Engineered civil solutions from MacBlair

Tailored solutions that utilise the Wrekin range of access covers, gully grates and Geosynthetics...

The partnership approach between MacBlair and Wrekin Products is benefiting a wide range of contractors. As one of the UK’s leading suppliers of ductile iron access covers and gully grates, customers can avail of 30 years of technical expertise and leadership at Wrekin that have allowed the company to develop a range of unique, innovative and patented products that give the specifier and contractor significant benefits. This is enhanced by the local knowledge of the team at MacBlair Civils.

“It’s not just about offering a high quality range of intelligent products for civil engineering,” explained James Beirne, Technical Sales Executive at MacBlair Civils, “but also about offering our customers a value engineering solution.

“This can include offering advice and guidance on how the Wrekin Products range can meet the needs of specific project through to our team being involved in the design process. As we’re looking at every project individually, we are able to find a tailored solution to meet very specific requirements.”

Wrekin is a leading UK designer, manufacturer and supplier of specialist products for the civil engineering industry, and the company’s complete product range is available from MacBlair Civils. The range includes:

Access covers can be safety critical. In certain circumstances, failure or misuse could lead to injury or loss of life. With this in mind, Wrekin has developed products that incorporate features that help eliminate these failure mechanisms, thus minimising safety issues and optimising installed life cost. The range includes pressed steel for domestic use, fabricated products for commercial and industrial use right the way through to highly specialised bespoke access systems for utilities.

A comprehensive range of gully grates spans from the innovative Multigrate, designed for fast and cost-effective replacement of stolen grates, to fully featured grates that prevent theft in the first place. Double and single- hinged designs of various loadings are available as well as a range suitable for cycle paths and shopping centres.

Wrekin is one of the UK’s premier suppliers of Geosynthetics for civil engineering. The company’s range of geosynthetic solutions for ground stabilisation, reinforcement, erosion control, drainage, environmental protection, grass protection and weed suppression is ever-expanding, providing specifiers and contractors with a variety of choice matched by high quality. The Wrekin product range is part of an array of products available from MacBlair Civils, including environmental protection, line and building drainage, waterproofing, all types of castings and manholes, water treatment tanks, separators, rainwater systems, rainwater harvesting, and street furniture.

Both large schemes and smaller works are catered for, with technical advice available from the knowledgeable team at MacBlair Civils.

For more information, telephone 028 9055 1390, e-mail or visit Alternatively, call into any MacBlair branch in Northern Ireland.