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Portable Dispensing Tanks

Bowsers, ADR Tanks & Portable Fuel Tanks There are a lot of situations where refuelling of vehicles and equipment can’t be done from a static tank. Wherever petrol or diesel powered equipment has to be away from the main base, for instance on larger farms, construction sites, landscaping and local authority maintenance support – some […]

AdBlue® Dispensing Tanks

2500 Litre Harlequin Adblue Tank, 2500 Litre Bunded AdBlue® Dispenser, AdBlue Dispensing Tanks, Industrial Bunded Tanks

What exactly is AdBlue® and why does it need a special type of dispenser? It is basically a solution of urea and demineralised water, which works within a diesel vehicle’s catalytic conversion system to reduce toxic exhaust emissions. The reason why it needs specific tanks is because it is corrosive, so most metal dispensing equipment […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]