19 Jun 2017

At our Cardiff site we undertook a major site renovation including installation of a new boundary wall.  The site was previously bordered by an earth mound.

The solution was to build a 1.8 meter high wall using Stronghold 1800mm blocks in a stretcher...

19 Jun 2017

In our concrete batching area at Cardiff we need to keep some aggregates dry and out of the weather in a large shed.  Inside the shed we built a push wall to stack the aggregates against, using Fortress 1600mm blocks in a stretcher bond formation...

19 Jun 2017

Our Fortress blocks have been used extensively at the Hanson Aggregates site on Cardiff docks. Two walls are used to retain large piles of sand where dredgers offload. These walls were constructed using our Fortress 1600x800x800mm blocks in a stretcher bond pattern. Du...

19 Jun 2017

A local building firm needed a fast and efficient way of restricting access to a grassed area. 

To accomplish this we laid a string of our Stronghold 1500mm blocks at 1.5 meter intervals to ensure that no vehicles can get though. As this was near a road we applied...

16 Nov 2015

 

Automated dry-casting equipment has been delivered to the Cardiff site as part of the latest phase of development at Castle Construction Products. The equipment will increase concrete block production capacity and will produce higher strength blocks....

29 Oct 2015

 Park and Load based in Buntingford, Hertfordshire recycle waste carpets. The carpets are shredded to  produce a fibre that is then sold. The product fibre is combined with hay and used in stables to keep animals comfortable.

 

The storage bays were made using a combina...

1 Aug 2015

 

A new Boreco Block Rotator has been purchased for use at Cardiff. The blocks are formed by pouring wet cast concrete into moulds. The block moulds are sideways on to ensure the studs and stud cavities are fully formed.

 

The concrete blocks are allowed to set before t...

1 Jul 2015

Works on the new £1m Air Pollution Control residues (APCr) recycling plant at Cardiff began in early 2015. The APCr recycling plant will process raw APC residues and create an aggregate feedstock for use in our range of concrete products.

 

On Wednesday 17th June the...

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