Kassel kerbs were found to be ‘fit for purpose’ following research conducted at University College London in 1998, especially when used with modern low-floor buses to enhance passenger safety. The Lewes Road project is the biggest single installation of Kassel kerbs and will service the route along Brighton’s academic corridor, reducing the extent of cage[…]
The loose gravel previously laid on the surface next to the first tee was migrating to grassy areas, making it muddy and sliperry in wet weather and a danger to the golfers using the course. Ecopath MT was specified due to its ability to provide a slip resistant, easily maintainable waiting area for sportsmen and[…]
An effective method of sustainable drainage was required by consulting engineers JMLA for Carrington Place in Halisham to match greenfield run-off rates as the area offered limited soakage. PermCal software provides users with a step-by-step process based on the current British Standard guidance for designing permeable pavements, comprising a feature enabling the input and recording[…]
The need to create an attractive surrounding in addition to an eye catching building is becoming more widespread, with businesses realising that landscaping can have a major impact on how a potential buyer will view a property. Precast concrete paving combined with surface water management are factors now being considered by architects during the initial[…]
EcoPath MT can be applied to compacted earth to provide a flexible, slip resistant solution for areas needing a natural looking and eye catching footpath.
EverEdge Classic Cor-Ten EverEdge Classic in Cor-Ten How Corten works: layer of rust forms over the steel protects the metal underneath from weathering outer layer keeps protecting the steel for many years EverEdge Classic Cor-Ten is available in 100 or 125mm depths and is 1m long x 1.5mm thick.
Surface water management is also a key factor as local authorities are beginning to introduce an approval framework for integrating Sustainable Drainage Systems into new developments.
It is generally accepted that a sustainable approach to surface water drainage using SuDS must play a key role in responding to climate change and increasing urbanisation. The Government has acted with the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 which will effectively make SuDS mandatory, when eventually implemented, and will apply to any construction work[…]