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Civil and Drainage

Low Profile Grass Blocks for Eco-friendly Driveways

Grass Blocks have seen a marked increase in popularity and demand over the last couple of years and there is good reason for this; at a time where we are becoming increasingly aware of impacting upon the environment and needing to cope with often considerable amounts of surface water, Low Profile Grass Blocks are the ideal solution. Continue reading

Standard Concrete Kerbs – Above Standard Durability

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

Tactile Paving Studs for Accessiblity

Tactile Paving Studs and Strips have become an increasing relevant tool in creating a fairer and more inclusive environment. At Killeshal, we have been supplying tactile paving for quite some time, but we’ve noted an increased demand recently for tactile paving studs and strips to be retro-fitted into existing paving. Continue reading

Channel Drainage – Here Comes The Rain Again

Once again we’ve had a year where our little corner of the world has had what at least feels like an unfair amount of rain… ok that’s typical for British and Irish summers. But as we face into another wet and wild winter, we really should be planning to ensure that we can handle the resultant surface water, particularly where high capacity or heavy load-bearing drainage channels are required. Continue reading

Kerbs and Gullies and the Romans

“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

Line Drainage Systems and Surface Water

All surfaced areas in this part of the world faces one common issue. Whether the surface is paved with bricks, flags, concrete or asphalt all have to contend with the copious amounts of rainfall common to the UK and Ireland. One critical requirement to deal with this issue is Line Drainage… like ULMA Line Drainage systems from Killeshal. Continue reading

Grass Blocks – Eco-friendly Parking

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.

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Traffic Management Kerbs for the Age of eCommerce

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

Precast Concrete Duct Channels And Covers

Any build project, whether civil or private, will likely have a degree of utility services provisioning to contend with. A simple and effective way to ensure that these services are provisioned safely and with an appropriate level of protection is to use precast concrete duct channels and covers from Killeshal. Continue reading

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