Gatic’s Filcoten - the world’s first lightweight concrete channel drain, used at Carlisle Airport

Gatic Filcoten drainage system specified for airport development

  • 9 Feb 2016

  • Share

An innovative drainage system by Gatic Civil Drainage has been specified by Stobart Rail as part of a large project to develop Carlisle Lake District Airport.

Filcoten at Carlisle Airport

Close-up of Gatic’s innovative drainage system, Filcoten

Carlisle Lake District Airport is being developed for commercial flights to Cumbria to open up tourist opportunities for the Lake District.

Four kilometres of Filcoten grated channel drain has been supplied by Penrith Building Supplies for the project.

Filcoten is the world’s first lightweight concrete channel drain. Its robust material reduces the risk of breakages, resulting in significant savings.

Roger Parkin of Penrith Building Supplies commented: “The main objective of the project was to provide a suitable and robust grating channel that ensured reliable drainage and also kept within the budget. 

Gatic was able to provide a value engineered solution backed by all the relevant performance data and certification for maximum assurance on product quality.”

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

Phone: 01304 203545
Fax: 01304 215001

Visit the Gatic Civil Drainage website

Leave a Reply

More articles

Dulux Trade

Multi million pound college development assisted by Dulux Trade

A Nottinghamshire college’s recent redevelopment has allowed for new buildings, facilities and opportunities, and Dulux Trade has been involved in the update.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Interior Design & Construction, Interiors, Paints, Coatings & Finishes, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation

  • Share
Kee Systems

Roof safety solution from Kee Systems simply quali-tea

A combination of Kee Systems’ safety products have been installed at the Twinings facility in Andover, to offer a top quality edge protection solution for staff members on the rooftop.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Services, Health & Safety, Membranes, Plant, Equipment and Hire, Posts, Roof Edge Protection, Roofs, Site Preperation

  • Share
REHAU
Senior Architectural Systems

Senior's PURe® windows top of the class

Given it offers low U-values, Senior’s PURe® aluminium window system has allowed contractor B&K to make large cost savings on the construction of schools.

Posted in Aluminium Products, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Case Studies, Innovations & New Products, Posts, Retrofit & Renovation, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency, Windows

  • Share