What’s the secret to efficient recycling and waste management?

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Waste and Recycling Storage

What’s the secret to efficient recycling and waste management? Waste and recycling storage is high up on the agenda of any building owner, whether the building is a domestic, agricultural or commercial property. Storing waste efficiently and in a safe way can be a challenge, particularly if you’re dealing with heavy volumes. When faced with… Read more »

Prestressed concrete panels the go-to building solution

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Prestressed concrete panels: the go-to building solution Over the years, prestressed concrete panels have become more and more popular for use in domestic, industrial and agricultural buildings. There are many advantages of using prestressed concrete panels. Firstly, the prestressed concrete panels cost is extremely affordable, especially for agricultural building owners who can also now claim… Read more »

Concrete cladding the key facts

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Concrete cladding: the key facts Using concrete cladding panels is an excellent solution for agricultural and industrial buildings of all shapes and sizes. They are versatile, durable and available in a range of sizes depending on your needs. What’s more, they can be used for both temporary and permanent structures and, above all, they are… Read more »

Precast concrete slurry channels the essential guide

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Precast Concrete Channels

Precast concrete slurry channels: the essential guide Precast concrete slurry channels are an ideal solution if you’re looking to create infrastructure to enable safe and steady flow between storage tanks. Here at JP Concrete, our customers often ask for our advice on installing precast slurry channels, so here is our essential guide on how to… Read more »

A closer look at salt storage buildings

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Grit Salt Storage Retaining Walls

A closer look at salt storage buildings Salt is, by its nature, an awkward material to store as it is extremely sensitive to moisture and environmental conditions. If it’s not stored properly it can quickly become unusable, which can cause huge problems, especially when the demand for salt is high in the cold winter months…. Read more »

Hiring or buying concrete barriers the facts and figures

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Hiring or buying concrete barriers: the facts and figures Concrete barriers are a simple solution to many logistical and security issues, such as finding ways to channel traffic at an event or stopping trespassing on private land. Here at JP Concrete, we have many years of experience and plenty of insider knowledge when it comes… Read more »

Everything you need to know about concrete ballast blocks

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Concrete Ballast Blocks

Everything you need to know about concrete ballast blocks Concrete ballast blocks are a popular choice for our customers because they are not only incredibly cost effective, concrete ballast blocks also come in a range of weights and sizes designed to weigh down the most comprehensive of structures, such as scaffolding, fencing and hoarding. Often… Read more »

How cost effective are precast concrete panels?

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prestressed Concrete Wall Panels

How cost effective are precast concrete panels? If you’re looking for a flexible and affordable way of creating temporary or permanent structures, precast concrete panels are always the number-one choice. Building costs can quickly escalate and most construction projects tend to have limited budgets. Concrete panels are easy to install which makes them an attractive… Read more »

Salt Barns Choosing The Right Construction

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Grit Salt Storage Retaining Walls

Salt Barns – Choosing The Right Construction Salt barns in the UK are essential for storing salt in the correct conditions so that it is readily available during the winter months. As the weather begins to change, the temperature drops and the roads are far more likely to attract ice and snow. Highway agencies and… Read more »

Top Tips For Crop Storage

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Concrete Grain Walling In Grain Store

Top tips for crop storage Crop storage tends to be at the top of most farmers’ priority lists. You can grow the very best crops and in prolific quantities but without sufficient storage facilities, your crop will be limited. Investing in agricultural grain walling is a fantastic way to successfully store and protect your harvest,… Read more »

Creating agricultural buildings that are built to last

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Grain Store Building

Creating agricultural buildings that are built to last – A brief Guide Our customers regularly ask us about how they can construct a livestock building using concrete, or create structurally sound divisions within an existing farm building to increase its practicality. We stock a wide range of concrete products for agricultural applications, but our prestressed… Read more »

How to get the best out of your solar panels

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How to get the best out of your solar panels Solar panels are becoming increasingly popular in commercial and residential properties. Not only is solar energy free by its nature, it also doesn’t cause pollution so it’s incredibly environmentally friendly. They require very little maintenance and only need to be cleaned every so often and… Read more »

How To Design A Solid Flood Defence Wall

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How To Design A Solid Flood Defence Wall In our fair country, effective flood defence wall design is an absolutely necessity. A quick glance at the news over the past few years shows just how much work a flood defence wall has to do. And if it’s not done properly, it could spell disaster. At… Read more »

5 Things You Might Not Know About Concrete Allegro Blocks

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Precast lego block

5 Things You Might Not Know About Concrete Allegro Blocks We’ve been manufacturing precast concrete blocks for many years now, and they’ve always been one of our most popular products. But in recent months, demand has started to grow even further and we’re producing more of these blocks than ever. It’s likely that the UK… Read more »

Why install king post retaining walls?

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King Post Retaining Wall

Why install king post retaining walls? Our customers regularly ask us about the benefits of installing king post walls and how they should be installed, specifically on how to get the king post wall construction sequence right. King post walls are quick to install and are a cost-effective solution for creating retaining walls, which is… Read more »