AHS Puddling Clay
AHS Puddling Clay is a soft-to-firm, fissured dark blue to grey silty clay, with occasional fossil fragments found in it.
Puddling clay has been used for hundreds of years as a lining for ponds, canals and reservoirs. It is also used in more modern times for the lining and capping of landfill sites to prevent pollution and leaching. “Puddling” is the process which lines any channel with puddle clay, making a watertight, strong clay base.
Puddling clay was first used on canal systems and remains in use today to maintain them. It was also used on a lot of the reservoirs across Britain and has been used as a core for earth-filled dams. The method of lining puddled clay in a pond is simple and a lot more natural than using flexible pond liners that are not as durable and cheap.
The AHS Puddling Clay conforms to British Standards, can be used for various applications and is approved by the EA and British Waterways. It is also wildlife and eco-friendly.
- Irrigation lakes and pools
- Landfill sites
- Household waste and recycling centres
- General cohesive fill to highway specification
- Embankment works
- Loose loads
- 1000ltr bulk bags
- 25ltr bags
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Urban Green Newcastle
“When we took over the local parks in early 2020, we did a complete review of the play areas and decided to use AHS Ltd for our safety surfacing. As a registered charity, we are very conscious of the pricing of products but we did not wish to drop the level of standards required to ensure children’s safety.
We worked with Will and the team at AHS Ltd to firstly order 8-40mm Play Bark, which we found to be both bouncy and aesthetically pleasing.
We then discussed the benefits of trying Hardwood Play Chips as a comparison product, which we again found to be visually pleasing and very easy to spread.
Our young visitors are enjoying the new safety surfaces and we are looking forward to working with AHS Ltd again in the future!”
URBAN GREEN NEWCASTLE – MIKE