MILBANK CONCRETE PRODUCTS LTD

EARLS COLNE BUSINESS PARK
EARLS COLNE
COLCHESTER
ESSEX CO6 2NS

Tel: 01787 223931
Fax: 01787 220536

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Suppliers of: Precast Concrete, Flooring, Beams & Blocks, Staircases, Landings, Hollowcore

MILBANK is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of high-quality precast concrete products. Our trading history spans over 70 years and we are dedicated to helping our customers achieve success.

Our factory, offices and transport hub is located near Colchester on the Essex/Suffolk borders. With the A12, M11 and M25 all nearby, we are well positioned to offer a competitive service to London/Home Counties, East Anglia and the South East. For our specialist products including spiral stairs, bespoke precast, stadia etc. we extend coverage to most of the UK.

Milbank have a team of technical engineers and design staff that offer technical support, produce design drawings and offer innovative design led solutions. 

Precast concrete is the most commonly used building material in the world and by manufacturing in a carefully controlled factory environment our precast concrete is not affected by variable site conditions or the elements.  With this in mind, it is a safe, reliable, long lasting and cost effective product and the construction industry benefits from all these features for all types of building projects.

Milbank precast concrete is manufactured off-site in an enclosed casting environment which avoids delay due to inclement weather conditions.

Our products are designed and supplied to exact build fit and specification which allow the speed up of the build process and the components allow immediate site and finishing access following installation providing a solid footing - meaning no delays for follow-on trades.

Milbank concrete is always perfectly mixed and offers superior strength and durability to traditional wet concrete. It is quicker than in-situ mould construction and pouring and can be made into any shape.  It is fireproof and will not melt at high temperatures along with being tough and durable with excellent exposure properties.  It is wholly resistant to insect, pests, vermin attacks, fungus and mildew.  It is completely recyclable and all precast units can be re-used in their entirety at the end of their life.”

Products:

Hollowcore Floors

Milbank Hollowcore floors are prestressed concrete units with tubular voids extending the full length of the slab creating an efficient lightweight unit.  This makes the slab much lighter than other floor slabs of equal thickness or strength.  Reduced weight lowers transportation costs and saves on the cost of the material.  They are typically used in the construction of upper floors in apartments/flats, commercial buildings and larger houses.  Milbank hollowcore floors are available in 150mm, 200mm and 250mm deep units.

Beam & Block Flooring

There are many benefits to using a beam & block flooring system, the biggest of which being it is fast, cheap and simple to install with no special skills required.  Our concrete beams come in 155mm and 225mm deep prestressed options and are available in lengths of 1-6m in 50mm increments. By varying the concrete beam centres during construction this kind of concrete flooring offers a quick and economical solution for a wide range of problems both at ground and upper floor levels.

Warmfloor Pro Concrete Flooring

Milbank WarmFloor offers homebuilders a simple and cost-effective solution to quickly construct a thermally insulated ground floor giving reduced initial construction costs and lowering heating costs making a compelling alternative to a standard beam and block floor.

The floor is easily assembled using lightweight expanded polystyrene (EPS) blocks fitted between our standard Milbank pre-stressed concrete beams (either 155mm or 225mm deep) and then finished with a structural concrete screed.

Bespoke Precast Concrete Products

Milbank manufactures a wide variety of bespoke precast concrete components, up to 15 tonnes, in our modern purpose built factories. We work together with clients from industries including Commercial and Residential Construction, Rail, Health, Energy, Environmental and Public Sector to name but a few. Whatever industry you work in, we’re confident that we can provide the bespoke precast concrete products you need today.

Balconies

Milbank offers a range of precast concrete balcony types to suit your project requirements.  All our balconies are designed by our in-house design team and manufactured, delivered and installed to the highest standards.  When designing the precast concrete floors for a project, Milbank will take into consideration the design of the balconies.

Spiral & Helical Stairs

Milbank’s expertise has been commissioned for staircase installations in some of the most prestigious venues in the UK. Working with architects, engineers and designers we have achieved stunning, durable precast spiral staircase installations. Today, the versatility of precast concrete, together with innovative engineering and finishing processes allows us to create bespoke spiral staircases that are both visually pleasing and exceptionally resilient. Utilising leading Northern European manufacturing technology, our palletised formwork and precast shuttering system ensures the finish is of the highest quality.

Stairs & Landings

Milbank are specialists in precast concrete stair and landing design and manufacture  With an experienced team and a dedicated production facility we produce both simple and standard flights as well as complex bespoke units. We design and provide stair solutions specific to each project liaising with the client or their design team to reach the right solution.

Ground Beams

Milbank Ground Beams provide a great alternative to traditional foundations and we manufacture specific ground beams for a number of leading contractors.  Often ground beams are designed to support brick or block work and can be used to form a permanent shutter to the edge of an in-situ concrete floor slab.  They are generally square or rectangular in section however notches, sloping faces and end details can also be incorporated.

Concrete Stadium Construction

Most modern stadia are constructed using steel structures with precast concrete to form the terracing, walling, stairs and circulation areas.  Concrete frame structures comprising beams, columns, walls, floors, stairs and other elements can be used for a wide variety of applications including multi-storey car parks, retail and leisure developments, offices, schools, hospitals, etc.  These structures can be built entirely from precast concrete but more commonly will be of hybrid construction comprising in-situ concrete or steel elements together with precast components.

Sea Defences

Our coastline is very valuable for both economic and social reasons, but it is a varying environment that naturally evolves through coastal erosion and flooding processes. Whether the requirement is complete wave walls or copings to refurbish existing defences, Milbank provide high-quality precast concrete blocks to resist natural processes such as wave action and sediment movement. Milbank also work with the Environment Agency in supplying Canewdon blocks which are often laid in grid formation at the toe of the sea wall.

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Further technical information, image galleries and product specifications are available through the Milbank Precast Concrete website or via the BPi Download Library.

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BEAMS Prestressed .
BLOCKS Concrete Beam and Block Flooring Infill .
DEMOLITION Prestressed Flooring Units .
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FIXINGS For Concrete Hollowcore Concrete Sections
FIXINGS For Concrete Precast Concrete Products
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FLOOR BEAMS Concrete BS 8110
FLOOR BEAMS Concrete Prestressed Concrete
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FLOOR UNITS HOLLOWCORE Hollowcore Prestressed Concrete
FLOOR UNITS HOLLOWCORE Hollowcore Slabs Panels Planks
FLOOR UNITS SOLID Precast Concrete Slabs Panels
FLOOR UNITS SOLID Precast Concrete BS 8110:1985 Part 2 Slabs Panels
FLOORING Systems Beam and Block Flooring
FLOORS Hollow Block Floors
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FLOORS Precast Concrete Beam and EPS Panels / Slabs
FLOORS Precast Concrete Beam and EPS Panels / Slabs Thermally Efficient
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FLOORS Precast Concrete Hollow Block
FLOORS Precast Concrete Hollowcore
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FLOORS Precast Concrete Beam and Block Flooring BS 8110:1985
FLOORS Precast Concrete Beam and Block Flooring Expanded Polystyrene Block Panel
FLOORS Precast Concrete Beam and Block Flooring Insulated Floor Systems
FLOORS Precast Concrete Beam and Block Flooring Polystyrene Core Panels / Slabs
FLOORS Precast Concrete Beam and Block Flooring Prestressed
FLOORS Prestressed Concrete .
FLOORS Prestressed Concrete BS 8110:1997
FLOORS Prestressed Concrete Hollowcore
GROUND FLOOR SYSTEMS Precast Beam and Slab Insulated
GROUND FLOOR SYSTEMS Precast Beam and Slab Insulated Beam and EPS Panels / Slabs
LANDINGS Precast Concrete .
PRECAST CONCRETE Products .
PRECAST CONCRETE Purpose Made Bespoke Products .
SEA DEFENCE WALLS Precast Concrete Units .
SPIRAL STAIRCASES Concrete .
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STAIRCASES Precast Concrete BS 8110
STAIRCASES Precast Concrete Curved
STAIRCASES Precast Concrete Landing Combined
STAIRCASES Prefabricated Precast Concrete
SPIT Fixings
WARMFLOOR Insulated Floor System
WARMFLOOR PRO Insulated Floor System

Milbank manufacture two huge 18-tonne precast concrete neutron shields for ESS Sweden

February 2021

We're kicking off the year by showcasing a very special project we were involved with, manufacturing two absolutely huge bespoke precast concrete neutron shields for ESS Sweden.

Utilising bespoke steel moulds, the 18-tonne shields (which required the positioning of sockets and fittings to be mm perfect) were cast with a high-quality finish at our bespoke facility in Essex and carefully loaded onto transport using Cadman Cranes flagship 180t Liebherr mobile crane.

Currently under construction in Lund, Sweden, the European Spallation Source (or ESS for short) is a research facility based on what will be the world’s most powerful pulsed neutron source. Neutron radiation protection relies extensively on radiation shielding, hence the requirement for vast amounts of precast concrete.

If you have a project that requires a bespoke precast concrete solution, we would love to hear from you. You can contact our bespoke team directly by emailing Mark Ellis at mellis@milbank.co.uk, or by calling us on 01787 223931.

Milbank Group work alongside GRP Specialists Sui Generis

February 2021

Good afternoon,

As you know, the name Milbank is synonymous with precast concrete, but as a part of the Milbank Group we are proud to work alongside GRP specialists Sui Generis International.

This partnership allows us to offer you a range of standardised precast concrete products, such as steps or stairs, with pre-installed, DDA compliant, anti-slip GRP treads, strips or nosings.

This saves you the hassle of outsourcing and keeps costs down as we can deliver direct to site with the anti-slip features installed and ready to be used right away.

If you want to find out more about the Sui Generis range of anti-slip solutions, please contact Paul Foley on the details below, or alternatively, visit their dedicated Safe Tread website https://www.safetread.co.uk

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