Case Studies

Atlantic Play Key Role in the Construction of New Tarmac Wash Plant

Tarmac Eaton Hall is a sand and gravel quarry in Congleton, Cheshire and has been operational for a number of years.

As a result of ongoing use and wear, owners Tarmac decided that the existing wash plant needed to be replaced with a new high specification sand plant to produce various grades of sand.

Following site visits, discussions with Project Manager Kim Shilcock and tending a proposal, Atlantic were chosen to supply and install pumps to feed the new plant with fresh water. The job would also see Atlantic provide fusion weld pipework and repurpose an existing Tarmac pontoon.




Pumps and components were sourced without issue and supplied to site on time, while a control panel was custom built by subcontractors, Lawrence Electrical Contractors.

The repurposed pontoon was modified off-site by Atlantic engineers before it was shot blasted and painted. Upon its return to site, our engineers installed a walkway and suction pipework on the pontoon.




The 110kW and 75kW pump sets were then installed on the bank to carry the fresh water, with installation taking less than a day.

Atlantic’s work was completed on time and without issue and the job as a whole was spread over several weeks as requested by Tarmac to fit in with the work schedule of the other contractors on site.




Talking about Atlantic’s work at Tarmac Eaton Hall, Operations Manager Ed Smith said ‘We enjoyed working with tarmac on this project. It required fitting in with various other contractor which can sometimes make life interesting! Looking forward now to seeing the plant in full production’.