ABG LTD

UNIT E7
MELTHAM MILLS ROAD
MELTHAM
HOLMFIRTH
WEST YORKSHIRE HD9 4DS

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Suppliers of: Geosynthetic Systems, Vegetated Retaining Walls, Erosion Control, Landfill, Green Roofs, Landscaping, Highways, Green Bridges, Green Tunnels, Geocomposite Drainage Layers, Geomembranes, Geotextiles, Geogrids

ABG are a UK leader in the development, manufacture and technical support of high performance geosynthetic solutions for use in a wide range of building and environmental projects.

Formed in 1988, based in Meltham, in the heart of the Pennines, ABG has developed an excellent reputation for developing quality products and outstanding service. The ability for rapid product development ensures that the most innovative, up to date and cost effective solution can be found for many engineering problems including Green Roofs, SuDS, permeable paving, reinforced soil and drainage.

Technical support is provided by our trained and experienced staff, many of whom are Chartered Civil Engineers. This extensive support includes design, design confirmation, feasibility studies, cost advice and meeting regulatory requirements including BREEAM and CFSH. 

To complement this product range and knowledge base ABG have approved installers allowing a complete package solution to be offered from design to installation to ongoing maintenance, all working in partnership with the client to deliver bespoke project solutions.

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Some of our main products:

Roofing Systems and Podium Decks:

  • Extensive Green Roofs - Extensive Green Roofs are the most common type and are light-weight, relatively low cost and low maintenance.
  • Intensive Green Roofs - Intensive Green Roofs, often referred to as ‘Roof Gardens’, can be viewed very much like a garden area and may be landscaped to include trees, lawns, flower beds and paved areas. 
  • ABG Blueroof - offers a new concept in the management of storm water. Changing weather patterns means rainfall events have become more extreme, challenging the way water is managed. ABG blueroof utilises the roof construction for the attenuation of storm water, releasing it at a controlled rate in the period following the storm. 
  • Biodiverse roof systems - characteristically consist of undulating growing media; typically 80mm – 150mm deep. This is planted with a variety of drought tolerant hardy plants or seed, such as wildflowers, sedums, grasses and perennials.
  • ABG Roofdrain - is designed for use in extensive green roof systems. It provides both drainage and attenuation in a convenient, lightweight and cost effective system.
  • ABG Deckdrain - is designed for use in podium decks and intensive green roof systems. It provides high strength drainage in a lightweight and cost effective system.

 Soil Erosion Control:

  • Advanced Turf Reinforced Grass – Netlon Advanced Turf System (Netlon ATS) is a high performance mesh-element reinforced natural grass rootzone system. This system provides an aesthetic SuDS compliant free-draining grassed surface, capable of sustaining heavy vehicle loadings.
  • ConcertinaWeb Geocell - ConcertinaWeb is a geocellular containment system which confines and strengthens infill materials and provides a cost effective solution for the reinforcement of roadside verges, preventing verge failure and material loss in the event of vehicles overrunning.
  • Erosamat Type 1 and 1A - are low cost biodegradable soil erosion control mats made from woven jute. They are used as an economic and environmentally friendly erosion control material for surfaces that will support plant growth.
  • Erosamat Type 2 - A heavy duty long life coir biodegradable soil erosion mat. Designed to prevent soil erosion and help establish new vegetation on soil and in situations of high rainfall run-off and watercourse water velocity.
  • Erosamat Type 3 - is a closely packed matrix of polypropylene fibres thermally bonded together to create a tough and flexible, long lasting erosion control mat for watercourse and high rainfall run off.
  • Erosamat Type 4 - Biodegradable matting available in both plain and preseeded variations for immediate surface protection against erosion.
  • Erosaweb geocell - is designed for the reinforcement of weak soils such as veneer layers of top soil and on steep slopes over the edge of ponds. Forms a revetment when filled with stone or concrete.

 Retaining Wall Systems:

  • Webwall - is a flexible retaining wall system that utilises geocell technology. Using Webwall geocell, green faced walls with near vertical faces can be built quickly and easily with the added benefit of using site won materials as fill Webwall is ideal as the facing to reinforced soil.

Permeable Paving Systems:

  • Truckcell™ - is a heavy-duty cellular porous paving system designed for intensive usage and high-load traffic applications. The permeable paver can be filled with topsoil and seeded or with gravel to provide a structural surface for HGV traffic, trucks, coaches and fork-lift trucks.
  • Netlon Advanced Turf System - (Netlon ATS) is a high performance mesh-element reinforced natural grass rootzone system. It provides an aesthetic, SuDS compliant free-draining grassed surface, capable of sustaining heavy vehicle loadings in occasional-use applications. Such as fire access, event and window cleaning.
  • Sudspave - is a permeable paving system of interlocking cellular plastic porous pavers designed for the stabilisation of trafficked grass or gravel surfaces. Used where a free-draining permeable gravel or grass car park, access road or driveway is required.
  • GrassPave Mesh - is a plastic mesh to strengthen existing grassed areas for light-vehicle use.

Geocomposite Drainage Systems:

  • Cavidrain - drainage geocomposite  - is a preformed cavity drainage system designed to relieve water penetration from basements and buried structures.
  • ABG Deckdrain - is a high performance geocomposite drainage system. Designed to provide an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional structural drainage techniques, it provides high flow capacity and added protection to waterproofing.
  • Fildrain - drainage geocomposite - is a cost effective alternative to traditional stone drainage. It collects and channels liquids and gases to a carrier pipe for transportation to a suitable discharge point. Fildrain fin drain has many applications in highway and embankment drainage.
  • Piledrain - is designed as an effective solution to the treatment of joints between contiguous and secant bored concrete piles in basement and retaining wall construction.
  • Pozibreak - is designed specifically as a drainage void layer installed to protect the imported clean soils from the rise of contaminated ground through capillary action, and as a salt barrier where saline groundwater and surface water is to be separated.
  • Pozidrain - drainage geocomposite - is a wide-width preformed drainage and gas venting solution, providing a sustainable, environmental alternative to traditional filter stone drainage layers. Used extensively for landfill and contaminated land drainage on slopes and basal areas to remove water, liquids and gas quickly & efficiently.
  • Pozidrain G - is the latest addition to the Pozidrain family of products. It is purpose designed as a cost-effective composite for use in landfill capping, for subsurface drainage and gas venting and basal lining systems for subsurface drainage and leachate management.
  • Turfdrain  - is a pre-formed, high performance, drainage system designed to replace traditional pipe and filter stone drainage for existing grass sports pitches. 

Ground Stabilisation and Reinforcement:

  • Gridtex - is a high performance woven geotextile engineered for reinforcement applications and is ideal for strengthening a wide range of soils. It is capable of fulfilling many of the functions required of a geogrid whilst at the same time offering all the benefits of a woven geotextile.
  • Abgrid - biaxial geogrid - can be used in a wide range of civil engineering applications such as, ground stabilisation, aggregate reduction, piling platforms and foundation engineering in paved and unpaved roads and temporary works.
  • Trigrid EX - is an innovative high performance geogrid combining fibre-reinforced polymer strips within a woven structure. Ideal for reinforced soil structures.
  • Enkagrid PRO - can be used in reinforcement of slopes, earth walls, embankments, platforms and foundations in civil engineering applications providing reinforcement and stabilisation functions.
  • Rotagrid - is a self-adhesive pavement reinforcement system designed to prolong the life of pavement structures and allow the use of thinner overlays.
  • Rotaflex - is an asphalt reinforcing system designed to prevent premature road failure increasingly arising as a result of increasing axle loads. Ideal for Roads, Runways and Pavements.
  • Terrex - is arrange of non-woven filter/separator geotextiles for French Drains.
  • Abtex - in a range of woven geotextiles for stabilisation of access roads over poor ground.
  • Abweb - is a geocellular web that enables a 50% reduction in crushed stone sub-base, making it ideal in situations with limited access.

Tree Root Protection

  • Abweb TRP - a geocellular web to guard against damage to tree roots from new access routes or temporary works.
  • ABG Rootline - Tree root protection of structures by flexible and profiled barrier layers.

Pond Liners

  • ABG Claymat - a quick and convenient waterproof layer to form a liner in SuDS ponds and ornamental features.
  • Ablon - a flexible polymer liner for ponds and tanks. 

SuDS Sustainable Drainage Systems

  • SuDS - advice and product design from ABG based on extensive range of Blue roof, ponds,

For more information on these or any of our other products please visit our literature library on BPindex or alternatively visit our website at www.abgltd.com

ASPHALT Reinforcement .
ASPHALT Reinforcement Pavement Reinforcement Systems
ASPHALT Reinforcement Pavement Reinforcement Systems Thin Pavements
ATTENUATION PONDS Reinforcement Geogrids .
BLUE ROOF SYSTEMS Green Roof Rainwater Attenuation .
BLUE ROOF SYSTEMS Green Roof Rainwater Attenuation SUDS
BLUE ROOF SYSTEMS Stormwater Systems .
BLUE ROOF SYSTEMS SuDS .
BRIDGE DECKING Protective Indicator Mesh .
BUNDS Reinforcement Geogrids .
DRAINAGE Headwalls Reinforcement Geogrids
DRAINAGE Roof Gardens .
DRAINAGE MEMBRANES BS EN 13252 CE Mark .
DRAINAGE MEMBRANES Exterior Applications .
DRAINAGE MEMBRANES Filter Combined .
DRAINAGE MEMBRANES Highway Drainage Systems BS EN 13252:2001 CE Marked
DRAINAGE MEMBRANES Highway Drainage Systems HAPAS AGREMENT CERTIFICATE HOLDERS
DRAINAGE MEMBRANES Horizontal Applications .
DRAINAGE MEMBRANES Structural Applications .
DRAINAGE MEMBRANES Sub-Surface Drainage .
DRAINAGE MEMBRANES Underground Applications .
EMBANKMENT CONSTRUCTION Embankment Consolidation Geocomposite Drainage Layers
EMBANKMENT CONSTRUCTION Geotextiles .
EROSION CONTROL Cellular Confinement Systems .
EROSION CONTROL Grass Slopes .
EROSION CONTROL Matting .
EROSION CONTROL Matting Biodegradable
EROSION CONTROL Open Cell Matting .
FIN DRAINS Contaminated Land Drainage .
FIN DRAINS Embankment Drainage .
FIN DRAINS Groundwater Drainage .
FIN DRAINS Highway Edge Drainage .
FIN DRAINS Landscaping Applications .
FOUNDATION Engineering .
FOUNDATION Engineering Geogrids
GEOCOMPOSITES Barrier Geotextiles .
GEOCOMPOSITES Barrier Geotextiles Geocellular Containment Systems
GEOCOMPOSITES Capillary Break Layers .
GEOCOMPOSITES Contaminated Land Reclamation Brownfield Remedial Treatment
GEOCOMPOSITES Drainage .
GEOCOMPOSITES Drainage and Gas Venting Layers .
GEOCOMPOSITES Drainage Filter Layers .
GEOCOMPOSITES Drainage Gas Venting .
GEOCOMPOSITES Drainage Groundwater Drainage .
GEOCOMPOSITES Drainage Highway Drainage Systems BS EN 13252:2001 CE Marked
GEOCOMPOSITES Drainage Highway Drainage Systems HAPAS AGREMENT CERTIFICATE HOLDERS
GEOCOMPOSITES Drainage Landfill Cap Drainage .
GEOCOMPOSITES Drainage Layers AGREMENT CERTIFICATE HOLDERS
GEOCOMPOSITES Drainage Leachate Management .
GEOCOMPOSITES Drainage Railway Embankments and Tunnels .
GEOCOMPOSITES Drainage Void Layers .
GEOCOMPOSITES Frost Barrier Layers .
GEOCOMPOSITES Linings Soil Separation
GEOCOMPOSITES Salt Barrier Layers .
GEOGRIDS Asphalt Pavements Reinforcement .
GEOGRIDS Basal Reinforcement .
GEOGRIDS Biaxial .
GEOGRIDS Erosion Control .
GEOGRIDS Gravel Surface Stabilisation .
GEOGRIDS Ground Stabilisation .
GEOGRIDS Piling Rig Platforms .
GEOGRIDS Slope Stabilisation .
GEOGRIDS Soil Reinforcement .
GEOMEMBRANES Basin Lining .
GEOMEMBRANES Containment Linings Containment Liners
GEOMEMBRANES Contaminated Land Barrier .
GEOMEMBRANES Landfill Gas Barriers .
GEOMEMBRANES Landfill Groundwater Barriers .
GEOMEMBRANES Mine Waste Storage Facilities .
GEOMEMBRANES Reservoir Lining .
GEOMEMBRANES Reservoir Roof Applications Blue Roofs
GEOMEMBRANES Stormwater Storage Applications .
GEOMEMBRANES SUDS Applications .
GEOMEMBRANES Waste Tip Liners and Caps .
GEOMEMBRANES Water Storage .
GEOSYNTHETICS .
GEOTEXTILES Drainage Composite
GEOTEXTILES Drainage Filter Fabric / Drainage Filters
GEOTEXTILES Drainage Structural Drainage
GEOTEXTILES Drainage Tunnel Drainage
GEOTEXTILES Embankment Construction .
GEOTEXTILES Erosion Control .
GEOTEXTILES Filtration Filters / Filter Fabric
GEOTEXTILES Geosynthetic Barriers Tree Root Protection
GEOTEXTILES Ground Stabilisation .
GEOTEXTILES Land Reclamation .
GEOTEXTILES Mesh Contaminated Soil Separation
GEOTEXTILES Non-Woven .
GEOTEXTILES Protection .
GEOTEXTILES Reinforcement .
GEOTEXTILES Reinforcement Asphalt Pavement Construction
GEOTEXTILES Soil Separation .
GEOTEXTILES Stormwater Storage Applications .
GEOTEXTILES Stormwater Storage Applications Infiltration
GEOTEXTILES SubBase Separator .
GEOTEXTILES SuDS Applications .
GEOTEXTILES Woven .
GEOTEXTILES Woven Polypropylene .
GRASS Reinforcement Mesh Load Bearing Areas
GRASS PROTECTION Mesh .
GRASS PROTECTION Verges Edges
GRASS REINFORCEMENT Geogrids .
GRASS REINFORCEMENT Mesh .
GRASS REINFORCEMENT Mesh Load Bearing Grass Areas
GRASS REINFORCEMENT Mesh Rootzone Systems
GRASS REINFORCEMENT Mesh Vehicular Areas
GRASS REINFORCEMENT Pavers Recycled Plastic
GRAVEL Paving Systems Geogrids
GRAVEL Paving Systems SUDS
GRAVEL Stabilisation Systems .
GREEN BRIDGES
GREEN BRIDGES Geocomposite Drainage Layers .
GREEN BRIDGES Geocomposite Drainage Systems .
GREEN BRIDGES Rainwater Attenuation Geosynthetic Systems .
GREEN BRIDGES Rainwater Attenuation Geosynthetic Systems SUDS
GREEN BRIDGES Stormwater Management .
GREEN BRIDGES Waterproofing Systems .
GREEN ROOF SYSTEMS Drainage and Water Storage Elements .
GREEN ROOF SYSTEMS Engineered Growing Media .
GREEN ROOF SYSTEMS Rainwater Management Systems .
GREEN ROOF SYSTEMS Rainwater Management Systems Roof Garden Irrigation Systems
GREEN ROOF SYSTEMS Sedum Plugs .
GREEN ROOF SYSTEMS SuDS .
GREEN ROOF SYSTEMS Vegetation Mats .
GREEN TUNNELS
GREEN TUNNELS Drainage and Water Storage Systems .
GREEN TUNNELS Geocomposite Drainage Layers .
GREEN TUNNELS Geocomposite Drainage Systems .
GREEN TUNNELS Rainwater Attenuation Geosynthetic Systems .
GREEN TUNNELS Rainwater Attenuation Geosynthetic Systems SUDS
GREEN TUNNELS Stormwater Management .
LANDFILL Caps Capping .
LANDFILL Lining Barriers .
LANDFILL Separation and Filtration Membranes .
MEMBRANES Bridge Decks Bridge Decking Grade Protective Indicator Mesh
MEMBRANES Chemical Resistant .
MEMBRANES Containment Lining Secondary Containment
MEMBRANES Contaminated Land .
MEMBRANES Drainage See Also DRAINAGE MEMBRANES:
MEMBRANES Polyethylene .
PAVEMENTS Asphalt Reinforcement Systems
PAVING Porous See Also PERMEABLE PAVING:
PAVING BLOCKS .
PAVING BLOCKS Heavy Duty .
PAVING BLOCKS Permeable .
PAVING BLOCKS SUDS Sustainable Urban Drainage .
PAVING BLOCKS Vehicular .
PERMEABLE PAVING Geocellular Systems .
PERMEABLE PAVING Grassed Finish .
PERMEABLE PAVING Gravel Infill .
PERMEABLE PAVING Heavy Duty Recycled Plastic Systems .
PERMEABLE PAVING Heavy Vehicular Loads .
PERMEABLE PAVING SUDS (Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems) .
PODIUM DECK SURFACES Drainage Geosynthetics
PODIUM DECK SURFACES Waterproofing Systems .
POROUS PAVING Cellular Paving Units .
POROUS PAVING Grassed Finish .
POROUS PAVING Gravel Infill .
POROUS PAVING SUDS (Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems) Compliant .
RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION MEMBRANES .
RAINWATER HARVESTING Tanks Modular Units
RAINWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Attenuation Systems Crates
RAINWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Attenuation Systems Green Roofs
RAINWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Attenuation Systems Modular Geocells
RESERVOIR Construction Membranes .
RETAINING WALL Reinforcement Geogrids .
RETAINING WALLS Geocellular Systems Vegetated Green Walls
RETAINING WALLS Plantable / Vegetated .
RIVERBANK Erosion Protection .
RIVERBANK Erosion Protection Biodegradable
ROAD CONSTRUCTION Geocellular Web Systems .
ROAD CONSTRUCTION Geogrids .
ROAD CONSTRUCTION Geotextiles .
ROAD CONSTRUCTION SubBase Stabilisation .
ROAD CONSTRUCTION SubBase Stabilisation Temporary Roads
ROAD CONSTRUCTION SubBase Stabilisation Unbound Road Construction
ROADSIDE VERGES Protection Geocellular Containment Systems
ROOFING MEMBRANES Reservoir Roof Applications Blue Roofs
ROOFING SYSTEMS Blue Roofs .
ROOTZONE SYSTEMS . .
SHUTTERING Sacrificial .
SOIL REINFORCEMENT Geogrids .
SOIL STABILISATION . .
SOIL STABILISATION Geogrids .
SPORTS FIELD Drainage .
SPORTS FIELD Membranes .
SPORTS FIELD Surface Drainage .
STORMWATER Attenuation .
STORMWATER Attenuation Modular Geocells .
STORMWATER Infiltration Trenches .
SUSTAINABLE URBAN DRAINAGE SYSTEMS (SUDS) Infiltration Trenches .
SUSTAINABLE URBAN DRAINAGE SYSTEMS (SUDS) Swale Inlet Units .
SWALE Reinforcement Geogrids .
TREE ROOT PROTECTION SYSTEMS
TUNNEL Drainage Systems Geosynthetic Drainage Layers
TUNNEL LININGS LLDPE Low Density Polyethylene .
TUNNEL LININGS Waterproofing Drainage Layers .
UNDERGROUND DRAINAGE PIPES Filter Pipes Fin Drains .
ABGRID Geogrids
ABTEX Reinforcing Geotextile
ABWEB Soil Reinforcement Materials
ABWEB Geocellular Tree Root Protection
ADVANCED TURF Grass Reinforcement
ALPHALINE Geomembranes
BLUE ROOF SYSTEM Green Roof Stormwater Attenuation Systems
BLUEROOF Green Roof Stormwater Attenuation Systems
CAVIDRAIN Tunnel Drainage
CLAYMAT Geosynthetic Clay Liners
CONCERTINAWEB Verge Reinforcement
DECKDRAIN Green Roof Drainage
DECKDRAIN Structural Drainage Systems
DEKOTEX Bridge Decking Protective Indicator Mesh
ECOBLOC FLEX SUDS Rainwater Handling Systems
EROSALOG River Bank Protection
EROSAMAT Erosion Control Matting
EROSAMESH Steep Slope Erosion Control
EROSAPLAT River Bank Protection
EROSAWEB Ground Stabilisation
FILDRAIN Fin Drains
FILDRAIN Geocomposite Drainage Systems
GASFLOW Gas Venting Membrane
GRASS PAVE Permeable Paving
GRASSPAVE Grass Protection Mesh
GRIDTEX Geotextiles
LEAKDRAIN Drainage Layers
POZIBREAK Geocomposite Drainage Void Layer
POZIDRAIN Geotextiles
POZIDRAIN G Geocomposite Drainage Systems
ROOFDRAIN Roof Drainage Layer
ROTAFLEX Asphalt Reinforcement
ROTAGRID Asphalt Pavement Reinforcement Systems
SUDSBLOCK Permeable Paving System
SUDSPAVE Permeable Paving
SUDSWEB Permeable Paving
TERREX Geotextiles
TRIGRID EX Geogrids
TRUCKCELL Heavy Duty Paving System
TRUCKCELL Permeable Paving
TURFDRAIN Sports Field Drainage
WEBWALL Retaining Walls
WEBWALL Soil Retention

Construction News Award Nomination

June 2019

Construction News Award Nomination

The Construction News Awards are back and celebrating 23 years of showcasing the very best in the industry. Having become the most prestigious and coveted awards in our sector, winning a Construction News Award is a well-recognised badge of excellence amongst clients and peers.

Here at ABG we are delighted to announce that our work on the A14 Cambridge to Huntington with The A14 Integrated Delivery Team has been shortlisted in the Sustainable Project of the Year Category at this year’s Construction News Awards.

ABG provided full design support to allow Deckdrain to be used for structural drainage on the project in place of the specified porous block drainage. Where it was used ABG Deckdrain contributed a 92% reduction in embodied carbon footprint from material manufacturing, transport to site and installation operations.

The A14 Integrated Delivery Team has shown an inspiring level of dedication to sustainability in their works as a whole and ABG are very proud that we have been able to help contribute to this.

You can read the case study of the A14 here on our website. The full shortlist of sumission is published at https://awards.constructionnews.co.uk/2019-shortlist

For help and guidance on which product suits your requirement please contact our technical advisors on 01484 852096
or by email on enquiries@abgltd.com

ABG provided The Oaks, Acton, West London

June 2019

The Oaks, Acton, West London

The former Oaks shopping centre in Acton, West London, will provide 178 apartments and 42,000 sq. ft. of retail space.

Working with Osel Architecture, CJ O’Shea and Cawston Specialist Roofing ABG provided a design for 11 blueroofs across the site, including 5 podiums, meeting the SuDS criteria given. The blueroof was designed to a 1 in 100 year storm event and was required to be backed by NHBC approval.

The ABG blueroof system is used to provide temporary attenuation of stormwater, and restrict the rate that water enters the wider drainage system, as part of a Sustainable Drainage System (SuDS). The ABG blueroof system has the ability to provide a SuDS attenuation solution for a new or retrofit development. The drainage/attenuation layers are specifically designed with enhanced water storage capacity, and the discharge is controlled using our patented outlet.

An ABG blueroof means the stormwater attenuation requirements are met within the roof or podium build-up, and therefore the need for expensive underground storage or other SuDS processes can be reduced or eliminated.

In addition to the blueroofs ABG also installed 5 green roof areas and several paved terraces. The podium finishes were by others.

For help and guidance on which product suits your requirement please contact our technical advisors on 01484 852096
or by email on enquiries@abgltd.com

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