Case Studies

Kijlstra delivers first CSO chamber to Welsh Water


Principal contractor Morgan Sindall choose Kijlstra’s precast option for Welsh Water project Construction and infrastructure company Morgan Sindall has installed the first Kijlstra combined sewer overflow (CSO) chamber for Welsh Water on a site in Maesteg, south Wales. The 3.5m long, 2m wide and 2.1m deep precast concrete chamber was installed as part of Morgan… Read More

Kijlstra tank saves weeks on waste transfer station upgrade


A precast concrete holding tank from Kijlstra’s Vario range has helped contractors knock weeks off a programme to upgrade a waste transfer station on Merseyside. See the video Local contractor LCM Group was employed by waste firm Biffa to install a new underground liquid waste storage tank at the site in St Helens. The tank receives… Read More

Kijlstra precast speeds up delivery of Sussex sea defence


Following hard on the heels of its 2014 success on the Medmerry managed realignment project on the Sussex coast, construction consortium Team Van Oord has completed another coastal protection scheme – once again with the help of Kijlstra precast units. The £30m Broomhill Sands coastal defence project (near Rye, at the other end of the… Read More

United Utilities’ mega-tank for Mersey project


The Mersey wasn’t known for being the cleanest of England’s rivers. In the mid-1980s the Mersey Estuary was declared the most polluted estuary in the UK. But today it’s cleaner than it has been for more than a century – and it’s going to get even cleaner. United Utilities is currently undertaking a massive programme… Read More

Kijlstra manholes contribute to cost savings on major road project


Engineering company Costain is installing approximately 400 precast concrete manholes from Kijlstra as part of its Heysham to M6 Link contract for Lancashire County Council. The scheme comprises 4.8km of dual carriageway connecting the Heysham and Morecambe peninsula directly to the M6 motorway via a newly-configured junction 34. When completed in the summer of 2016… Read More

Kijlstra pre-cast units on the manchester metro link


Over the past two yeasr Kijlstra has supplied around 500 pre-cast concrete manholes and 200 drawpits to the Manchester Metro Link project. No fewer than five types of drawpit, ranging in size from 600mm x 600mm to 1.25 m x 1.25 m, and three sizes of manhole, from 1,000mm x 1,000mm to 1.25 m x… Read More

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