Dust Suppression

Farm tracks, Construction sites, Equestrian arenas/ménage areas, Quarries, Private estate roads, e.g. gravel roads – in the drier months these locations can all create a huge amount of dust from vehicle or animal movements. This is not only a nuisance but it is also a health and safety hazard. Dust clouds from vehicle movements can […]

Watering Bowsers

2000L Highway tow watering bowser

Now that the summer season is upon us, watering of plants becomes an essential task. Wherever plants are grown, they will need water in dry weather. Watering bowsers are used wherever it isn’t possible to use mains fed sprinklers or sprayers. Therefore the variety of options for watering bowsers includes small gravity feed manual trolleys […]

Bowsers – what are they used for?

2000L Highway tow watering bowser

See it at Cereals! – Stand 650 What is a bowser, and what can they be used for? In the UK at least they are portable tanks. The name originally comes from an American inventor, Sylvanus Bowser, who is credited with the invention of the first service station petrol pump, so strictly speaking they should only […]

Environmental – effluent, sewage treatment and waste oil

See it at Cereals! – Stand 650 Sewage Treatment Plants The HC Hydroclear range of sewage treatment plants, which we are featuring at Cereals 2022, are suitable for domestic use where mains drainage is not available. They are designed to treat waste so that the water is pure enough to be safely and legally discharged […]

Monitoring your fuel and heating oil tanks

Apollo Standard Oil Gauge, Diesel Flowmeters & Gauges, Fuel Tank Accessories, APP-STD

Don’t run out of oil! One of the worst things in cold weather is to find your heating oil has run out unexpectedly. Not only does it leave you without heating until you can get a delivery, but the tank sludge may enter the fuel lines and can cause damage to your heating system. This […]

Maintenance of fuel tanks – time for Spring cleaning?

Spring Clean your Fuel Tank Now is a good time to check your fuel tank over and give it a spring clean. Cleaning down the outside will enable you to see if there is any weather damage, such as splits in plastic tanks; paint chipping off or rust appearing on steel tanks. For steel tanks […]

Fabricated Plastic tanks and accessories

Sometimes tanks need to be supplied as complete bespoke projects. For instance, you may need industrial chemical tanks to fit in a specific space. Or maybe you need to fit a plastic water tank into the back of a vehicle or a boat, and none of the standard ones are suitable. Bespoke plastic fabricated tanks […]

Focus on GRP tanks and custom solutions

SPEL GRP Underground tank

Glass reinforced plastic tanks Glass reinforced plastic, commonly known as GRP, is just that – an immensely durable material in which glass fibres are permanently bonded into a plastic resin substrate to strengthen the plastic. These tanks are suitable for anything from chemical storage to potable (drinking) water. The added bonus is that they can […]

Trolley tanks and Bowsers

Adapted trolley for train coolant

Providing solutions by adaptation Ever thought about how trains are serviced? Well, neither had we until we were approached by a train servicing company. They were looking for a custom solution for replacing coolant in trains. We were able to supply exactly what they needed at an economical price, by making a few adaptations from […]

Focusing on steel tanks – adapting to your needs

2500Litre Custom Diesel Tank

Steel tanks – custom solution case study When RAF Mildenhall were looking to replace their ageing fleet of base standard tanks, we worked with them to find a solution to fit their budget and their specification. They saved $1.6M by using above ground steel tanks, based on our standard product range but adapted to meet […]

Private drainage systems – what’s the difference between cess pits, septic tanks, sewage treatment plants and pump stations?

Not everyone is on mains drainage. There are a lot of reasons why you might need a private water treatment system. But did you know that there are different systems depending on the circumstances? Cess pits In the most basic form, cess pits to store untreated waste are still permissible in certain circumstances, and are […]

Adaptations and customisations

Adapted and customised tanks – you’ve probably seen our huge range of plastic tanks, but did you know we can adapt them to your needs? For instance, the AdBlue™ dispensing tanks and diesel fuel points. Since these are both consumables, you probably need to monitor usage, per week, per vehicle, per user, etc. This is […]

Esybox Pump – What Do They Mean When They Say…

If you’re unfamiliar with the world of fluid pumping, whether it’s for drinking water supply, rainwater harvesting or wastewater treatment, you may be puzzled by the terms and phrases used in the industry. But a basic understanding will help you to choose the right pump for your needs, so let’s just explain a few of […]

D-tron Pumps – What Do They Mean When They Say…

If you’re unfamiliar with the world of fluid pumping, whether it’s for drinking water supply, rainwater harvesting or wastewater treatment, you may be puzzled by the terms and phrases used in the industry. But a basic understanding will help you to choose the right pump for your needs, so let’s just explain a few of […]

Divertron Smart Pump – What Do They Mean When They Say…

Pumps – What Do They Mean When They Say… If you’re unfamiliar with the world of fluid pumping, whether it’s for drinking water supply, rainwater harvesting or wastewater treatment, you may be puzzled by the terms and phrases used in the industry. But a basic understanding will help you to choose the right pump for […]

Diesel Storage for Standby Generator

The Challenge A well-known UK energy provider partnering with a large manufacturing plant on a green energy project needed a large emergency power resource to ensure production continuity during routine maintenance or in the event of power failure on the main system. The two generators selected for this task would together consume approximately 1,000 litres […]

Bespoke Fuel Oil Tank in Restricted Space

The Challenge The customer wanted to replace their very old, single-skinned steel tank with a new, higher capacity double-skinned bunded tank capable of receiving 1,000 litre deliveries, but there was a problem. Standing on two brick pillars next to the side wall of the house, the existing tank was just narrow enough to allow vehicular […]

Meet The New Family!

Harlequin have recently launched the second-generation family of their HeatStream mains-pressure hot water tanks with improved looks, two popular sizes and the option of heating water through any conventional heating source such as a gas or oil boiler supplemented with an electric immersion heater for off-peak economy, or with an immersion heater alone. HeatStream is […]

Water, water everywhere… with a bowser

Our recently expanded range of potable and non-potable water bowsers covers almost every requirement for temporary and semi-permanent water supply where there is no mains connection or inadequate supply – in fields and forests, at events and emergencies, on construction sites and at industrial plants.   our site-towable bowsers are suitable for applications such as […]

Stay Fuelled Up with a Bowser

We have recently extended our range of static and towable bowsers for temporary and mobile fuel supply. Bunded and double-skinned bowsers give additional protection against damage and leaking. Our bowsers are invaluable in many sectors including agriculture, industry and construction, events and emergencies, fuelling farm and forestry machinery, generators and emergency vehicles. our site-towable bowsers […]

Can’t Buy? Then Hire!

Not all bulk liquid storage requirements are permanent. While outdoor events such as festivals are temporarily on hold, seasonal agricultural work, disaster and humanitarian crises, construction sites and higher demands in manufacturing and processing industries are just some of the reasons why additional storage is needed. Tanks-UK offer a wide range of tanks and bowsers […]

Tanks-UK Stays Open for Business

As suppliers of essential equipment (especially to the commercial and domestic heating industry) Tanks-UK continues to operate throughout the UK’s coronavirus lockdown period. Working remotely and with social distancing measures in place for essential office staff, our team is able to fulfill normal operations. Most plastic tanks are available for immediate dispatch from stock and […]

The All New Harlequin 2700 litre Bunded Horizontal Oil Tank (600 gallons)

2700L Bunded Oil Tank

NEW SIZE 2700ITE OIL STORAGE TANK    SPECIAL OFFER £100 OFF  Length: 2450 mm Width: 1200 mm Height: 1685 mm Weight: 235 kg This 2700ITE oil tank features integral bunding as standard. Harlequin bunded oil tanks are a no-nonsense storage tank solution. Suitable for storing kerosene fuel, (Heating Oil), for both domestic and commercial use, […]

Have you got too much water around you?

Nova 600 MA

Some areas of the UK have been suffering with an overdose of rain, where we are in Norfolk, we have been driving through floods, and looking at rivers bursting banks etc. With all this rain recently, why not purchase one of our water pumps.  We have easy to use, small pumps suitable for sorting water […]

Harlequin HeatStream

HeatStream hot water systems are on offer in September.  Have a look at our offer page to see what you can save.  Prices on the new Harlequin HeatStream are good at the moment, this is a good buy just now, taking into account that regulations have upgraded when fitting hot water systems, and the HeatStream […]

Are you worried that prices will rise after Brexit?

What will happen after Brexit? It is not an unfounded worry.  After all we are all wondering what will happen.  None of us have been through this before, and nobody can say for sure what will happen to the economy. We have preBrexit prices on our tanks, with some tanks on offer.  Have a look […]

Have you seen the DT-Mobile Easy COMBI 440/50 Litre

DT-Mobile Easy COMBI 440/50 Litre

This innovative way of transporting fuel around your work place, at the farm, where ever you need to, is a really easy way of doing things.  This DT-Mobile Easy is small enough to store in the corner of a building when not in use, and large enough to carry fuel to the vehicle that needs […]

Are you able to refuel those vehicles with ease?

combine

DT-Mobile Easy These DT-Mobile easy fuel transport tanks are the ideal way to take fuel to those vehicles on the fields, or those working a long distance from fuel stations?  Take a look at the selection we have to offer.  These tanks below are stock items.  Don’t be caught out during the harvest, as it […]

Are you prepared for an AdBlue spillage?

AdBlue spill kit

AdBlue spillages are an unwanted scenario, and we need to think upfront about whether we are prepared.  Although AdBlue is non-toxic, if spilt & not cleaned up immediately, it will crystallise upon drying.  Storing a kit to contain a spillage is a low cost, peace of mind, action that we all could take.  AdBlue is […]

Are you eligible for the Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme?

Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme   This scheme is currently being rolled out and needs to be submitted by midday on the 3rd September.  What you can claim on a grant is:  technical efficiency  animal health and welfare  resource efficiency or  nutrient management You can claim several thousands of pounds worth of good equipment: tanks, […]

Storing Water Underground

Underground Water Tanks What better place to hide water that you collect from the roof?  Have you seen the new range of Atlantis Underground Water Storage tanks available on our website? This 2600 Litre underground water storage tank is ideal for the domestic market.  To store harvested rain water.  This tank is available for potable […]

You may soon pay more for your heating oil.

1000ITE

You may soon pay more for oil for your heating system. OPEC’s decision to cut oil production may well lead to a rise in oil prices. At the moment, the oil prices have not been affected and still remaining lower than average.  So, therefore, what is more sensible than to top up your tank for […]

Summer approaching

field of wheat

Summer is approaching, and then harvest. Combine harvesters, fields of crops, sunshine, blue skies . . .  yes it will come. Don’t be caught out, if you take those agricultural machines to the field, they will need fuel.  See our range of mobile skid unit fuel dispensers, all ready to take that diesel, bio diesel, […]

TUNGSTEN TANKS – NEW STEEL TANKS

1350L Fuel Dispensing Tank, Tungsten

Are you needing a steel tank for the storage of oil or the dispensing of fuel? See the new range of steel tanks by Tungsten Tanks.  Single skin oil tanks, Bunded Fuel Tanks and Fuel dispensing tanks.  Take a look, we may have just what you are needing. The Single Skin oil tanks are ideal […]

TUNGSTEN TANKS HAVE ARRIVED.

We would like to introduce our range of Tungsten Tanks.  Our robust steel tanks range from 1100 litres to 4500 litres. We have a range of both bunded and single skin, in oil and fuel storage tanks.  Also a range of fuel dispensing tanks. Ideal for the industrial, agricultural and commercial market, these tanks are […]

PRICE INCREASES ON THE HORIZON

As from the 1st of June, the price of plastic is set to go up. This means that prices in general will be rising, including the price of plastic tanks. Orders that are placed before the first, will be honoured at the existing prices. Take a look at our website for current prices, preferably this […]

Are we in for a dry summer?

Technically, summer only begins in June, but forecasters are looking at the weather being warm and dry. With a dryish spring, we should take advantage and harvest any rain that we do have. There is a suggestion that the rest of the summer may be a hot one. England and Wales have an average precipitation […]

QuickStop Advance – adjustable

We are promoting the QuickStop valve which has been designed as a replacement to the conventional ballcock valve often found in water tanks to protect booster pumps.  The QuickStop operates by going instantly from fully open to fully closed. This, therefore, prevents repeated stop/start cycling of pumps when filling tanks or cisterns. This QuickStop valve […]

Wydale Tanks

We are introducing Wydale Tanks which have a large range of sizes ranging from 4 litres to 5500 litres.  These tanks are manufactured from high quality, medium density polyethylene and come in natural translucent as standard. This enables the user to see the water level with ease. BSP outlets are on all the tanks in […]

MAY MANIA

This month we have some exciting tank offers to share with you! 1400 Litre ITE Bunded Horizontal Oil Tank manufactured by Harlequin. FREE Delivery. Comes with remote level gauge and fitting kit. Save £100 inc. VAT NOW only £1,029.00 Length: 1900 mm Width: 1250 mm Height: 1420 mm Weight: 130 kg And there’s more…! 10000 […]

1100ITE Bunded Harlequin Tank

1100ITE, 1,100 Litre Bunded slimline Oil Tank, Harlequin, Oil Storage Tank, Plastic, Domestic

Tanks UK   BLOG/post   22.3.2019 Slimline double-walled 1100-litre 240-gallon fuel tank On offer @ £929   L1880 W890 H1595mm   132kg Click Here! Offer includes free delivery, gauge and fittings complete with installation instructions. This is truly the easy-to-use tank to go for if you’re stuck for space.  A tank but more than a tank because you’ll love […]

1400L Diamond Slimline Tank installation, Norwich

Harlequin, Diamond Tanks

Project Brief: Tanks-UK were asked to replace an old metal domestic oil tank – again close to home – in Norwich, Norfolk!  We recommended the replacement tank should be from the slimline Diamond range, as width at the tank’s site was limited. Main Project Requirements: To replace an aged leaking metal domestic heating oil tank with […]

2500L ITE Bunded Oil Tank installation, Norwich

2500 Litre ITE Bunded Horizontal Oil Tank, 2500L Harlequin Bunded Oil Tank,

Project Brief: Tanks-UK were asked to replace a domestic plastic oil tank, this time close to home in Norfolk!  After assessing the capacity requirements, we recommended a Harlequin 2500 litre ITE bunded tank. Main Project Requirements: To replace a domestic heating oil tank with a robust and durable alternative. Product Used: 2500 Litre ITE Bunded Horizontal […]

1650L Plastic Bunded Oil Twin Tank installation

Bunded Heating Oil Tank installation, 1650L Diamond Tank

Case Study: 1650L Diamond Plastic Bunded Oil Tanks installation, Northumberland Project Brief: Tanks-UK were commissioned to replace two steel heating oil tanks with the 1650 litre capacity plastic tanks from the Harlequin Diamond range. These were domestic tanks for neighbours who clubbed together on the project, therefore making great savings on install costs! Main Project Requirements: Drain […]

Snow Safety – Protect your workforce from trips & falls

Grit Bins, Snowy Weather

Our Grit Bins/Salt Bins are on sale throughout February! Many of us in the UK have woken to more snow, and according to weather reports, we can expect this to continue along with very low temperatures. It is important to keep your premises free of hazards, and the dangers of injuries due to slips and […]

Don’t Slip Up – order your grit bin now!

snow, footprints in snow

Have you made sure that you are prepared for the snow & ice over the coming days? MET Office has issued an ICE warning for today and tomorrow. This means that there is likely to be an increased risk of slips and falls on the icy surfaces. Make sure that you are prepared for maintaining […]

1400L Slimline Bunded Diamond Tank installation

Case Study: 1400L Slimline Bunded Diamond Tank installation Project Brief: Tanks-UK were asked to replace a 3000 litre plastic tank at a domestic property in Lincolnshire. Due to space constraints, and very narrow entrance to the tank area we recommended a Harlequin 1400 litre super slimline bunded Diamond tank. The old tank was too big to get out […]

The SNOW is on it’s way – are you prepared…?

Snow Forecast, Winter Weather, Heating Oil, Salt Bin, Grit Bin

SNOW ALERT – temperatures across Britain set to PLUMMET this week There is snow, ice & strong winds expected to hit the UK towards the end of the week, according to MET Office Weather Reports. Immediately this sets us thinking – how can we stay warm? How much heating oil do we have left? Have […]

GREAT JANUARY TANK OFFERS!

This month we have some exciting tank offers to share with you! 2000 Litre ITE Bunded Horizontal Oil Tank manufactured by Harlequin. WAS £1,199.00  Save £180 inc. VAT NOW only £1,049.00  Length: 2360 mm Width: 1320 mm Height: 1415 mm Weight: 180 kg And there’s more…! 10000 Litre Vertical Potable Water Tank manufactured by Enduramaxx WAS […]

2500L Bunded Underground Oil Tank – New Product Added to the Range!

Need to store fuel oil but have limited space or don’t want to spoil the view?   This 2500 Litre double skinned underground oil tank is ideal and a popular choice for small gardens and sensitive landscapes.  A excellent new addition to Harlequin’s Underground Oil Tank range, the 2500L Bunded Underground Oil Tank fully complies with […]

Oil Prices – set for further change?

Oil Pipeline, Oil Prices

November 2018 saw global oil prices down by 20% or so – the biggest monthly slide in more than 10 years. Cornelia Meyer, chief executive of Meyer Resources, told the Today Programme that “a month ago everyone was pumping oil as hard as they could because of worries about the Iran sanctions but then there […]

1400L Slimline Bunded Diamond Tank installation

1400SSL, Installation of 1400L Harlequin Diamond Tank, Tank Replacement Project Herefordshire

Case Study: 1400L Slimline Bunded Diamond Tank installation, Herefordshire. Project Brief: Tanks-UK were asked to replace a 2000 litre steel single skin tank 2ft wide x 8ft long x 7ft high. Due to the space constraints we recommended a Harlequin 1400 litre super slimline bunded Diamond tank. Main Project Requirements:  Drain down and remove existing special build […]

*Double Diamond Offer* – 1,400L & 1,650L Diamond Tanks

Diamond Tanks 1650 Litre Oil Tank, Harlequin 1650L Bunded Horizontal Oil Tank

We are pleased to announce the Harlequin “Double Diamond” tanks offer for November and December!   The 1,400 litre (320 gallons), and the 1650 litre (350 gallons) Harlequin Bunded Diamond Tanks are on offer until the close of 2018. These Diamond oil tanks are best suited for awkward installations, especially the 1,400 Litre tank as […]

Bunded Oil Tank installation – 2,500 Litre ITE

2500L Bunded Oil Tank Installation, 2500ITE Oil Storage Tank

Case Study: 2500L ITE Bunded Oil Tank installation, Oxfordshire Project Brief: Tanks-UK were commissioned to dispose of an old Titan tank, and replace with a new bunded oil tank with a 2,500 litre capacity. Due to access restrictions, this included using a Hiab to lift the existing tank out and drop the new tank into position.  […]

Case Study: 1225L ITE Bunded Oil Tank installation, Kings Lynn

1225ITE Bunded Oil Tank, Installation of 1225ITE bunded Oil Storage Tank

Project Brief: Alan from Kings Lynn, Norfolk, was looking for a replacement tank for his old single skin plastic oil tank. Tanks-UK were able to offer a complete replacement service and changed the tank to a fully bunded version. Main Project Requirements:  Drain down of existing single skin oil tank Replace with Harlequin 1225ITE Bunded […]

Salt Bins & Coal Bunkers – don’t let the cold catch you out!

Medium Salt Bin, Medium Grit Bin, 400kg Salt Bin, 400kg Salt Bunker, Harlequin Salt Bin, SB2, Salt Bin, Grit Bin

At Tanks-UK we’ve had the foresight to stock up on grit bins or salt bins, and coal bunkers for the coming winter; we strongly recommend you take advantage of our stocks whilst they last! Now the forecasts are all pointing to an unusually cold November, and an even colder December.  According to MSN, Met Office meteorologist […]

***DIVERTRON 230v Submersible Pumps from DAB***

Divertron M, DAB Divertron M

We are pleased to let you know that we’ve added the DAB Divertron Pumps to our range! No doubt the key feature of the Divertron pumps is their versatility and reliability. These pumps are a multistage submersible pressure booster pump for clean water systems which are free from solids and abrasives, therefore ideal for applications […]

Case Study: 2,500 Litre tank replacement, South Lincolnshire

2500ITE Bunded Oil Tank, 2500ITE Oil Storage Tank Installed

Case Study: 2,500 litre tank replacement, South Lincolnshire Project Brief: Paul from South Lincolnshire commissioned Tanks-UK to replace an old single skin steel oil tank with a new and more suitable bunded tank further away from his newly bought property to comply with current regulations. Before: Main Project Requirements:  Drain down of old tanks Safely […]

Preparing your oil tank for the winter months

Tanks UK Winter News

Now that winter is fast approaching, many are thinking of turning on their heating to stay warm until  the spring. According to the Department for Energy and Climate Change,  two thirds of heating oil consumption is used between the months of October and March. With this in mind, we have put together our tips on making sure […]

Will we have another oil crisis?

Again we are seeing the global oil market in the headlines following the oil prices peak for 2018 according to The Week. Oil prices have fluctuated massively over the past four years and looks like it will continue to do so. This all has significant impact on the markets both for the economy and politically. […]

HeatStream Hot Water Tanks – Harlequin

Harlequin Heatstream, All Heatstream Range

HeatStream Hot Water Tanks are probably the most innovative development in the plumbing world yet! This is a pioneering advancement in hot water storage, the Harlequin HeatStream range was created from a collaboration of industry expertise in both the rotational moulding of plastic tanks, and pressurised hot water storage systems. With these two forces we […]

***NEW 1400 L SLIMLINE OIL TANK***

***NEW SLIMLINE OIL TANK*** ***Free Tankpack available when you order this tank from 1st January until 28th February 2018. (Tankpack includes Apollo gauge and bottom outlet kit)*** 1400 Litre Bunded Slimline Oil Tank from Diamond Tanks This is a super slimline Diamond 1400L Oil Tank, featuring integral bunding as standard and suitable for properties where […]

Heating Oil Price Still Falling

OFTEC, OFTEC Logo, OFTEC registered technician

Oil prices are continuing to drop and it doesn’t look like there will be any massize change in the trend for a while yet says OFTEC report. Why not take advantage of favourable market conditions and replace that tank with a crack in it, upgrade the size and buy even more better! Not sure about […]

Massive Surge in Sprinkler Market in wake of Grenfell Disaster

Grenfell Tower, Grenfell Fire

Fire prevention companies throughout the UK are reporting a massive market upturn following the terrible Grenfell fire.  All manner of fire prevention services but particularly sprinkler installations are now becoming top on the agenda of a lot of landlords and authorities. A lot of active fire prevention involves a water reservoir, whether it be a […]

Water in your Oil Tank – Fast Resolutions

Installed Oil Tank

Water in your oil tank may cause boiler issues and blockages in your pipes, especially during freezing winter temperatures.  If water finds its way into your oil tank, it is important to deal with it quickly.  The good news is – there are easy ways to resolve and prevent these problems. Detecting Water in your […]

5 Easy Steps to Lower Diesel Emissions

Lower Diesel Emissions, Transport For London Low Emission Signage, Low Emission Zone

With increasing pressure and changing regulations around diesel emissions in the EU, motorists and fleet managers are more concerned than ever about how they can lower diesel emissions. Here are 5 easy steps you can take as a motorist or a fleet manager, to reduce vehicle diesel emissions on a daily basis: 1) Don’t accelerate […]

Diesel Pumps Could ‘Run Dry’, Says RAC

Diesel Pumps Could Run Dry, Says RAC, Fuel Prices,

Britain’s diesel pumps could “run dry” because of a growing dependence on foreign fuel, according to the RAC Foundation. The motoring research group said diesel demand had been rising for decades, but UK refineries were struggling to cope. There were 11 million diesel cars on the road last year, compared with just 1.6 million in […]

Fuel theft: How to protect yourself

Fuel Theft UK, Police Car

Despite plummeting fuel prices in the UK, fuel theft remains a prevalent issue in the UK. In Cornwall, one man has reported that his boat has been emptied of fuel twice within a seven week period when docked in a private harbour. The theft victim said that although the first incident was an inconvenience, the […]

Diesel Prices Lower Than Unleaded For First Time In 14 Years

Diesel prices fall below petrol prices for first time in 14 years, Fuel prices

Last month, UK drivers benefited from a fall in diesel prices of 5p per litre – meaning for the first time since 2001, diesel prices have fallen below those of petrol. According to a report by the RAC, diesel prices at the start of July were 120.63p and by the end of the month had […]

Does Your Business Know How To Use AdBlue?

Adblue Usage, AdBlue Filling, Fuel Pump, AdBlue Pump

More and more businesses are adopting the use of AdBlue in order to conform with Euro 6 standards. However, as a fairly recent feature of business fleet management, there is a need for greater awareness of AdBlue use and the consequences of not using it properly in vehicles. AdBlue is stored within the vehicle, in […]

Drivers Urged To Keep AdBlue Levels Topped Up

Adblue, AdBlue Filling Point

Diesel exhaust fluid – more commonly known as AdBlue is used in newer diesel vehicles with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SER) technology, in compliance with Euro 6 regulations.  AdBlue aims to decrease harmful exhaust emissions such as Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) and thus decrease environmental pollution. Vehicles requiring AdBlue will display a warning light indicating a low or empty […]

Fuel Prices Help Drive Inflation to Record Low

Fuel Prices Help Drive Inflation to Record Low

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) have released the news that inflation has fallen from 0.5% (December 2014) to 0.3% and is at its lowest since 1960. But why? The news comes as a result of continuously decreasing fuel prices throughout the year so far, leading to a supermarket fuel war following the reductions in global […]

Farm Flooding Safeguards Planned For Oxford By Environment Agency

Environment Agency, Environment Agency logo

2014 brought disastrous farm flooding within the Oxfordshire area, which cut off farms and major roads for several days. At present, there are over 1800 homes within the area, which the Environment Agency class as ‘high risk’. As such, it has proposed a new flood prevention scheme to protect and safeguard farms and properties within […]

N.Ireland Now Has Lowest Petrol Prices After 23p Drop

Fuel Prices, Fuel Gauge, Vehicle Fuel Gauge

Drivers in Northern Ireland are currently enjoying the lowest petrol and diesel prices in the UK – a staggering 23.6p lower than this time last year. The news comes following a recent survey by the AA, however, N.Ireland has typically been at the opposite end of the spectrum. In August, N.Ireland recorded the highest price […]

Asda Knocks A Further 2p Per Litre Off Fuel Prices

Fuel Prices, Petrol & Diesel Prices

Asda has sparked competitive activity amongst the major supermarket fuel providers, as it slashed its petrol and diesel prices by 2p a litre. This means that fuel users visiting Asda’s forecourts won’t pay more than 105.7p per litre for petrol, or 112.7p per litre for diesel. In total, Asda has made 17 fuel price cuts […]

‘Weather Bomb’ Hits UK: Oil Tank Maintenance Tips

An image showing the extreme weather hitting the UK

With high winds and heavy rain covering the UK, heating oil users are warned to look after their tanks. The current weather can have a number of nasty consequences: Tanks can become dislodged by flooding or high winds. This can potentially lead to an oil spill and in a flooded area the oil will be […]

10 Wonderful Winter Weather Facts

Tanks UK Winter News

With the winter season in full swing, here are some little known winter weather facts!… Snow isn’t white! It is actually clear and refracts the entire colour spectrum as sunlight passes through it. Our eyes cannot detect this and so we see perceive it as being white. Every snowflake is completely unique – each one […]

Coldest UK Weather in 100 Years: How Will it Affect You?

Thermometor showing below freezing temperature

Despite recent mild weather, the met office claims that we are not going to have such a mild winter. Temperatures are expected to plummet far below freezing and we will also experience snow, fog and storms. The UK Weather Forecast (UKWF) predict that the winter weather will not ease of in February but will extend […]

OFTEC Warns Public of Winter Oil Thefts

OFTEC warns public to secure oil supply

OFTEC, the trading body for the oil fired heating Industry has warned oil users to secure their tanks and be on the watch, as the winter season approaches and oil thefts increase. With the decrease in temperature that comes with the colder autumn and winter months, there also comes an increase in the theft of […]

Russian Ship Causes Global Diesel Spill Panic

Diesel Carrier Ship

A container ship carrying a considerable amount of diesel caused chaos this week as it neared the rocky coast of British Columbia during a storm. The ship named The Simushir suffered a broken oil heater and was thus out of action until it was repaired. However, the timing couldn’t have been worse as a storm […]

Fleet Owners Reminded of Euro-6 AdBlue Regulations

Adblue storage, AdBlue warning light

Vehicle fleet owners are being urged to stay up to date with developments surrounding the pending Euro 6 emission standards, which will mean that many vehicles will require more regular topping up with AdBlue. Some Euro 6 compliant vehicles will require a top up every 3000 miles. A failure to top up frequently enough will […]

Snowdonia River Polluted By Oil Tank Leak

oil tank news

Police officials have identified the source of pollution at a river in North Wales, to be a leak from a heating oil tank. Natural Resources Wales officials are monitoring pollution levels at Llyn Padarn, near Llanberis, following the incident in Afon y Bala – a river which feeds into the lake. A representative from Natural […]

Tanks UK Achieves Preferred Seller Status

Approved

Tanks UK has received ‘Preferred Seller’ status from Europe’s leading tanks manufacturer, Harlequin Plastics. As the only exclusive Harlequin reseller, Tanks UK prides itself on providing customers with a range of plastic storage tanks which exceed industry standards, and does so at the best available price on the market. Tanks UK is now officially a […]

Heartless Thief Steals £1,000 Heating Oil From Hospice

heating oil theft harlow, oil theft

Police are searching for a heartless thief who stole £1,000 of heating oil from St. Clare Hospice in Hastingwood. Police have released CCTV footage of the thief, which shows him siphoning oil from the tank at the inpatient unit. Chief Executive of the hospice, Tanya Curry said of the burglary, “we are shocked and saddened […]

New Range of Steel Tanks Launched

Transportable Fuel Tank, Portable Skid Unit Diesel, 500 Litre Bunded Transportable Fuel Tank

Tanks UK are delighted to announce the launch of a new range of steel tanks to complement their current catalogue of fuel storage tanks. The new steel tanks by leading steel tank manufacturer, Turners Fabrications, will provide a full range of fuel storage, dispensing and transporting solutions, with both domestic and commercial tanks available in capacities ranging from 450 litres […]

Supermarkets Asda & Sainsbury’s Set to Cut Fuel Prices

Diesel prices, filling station,

Supermarkets Asda and Sainsbury‘s have announced that are to cut diesel prices by up to 2p a litre at UK forecourts – making it the lowest price on diesel since February 2011.Asda’s petrol trading director, Andy Peake has said: “we’re giving our customers the chance to fill up their cars with lower priced diesel, putting much needed […]