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Manhole & Access Covers for Trade

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Contractors

From the Eden project, London's Excel Centre and Millennium Dome, premiership football grounds and sports stadia across the country, hospitals, water utility projects, London Underground and Network Rail, Manhole Covers Limited is ready to supply your drainage needs, whatever the project, wherever the location.

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Builders Merchants

We offer expert advice and next day deliveries. Our staff are constantly on hand to increase your chance of securing orders from the construction and the domestic markets. We offer competitive merchant stock rates and next day direct to site deliveries for the stock you don't hold.

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Export

Manhole Covers Limited ships worldwide via any UK or International port. We have worked with international construction companies and world renowned architects in projects as far afield as Papua New Guinea and the Seychelles. Our main markets include the Middle-East, the Caribbean Islands, Europe, Africa, and the USA. We will ship to any major port in the world.

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Architects

MHC products are specified on many high end projects and we are used to working in conjunction with architects both in the United Kingdom and Internationally. See our case studies section to view a selection of some of our more advanced projects.

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Ductile Iron Manhole Cover Load Ratings

All of our manhole covers conform to BS EN124: 1994 and carry the British Standards Institute (BSI) Kitemark or other third-party accreditation, such as Lloyds British or UKAS. All castings are independently tested and batch traceable.

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5 Tonnes

Areas which can only be used by pedestrians and pedal cyclists.

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12.5 Tonnes

Footways, pedestrian areas and comparable areas, car parks, or car parking decks.

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25 Tonnes

For gully gratings installed in the area of kerbside channels of roads. This area...

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40 Tonnes

For covers and gratings used in carriageways of roads (including pedestrian streets), hard shoulders...

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60 Tonnes

Areas imposing exceptionally high wheel loads, e.g. docks, aircraft pavements.

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90 Tonnes

Areas imposing exceptionally high wheel loads, e.g. docks, aircraft pavements.

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Steel Access Cover Load Ratings

Our range of steel access covers are manufactured under the strict quality guidelines of F.A.C.T.A. (Fabricated Access Cover Trade Association) or alternative ISO 9001 Quality Systems. Discover our range of solid top, recessed steel access covers and ancillary steel products.

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0.6 Tonnes

Pedestrian areas only i.e. gardens, residential footways.

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5 Tonnes

Areas with light vehicular traffic up to 5 Tonnes (GLVW) or 1.5 Tonnes (SMWL)...

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10 Tonnes

Areas with vehicular traffic up to 10 Tonnes (GLVW) or 2.5 Tonnes (SMWL) i.e....

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44 Tonnes*

Pedestrian areas with vehicular traffic up to 44 Tonnes (GLVW) or 5 Tonnes (SMWL)...

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Special

Special Application - Civil and military air field aprons, where particularly heavy wheel loads...

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