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Pipex px® Manholes & Chambers helping to clean up one of the most contaminated sites in Europe


Pipex px® Manholes & Chambers helping to clean up one of the most contaminated sites in Europe

“The Avenue” is a 240 acre site located near Chesterfield in the UK, neglected for years this former home of the “Avenue Coking Works” is now a derelict expanse of land and has been labelled as one of the most contaminated sites in Western Europe.

Pipex px® are extremely proud to be part of the project currently underway to transform this wasteland into a healthy and vibrant area that can once again be enjoyed by the public, businesses and wildlife.

Due to the sites extreme levels of pollution, the clean-up project is a challenging one requiring everything from chemical analysis, demolition and environmental engineering through to land remediation design and wildlife management.  

Product selection for the sites drainage requirements needed special consideration to ensure adequate corrosion resistance and product lifespan, with our extensive advanced composite and thermoplastic expertise Pipex px® were able to fabricate and deliver the ideal solution.

To assist with general surface water drainage, attenuation and flow control we supplied;

  • 10 x High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Manhole Chambers with a diameter of 1200mm
  • 1 x High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Hydrobrake Chamber  with a diameter of 1200mm
  • 1 x High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Catchpit Chamber with a diameter of 2100mm
  • 2 x High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Attenuation Manhole Chambers with a diameter of 2100mm supplied complete with 600mm diameter inlets & outlets

But why were Pipex px® the supplier of choice? -

Not only are our products highly corrosion resistant and dramatically reduce site programme times, they also assist in extending of asset life whilst aiding record installation times for our clients.

Some of the unique long-term & cost effective benefits provided by our manholes, chambers and tanks include;

  • BBA HAPAS & WRc Approval
  • Guaranteed fully sealed, water, fluid & gas tight
  • Extreme corrosion & chemical resistance, including to H²S soil conditions
  • Lightweight, fast track & easy to install - Ready for immediate concrete backfill/slab pours
  • Manholes & Inspection Chambers comply with BS EN-13598

Offsite built, a design life of 60+ years and virtually maintenance free - our underground and above ground drainage solutions deliver the ultimate “Fit and forget” solution for your project requirements.

If you would like more information or some advice from the Advanced Composite FRP and Thermoplastic experts, contact to a member of the Pipex px® team today

 

Ariel Image of The Avenue

Aerial Image of "The Avenue"

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