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Vegetated Retaining Wall, Cutting Stabilisation, Webwall,Saundersfoot, UK

Vegetated Retaining Wall, Cutting Stabilisation, Webwall,Saundersfoot, UK

ABG creative geosynthetic engineering

The local council was tasked with constructing a footpath within a restricted area allowing safer access to a busy health centre. It was important to maintain the natural green appearance. A retaining wall was required and had to be quick and easy to erect with minimal disruption. ABG Webwall was chosen as the solution. The Webwall was quickly constructed using 4m x 1m panels which were filled with soil from the excavation and cutting. The wall was replanted to restore an naturally green appearance. Webwall was built in a quick cost effective way to create an environmentally friendly retaining wall
Union Industries installs a trio of Bulldoors for premium organic vegetable producer RBOrganic

Union Industries installs a trio of Bulldoors for premium organic vegetable producer RBOrganic

Union Industries

Union Industries, the UK’s leading manufacturer of high-speed industrial doors, has completed the supply and installation of three of its rugged Bulldoor rapid action roller doors at RBOrganic in Peterborough. The Leeds-based company manufactured, supplied and installed the doors for the facility, which handles tonnes of high-quality fresh produce every week including speciality potatoes and roots such as carrots and parsnips, all which are farmed locally.
Up to 30% less fruit & veg weight loss at Samkaup supermarket

Up to 30% less fruit & veg weight loss at Samkaup supermarket

Condair Limited

Samkaup stores across Iceland have experienced great customer satisfaction with their 11 Condair humidification systems, while significantly reducing weight loss at the same time.The humidification solution provided by Condair has been at great success at Samkaup. They bought another 10 systems after trying out the concept in one of their stores and they have committed to buy at least one new system every year.The Condair humidification system prolongs the shelf life of the fruit and vegetables. Samkaup experiences up to 30% less weight loss of the fruit and vegetables placed inside the humidified area, and this is a great economic win.Gunnar Egill Sigurðsson, manager of retail operations, commented, "We bought a test system for our store in Reykjavik in 2010 and found that thanks to the Condair humidification solution we have reduced the weight loss of our fruit and vegetables by up to 30%."In addition to the economic win, the customers feel that an extra effort is made to ensure freshness in the store. Other benefits include the produce stays fresher for longer and there is a reduced need for other forms of air conditioning and cooling.Condair has supplied the ML Solo high pressure spray humidifier to Samkaup along with reverse osmosis water purification equipment. The ML Solo provides very quiet and low energy humidity control directly to a room's atmosphere.
Supermarket development achieves a first in sustainable urban drainage

Supermarket development achieves a first in sustainable urban drainage

ACO Technologies plc

Leicester City Council has worked collaboratively with Asda, ISG and ACO Water Management to achieve a first in sustainable urban drainage within a supermarket development. The solution is an integrated drainage solution that combines proprietary and vegetative systems to achieve effective surface water management, whilst introducing a level of biodiversity never attained before on a retail development.
Fort Dunlop

Fort Dunlop

Bauder Ltd

During the recent regeneration in and around Birmingham, innovation has been a key factor; a theme optimised by the redevelopment of the Dunlop Tyres warehouse which has been transformed into 45,000m² of office space and a 6,000m² hotel. Practical challenges such as the reduction of noise pollution and maximising the building’s lifespan were all met by the Bauder Total Green Roof System with an extensive landscaping of sedum. The planting scheme provided instant coverage as the sedum was laid as pre-cultivated vegetation mats.
Domestic retro-fit green roof - Sydenham

Domestic retro-fit green roof - Sydenham

Wallbarn Ltd

The client desired a green roof at the back of this beautiful family home. Access was very restricted. The speed and ease of transporting and installing our modular trays meant minimum disruption for the homeowner. Trays were delivered to site on pallets and handballed to the roof. The modules were laid down onto a geotextile fabric. Pebbles were then laid around the perimeter between the trays and any outlets to provide the required firebreak. Vegetation blended quickly creating a seamless green roof and, looking out from the upper floors, a sense of continuity from the house across the garden.
Asbestos Roof Coating Project in Hereford using BBA Approved Asbestoseal

Asbestos Roof Coating Project in Hereford using BBA Approved Asbestoseal

Liquasil Ltd

The asbestos cement roof to this industrial unit in Hereford was heavily contaminated with moss and lichen and was leaking in numerous places. The moss and other vegetation was first dampened down, scraped off and placed into designated asbestos waste bags for licensed disposal. The roof was then steam cleaned. All metal fixings were treated with Liquasil's rust primer and sealed with Non-Sag Sealer. Small holes and cracks were sealed with Non-Sag Sealer. The entire roof was then coated with Asbestsoeal 20 and is now resistant to moss growth and water leaks.
KINGS COURT 34 ROSE ST, COVENT GARDEN

KINGS COURT 34 ROSE ST, COVENT GARDEN

TRC Windows

Covent Garden is a district in London, on the eastern fringes of the West End, between St Martin's Lane and Drury Lane.[1] It is associated with the former fruit-and-vegetable market in the central square, now a popular shopping and tourist site, and with the Royal Opera House. TRC windows has been awarded a 600 K pound project by Sir Robert McAlpine to deliver over 120 Single Glazed Heritage Sash Box windows and over a 100 Traditional Double Glazed Sash Box windows as Secondary Glazing for high-end residences at the new Kings Court development in Covent Garden.
Erosion Control, Flood Embankment, Erosamat, Greatham, Hartlepool

Erosion Control, Flood Embankment, Erosamat, Greatham, Hartlepool

ABG creative geosynthetic engineering

The Greatham Managed Realignment Scheme was part of the Environment Agencies wider " Tees tidal Flood Risk Management Strategy" which imposed a legal requirement upon the Environment Agency to deliver intertidal habitats as compensation for the impact of flood management projects. The challenge was to construct embankments comprising predominantly of site won material. THe size, scale and nature of the works dictates a tight time scale was maintained to ensure rapid return to its natural state. ABGs Erosamat Type 3 was chose, comprising 3 dimensional structure and entangled filaments. Erosamat forms a permanent composite with the natural vegetative root structure supported.
M-TRAY® TRANSFORMS GARDEN STORAGE

M-TRAY® TRANSFORMS GARDEN STORAGE

Wallbarn Ltd

A residential customer had a storage unit and wanted improve it by adding a green roof. M-Tray®, being modular in shape and easy to install, was the perfect solution. The green roof had to be walked through the house to access the garden. Traditional roll-out green roofs, with their loose substrate bags and loose sedum blankets were too messy to transport indoors. M-Tray® is self-contained within the walls of the plastic tray and comes with fully established, sustainable vegetation. M-Trays® clip together easily, allowing the sedum to blend together, providing a beautiful, seamless finish.
Bespoke seating and planters for redeveloped Westgate Oxford

Bespoke seating and planters for redeveloped Westgate Oxford

Furnitubes International Ltd

The £440m redevelopment of Westgate Oxford shopping centre, Furnitubes designers worked with landscape architects LDA Design to develop a series of planting and seating solutions for the rooftop terraces, designed around a kitchen garden concept and creating a series of unique outdoor spaces for 12 bars and restaurants and offering impressive views of the Oxford skyline and the countryside beyond. Themed areas include the sinuous Crinkle Crankle, a Vegetable Garden and the more formal Garden Court as well as the Kitchen Garden itself. Planters were manufactured predominantly in steel, some with additional timber cladding, others with integrated seating and lighting.

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