twitter linkedin
 
You are: home > anderton concrete news

Anderton Concrete News

Manchester Spine Road (Friday, May 19, 2017)
Anderton Concrete are currently supplying their Keystone Retaining Wall system to a project at Manchester Airport which will create a new Spine Road connecting with the existing road network near Terminal 2. Almost 1000m² of block will be used to form the two back to back walls which will rise up to just over 5m in height. The new road forms part of the Airport City North development scheme which will be one of the most exciting business destinations in the UK and one of the most significant since the Olympic Park development in 2012 covering 5 million sq ft at a cost of £650m The main contractor on the project is GPL Civil Engineering and PC Construction are installing the reinforced earth structure. The walls will be predominantly Dark Grey in colour with band courses of...

London Nightrider Event (Friday, May 19, 2017)
Structural Products Area Sales Manager, Keith Jones, will be taking part in the 2017 London Nightrider event on 10/11th July in aid of the Alzheimer's Society. The 50km cycle starts and finishes at Lee Valley VeloPark and is now in its 8th year. The route is designed to avoid busy roads whilst taking in a number of the famous London sights including Westminster, Big Ben, Piccadilly Circus and St Paul's Cathedral.   https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/K-Jones222

3 Peaks Challenge 2018 (Tuesday, May 2, 2017)
Anderton Concrete are proud to be supporting Macmillan Cancer Trust by attempting to complete the National Three Peaks Challenge on 2nd June 2018. The challenge involves climbing Ben Nevis (1345m), Scafell Pike (978m) and Mount Snowden (1085m) in the space of 24 hours. Total distance is 26 miles. We have gathered a team of 10 people who will take part in the challenge, none of whom have any previous hiking experience! It's pretty hard, although the experience tends to vary greatly between different people. Sleep deprivation plays a part here, affecting some people more than others, particularly with awkward sleeping conditions. Did you know that 38% of men and women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point,. Macmillan will be there for all of these people and there families,...

Keystone at Whitebank Stadium (Wednesday, April 12, 2017)
The redevelopment of Oldham Athletic RLFC's ground at Whitebank Stadium is currently underway and Anderton has supplied around 100m² of its Keystone retaining wall system as part of the project. The work on the stadium includes the levelling of the pitch and installation of a new 3G surface allowing it to be used for Football as well as Rugby League & Union, the only one of its type in the borough. The new Keystone retaining wall forms two sides to the lowered pitch and is being installed by Hunts Contractors from Gainsborough who specialise in this sort or work having used the product on a similar project at Rugby School in 2016

Walkway Trough (Friday, April 7, 2017)
Anderton Concrete have recently supplied 1.5km of new Anderton walkway to a site at Maidenhead Sidings. The Bespoke walkway units were a collaborative design between Anderton and Balfour Beatty and have been very well received by all those involved with the project.

Keystone International Workshop (Tuesday, February 28, 2017)
Anderton Concrete are the UK licensee for the Keystone Retaining Wall system and Structural Products Manager, Tim Fields, recently attended an International Workshop which was held at the Keystone HQ in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Workshop brought together a number of other Keystone licensees from around the globe, including New Zealand, Spain, Italy and Mexico and provided an opportunity to share best practice and interesting project case studies. Innovation has always been the heart of Keystone and the driving force that has led to the creation of over 60 new products for the landscape, retail, commercial and government market segments. These products are backed up by over 150 patents and 100 trademarks in Keystone’s intellectual property portfolio. As a refle...

Running for England (Wednesday, November 9, 2016)
Transport and Logistics Controller, Nick Jones, was recently selected to run for England. He will be part of the England Athletics Vet-40 Masters Cross Country Team at the British and Irish Masters International Cross Country at Tollcross Park in Scotland on Saturday 12th Nov 2016. Nick has run for England and Great Britain as a senior, but will be first time that Nick has represented his country in a Masters event.Six years ago Nick thought he would never be able to run again, after being diagnosed with a chronic bowel condition, ulcerative colitis, and an auto-immune liver disease called PSC.  Nick was very ill and was forced to stop running for a while, but he now appreciates the sport more than ever before.  With help from his coach, Philip Hicken, he's managed to build h...

Scorpion Clip (Thursday, October 13, 2016)
The New “Scorpion” Clip is designed to prevent panel rattling under windy conditions and prevent the panels being stolen by being lifted out. The clips are simply attached to the sides of the timber panel prior to the panel being slid down the slots of the concrete posts. The clips are sold in boxes of 50 and are readily available. Download the flyer here  

Supporting the Local Community (Thursday, October 13, 2016)
Anderton have recently been supporting the fund raising efforts of local teenager, Tom Rowley, in his quest to reopen the skate park in Barnton. Tom has single handedly rasied the money to purchase new equipment to enable the refurbisment of the skate park which had fallen into a state of disrepair. The facility has been offically opened as the Sir John Brunner Skate Park and will provide the children of the local community with a safe place to play. Fencing and Building Products Manager Neil Cross with Tom Rowley at the official opening  

Anderfin on Crossrail (Thursday, September 29, 2016)
Our innovative Anderfin is currently being installed on the prestigious Crossrail project. Balfour Beatty selected Anderfin as their primary cable theft deterrent on the Maidenhead section of the scheme.  Anderfin is a revolutionary cable anchoring system which is designed to tension and secure the cable to the trough thus preventing removal.

Pages: 1,2,3,4,5