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Case Study | MOD DC North Longtown, Carlisle

During the 1930’s with a war with Hitler’s Nazi Germany looking more and more likely, Britain came to the reality it had to re-arm itself. Longtown, Carlisle was one of the Central Ammunition Depots chosen to safely store the ammunition that Britain was re-arming herself with. The site was the

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Case Study | CNG Fuels, Doncaster

CNG Fuels develops, owns, and operates CNG (100% Renewable Biomethane) refuelling infrastructure. CNG Fuels continue to roll out strategic CNG refuelling locations across the UK to serve their customers HGVs. Their Bio-CNG is biomethane 100% sourced from waste products including food, animal, and waste water, independently verified and approved by

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Case Study | Glasshoughton

Prism Park is a new industrial/distribution development located in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.  The scheme is strategically situated within a mile of the M62 J32, providing excellent access to the A1(M) and motorway networks with BREEAM ‘Excellent’ and EPC A rating.  The site is now used by IFCO, as one of

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Case Study | Red Bull

Factory expansion and the new Red Bull Powertrains Facility, backed by Ford, Red Bull Powertrains was created in 2021 to supply power units to Oracle Red Bull Racing and Scuderia AlphaTauri for the 2022 Formula One season and beyond. When Honda announced it was to exit Formula One at the

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Schedule 3 & Good SuDS Systems

Understanding Schedule 3 Schedule 3 is the buzzword in the water and drainage industry but what will it do and how well do we understand it? In simple terms, Schedule 3 will mandate the inclusion of Sustainable Drainage Systems, or SuDS as we know it, into all new developments as

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Rainwater Harvesting With SPEL RainSave

Rainwater harvesting is simply the collection of rainwater from cleaner surfaces to then be stored for reuse.   When it rains, water runs off roof areas, into a drain, and away underground and we tend to forget that it has to go somewhere and meet up with all the other

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Why Maintenance Is Essential For Your SPEL Asset

As the focus on water quality in our rivers lakes and oceans increases, pollution incidents have become environmentally unacceptable, with clean-up costs and fines running into hundreds of thousands of pounds, not to mention the bad publicity and brand impact. As a nation, we spend millions of pounds each year

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SPEL, Proud Supporters Of susdrain (SuDS)

Created by CIRIA, susdrain are an independent and authoritative platform for those involved in delivering sustainable drainage (SuDS). With the demand for SuDS now greater than ever before, susdrain provides essential guidance and information to help underpin the planning, design, approval, construction, and maintenance of SuDS. We’re pleased to be

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Surface Water Runoff & SuDS

The above picture taken this month is starkly telling us hydrocarbons are still an enormous threat to our environment. The British Water Code of Practice for Manufactured Treatment Devices Designed to Treat Surface Water Runoff is helping to regulate the situation. However, it is important we should be including the

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Firefighting Foam & Groundwater – Risks & Preventions

Fires involving petroleum and other flammable liquids are often extinguished with aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF). During the last few years, foams have been developed and improved to reduce the amount of environmental impact caused. However, there continues to be concerns over the detrimental effects that the water and foam cause

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50 Years of Service

A huge congratulations to Lawrence Owen (nicknamed ‘Lol’) who has recently celebrated 50 years of service at SPEL Products.  Thank you Lol for your hard work, loyalty & dedication to SPEL over the last 50 years.  Pictured: Bryan Pocock (Managing Director), Paul Pocock (Technical Director) & Lawrence Owen.

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Tank Delivery To Frankfurt

Six 600 Series SPEL Tankstor tanks were recently delivered to Frankfurt, Germany.   A brief stop at Hoek van Holland dock followed by a further journey to site in Frankfurt. Now, more than a million litres of cooling water are available for use by a large scale data centre.  

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Journey To Qatar

A tank leaving our factory and beginning its journey to Al Ebb Leabaib, Doha North, Qatar. Last pictured at Southampton Docks awaiting loading. SPEL Products are working safely to support all critical supply sectors in the UK and globally. If you have any questions or queries please do not hesitate

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SPEL Products: Working Together

A delivery leaving our factory this morning. SPEL are doing all we can to support our great NHS, emergency services and MoD, as well as power and water suppliers whilst maintaining a safe environment for all staff through this challenging time. Here at SPEL Products we’re still operating with a

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RAF Marham

RAF Marham is home to a host of engineering support functions ranging from maintenance to frontline support. It also houses over 3600 Service Personnel, civil servants and contractors. RAF Marham is also the home of the F-35 Lightning a 5th Generation, multi-role, stealth fighter. SPEL provided several SPEL Stormceptors and

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Scottish Water

SPEL Products have been a Kit Framework Supplier for primary settlement and septic tank to Scottish Water since 2007. The Company has also been working closely with the Scottish Water appointed consultants and contractors for many years building up a trust and support that has continued until the current time.

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Logistics Centre, Rugby Gateway

Located at Rugby Gateway, right at the centre of the logistics ‘Golden Triangle’ at Junction 1 of the M6, the 120-acre warehouse houses of two-storey office accommodation and an external site works including hardstandings, car parking, landscaping and drainage. SPEL have provided the essential fuel/oil separator to cater for the

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RAF Brize Norton

SPEL provided RAF Brize Norton with SPEL Stormceptor® Class 1 By-pass Separators along with a Puraceptor® Class 1 Full Retention Separator. As the largest RAF Station, RAF Brize Norton houses approximately 5,800 Service Personnel, 1,200 contractors and 300 civilian staff. With an impressive mixed fleet of aircraft including Voyager, Atlas

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Port Of Dover

SPEL Stormceptor Class 1 bypass separators are being supplied for the DWDR Port of Dover Project. Image: This SPEL Stormceptor Model P800 (NS 800) measures 25m long x 4 m dia. It caters for 28,000m2 catchment area and captures and retains hydrocarbons and silt. For further information phone our sales

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WRc Approval

We are pleased to announce we have received approval from WRc for SPEL Wet Wells as follows   For further information phone our sales hotline +44 (0)1743 457977 or email sales@spelproducts.co.uk

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Fundraising for the RRT – Operation Drought Relief

SPEL Products are privileged to have contributed £1,000 to the RRT Operation Drought Relief which was carried out in August.  A very welcomed help for farmers most effected. For further information phone our sales hotline +44 (0)1743 457977 or email sales@spelproducts.co.uk  

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Boeing at Gatwick Airport
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Boeing At Gatwick Airport

Recent installation of 3.1 million litres capacity for containing the drainage following the fire suppression system operating and releasing high expansion foam as installed in the massive Boeing GoldCare Hanger, Gatwick Airport. Image: 13 no. SPEL Tankstor 600 series 4m dia. tanks being installed with support from SPEL Products. For

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Fundraising For The Royal National Lifeboat Institution

SPEL Products give £400 to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, supporting life saving at sea. RNLI volunteer lifeboat crews provide a 24-hour rescue service in the UK and Ireland, and our seasonal lifeguards look after people on busy beaches. RNLI crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,200 lives since 1824 but they

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Watch An Overview Video Of The SPEL Separator and Econoskim System

The SPEL Separator and Econoskim light liquid skimming and separate containment patented system is unique to SPEL and ensures SPEL Separators are maintained at peak performance 24/7, at the same time reducing the high costs of regular servicing and emptying by up to 90%. The system is used extensively for

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Watch An Overview Video Of The SPEL Stormceptor Class 1 By-Pass Separator

The SPEL Stormceptor Class 1 by-pass Separator with silt capacity is a highly efficient unit for removing hydrocarbons (fuel/oil), silt and heavy metals as sediment bound. They are compliant with the European Standard BS EN 858. They are used extensively for the larger catchment areas associated with supermarkets, lorry parks,

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Watch The Installation Of A SPEL Puraceptor

Watch the SPEL Puraceptor been delivered and installed at Lanchester Wines Development. Video supplied by ACE (Absolute Civil Engineering). To learn more about the SPEL Puraceptor – click here SPEL Products provided: SPEL Puraceptor® Separator For further information phone our sales hotline +44 (0)1743 457977 or email sales@spelproducts.co.uk

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Khalifa Port, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Khalifa Port, the flagship state of the art gateway to Abu Dhabi, was officially inaugurated on December 12, 2012. It is now handling all of Abu Dhabi’s container traffic following the 100% TEU traffic transition from Mina Zayed in late 2012. Khalifa Port has the first semi-automated container terminal in

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Ascension Island’s Wideawake Airfield

Just before midnight there was an almighty roar on a tiny island in the middle of nowhere; the roar of two RAF Vulcan bombers taking off at 103 per cent thrust. That was 30th April 1982. The Vulcan was designed to drop nuclear bombs on Eastern Europe and had been

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London Array – The World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

This is the world’s first industrial-sized offshore wind farm capable of generating up to 630 megawatts (MW) of power which is on a level with many conventional power stations.The location, in the Outer Thames estuary, was chosen for high winds, a range of workable water depths, ground conditions, nearby ports

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SPEL Stormceptor Shipped To Khalifa Port, Abu Dhabi

Some of the largest SPEL Separators are shipped to key projects throughout the UAE. This SPEL Stormceptor by-pass Separator Model 6500 C1 was shipped on a flat rack as deck cargo. For more information about exporting click here. Or phone our sales hotline +44 (0)1743 457977 or email sales@spelproducts.co.uk

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Fundraising For The Midlands Air Ambulance

SPEL Products give £500 to the Midlands Air Ambulance to support their excellent work. The Midlands Air Ambulance is the only charity responsible for funding and operating three air ambulances serving the communities of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire and the West Midlands. This constitutes the largest air ambulance operating

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Hambantota International Airport

Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) (also known as the Hambantota International Airport) is an international airport serving the city of Hambantota in southeast Sri Lanka. It is named after the Rajapaksa family and is the newest and most developing airport in Sri Lanka. The airport is estimated to cost US

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Khalifa Tower – The World’s Tallest Building

Burj Khalifa is not only the world’s tallest building at 828 metres (2,716.5 feet) but it has broken two other impressive records; the tallest structure, previously held by the KVLY-TV mast in Blanchard, North Dakota and the tallest freestanding structure, previously held by Toronto’s CN Tower.   The three criteria

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SPEL Adoptable Pump Station Solution

SPEL have worked closely with their client providing design and technical information to ensure SPEL Adoptable pump station solution, successfully approved by United Utilities. For further information phone our sales hotline +44 (0)1743 457977 or email sales@spelproducts.co.uk

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SPEL RainSave

SPEL Products won a large prestigious contract for Oxford University with a storage capacity of over 150,000 litres to serve the Biochemistry building. For further information phone our sales hotline +44 (0)1743 457977 or email sales@spelproducts.co.uk

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SPEL have secured the contract for the supply of SPEL Stormceptor Class1 separators and solar powered SPEL Automatic Alarm Monitoring Units for the M25 widening contract
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SPEL Separators

SPEL have secured the contract for the supply of SPEL Stormceptor Class1 separators and solar powered SPEL Automatic Alarm Monitoring Units for the M25 widening contract. For further information phone our sales hotline +44 (0)1743 457977 or email sales@spelproducts.co.uk

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