Gatic CastSlot

Gatic CastSlot drainage specified for new store car park

  • 13 May 2016

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Gatic Civil Drainage’s CastSlot system has been specified for installation in the car park of a new Waitrose store, based in Oxford.

McCurdy Russell Architects specified CastSlot as part of a multi-million pound project to build the new Waitrose store. It required a robust, yet understated, solution to effectively manage surface water in the new car park and service yard.

CastSlot drainage

Finished in cast iron, the system benefits from a high flow inlet and channel capacity. It sports the same hexagonal profile as the rest of Gatic’s Slotdrain range; a V-shaped channel base ensures a self-cleansing flow, whilst a tapered throat works to prevent blockages.

Designed to create a continuous interception of surface water, CastSlot is manufactured in three metre lengths of galvanised steel, making it more elongated than its counterparts.

Its longer lengths allowed for a streamlined installation in the new Waitrose carpark, which was carried out by Sheehan Contractors. The project received technical support from Gatic Civil Drainage throughout.  

Gatic Civil Drainage,
Poulton Close,
Dover,
CT17 0UF

Phone: 01304 203545
Fax: 01304 215001

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