Category Archives: Sustainable Drainage

Illman Young and EPG awarded CIRIA contract to produce updated SUDS Construction Guidance

EPG is pleased to announce that CIRIA has appointed Illman Young and EPG to produce updated SUDS construction guidance to compliment the updated SUDS Manual, which is soon to be issued. Ensuring that SUDS construction works on site are completed … Continue reading

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SUDS design at Empress Business Park, Haydock

An EPG-designed SUDS scheme is currently under construction at a new business park adjacent to the A580 at Haydock in Merseyside by Colne-based contractor RecoBuild Ltd. Working in close collaboration with environmental consultant DG&A Ltd, EPG’s has designed a cost-effective … Continue reading

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The SuDS Manual update

After almost 2 years of work, the updated SuDS Manual is due to be published on line at the end of July.  A lot of research and new understanding of SuDS has developed since the original manual was published and … Continue reading

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Another Blue Roof Design Completed

Following the successful completion of a further phase of Greenwich Wharf and the UNITE Stratford schemes, another blue roof system designed by EPG has recently been installed at the £30m Derwent London development at Chancery Lane. The system was integrated … Continue reading

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More Gas Protection Validation Surveys

Since the publication last year of CIRIA Guide C735 (refer June 2014 news article),  which provides good practice guidance on the verification and integrity testing of gas protection systems; EPG has undertaken validation testing and verification surveys on numerous projects … Continue reading

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EPG and Illman Young deliver SuDS Masterclass in London March 2015

Steve Wilson and Sue Illman will present a SuDS Masterclass for the Landscape Institute in London on 25th March 2015. This masterclass will provide a detailed introduction to the issues around planning and designing with SuDS.  It will review how … Continue reading

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Carillion appoints EPG for complex basement waterproofing design at Victoria Greengate Embankment, Salford

A joint venture partnership between Carillion, Ask Real Estate and Tristan Capital Partners is delivering a £56m mixed development on the site of the former Manchester Exchange railway station. Carillion, acting as main contractor has appointed EPG to produce the … Continue reading

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Interserve appoints EPG for HLR Schools SUDS designs

Following on from the appointment to produce drainage designs for the Northampton Priority Schools package; Interserve’s Strategic Projects Division, based at the Birmingham Head Office has again appointed EPG to provide value engineered SUDS solutions for the £100m+ Hertfordshire, Luton … Continue reading

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2012 Olympic Legacy paper accepted into the Proceedings of the ICE

The ICE has recognised the significance of a paper produced by Paul Pennington of EPG regarding the legacy of the 2012 London Olympics. EPG designed the water management and temporary lightweight upfill structures for the Equestrian Events at Greenwich Park … Continue reading

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EPG joins SAPCA

EPG is pleased to announce that it has been accepted as a member of SAPCA’s Professional Services Group and is available to offer various specialist consultancy services to all members including sustainable drainage design, geotechnical and geo-environmental advice.

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