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Pre-cast Foundation

Intelligent foundation systems for all post installations

The NAL Pre-cast Retention Socket System is designed to facilitate the installation of a rapid foundation all types of street furniture, thus eliminating the need for concrete on site. Retention Sockets are supplied in a pre-cast foundation designed to suit the furniture being installed and the ground conditions on-site. Manufactured with certified lifting points, the system is simply lifted into position, levelled and backfilled, drastically reducing the construction time on site.

This “Rapid Foundation” Pre-cast Retention Socket System is available for all types and sizes of NAL Retention sockets. This is a range of cast steel or ductile iron sockets which securely retain in position all types of illuminated and non-illuminated street furniture. The furniture is secured into the socket by stainless steel setscrews located in a recessed chamber in the socket head.

Features & Benefits

  • No requirement for concrete on site
  • Rapid installation
  • Foundation design service to BS EN40 and BS EN12899 and the requirements of CD354
  • Guaranteed concrete strength and size
  • Certified lifting points
  • Street furniture can be installed immediately
  • Withstands unlimited impacts of any force
  • Eliminates civils works on replacement of knockdowns
  • Minimises disruption and traffic management costs during replacement
  • Maintenance works can be carried out in a controlled environment
  • Simplifies the erection and removal of seasonal street furniture
  • Allows public areas to be cleared for events
  • New & upgraded technology can be installed quickly and cost effectively
  • Simplifies the works involved with wide loads
  • Increases the life expectancy of the street furniture in the Retention Sockets
  • 100 years life expectancy allows for 4 street furniture life cycles
  • Traffic signal poles
  • Street lighting columns
  • SVD / MIDAS radar
  • EV chargers
  • Information totems
  • Bus time tables

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