Case Studies

Kijlstra adds huge tank to its armoury


With any construction project, time is money. The quicker you can get on site and the less time you spend there, the lower the cost. This was one of the main reasons why NMC Nomenca, the main contractor on Severn Trent Water’s £2.8 million sewage tertiary treatment works project at Crankley Point in Newark, Nottinghamshire,… Read More

Kijlstra helps Lake District sewer system man(hole) up


Kijlstra’s precast concrete manholes are helping to turn the tide of escaping effluent at a Lake District beauty spot. Three large (2000x2000mm) manholes and two smaller (1500x1500mm) ones are being installed on a 600m stretch of pipeline at the mouth of the River Kent. The £3million UID (Unsatisfactory Intermittent Discharge) project, to help the Environment… Read More

Kijlstra’s headwalls are coming up smelling of Roses


More than 100 of Kijlstra’s precast concrete headwalls are being used for a trio of reasons on a trunk road improvement in south west Wales Precast concrete headwalls by drainage specialists Kijlstra are being used on Welsh Government’s £56.7 million St Clears to Red Roses improvement in south west Wales for their eco-friendly, health and… Read More

Kijlstra’s precast CSOs lead the way


As ever, time is money in the civil engineering industry and anything which can deliver high quality results in double-quick time is worth investigating. Hence in the specialised business of storm drainage and flood attenuation – currently a rare growth area in the industry – engineers and contractors are catching on to the considerable advantages… Read More

By Wieger Faber, sales engineer, Kijlstra

With hosepipe bans returning to parts of the country this summer, it’s easy to forget the disastrous floods of recent years – unless, of course, you were personally affected. This year’s harsh winter and modest levels of spring and summer rainfall belie a growing trend of more extreme weather events hitting the UK and a… Read More

Kijlstra precast units speed Kingsnorth development

Precast concrete headwalls by specialist manufacturer Kijlstra have helped civil engineering contractor Volker Fitzpatrick minimise costs and reduce construction times on a business park development in Kent. The Kingsnorth Commercial Park, a 115 acre greenfield site on the Isle of Grain, is being developed by property firm Goodman to provide up to 2 million sq… Read More

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