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Surface Boxes

Surface boxes are manufactured from Ductile iron to BS 5834, Grade A loading making them suitable for use in areas subject to heavy loading but not subject to fast moving through traffic.


Covers normally carry an inscription that identifies the pipeline or fitting below, some examples are shown below (many other badgings are available and should be specified with order):

  • FH = Fire Hydrant
  • AV = Air Valve
  • SV = Sluice Valve
  • NRV = Non Return Valve
  • WO = Wash Out
Features & Benefits
  • Kitemarked product
  • Conforms to BS 5834
  • Identification badging
  • Locking options available

Ductile iron surface boxes seal chambers at the surface, giving ready access while preventing the ingress of debris. They also provide identification to the contents of pipeline below and the type of valve or hydrant.

Clear Opening (mm) Code
150x150 0621SB1515D
229x229 0621SB2323D
380x230 0621SB3823D

* Double Triangular or Solid Top options – please specify at time of order

* Many badging options available – please specify at time of order