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Groundbreaking new Super Wispaset UVO 150/100 launched at Hillhead exhibition

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Sykes Super Wispaset UVO 150/100 which we look forward to introducing at this year’s Hillhead exhibition. The new product incorporates the tried and tested Orion pump end and Sykes’ unique vacuum priming system, but is now available with the latest specification engine to conform to environmental [...]

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Sykes Pumps extend submersible drainage range

We’re delighted to be extending our range of submersible drainage pumps by introducing our latest unit – the P501. All pumps within the Sykes submersible drainage hire fleet have been designed for dewatering and use on construction sites, docks and shipyards, drainage, industrial applications and utilities. Available with or without a float switch, the P501 [...]

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Sykes Pumps provide pump hire equipment for old Sykes House site

When a well-known construction company had issues keeping a site in South London dry following a sustained downpour, they contacted our pump specialists in search of an effective pumping solution. The site in question was bought by Henry Sykes Ltd in 1928 and was the home of our head office for many years until its [...]

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Sykes provide pumping solution for large scale renovation project

The renovation of one of the South Coast’s most historical theatres was dependent upon the intervention of specialist hire company, Sykes Pumps. Before the project commenced, we sent an engineer to our client’s site – in Eastbourne – to assess the job’s unique requirements. As part of the overhaul, the entire toilet block was to [...]

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Sykes Pumps provide emergency pumping solution for house building contractor

At Sykes Pumps, we’re used to receiving last-minute callouts. Our ability to handle projects at short notice is the reason so many customers know they can rely on us when things go wrong. So, when East Sussex based house-building contractor required us to supply an urgent pumping rental scheme, they contacted us at the eleventh [...]

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Sykes Pumps help local council avert flooding

When local housing and shops suffered flooding following heavy rainfall in Essex, Sykes Pumps were approached and asked to help facilitate the construction of a new culvert. The client had plans for building a large culvert in the affected area, with the aim of allowing excess storm water to drain away from nearby residential and [...]

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Sykes Pumps help leading university with construction project

When one of West Sussex’s leading universities had plans to develop a new engineering and technological facility, Sykes Pumps was on hand to provide a temporary over-pumping solution to help facilitate the project. The scheme in question was taking place on a live university campus so required an immediate pump hire solution to assist with [...]

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Sykes Pumps aid major demolition project

Sykes general purpose range of pumps are naturally the first choice for an array of applications, handling everything from clean water to sludge and slurry. In this instance, the temporary pumps were being used for a major demolition project. The contractor overseeing the scheme contacted us in search of an immediate pumping hire solution after [...]

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Sykes Pump Hire drafted in to assist with iconic redevelopment project

Before building contractors could begin the conversion of an internationally cherished landmark, Sykes Pumps were called to provide a pump hire solution to help cool down their machinery. The once crumbling Battersea power station, which was closed in 1983 and left uninhabitable for the past 50 years, is undergoing a major redevelopment. Once completed the [...]

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Sykes Pumps aid culvert repair in Lincolnshire

Following heavy rainfall in the north of England, a client contacted us seeking an emergency pump solution to facilitate the repair of a drainage tunnel that kept collapsing. Large volumes of storm water caused by torrential downpours were, therefore, unable to escape, meaning urgent action was required on our part. The customer had outsourced a [...]

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