Interserve were the main contractor for the new Energy
From Waste site in Derby. They had a very specific problem on site
that came in the form of the Common Lizard. They couldn't use
standard Envirokerb as the openings would be a hazard for the
creature. They approached PDS and asked what we could
We used an Envirokerb blind unit and had the
equivalent amount of surface inlets CNC'd into the front face, but
using a slot only 10mmm wide. This is deemed narrow enough to keep
the Lizards out, but will allow the Envirokerb unit to still do the
job it's designed for.
This shows the ability of PDS to fabricate
products for bespoke requirements that simply cannot be done with
concrete or polymer concrete products.
In this instance it has been used to keep a small
amphibian out of trouble, but it's applications could be varied.
Possibilities could be areas where littering from cigarette ends is
a major problem, outside train and bus stations for instance. The
slots would greatly reduce the amount of debris getting into the
drainage system or dropping down into it if a channel system had
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