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Gold Star of Silver How
Developing a house worthy of the prestigious RIBA House of the Year shortlist is no mean feat. It requires every intricate detail to be well thought through, from the choice of tile to the drainage infrastructure. When a team of award-winning architects required a discrete drainage solution th...
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ACO MultiDrain MD Brickslot and Modular 125+ provide an integrated water management solution
ACO solutions utilised around the Blavatnik School of Government façade, entrances and site perimeter. Since its official opening in 2015, the Blavatnik School of Government building at the University of Oxford has been awarded a succession of distinguished ‘New Building’ architectural accola...
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BBC Helios
Helios, the sun god of Greek mythology, is a three-metre high gilded bronze statue designed by renowned artist TB Huxley-Jones as the centre piece of the old BBC Television Centre courtyard. As part of the redevelopment of the iconic BBC Television Centre, civil engineers Arup required an eng...
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ACO New Street
irmingham’s New Street station is used by more than 170,000 passengers per day. The £750-million transformation of the station took five years to complete and involved the creation of an iconic new atrium for the passenger concourse, improved platforms, new entrances and a range of facilities ...
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The star of Scarborough
ACO StormBrixx SD provides a shallow attenuation solution for Star Carr Farm distribution yard
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ACO RoadDrain provides a sealed monocast solution in Dublin Port
Dublin Port has been the gateway for Ireland’s international trade for centuries. From its origins as a home to the seafaring expertise of the Vikings to the rise of the Celtic tiger and increasing global commerce, the port has needed to adapt to thrive.
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ACO MonoDrain drives high quality drainage solution for regeneration project
In 2018, Corby town centre was in need of renovation. With more council planners calling for sustainable, urban developments, it became clear that the town’s Market Walk Shopping Centre needed to be updated, both functionally and aesthetically. Midlands-based O’Brien Contractors were tasked ...
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Highway Soakaway – StormBrixx provides the infiltration solution on a key section of the A442 Project
When Telford and Wrekin Council needed to provide a safe, sustainable and maintainable infiltration solution for a key section of the A442, they turned to the expertise of ACO and its StormBrixx system.
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ACO lights up historic Bristol development with an eye-opening installation
A re-development in an historic area of Bristol is the latest UK site to feature ACO’s Eyeleds – a combined surface water management and lighting system.
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ACO brings it’s art to the Tate Modern
Iconic additions to the London skyline have become a regular occurrence in recent years. However, blending the eye-catching with the elegant is a fine line that can easily be exceeded. If the building in question happens to be the world’s most-visited modern art museum, then there is no room f...
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ACO combined kerb drainage system installed throughout widening of A453
Almost 10,000 metres of ACO KerbDrain provides highway drainage to this major infrastructure upgrade
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Welsh Housebuilder turns to ACO StormBrixx for access
ACO StormBrixx with man access system tested to see whether it really does address on going access and maintenance requirements.
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ACO Provides Sustainable Drainage to Supermarket
ACO Qmax and ACO KerbDrain help Waitrose store meet its future proofing objectives Project:
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ACO helps redevelopment of King’s Cross get on track
ACO’s drainage systems provides efficient surface water management to many of the redeveloped public areas
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ACO helps Itzhoe catch its cultural identity
ACO Freestyle bespoke gratings help deliver an aesthetic surface water drainage solution for a town centre upgrade
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Handcrafted drainage for craft beer brewer
When craft beer brewer BrewDog wanted to increase the size of its brewery, ACO Building Drainage was chosen to provide an engineered hygienic drainage system.
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ACO StormBrixx plays its part in new Academy’s SuDS design for exceedance
ACO Water Management’s StormBrixx system has been utilised as part of an exemplar SuDS design for exceedance. ACO worked closely with the project engineers for Telford Co-Operative Academy, to develop a multi-functional solution able to manage a 1:100 year event plus an uplift of 30% for clima...