Vitrified clay drainage products – sustainable from start to finish

Engineers, contractors and clients are increasingly being required to focus on sustainable solutions which offer whole-life value in below ground drainage. Most construction industry projects now have sustainability goals to a greater or lesser degree. For example, those seeking BREEAM certification must achieve credits for project sustainability including factors such as lifecycle assessment, responsible sourcing and resilience. As well as […]

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What does the future look like for SuDS (Sustainable Drainage Systems)?

The UK’s inability to cope with excess rainfall has always been a contentious issue and one that’s been in the news again recently following the House of Commons’ rejection of the Lords’ amendment on SuDS (Sustainable Drainage Systems). The affect of flooding in the UK As part of our Water Matters campaign in October 2015, we held a debate on […]

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Hospital drainage at full strength thanks to Hepworth SuperSleve Clay pipes

Offering inherent strength and low lifetime cost, Hepworth Clay drainage has been specified for the largest all single room hospital in the UK ensuring a major new healthcare facility will be operating at full strength when it opens in 2017. Application The new Royal Liverpool Hospital will be the largest all single room hospital in the country with 646 beds, […]

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Hepworth Clay plays a part in new £200 million training ground

Built on an 80 acre industrial site in Manchester, a new £200 million state-of-the-art football academy and training ground is set to benefit from a durable underground clay drainage solution from Hepworth Clay which will offer low lifetime cost and a long service life. Application Designed by Rafael Vinoly Architects, the football academy is home to 450 players training each […]

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Colombo Conference

Naylor Industries have been supplying clay pipes to Sri Lanka (Ceylon) since 1910. With the country again planning considerable investment in sewerage infrastructure, Naylor agent Access International felt that the time was right to hold a seminar in Colombo to inform engineers & contractors of the virtues of Naylor Denlok jacking pipe; Simon Marsh & Edward Naylor delivered a paper […]

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No-Dig Kuala Lumpur

On 9/10 May, a No-Dig exhibition & conference was held in Kuala Lumpur. CPDA member Naylor Industries took a stand at the well-attended exhibition & also contributed a paper on Denlok jacking pipes to the conference. Kuala Lumpur is a fast-growing city with over 7 million inhabitants & there is considerable interest in trenchless technology.

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Hepworth Clay – The long-term drainage solution for Scotland’s new blood centre

For the new £33m Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) Centre of Excellence near Edinburgh, the specification of clay pipes from Hepworth Clay as an underground drainage solution will provide durability, long term performance and a low lifetime cost. Application The new centre at Heriot-Watt Research Park will be a hub for processing, testing, supply, research and development for blood […]

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