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Great start to FuturescapeVIRTUAL2020 today

Great start to FuturescapeVIRTUAL2020 today

Great start to #FutureScapeVIRTUAL2020 today. Be sure to visit our virtual stand to meet Benjamin Lewis and Mandy Balcombe where they would love to discuss all of our landscape solutions and answer any questions. Also don’t forget to join Carl Reeders, Global...
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

A lovely aerial view of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The site was originally home to the London Olympics and we are proud to have supplied a range of bespoke tree anchoring systems on this challenging brownfield site. The park has now proved itself as a lifeline...
Carbis Bay Hotel

Carbis Bay Hotel

This beach front hotel regeneration project featured an exclusive wedding venue, conference centre, restaurants and community facilities. The scheme involved construction of a new piled wall to create space for the development at beach level, but given the...
Platipus At Futurescape

Platipus At Futurescape

We are really looking forward to presenting at FutureScape Virtual 2020 taking place between 17 – 19 November. Join Carl Reeders, Global Landscape Solutions Manager, at 2pm on Wednesday 18th November where he will be giving a presentation on “Creating Amazing Urban...
Ground Mounted PV

Ground Mounted PV

This large 7.2MW solar park was to be constructed on an old landfill site in Dorset as an extension to an existing 5MW park. The single pile mounting system used during the construction of the first 5MW site proved ineffective and initial pile investigations on the new...
Platipus USA Fishing Trip

Platipus USA Fishing Trip

Friday fun! Platipus USA recently organized its 1st Annual Fishing Tournament. The competition was strong and the team clearly had a great time judging by the size of those fish. A special thank you goes out to ‘Braggin’ Rights Charters’ who took great care of...
High Line Park, New York

High Line Park, New York

Spanning 1.45 miles along the Lower West Side of Manhattan, the High Line was originally constructed in the 1930s as part of the New York Central Railroad. The three-story railroad has now been repurposed as a public open space that attracts nearly five million...
Plati-Drain, Reading

Plati-Drain, Reading

CASE STUDY: The embankment at Pound Green is a typical clay fill construction with poor compaction. Poor drainage within the slope was causing the material of the embankment to move. Drainage was required using pipes in conjunction with Plati-Drains. For more...
Commonwealth Park, Gibraltar

Commonwealth Park, Gibraltar

Gibraltar lacked a public park for people to relax and enjoy green open spaces. A former car park was used to create the first park for the city – The Commonwealth Park. Mark Gregory of Landform Consultants Ltd was lead designer for the Scheme. The fountain and...
G-ROOF on Great Marlborough Street, London

G-ROOF on Great Marlborough Street, London

How do we utilise all the outdoor space available to us, especially in crowded urban cities? Look to the city skyline to see more and more underutilised roof space being transformed into beautiful gardens. These sites can pose many challenges, especially if you want...
High Line Park, New York

High Line Park Reopens

As the Big Apple slowly begins to get back to normal Manhattan’s High Line reopened on the 16th July offering a free timed-entry reservation system in order to allow for social distancing. This public park, saved from demolition by neighborhood residents, used...
Parliament in Lower Saxony

Parliament in Lower Saxony

Another successful project from the Platipus team in Germany, Matthias Klatte completed on site training with the planting team, at the Parliament in Lower Saxony. Platipus RF2S tree anchor kits have held these 26 Plane trees safely and securely on the square of the...
Kirkthorpe Hydropower

Kirkthorpe Hydropower

Sheet Pile Propping: in 2016 Platipus Anchors were part of the construction of the Kirkthorpe Hydropower project on the river Calder. Our B10 Percussion Driven Earth Anchors (PDEA®) were proof loaded to 120kN to support the sheet piles on what is the largest weir in...
Platipus Inflatable Structures Solutions

Platipus Inflatable Structures Solutions

Platipus B6 Percussion Driven Earth Anchors (PDEA®) in position and ready for the installation. With no excavation or curing time, the Platipus solution is becoming a popular alternative to traditional concrete foundations for inflatable structures. Ideal for...
National Trust Walkway

National Trust Walkway

Platipus Percussion Driven Earth Anchors (PDEA®) being used to resist lateral and uplift forces on piled foundations for a walkway on a National Trust estate. #platipusanchors #earthanchors #groundanchors #civilengineering #geotechnicalengineering #foundationdesign...
Platipus Tree Systems at the 2020 SGD Awards

Platipus Tree Systems at the 2020 SGD Awards

It was a fabulous night at the SGD Awards on Friday! Thank you to all our guests that joined us. Platipus were sponsors of the Public & Commercial Outdoor Space category and were delighted to present the award to John Davies for his prestigious project –...
Platipus at Geotex

Platipus at Geotex

Another fantastic video case study showing a wind erosion solution using Platipus Percussion Driven Earth Anchors (PDEA®). Learn more about the Platipus anchoring systems and other innovations in Ground & Environmental Engineering at the specialist GEOTEX seminars...
Party for Perennial 2020

Party for Perennial 2020

Come and join us tonight at the Party for Perennial 2020 Annual Fundraising at the EV Restaurant in London. This fabulous event is your chance to win some incredible prizes and help support people in horticulture and their families. Perennial – Gardeners’​...
Palmstead Soft Landscape Workshop 2020

Palmstead Soft Landscape Workshop 2020

Platipus are once again proud to support the Palmstead Soft Landscape Workshop which is being held at the Ashford International Hotel on Wednesday 22nd January 2020. Visit Mandy Balcombe& Benjamin Lewis, on Stand 8, to find out about Platipus Tree Anchoring &...
Come & See Platipus at Paysalia 2019

Come & See Platipus at Paysalia 2019

Platipus will be at Paysalia 2019! Meet Abdelhay Chemssi, Carl Reeders and Benjamin Lewis on stand 5E134 to learn more about Platipus tree anchoring and irrigation systems and discover our newest innovations for urban green spaces; G-WALL and G-ROOF. Come grab a...
Platipus Tree Presentations

Platipus Tree Presentations

The Platipus Tree Anchoring team offer technical presentations, demonstrations and on-site training at any time come rain, wind or snow! Here one of our team, Matthias Klatte, demonstrates to his customers the significant advantages of the Platipus Tree Anchoring...
GEOTEX Belfast

GEOTEX Belfast

Today is the last day for you to register for your tickets for GEOTEX Belfast, the UK’s FREE seminar series for the Ground Engineering Industry. This amazing event is located at the Crumlin Road Gaol. To register for your FREE tickets click here:
Platipus  present cheque to Cancer Research UK

Platipus present cheque to Cancer Research UK

Platipus is proud to present Cancer Research UK (CRUK) with this cheque for £500 raised through our online shop ‘Platipus Direct’. The funds raised will go to their priority campaign to cure, prevent and diagnose Cancer in children. The donation will help fund a team...
We’ll be attending Viti-Culture 2019

We’ll be attending Viti-Culture 2019

We’ll be attending Viti-Culture 2019, the upcoming one-day specialist vineyard event being held at Plumpton College in East Sussex. Why not come along and have a chat to us about all your vine anchoring requirements, this promises to be a great day out. Free...
An Engaging Presentation at Geotex York

An Engaging Presentation at Geotex York

It was a full auditorium at last week’s Geotex in York, UK. Platipus Sales Manager, HOSSEIN KHANSARI , gave an engaging presentation covering ‘Geotechnical Design Using Percussion Driven Earth Anchors (PDEA®)’ to an audience of engineers. Why not...
Greyfriars Vineyard

Greyfriars Vineyard

With summer in the UK fast approaching, here are a few lovely photos from some of our agricultural applications. Platipus Anchors have been successfully securing vineyards for many years now with our unique stainless steel wire performing exceptionally well over the...
GEOTEX DUXFORD

GEOTEX DUXFORD

GEOTEX is back! The UK’s FREE seminar series for the Ground Engineering Industry. This one is being held at the historic Imperial War Museum, Duxford. To register for your FREE tickets click here: http://ow.ly/NlRi50u4B4V We had better read up on our...
The Reigate Priory Park restoration

The Reigate Priory Park restoration

The Reigate Priory Park restoration was completed over 10 years ago and what a difference those years have made, especially seeing the trees blooming this Spring in the evening sunset. All of the trees planted using our Rootball Fixing System with Plati-Mat have now...
Tensile Shade Structure, Switzerland

Tensile Shade Structure, Switzerland

A new case study where Platipus Percussion Driven Earth Anchors (PDEA®) have been used to secure a large tensile shade structure. Each anchor point is discretely hidden but still easily accessible for the seasonal dismantling & re-assembly of the structure.
APL Award Winners 2019

APL Award Winners 2019

Congratulations to all the Award Winners at the recent APL Awards, especially to Inside Out Home and Garden Improvements Limited for ‘The Cabin’ which won the category ‘Garden Feature’ award sponsored by Platipus. Your hard work and...
Join us at the APL 2019 Awards

Join us at the APL 2019 Awards

Platipus Tree Anchoring Systems is excited to be sponsoring the ‘Garden Feature’ category for tomorrows 2019 APL awards at The Brewery in London. The shortlisted nominees have created some inspiring work. Their professionalism, creativity and attention to...
The Walled Garden

The Walled Garden

jarmanmurphy designed and worked with The Garden Company to create this beautiful private flint and brick-walled garden in Hertfordshire. The trees were supplied by Deepdale Trees and anchored using the Platipus Rootball Fixing System with Plati-Mat. As the rootballs...
Horsley Station platform extension

Horsley Station platform extension

This slope stabilisation project was completed back in 2014 to facilitate the Horsley Station platform extension. This easily accessible site is a great showcase for visiting European engineers where Platipus Percussion Driven Earth Anchors (PDEA®) are clearly...
GEOTEX Scotland

GEOTEX Scotland

Today is the last day for you to register for your tickets for GEOTEX Scotland, the UK’s FREE seminar series for the Ground Engineering Industry. This amazing event is located at the Falkirk Wheel, Scotlands most exciting example of 21st century engineering. To...