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Duke of Wellington Estate Heating System

Duke of Wellington Estate Heating System

At the Duke of Wellington Estate, the stately house heating system is an water-sourced heat pump system that has coils placed in the lake. A fluid pumped through the coils and heat from the water is transferred to the fluid an then carried to the radiators in the...

Farm Moat Dredging Project

Farm Moat Dredging Project

This moat dredging project was a little unusual in that although this farm moat is on private land, it is classed as an ancient monument and therefore we had to work alongside English Heritage. As such we had to adhere to a joint plan that was drawn up and we were...

Bawdsey Manor Landslide

Bawdsey Manor Landslide

As the result of the recent heavy rains, a landslide had filled in a pond operated by PGL Travel. As this pond is used for children’s adventure activities, they needed it cleared out. This pond was completely filled by the landslide. Jex Silt Pumping was contracted to...

Narborough Trout Lakes

Narborough Trout Lakes

It’s sometimes the case that we cannot use our silt pumping equipment on a project because either the materiel to be removed has too much debris in it or there is some other reason that prevents us from using it. On this project at Narborough Trout Lakes in Norfolk,...

Clivedon House Revisited

Clivedon House Revisited

For the second part of the Clivedon House, National Trust pond desilting project we returned to desilt the second ornamental pond. Again we placed Aqua dams between the two ponds so one could stay full with the fish. Once all the fish had been moved to the first pond,...

Brick lock desilting project

Brick lock desilting project

On some desilting projects, there are restrictions on access and on the weight of the machinery can also be a limiting factor. On this project at Brick Lock Island these restrictions applied as we couldn't take the equipment over the tow path and there was a 3 tonne...

Cliveden House Pond Silt Removal

Cliveden House Pond Silt Removal

Cliveden House is a beautiful house, Gardens and Woodlands overlooking the River Themes, owned by the National Trust. A pond desilting project.

Essex Small Pond Silt Removal

Essex Small Pond Silt Removal

Case Study - Removing Silt from a Pond This being a smaller project the methods remains the same to conventional pond dredging. The machines and equipment are loaded in to a safe area. Then they travel in on bog mats to the work area and a full drain down occurs...

Norwich Claxton Farm Reservoir

Norwich Claxton Farm Reservoir

Case Study - Clearing an Irrigation Pond On arrival, immediately noticing the severely overgrown vegetation that carries all the way round the irrigation pond, containing large amounts of sticks and debris. In this situation it will make it extremely difficult to pump...

Brentwood, Little Warley Pond Desilting

Brentwood, Little Warley Pond Desilting

Case Study : Removing Silt from a Pond As seen in the before photo below, on arrival pond has already been drained completely, with no inlets allowing it to stay dry. The process carried out here started with the careful removal of the fence, following the...

Desilting Stillwaters

Desilting Stillwaters

Environment Agency Report on Desilting Stillwaters The Environment Agency has recently published a report called Desilting Stillwaters that outlines the consequences of silt buildup in bodies of water. The report suggests using traditional dredging equipment and...

Fly Ash Lagoon Clearance

Fly Ash Lagoon Clearance

Case Study - Removing Fly Ash from a Lagoon Traditionally Power Station Fly Ash Lagoons are emptied using excavation or dredging to recycle the waste fly ash.  This process is slow, and potentially very damaging to the environment, with spillage from the bulk...

Farm Slurry Lagoon Emptying

Farm Slurry Lagoon Emptying

Case Study - Removing Slurry from a Lagoon Traditionally farm slurry lagoons are emptied by first stirring the slurry and then extracting it to slurry tankers ready for spreading on the land. There are three  main problems with this; 1) It is time consuming 2)...

Broads Authority Trial

Broads Authority Trial

Case Study - Silt Pumping Trial We were contracted to do a trial to provide the Broads Authority with evidence of our ability to dredge from one location and use our silt pumping system to deposit the silt at a location several hundred yards away. As you can see in...

Desilting Testimonials

Desilting Testimonials

Testimonials from some of our Customers A small sample of testimonials received from some of our customers over many years in the Dredging and Desilting industry. Broads Authority Trial We were contracted to do a trial to provide the Broads Authority with evidence of...

Sibelco slurry lagoon clearence

Sibelco slurry lagoon clearence

Testimonial from Sibelco The following statement was provided to us from the team at Sibelco As a large Industrial Minerals company we create solids as a by product of sand washing. The solids generated from our process settles into lagoons which from time to time,...

King’s Lynn Golf Club

King’s Lynn Golf Club

Testimonial from Local Golf Club The following endorsement was provided to Jex Plant from the King's Lynn Golf Club Jex Plant were chosen from a number of companies who had quoted to carry out ground work to extend and deepen our irrigation pond. They were very...

Crawley Mariners Yacht Club

Crawley Mariners Yacht Club

Testimonial from CMYC The following endorsement was provided to Jex Plant from the Crawley Mariners Yacht Club I am pleased to be able to say that we are most satisfied with the way the work was carried out - the team worked well with us to ensure that it went...

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