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Sheet piling solution – Hybrid Design

Sheet piling solution – Hybrid Design

This 3.5m high road embankment affected by scouring and flooding resulted in some shallow sliding of the bank face inducing cracks in the adjacent footway and bus lay-by. Furthermore, a potential deep seated failure could...

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Fitted Anchors and concealed fittings at the Premiere League

Fitted Anchors and concealed fittings at the Premiere League

With the The Premier League returning this weekend after the International break, we look back at a project that we completed providing anchor points for a pitch cover at Wolves F.C. The anchors were installed & proof tested to an engineered design, all fittings...

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Upcoming events in November and December

Upcoming events in November and December

It has been great to be back at GEOTEX in Bristol today, for the first time since early 2020. Some very interesting presentations from expert speakers within the Ground & Environmental Engineering industry. Update your knowledge at one of the next events in Leeds...

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Supporting World Mental Health Day

Supporting World Mental Health Day

Supporting World Mental Health Day today. There are many ways to improve your mental health, one of which is the impact that nature has on your mental and physical wellbeing. Here at Platipus we have the pleasure of working within the landscaping industry; improving...

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Learn more about all of our solar solutions

Learn more about all of our solar solutions

In situations where traditional foundation solutions have failed or are failing, due to incorrect installation or unsuitable ground conditions, a selection of bespoke wire stay solutions are available to help stabilize the array and provide additional restraint...

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Floating solar arrays

Floating solar arrays

Floating solar arrays are a direct response to the lack of space. They preserve valuable land & represent a serious alternative to ground mounted PV systems. As directional change of solar panels can reduce electricity production, it is critical that a floating...

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The wonderful Garden Designer Hannah Phillips

The wonderful Garden Designer Hannah Phillips

We have had a great week so far at RHS Chelsea Flower Show with lots of fun and laughter. We have met some fabulous people along the way including the wonderful Garden Designer Hannah Phillips, who's amazing G-WALL design was one of the top entries in last year’s...

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Off-grid & standalone Photovoltaic Systems

Off-grid & standalone Photovoltaic Systems

Platipus ground anchors are perfectly suited for most off-grid & standalone systems. The anchors can be easily installed by hand with simple tools & unskilled labour, removing the need for specialised equipment. As the anchor system & installation...

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The Queen’s Green Canopy Garden

The Queen’s Green Canopy Garden

We are very proud to have supplied David Dodd (Outdoor Room) with Platipus Deadman Tree Anchoring System with Plati-Mat for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show Garden entitled 'The Queen’s Green Canopy Garden'. This garden has been created in support of the initiative to...

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Concept to Completion webinar with Geosynthetics Limited

Concept to Completion webinar with Geosynthetics Limited

Join us for our ‘Concept to Completion’ webinar in conjunction with Geosynthetics Limited. Targeted at Developers, Designers and Contractors, Max du Plessis (Platipus) and Eddie Emblen (Geosynthetics) will demonstrate how combining ground anchors with suitable...

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show

RHS Chelsea Flower Show

We are very excited to be displaying our G-WALL Modular Living Wall System at RHS Chelsea Flower Show next week, 21st-26th September. To find more visit stand 512 where Carl Reeders, Mandy Balcombe & Ricky De Abreu will be happy to help.

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Ground anchors secure the heavy duty netting

Ground anchors secure the heavy duty netting

This small but productive fish farm contains around 1,000,000 fish at any one time and damage or loss through hungry predators can be problem. Platipus ground anchors were used to secure the heavy duty netting that was needed to safeguard the growing fish from...

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Preparations for RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2021

Preparations for RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2021

Preparations for RHS Chelsea Flower Show are already in full swing. It was great to see some familiar faces yesterday & get a sneak peek at Taina Suonio's 'Finnish Soul Garden' & Gareth Wilson - MCIHort MPGCA 'Blue Diamond Forge Garden', built by Ross...

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Counter uplifting an underground walkway in Northern Ireland

Counter uplifting an underground walkway in Northern Ireland

A solution was required to counter uplift for this underground walkway connecting two buildings on opposite sides of a road in Co Derry, Northern Ireland. 12 Platipus Anchors with 120 year design life were installed. The wire tendon was then passed over the walkway,...

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Friday’s BBC Gardeners World Programme

Friday’s BBC Gardeners World Programme

The Platipus Rootball Fixing System with Plati-Mat & Piddler Tree Irrigation were featured on Friday's BBC Gardeners World Programme. We are very proud that the 'What Lies Beneath' Garden, designed by Professor David Stevens FSGD, FCI Hort, won Gold & Best...

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Iinflatable water park in Hungary

Iinflatable water park in Hungary

Something different for a Friday! 40 x S6 and 16 x S8 anchor systems were used to secure this fantastic inflatable water park in Hungary. Have a great weekend everybody. [dsm_image_carousel _builder_version="4.10.4" _module_preset="default"...

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