I recently got my driveway re-surfaced. It was really starting to get on my nerves because no matter how neatly I kept the drive and surrounding grass, it never looked finished. I was determined to give the drive a proper finished look, so the only option to my mind meant it had to be lined with Precast Concrete Kerbs. Continue reading
“What have the Romans ever done for us?”
Kerbs and Gullies make for better roads and in more ways than one they define them. I have long been fascinated with the great Roman roadways and I can’t help but remember with a silly smirk or two, that scene in Monthy Python’s Life of Brian on the pros and cons of the “Roman Imperialist State”. If you’re a Pythons fan you’ll remember John Cleese’s frustration in saying “Well, yeah. Obviously the roads. I mean, the roads go without saying, don’t they?” Continue reading
You would be forgiven in the past for thinking that bollards were either quite expensive and ornate ductile iron specimens or something altogether more rough and ready. But the truth today is that there is an incredible variety of steel bollards and KPC can supply them to suit just about any installation. Continue reading
Striking a balance between what we’d like to have and what we know is good for us is not always easy. The same rings true for adapting our environment to our needs. But, when it comes to providing “hard standing” in an eco-friendly manner or “eco-parking” if you will, then Grass Blocks from Killeshal Precast make it easy.
Traffic has increased exponentially over the last few decades. It’s not just the volume that has increased either, the average size of vehicles seems to have mushroomed. Bigger vehicles on the roads in such large numbers means great care must be taken to ensure that products like KPC’s Traffic Management Kerbs are in place as required. Continue reading
Steel bollards have been around for a long time now with their origins going back to the up-turned cannons of the defeated armies in the Napoleonic wars. But they have become something far more elegant than the utilitarian re-purposed scrap iron of the past. Continue reading
They safely segregate pedestrian traffic from cars, trucks and buses, we pass them eith on foot or while driving on a daily basis, we lean against them for a moment’s rest without giving a thought to them and yet in some ways Steel Bollards are the unsung heroes of our streetscapes. Continue reading
No-one likes to take risks with their funds, but what if you could try an alternative, competitively priced product that had already proved itself many times over? Killeshal Precast Concrete’s bus stop kerbs are manufactured with the world’s most commonly used profile as originally used in Germany. What this means is that KPC can provide bus stop kerbs that already have a proven track record.
It doesn’t seem to matter what time of year it is, there seems to be an endless supply of rainfall, and the best way to manage the resultant surface water drainage issues is with Ulma Line Drainage from Killeshal. Continue reading
Wherever an access point crosses a pathway it is necessary to ensure that traffic across the pathway does not cause undue wear and tear or damage. For this purpose the best solution is Dropped Kerbs. Continue reading