Elite Precast Concrete are one of the UK’s leading precast concrete manufacturers. The business combines the highest levels of customer service with always being the best value option.
Our focus is on driving down the cost base and then passing these savings onto our customers. This enables us to provide constant and predictable price structures which in turn underpins our ethos of developing customer relationships over the long term. Indeed, over 65% of our clients have done business with us on a at least two previous occasions.
We have a huge range of ‘’semi-dry’’ and ‘’wet-cast’’ products which we supply to every sector of UK industry imaginable. We have clients including small start ups, private individuals and international blue chip businesses. Every client is cherished and each one receives the highest possible level of personal and professional service.
Every product we make is cast from the same premium quality, high strength (50N/mm2) concrete.
Elite were also the first and are still by far the largest manufacturer of interlocking blocks for various temporary works, fire breaks, retaining, blast and push walls and by offering three block types you can be certain that we have the solution you are looking for.
We offer a nationwide next day delivery service and also an international service is always available (please enquire for further details).
The largest interlocking block in the Elite range is called the Legato™, the name coming from the Italian for ‘tied together’.
These high strength blocks are designed to provide a solution for a huge variety of projects including material storage bays,blast walls, retaining walls, push walls, fire break walls,counter weights / kentledge, salt storage, silage clamps, industrial buildings or for various temporary works.
If you’re looking for the benefits of in-situ concrete i.e. incredible long term durability and strength without the expense, disruption, long build time and lack of flexibility associated with a ‘cast on site’ approach then Legato ™ blocks are for you.
Elite are the only company in Europe to manufacture interlocking blocks using high strength (50N/mm2) concrete. This allows our Legato blocks to exhibit extreme levels of durability, combined with the flexibility of having their own cast-in lifting pin. As each standard block will build 1.28m2 of wall, they provide an incredibly quick solution in a wide variety of applications.
In addition, because the blocks do not contain anything other than high quality, locally sourced aggregates and Portland Cement, you can be assured that your investment will last a lifetime.
Elite are the UK’s only manufacturer of Duo™ interlocking concrete ‘lego’ blocks – used throughout the UK in a wide variety of applications.
If you’re looking for a robust, simple and flexible way of building retaining walls, push walls, salt bays, aggregate storage, compost, wood chip or any other material segregation walls then Duo™ blocks could be what you’re looking for. Duo™ blocks are also ideal for all sorts of temporary works.
Choose Duo™ blocks to create fire resistant walls that are incredibly durable and yet quick and easy to install.
Duo blocks give you the benefits of 600mm thick high-strength concrete combined with the added advantage of being able to install, reconfigure or relocate the blocks yourself – without the need for expensive, specialist lifting equipment.
The clever design (which incorporates a cast-in lifting pin flush with the concrete surface) allows the blocks to be easily dry laid onto any firm surface, creating bay dimensions to suit almost any site.
The third interlocking block in the Elite range is the Vee ™ Interlocking Concrete block. These blocks interlock horizontally and vertically.
If you looking for an interlocking block system that can provide radiation shielding (either temporary or permanent) or if you’re looking for a block that can provide a retaining wall solution or for a block to use in various temporary works then Vee™ Interlocking blocks could be the answer.
The Vee™ Interlocking block is an incredibly versatile product that will excel in the most demanding of applications. The blocks interlock with each other using a unique ‘V’ system along the base, sides and top giving incredible strength and stability.
Precast concrete kentledge blocks are used to act as ballast or counterweights for fencing, hoarding, scaffolding, or for various temporary works. They can also be attached to wire ropes which are fixed to the structure to provide greater stability.
Our security blocks, Interlocking concrete blocks and Vee™ interlocking blocks all make excellent counterweight blocksfor fall arrest systems, heavy lifting equipment etc., they are also perfect for most types of temporary works situations. We are also happy to work with our clients to manufacture ‘tailor-made’ blocks should they be required.
Precast concrete ducting is a system that allows for the accommodation of a number of different services from multiple utility and building providers.
The trough and lid system has a number of distinct advantages over direct bury and overhead suspension including…
PROVIDING A PROTECTIVE BARRIER FOR SERVICES AGAINST ACCIDENTAL DAMAGE
- ACTING AS A CLEAR INDICATION OF UTILITY INSTALLATIONS
- EASY ACCESS FOR MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS
- HIGH LEVELS OF SECURITY
Rectangular Ducts are available in a wide variety of dimensions and they are usually available straight off-the shelf or with very shirt lead times.
All lids are manufactured to withstand Highways loadings.
Concrete Cable Protection Cover Tiles, also known as Cable Route Markers, are used frequently by utility companies to provide a clear indication to site staff who may be working close to underground electrical cables.
Covers act as a protective barrier against damage to buried electricity cables eliminating the risk of accidents and costly repairs. They can also be used to locate and identify other underground services.
Protection covers are reinforced precast concrete units manufactured and tested to BS 2484 specifications. The covers are imprinted, as standard, with the words ‘DANGER ELECTRICITY’ and are available in three sizes.
Concrete Cable Protection Cover Tiles (also known as Cable Route Markers) are manufactured to BS 2484 and imprinted as standard with the indented lettering warning legend DANGER ELECTRICITY and the internationally recognised Danger Sign.
There are five standard sizes available as shown below. On request we can also supply a variety of wording options such as PROPANE LINE, GAS, OIL, FIBRE-OPTIC CABLE, WATER, TELEPHONE, etc.
Precast concrete indicator posts are widely used by utility companies and are installed to assist the location and identification of underground services.
Marker posts are made from reinforced precast concrete, manufactured and tested to BS 1881 standards.
- They are available in a variety of types and sizes.
- We manufacture several standard marker posts in accordance with BS 1881. Marker posts are available with or without anchor bases.
- Hydrant post have pre-formed holes to accept plates within.
- Precast concrete marker blocks are primarily used to aid in the location and identification of electric cables and other utility services that are buried underground. They can also be used to mark boundaries and other reference points.
- They are made from precast concrete and are manufactured and tested in accordance with BS 1881 standards.
- Marker Blocks are manufactured in accordance with BS 1881.
- Where applicable blocks have a recess on the underside which houses a 6mm galvanised bar to enable cable draw ropes etc. to be attached.
- The standard recess size for identification plates is 100mm x 75mm.
Our utility protection slabs are made from precast concrete and heavily reinforced with steel. They are designed to protect a range of vulnerable utilities such as water pipelines, high pressure gas mains and power cables from damage from above-ground traffic.
Standard slabs are 2450mm x 1000mm in area and are 200mm thick. Both faces are reinforced with heavy duty mesh and each slab weighs in at 1200kg.
- Protects from mechanical excavations.
- Both faces come reinforced with heavy-duty mesh.
- Interlocking slabs allow for easy installation and ensure rigid construction.
We offer a range of options when it comes to securing your premises against unwanted visitors, to manage site traffic and for use as HGV MOT test weights.
You can choose from the Security block, the Vee™ interlocking block, the Legato™ interlocking block, the Duo™ interlocking block or from our Marquee block ranges. Not only do these blocks provide security solutions they can also be used for various temporary works applications.
All systems come with integral lifting options and can be painted in your company logo/colours, Ministry of Transport approved chevrons, etc… and provide a much cheaper alternative when compared to hiring-in barriers.
Our large two tonne precast concrete blocks are designed and manufactured to be used as security blocks preventing access to land and buildings and are ideal for blocking entrances and gateways or for use as HGV MOT test weights.
All of the blocks have their own lifting and placing systems and can be delivered and installed by our specialist team using the…
- Forklift/Telehandler slots
- ‘Deha’ lifting pin
- ‘Hiab’ type clamp
For traffic management and for safely segregating pedestrians from traffic / vehicles the Elite Interlocking Jersey barrier is an ideal heavy duty system which has been designed for the ultimate in anti-vehicle perimeter protection.
Cast from Elite’s standard high-strength concrete (50N/mm2) the barriers are quick and easy to install and are available direct from stock for next-day nationwide delivery.
The interlocking Jersey barriers are ideal for traffic management, flood defence, site security, rockfall, edge protection as well as for various temporary works.
Our Jersey barriers are 2500mm long and weigh 1450kg. The unique interlocking system provides incredible levels of security against unwanted visitors whilst allowing sections to be easily removed and repositioned should emergency access be required.
The barriers are available for delivery on a self-install basis using a standard forklift truck. Alternatively our experienced and fully-trained installation team can deliver and place them anytime, anywhere.
Elite’s Temporary Vertical Concrete Barriers (TVCBs) are the perfect safety barrier for a huge variety of applications including many types of temporary works.
They are cast from Elite’s highly regarded high strength concrete (50N/mm2) which, combined with approved steel reinforcing, means that the barriers meet the requirements of EN 1317 ‘Compliant Road Restraint Systems for Temporary Safety Barriers.
TVCBs have a multitude of uses including…
- To create a safe working area for your workforce
- To provide flood defences
- Protecting pedestrians from traffic
- Providing traffic barriers / bases for secure fencing to be fixed to (particularly useful for large public events such as the Olympics / Commonwealth games
- Preventing un-authorised access to forecourts, car parks, fields and site compounds
- Helping direct traffic flows safely
- As counterweights, kentledge for scaffolding, fencing, cranes, etc
- Proving security against ram raiders and terrorist attacks
The safety barriers are connected together at the scarf joint by M24 high tensile bolts.
Elite’s TVCBs are always available direct from stock for nationwide next day delivery.
A crane off-load and place service is available.
So whatever your requirements give Elite a call on 01952 588885 – your solution is only a phone call away.