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NEW Range of Tidal Flap Valves

New Range of Tidal Flap Valves

We have recently launched a new range of HDPE wall mounted tidal flap valves. Our tidal flap valves are ideally suited for applications where the valve will be constantly submerged or for situations when the valve will be submerged for significant periods of time.

For more information please visit the Tidal Flap Valves section of our website or speak to a member of our Sales Team on 01603 488700 or contact us by email  


Date Posted: Dec. 7, 2016, 1:38 p.m.
1200mm Inline Penstocks

1200mm Inline Penstocks

Althon have produced five 1200mm inline penstocks for a waste water treatment works. The 1200mm valves were designed and manufactured to order and are some of the largest ever supplied in the UK.

The valves were designed with 1200mm connecting pipework integral to the penstock and will be operated by actuators also supplied by Althon.


Date Posted: Nov. 7, 2016, 10:31 a.m.
NEW Range of RSFA Precast Headwalls

NEW Range of Rectangular Precast Headwalls

Althon have launched a new range of rectangular precast concrete headwalls.

RSFA Rectangular Headwalls are Sewers for Adoption 7th Edition compliant precast concrete headwalls for outfalls discharging into ponds, swales, ditches beaches and rivers.

RSFA headwalls come with the option of two thicknesses of toe (300mm & 500mm) each of which is available in three depths. 

RSFA headwalls are supplied complete with Kee Klamp® Handrail to the back wall and horizontal sections of the wing walls, a galvanised steel access ladder and a self-closing gate with padlock facility above. The backwall of the headwall can accommodate correctly sized Sewers for Adoption compliant hinged outfall safety grille.

All our rectangular headwalls are in accordance with Severn Trent Water Standard detail STD6002

Date Posted: Oct. 27, 2016, 12:09 p.m.
Wallasea Island Project

Wallasea Island Project 

Originally specified as an in-situ flow control structure for the RSPB, Althon were able to design and manufacture a precast solution consisting of eight concrete Ā‘LĀ’ walls which butted together with exposed reinforcement on the toe element so it could all be tied together with an in-situ apron.  The units were delivered, offloaded and put in place in a single day.


Date Posted: Oct. 5, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
Precast Penstock Chambers

Precast Penstock Chambers

Althon have launched a range of precast penstock chambers to house penstocks up to 600mm.

We can cast the openings in the precast chambers to your required invert levels. We supply the penstocks with the chambers and the fixing points for the penstocks will be cast into the concrete chambers, meaning the units do not have to be drilled on Ā– site.

Please visit the Precast Penstock Chambers section of our website for more information.


Date Posted: Oct. 5, 2016, 12:32 p.m.