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Before We Arrive

For us to work at our best we ask customers to take a few simple measures to make sure they are ready for us. Please inform us of site conditions.

Please ensure all precautions and preventative measures are taken prior to our arrival to protect surrounding areas for any potential occurrences. For example ground protection, if on expensive finishing’s also finished walls and windows should be covered in case of splashes.

We endeavor to uphold and comply with health and safety regulations. Please ensure all possible measures are taken to provide a safe working environment for our operators, your contractors and the general public.

If you have any queries please contact us for advice.

In order for us to provide you with the best service possible, please follow these guidelines.
Before calling to place your order:

  • • Establish what type of concrete pump you may require
  • • Measure the distance from the pump to the furthest point?
  • • How much concrete will you be pumping?
  • • What type of concrete do you require?
  • • Would you like us to advise you on a concrete supplier and the most suitable mix?
  • • What date and time is the pump required?
  • • Any special requirements?
  • • Do you have suitable washout facilities? – please ask if unsure

Before You Call For A Quote

  • 1) Please measure the distance you will be pumping the concrete from where the pump is parked to the furthest point
  • 2) Have an idea of how much concrete you will be pumping
  • 3) Inform us of your concrete supplier if you have decided who you are using

Line Pump

Please note you are required to provide a bag or two of cement (depending on how long the pipeline is), a couple of metres square of polythene (to ensure there are no spillages on clean ground at the back of the pump) and a wheelbarrow (to wash out in).

For A Line Pump Please Provide:

  • • One bag of cement per 20 meters of pipeline
  • • Polythene to prevent spillages on the ground
  • • A wheelbarrow

Boom Pump

Please ensure a suitable hard standing is available to set the pump up on away from overhead cables, two bags of cement are provided to grout the pump and there is a suitable area to wash out in.

Thank you for planning ahead to make sure you get the most from our service.

Please note C&G Concrete Pumping are not liable for any costs incurred for concrete arriving on site before the concrete pump arrives.

For A Boom Pump Please Provide:

  • • A hard standing area strong enough to support our concrete pumps
  • • At least two bags of cement plus 1 bag per 20 meters of pipeline if extra piping is required
  • • A Suitable wash out facility

Get In Touch

Please call C&G Concrete Pumping today to arrange a site visit or to discuss your requirements.

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Health and safety is our number one priority, so please inform us of the site conditions and provide protection for surrounding areas as necessary. Our vehicles will need clear access to the pump set up area, the pump location area must be strong enough to support the pump and outriggers. Please ensure that you inform us of any overhead obstructions.

We may require access to water during the process, and at the end of the pour, the pump operator will need to clean all the concrete from the pump and pipeline on site.