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Sykes launch new cost-effective and low-noise pump

As market-leaders in the provision of bespoke pump hire solutions, it is with great excitement that we introduce a new industry concept in the form of our latest unit – the UV301M. Billed as an economical surface-mounted and prime-assisted pump, this compact 12” pump combines impressive capabilities with low running costs and only requires an [...]

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Emergency pump hire solution accelerates sewer repair

Sykes Pumps were recently drafted in to provide a short-term pumping equipment to help overcome a burst combined sewer in Beckton, east London. It was therefore imperative that a swift pump hire solution was commissioned as soon as possible to over-pump the waste water back into the sewer system. Soon after receiving the call, one [...]

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Swift pump hire ensures sewage treatment maintenance project is completed months ahead of schedule

When one of the country’s largest sewage treatment plants reported an issue with their fixed pumps, they knew that Sykes Pumps could provide a suitable replacement pump hire package while the original units were repaired off site. Two of the customer’s pumps were therefore taken offline, and we had to propose a solution that would [...]

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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 provide emergency wastewater pumping solution

When one of Britain’s largest water suppliers suffered a collapsed sewage pipe, it was imperative that action was taken quickly to prevent further damage and contamination. A local pump hire specialist based in the area was sent to site to assess the problem and decided that the best course of action was to recommend a [...]

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Sykes Pumps expand hydraulic submersible hire fleet

Following the incredible success of Sykes’ hydraulic submersible pumps, it is with great excitement that we introduce an additional unit to the existing range to further broaden the selection of hydraulic pumps available to our customers. The 3” Hydraset 80 joins our pump hire fleet with immediate effect and gives clients another bespoke pumping solution [...]

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Sewage diversion required for major construction scheme

One of the UK’s leading development companies recently required some overpumping assistance in order to simplify a major sewage diversion. Fortunately at Sykes Pumps, we had the necessary levels of expertise to handle the issue effectively and by doing so helped keep a multi-million pound assignment on schedule. The company in question was looking to [...]

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Lancashire sewage network extended following Sykes Pumps’ intervention

The erosion of a river bank is likely to have both economic and safety consequences if not addressed quickly – particularly in a built-up area. So when the waterfront of a prominent Lancashire river began to wash away, there were fears it could interfere with nearby sewage lines. There was, therefore, an urgent requirement for [...]

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Sykes Pumps remove floodwater from landfill site

Generally considered to be the most cost-efficient method of disposing waste, landfill burial remains extremely common throughout the UK, despite the emergence of alternative processes including anaerobic digestion and waste-to-energy incineration. However, climatic factors – particularly heavy rainfall – can seriously affect such sites and slow productivity if not addressed quickly. At Sykes Pumps, we [...]

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Leisure facility requests pumps for groundwater removal

At Sykes Pumps, we pride ourselves on handling dewatering schemes efficiently and at the first time of asking. A high water table at a caravan park was causing delays to a construction programme, and when a competitor tried unsuccessfully to rectify the problem, we were asked to provide a solution that would do the required [...]

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