Case Studies

Kijlstra systems save time at Sketty


    Precast concrete drainage systems by Kijlstra help improve water quality in Swansea Bay. Work has drawn to a close on a water project that could have taken another two months if precast concrete drainage systems by Kijlstra had not been used. The final phase of the £3.5 million Welsh Water project to improve… Read More

Kijlstra goes with the flow


Specialist drainage systems manufacturer helps preserve a Victorian aqueduct. The Elan Valley Aqueduct (EVA) has been bringing water to the city of Birmingham for more than a century. The 119km-long aqueduct is one of the last great civil engineering achievements of the Victorian era. Opened in 1904 by Victoria’s son, King Edward VII, the aqueduct… Read More

Kijlstra produces custom-made precast components for MoD project


Kijlstra’s factory at Henlade in Somerset has produced complex bespoke components for modernising and strengthening the existing middle slip jetty at Portsmouth Naval Base which will be capable of mooring the Royal Navy’s new flagship, HMS Queen Elizabeth. Precast was chosen for the jetty primarily for speed of construction – the jetty needs to be… Read More

Kijlstra precast helps with Glasgow waste water improvement project


Kijlstra has supplied a variety of precast concrete drainage products to Scottish Water’s SR15 Waste Alliance partner ABV which comprises Amey and Black & Veatch. Structures being installed at various sites in and around Glasgow are the pre-assembled Vario CSO chambers, which measure up to 5m x 3m, plus larger CSOs and holding tanks constructed… Read More

Kijlstra precast mega-order for A1 upgrade


Kijlstra is supplying the A1 Leeming to Barton Improvement Scheme with one of the largest orders it has ever received for its precast square manholes.  The Highways England scheme is being delivered by the Carillion Morgan Sindall joint venture. Once completed the scheme will unlock growth and boost the economy by creating a continuous motorway-standard… Read More

Morgan Sindall – Best practice and minimising risks


Summary • Pre Cast CSO Chamber. 3.5m length x 2m width x 2.1m height provided by Kijlstra • Programme Saving • Minimising Temporary works • Minimising Risks and Hazards Description • Maesteg Row “Combined Sewer Overflow” works included a new CSO chamber with internal dimensions 3.5m length x2m width x 2.1m depth, mechanical screen and… Read More

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