Project Name

Kings Norton Railway Station

Tank Dimensions

2 tanks: 22m x 5m x 2.5m each

Supplying 550,000 litres of water

Tank Used

Sectional GRP Water Storage Tank

Internally Flanged Base

Kings Norton Railway Station

Brief Background

The Client, Kings Norton Railway Station, required an increased water capacity to the two 188,000 litre tanks they had onsite. These were used for the chemical spraying of tracks during the night, to remove leaves and other debris. The tanks no longer provided sufficient water for the required track area. Each evening, water from the tanks are mixed with chemicals during the filling of the spray trains which are then used to spray over a large area which had increased over time.

The Solution

The original bases required considerable lengthening from 15 meters to 22mts to accomodate the larger replacement tanks, and needed to be the same height as the original concrete bases. To maintain supply it was necessary for one tank to be removed and the base altered and allowed to cure before the first tank could be installed. Once completed, the process was repeated for the second tank, which was completed to an agreed timeframe with the minimum of disruption.


The Result

It was important to maintain safety on the railway network. The water supply had to remain available, to ensure that track spraying was not affected. In order for our client to fullfill their contract, the job had to be completed within a short timespan and required Nicholson Plastics installers to work closely with the clients operatives on site.

The Reaction

The customer was very happy with the results and workmanship from our GRP Tank Engineers.

Our mission: To help you find the most cost-effective solution for your water storage requirements.

Why work with us?

Over 50 years’ industry experience

Projects completed in the last 24 months

Nicholson Plastics is a UK GRP Water Storage Tank Manufacturer with a proven track record in the supply of water tanks to all industry sectors throughout the UK. We have an expert team on hand with over 50 Years’ industry experience. Our team works hard to provide exceptional industry lead times from quotes, site visits, order processing, and delivery. We are a British Standard approved company with full certification through BSI/ISO9001 including WRAS approved certified products for potable drinking water.

  • Over 50 years of technical knowledge
  • Quality assurance at a local level
  • UK customer support teams, backup, replacement service & advice
  • Supporting local and sustaining UK manufacturing
  • Regional sales representatives for site visits, emergency water requirements, and project advice

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