Completed Culvert construction at Rolls Royce Derby

Another recently completed sprayed concrete project. We constructed a 180M long Culvert using sprayed concrete at Rolls Royce Derby of behalf of JN Bentley

Sprayed concrete pool shell at The Bridge school, Ipswich

We have recently finished another sprayed concrete pool shell project. This was for Morgan Sindall, located The Bridge School in Ipswich. 

Slope Stabilisation Project Bradford

We have just completed a slope stabilisation project on a new housing development in Bradford, working with JTS Geotechnical Solution LTD of Doncaster, and Calder CAD of Bradford.

Ground Stabilization Works A59 Kex Gill

Ground stabilization works currently being undertaken by us this week on the A59 Kex Gill near Harrogate.

Current new project Victoria Quarter, New Barnet

We are currently working on a project in conjunction with John F Hunt Remediation.
The project is a new housing development at the Victoria Quater in New Barnet. 
We are supplying and installing the steel works and sprayed concrete to line out the contiguous piles.

Spatex Exhibition

Contech UK are attending the Spatex Exhibition at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on the Tuesday 29th January – Thursday 31st January 2019. Please come and visit us at stand B27 to discuss your sprayed concrete requirements.

Sardis Road Bridge Repair project SIKA concrete article

The Sardis Road Bridge refurbishment in Pontypridd, South Wales was completed in January 2018. The Contech UK team were appointed by North Midland Construction to provide the sprayed concrete works on this project, with thanks to SIKA supplying the concrete repair and corrosion management system. Pontypridd now has a vital town centre transport link restored.

Completed basement project Borehamwood

Contech UK Shotcrete Services have recently finished another project. This was a basement construction for a private development in Borehamwood. We sprayed concrete to the walls and then we were asked to construct a 200mm thick RC wall. 

Sprayed concrete works to church conversion Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells Church Conversion project for Oakley Fitness. 

Good news for Contech UK

We are delighted to have now been awarded the ISO: 9001: 2015 accreditation. 

Cathodic Protection on major bridge strengthening scheme in South Wales

We have recently undertaken concrete repair and Cathodic protection on a major bridge strengthening scheme in South Wales. The photographs show Galvashield XP 4 anodes being installed which had to be embedded in Galva- shield embedding mortar. We worked closely with Vector Corrosion Technologies to provide cathodic protection design,  Sika  were also consulted to provide the client with a specification for concrete repair products.

Ready Mix Concrete delivered to site

Contech UK can now deliver ready mix concrete to site using our volumetric mixer truck. 
For further information, and to use our concrete calculator to work out how much you will need, please 

Completed project for a penguin enclosure in Leeds

We have recently finished a sprayed concrete project for Leeds City Council at Lotherton Hall in Leeds for a penguin enclosure. 

Hertfordshire Spray Concrete Basement Project

We have just completed another sprayed concrete basement project. 

Neil Chalmers, Business Development Director for Contech UK, Civils Expo Exhibitor Spotlight page

Neil Chalmers, Business Development Director at Contech UK, discusses the future of the industry, explains why Contech chose to exhibit at Civils Expo, and shares advice for those looking to pursue a career in construction.

Civils Expo - UK Construction Week October 2017

Contech UK will be attending the Civils Expo as part of UK Construction Week at the Birmingham NEC on October 10th - 12th. Our stand number is C364 - come and see us, discuss what we do and find out how we can help you for any structural sprayed concrete projects.

History of spray concrete

Spray concrete, commonly known within the industry as “shotcreting”, involves the projection of wet or dry mix concrete at a high velocity and letting the material set on the receiving surface. Using this method, the material can be sprayed onto any type or shape of surface, including vertical or overhead areas.

Concrete and its uses

Bill gates has recently written a piece for the online publisher Quartz entitled ‘Have you hugged a concrete pillar today?' based upon the the writings of historian author Vaclav Smil which originally detailed how as a species, we use the most basic materials to build and fuel our own civilisation.  
One of the main materials discussed in the book is concrete.

A fact that underpins this is that China used more concrete in the last 3  years than the whole of the USA have used in the last 100; this staggering fact just shows that concrete is the number 1 material for urbanisation.

Below are the five largest structures made from concrete.

Three Gorges Dam, China - A hydropower concrete dam on the Yangtze river.
Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Once the tallest concrete buildings in the world, the concrete foundations go 120 metres deep.

Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE - Currently the largest building in the world.

King Fahd Causeway, Saudi Arabia & Bahrain - This 17 mile causeway is the concrete road that connect Saudi Arabia to Bahrain.

Grande Dixence Dam, Switzerland - Simply the tallest concrete dam in the world

History of Concrete

Concrete is a material consisting of a hard, chemically inert particulate substance commonly known as aggregate. It has been used since the Assyrian and Babylonian era for cement or other bonding substance through the Egyptian times it appeared with lime and gypsum. 

London 2012 Olympics

Contech UK gets awarded the contract as the ongoing contractors responsible for concrete repairs work to the canoe slalom at the London 2012 Olympics.

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