture for the sale of Alfablocs into Belgium and the Netherlands

We’re expanding into Europe and are now selling Alfablocs into the Belgium market through our joint venture with B-mix beton, our sister company, who is also part of SigmaRoc.

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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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August 19th 2022    •    Posted in: Alfabloc, Industries, L-bloc, Retaining Walls, Waste & Recycling

Retaining walls for High Heavens Waste Transfer Station, Booker, High Wycombe

Poundfield supplied 191 specially designed 3 metre high L-blocs to help meet a forecasted increase in waste of up to 82,000 tonnes.

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August 16th 2022    •    Posted in: Industries, L-bloc, Ports & shipping, Retaining Walls

Earth retaining walls for Port One, Great Blakenham

Catering for the increasing demand for e-commerce warehousing, Port One is a brand new development at Great Blakenham, near Ipswich, providing 90 million cubic feet of storage capacity.

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August 5th 2022    •    Posted in: Bespoke concrete, Canewdon blocks

Canewdon blocks revetment replacement at Hullbridge, Essex

Canewdon blocks are used to support and protect riverside and coastal embankment slopes, and are designed specifically to absorb wave energy to protect the land.At Hullbridge, on the tidal estuary of the River Crouch in Essex, an area of revetments were in need of replacement in an area classified by the Environment Agency as being at significant risk of flooding.

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