Category Archives: Drainage & Plumbing

Any Time – Any Size – Anywhere

Rainwater harvesting from the experts. Systems for anything from a garden shed to an aircraft hanger. We have been supplying harvesting solutions based on leading German technology for almost 20 years. We supply complete systems or individual components as required, and can advise on tank sizing, filtration, water treatment, pump technology etc.

JTPump’s Sewage Pumping Stations

JTPump’s Sewage pumping stations and grey water pumping stations are ideal for use in areas where gravity flow is not available. Domestic sewage pumping stations come in all different sizes with single and twin sewage pumps handling 50mm solids. The domestic packaged sewage pumping station are designed to be Easy to install and come pre-assembled, and comply to  building regulations standards.

The Sita Siphonic Roof Drainage System “made in Germany” installed in England, draining English rainfall

Standing 38 metres tall, the new Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd. high-bay warehouse is the current highlight of the extensive construction project in the English city of Wakefield. The installation of a Sita siphonic drainage system for the 6,000 square metre flat roof was a major challenge.

Clark-Drain launches economical B125 block slot drainage channel

Drainage product and access cover leader, Clark-Drain, has launched the CD 430 a new CE marked block slot channel made from 100% recycled polypropylene which is fully certified to Load Class B125 BS EN 1433 for block paving and Load Class C250 BS EN 1433 for concrete.

Clark-Drain believes that the CD 430 is essential to domestic driveway applications because it offers a more robust and durable solution to the Class A15 block slot drainage channels often installed and answers the question over their suitability to manage the increasing loads of present-day cars and vans.  

Practical flood mitigation

As part of Resilience14’s Britain under Water conference programme, the Prince’s Foundation for Building Community will be highlighting how SuDS can be a practical and effective element when mitigating flood risk in urban developments.

After introducing the work of the Prince’s Foundation on sustainable urbanism around the world, the presentation will review the scalability of sustainability, from the city to the individual house. A case study, from Upton, Northampton, provides a real-life example of a sustainable drainage system (SuDS), an integral part of the development’s masterplan, which provides effective protection against future flood risk to the 1,200 new homes.

The height of luxury – innovative drainage solutions for use on concrete floors from CCL Wetrooms

CCL Wetrooms, the UK’s leading wetroom specialist, has a range of popular Linear Screed Drains including a wall drain option and a stunning new Stone-Infill Grill, which offers architects and specifiers a sleek, contemporary finish to wetroom installations. At a market leading height of only 67mm and has BBA certification, the drain ensures that even the highest of water flow rates can be achieved and managed effectively on concrete floors, which are widely used in the construction of modern houses.

Wavin Adds Two New Gullies to OsmaDrain Range

Wavin, the UK’s leading manufacturer of plumbing, rainwater and drainage systems, has introduced two new gullies to its growing OsmaDrain range of below ground drainage systems for building, construction and utilities projects.

Already one of the building industry’s most widely recognised names, OsmaDrain is being expanded as part of Wavin’s commitment to offering the most comprehensive and flexible range of below ground drainage solutions.

Wavin Makes the Sustainable Case For Recycore Technology

To meet the growing customer demand for more sustainable solutions and greener products, the UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier of plumbing, rainwater and drainage systems Wavin has invested a further £1.1 million in its Recycore® Technology, an innovative and state-of-the-art manufacturing process developed to reduce the use of virgin materials by using at least 50% recycled content.

Kitemark Accreditation Extended Across Entire Product Range

Pegler Yorkshire has extended its BSI Kitemark accreditation by receiving certification for its Copper press fit range in new sizes up to 108mm, complementing its earlier accreditation for its copper products in smaller sizes.

The company had previously received the accreditation for its XPress Copper water and gas press fitting ranges in sizes 15-28mm and now can offer the same quality and reassurance for its products in sizes up to 108mm. The BS 8537:2010 certification assures plumbing and heating professionals of the quality and value of this product range. Pegler Yorkshire’s certification also assures that the press fittings are approved for use with copper tubes which meet requirements of BS EN 1057. The complete range will now boast the esteemed Kitemark which demonstrates regular independent batch testing and auditing to assure the integrity of the products.

OSMA Ultrarib – Ultra Reliable, Ultra Efficent And Ultra Secure

Wavin, the UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier of plumbing, rainwater and drainage systems continues to meet the rigorous demands of the UK gravity sewer industry with OSMA UltraRib. With a proven track record of over 25 years, OSMA UltraRib is still the number one choice for plastic sewer systems for installers and specifiers.

Saint-Gobain PAM increases AquaVantage range of durable draining solutions

Saint-Gobain PAM UK has launched a new size for its AquaVantage collection, completing the range and ensuring that there is a high-performance road drainage solution suitable for every application.

Growth in traffic speed and intensity coupled with ever changing climatic conditions has placed even greater emphasis on the need for problem free, durable drainage solutions, and based on feedback from specifiers and installers Saint-Gobain PAM has now increased the number of sizes within its range to include 900 x 900mm and 675 x 1200mm options.

Wavin launches new range of OSMA boss connectors

Wavin, a leading manufacturers of plumbing, rainwater and drainage systems, has added to its growing OSMA range with the launch of new clip and patch bosses. Making it easier for plumbers to connect new waste drainage into existing stacks, the nine new products include both clip boss and patch boss options for retrofit applications.

Stiebel Eltron UK Launches New Ground Source Heat Pumps

A leading manufacturer of renewable technologies has launched its next generation of ground source heat pumps.

The new brine-water heat pumps in Stiebel Eltron UK’s WPF and WPC series are intended to replace current versions available on the market.

New Geberit Sovent fitting for optimised performance on high rises

Geberit, the market-leading manufacturer of piping and drainage solutions has introduced a flow-optimised fitting specially designed for high rise buildings.

Overcoming the often difficult problem and side-effects of rapidly changing pressure situations in conventional discharge stacks, the new Geberit Sovent fitting is a simple yet very effective drainage innovation, which causes water to rotate in the discharge stack, creating a continuous column of air in the centre.

Kingspan Environmental Scoops Top Supplier Award from Barratt Homes

Kingspan Environmental is celebrating winning the Best Offsite Business Partner Award in the Barratt / David Wilson Partner Awards 2014.

The awards aim to recognise the commitment and dedication of Barratt’s partners and subcontractors and the key role they play in ensuring that everyone involved in the developments achieves their goals.

ACO Launches Simple yet Versatile Channel Drainage System

ACO has launched a highly effective alternative to the traditional two-part channel and grating system – the MultiDrain Monoblock PD100D. Part of the MultiDrain family, the one-piece system removes any risks associated with dislodged or stolen gratings, thanks to its anti-theft design, as well as being extremely robust, easy to maintain and low cost.

Wavin launches three new OsmaDrain Waste Adaptors

Wavin has expanded its OsmaDrain range of below ground drainage components with the introduction of three new waste adaptors – meeting the growing customer demand for versatile, high quality systems with simple push-fit applications.

Wavin adds new white fittings to growing OSMA range

Wavin has extended its OSMA range of plastic drainage systems with the launch of twelve new white fittings for external soil stacks, meeting the growing customer demand for versatile, attractive and high quality fittings for new builds and renovations.

Mount Stewart House, County Down, Northern Ireland

Geberit’s sustainable and ‘hot works’ free plumbing solutions have been used as part of the sympathetic restoration of Mount Stewart, an 18th century house and garden in County Down, Northern Ireland, described by owners, The National Trust, as ‘one of the most inspiring and unusual homes and gardens under their remit.’

Aesthetically Pleasing Drainage Outfall From ACO

ACO Water Management has launched a natural look SuDS Swale Inlet for drainage outfall connections discharging into shallow vegetated channels or SuDS features. Offering a non-intrusive aesthetic, it is also easy to maintain, due to its exceptional durability.

Jesus College, Cambridge

The Harmer SML lightweight cast iron soil and waste system from Alumasc has been used at one of the UK’s most prestigious college buildings.

Jesus College in Cambridge was established between 1496 and 1516 and houses a variety of student facilities including high standard accommodation, catering, library and IT facilities. Due to high student numbers, the demand was for a reliable, low maintenance soil and waste solution that would deliver high levels of efficiency.

Connect with Pegler Yorkshire at PHEX 2014

Pegler Yorkshire, the market-leading manufacturer of plumbing and heating products, will be exhibiting on stand 28 at this year’s PHEX Show, taking place at Alexandra Palace. London from 20th – 21st May 2014.

‘Connect and Control’ will be Pegler Yorkshire’s theme as they display a range of technologically advanced products and showcase how they offer both systems and solutions for connecting and controlling flow for plumbing and heating applications.

Brochure highlights pumped drainage

Comprehensive details on an extensive range of pumped drainage systems are included in a new 28 page brochure from Delta Membrane Systems, produced in association with the company’s service partner PPS – Packaged Pump Systems.

While many clients know Delta as a leading manufacturer of cavity membrane systems and associated waterproofing products, the company is also a leading force in the manufacture and supply of basement pumps in the UK.

REHAU Launches New Pre-Insulated Header Pipe For Ground Source Heat Pumps

Polymer specialist REHAU has launched a new version of its pre-insulated RAUVITHERM pipework specifically for use as header pipe with ground-source heat pumps.

RAUVITHERM Cool is optimised for lower temperature applications than REHAU’s standard RAUVITHERM pipework and enables designers and contractors to put together schemes which are both energy and cost efficient.

Trinity Park, Edinburgh

Beautifully engineered aluminium gutters and downpipes from Alumasc Rainwater, have been used at Edinburgh’s latest award-winning prestige housing development.

Making ordering spare parts a whole lot easier with launch of new online catalogue

A vital resource for anyone designing with Geberit products, the leading manufacturer has updated its online catalogue at to include spare parts information. Now, alongside product line drawings, images and specification information, the online catalogue features a spare parts breakdown of all Geberit products – past and present. Simple to navigate, the searchable database lists all the UK spare parts available across the Geberit portfolio of Sanitary, AquaClean and Piping products.

Arrowe Park and Clatterbridge Hospitals, Wirral

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has appointed UK energy management and combined heat and power (CHP) specialist ENER-G to modernise its energy infrastructure across two acute hospitals, by utilising the Carbon and Energy Fund framework, funding, process and contract.

Connect with Pegler Yorkshire at Ecobuild 2014

Pegler Yorkshire, market-leading manufacturer of plumbing and heating products, will be exhibiting on stand N1750 at this year’s EcoBuild, taking place at London’s Excel from 4th – 6th March 2014.

Armitage Shanks Tackles Pseudomonas With New Markwik Demountable Hospital Mixer Range With Removable Spout

Armitage Shanks, the UK’s leading manufacturer of commercial sanitaryware and fittings, has introduced a new demountable hospital mixer with a detachable spout to its Markwik range.

New Harmer Steel Floor Drains Expand Alumasc’s Comprehensive Drainage Offer

Alumasc has announced the addition of Harmer’s new Stainless Steel Floor Drainage to its already extensive collection of drainage solutions for the construction industry.