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In response to the Covid-19 outbreak we're now offering a contact-free delivery service

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Christmas Delivery

Christmas Deliveries

With Christmas fast approaching, we're preparing for a busy couple of weeks, as there will be no deliveries between Christmas and New Year. Please take note of the key dates for last orders for pre-Christmas deliveries.


New E-Learning Launched

With a wide range of pipe materials available for infrastructure projects, we have developed a new e-learning module to educate distribution customers, contractors and installers on the features and benefits of polyethylene (PE) pipe systems.

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Perfect Partnership

As the UK’s biggest utility event approaches, we are delighted to once again be involved with the annual ‘Drilling and Tapping’ competition, during Utility Week Live at the end of May, alongside Aliaxis group company Philmac.

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Don't Take Risks With Approvals

With an increase in the development of brownfield sites to combat the housing shortage, the demand for water supply pipe has also risen, but we are warning that it is crucial to check products have the relevant industry approvals and are safe for use in brownfield sites.

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Christmas Deliveries

With Christmas fast approaching, we're preparing for a busy week, as there will be no deliveries between Christmas and New Year. Please take note of the key dates for last orders for pre-Christmas deliveries.

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Introducing.... Excel White

Continuing to drive innovation in the polyethylene (PE) pipe market, in another industry first we are launching Excel White, a purpose-designed pipe system for transporting water in above ground applications.

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15 Years of Excel 3C

We are celebrating 15 years since we first launched Excel 3C as a revolutionary solution for water supply pipe coils.

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Switch Pipe, Save Water

We are working with the majority of water companies to help them save millions of litres of water each year by providing a pipeline solution that can significantly reduce the volume of water that is used during the installation stage.

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Protecta-Line Expands Into Europe

We are expanding our global presence by supplying our market-leading Protecta-Line barrier pipe system to three new markets across Europe.

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Operation Update

While our site is still open and we are operational, please be aware the continuing adverse weather conditions across the UK are affecting our deliveries.

GPS Helps IOW Eastern Branch Scoop Award

We are celebrating after playing our part in the Institute of Water (IOW) Eastern branch winning the President’s Cup at the annual President’s Dinner this week.

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GPS Proud to Join Operation Clean Sweep

We are proud to have signed up to Operation Clean Sweep, an international initiative from the plastics industry to reduce plastic pellet loss to the environment.

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A Testing Connection

As Utility Week Live approaches at the end of May, all eyes will be on the annual ‘Drilling and Tapping’ competition, which this year plays host to the World Water Cup. We are delighted to be involved in such a popular event, alongside our sister group company Philmac.

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Taking Centre Stage for Anglian Water

We welcomed Anglian Water on site last week to film a new customer video to communicate plans of a £5 million investment in two new water mains replacement schemes in Ipswich.

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GPS Welcomes New Standard for Barrier Pipe

In positive news for the water industry, we are welcoming the publication of a new British Standard (BS 8588) ‘Polyethylene pressure pipes with an aluminium barrier layer and associated fittings for potable water supply in contaminated ground’.

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Pushing the boundaries of manufacturing

We have pushed the boundaries of manufacturing capabilities by producing a completely new size pipe for the UK water industry’s largest directional drilling project, as part of a major AMP6 United Utilities upgrade scheme.

Time for Fracking Community to Develop New Standards

Following the recent decision by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, to allow hydraulic fracturing in Lancashire, we are calling for the industry to develop clear standards and best practice guidelines for the whole supply chain.

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GPS Secures £1m Thames Water Contracts

We have won two new contracts to supply a range of our PE pipe systems to Thames Water for major AMP6 schemes.

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Anglian Water has announced plans to invest billions of pounds on upgrading the region's water infrastructure. The project will protect homes from flooding, prevent water leaks and extend the sewerage network. 10,000 jobs will be supported by the contracts.

GPS Calls For Fracking Pipework Legislation

GPS is urging the Government to look at legislating the pipework used in fracking as a positive step to help protect against pollution


GPS Pipes Cross the Atlantic: The Untold Story

GPS has another claim to fame; our pipes are central to a new book telling the story of an incredible mission to the sail across the Atlantic…. On a raft made from GPS pipes!

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GPS Expands Barrier Pipe Solution

GPS PE Pipe Systems is extending its market-leading barrier pipe solution, Protecta-Line, with the addition of larger diameter sizes to the range, to offer customers further flexibility.

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Push-Fast sparks interest in electrical sector

GPS has supplied its polyethylene Push-Fast pipe and fittings system for a major power project in France.

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Enviro-Line pipe launched

GPS PE Pipe Systems has launched Enviro-Line; a PE pipe designed specifically for re-usable water supplies.

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GPS pipe used for Thames Water Newbury pipeline

More than 19km of GPS PE Pipe’s blue polyethylene pipe has been successfully installed in West Berkshire as part of Optimise’s £10 million project for Thames Water to reduce groundwater abstraction at Speen water treatment works.

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Excel 3C gets approval for longer storage

GPS has extended the safe open air storage period of Excel 3C (Clean, Capped, Coiled) pipes from six months to a year following independent tests by the WRc (Water Research Centre) and approval from the Secretary of State.

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GPS pipe powers up Cadair Hydro

GPS PE Pipe Systems has added to its growing portfolio of hydro-electric projects with the supply of 2km of black plastic piping to Dragon Hydro’s Cadair Idris hydro scheme.

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GPS Digs Into Its Past to Help Mining Museum

GPS plastic pipe is helping bring part of Britain’s mining past to life for future generations.

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PE Pipe for Black Lane Resilience Scheme

GPS PE Pipe Systems is helping to ensure continuity of water supply to the Blandford area of Dorset with the supply of a pipeline that will link Snowsdon Reservoir to Black Lane water treatment works then on to the Blandford supply main.

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GPS Water Pipe Echoes into the Future

A blue pipe which usually helps supply millions of litres of water is helping children understand the science behind the echo, thanks to the donation made by South East Water and GPS PE Pipe Systems.

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GPS Helps Bring Hydro Power to Snowdonia

GPS PE Pipe Systems is helping the National Trust deliver its strategy for renewable energy with the supply of PE penstock pipe for the charity’s Hafod y Llan hydro-electric power scheme in Snowdonia.

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Faster Installation for Reservoir Upgrade

GPS PE Pipe Systems has supplied PE piping for a new extension to Allington Reservoir.

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New Lease of Life for Vyrnwy Pipeline

GPS PE Pipe Systems has supplied over 36km of PE piping for the refurbishment of a 130-year-old large diameter trunk main as part of United Utilities £3.6 billion investment programme for the North West of England.

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Lincoln Scheme Benefits from GPS Piping

GPS PE Pipe Systems has supplied PE piping as part of Anglian Water’s £44 million investment in a new raw water reservoir and water treatment works in Lincoln.

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Protecta-Line System Expands with Pupped Fittings

GPS PE Pipe Systems has further enhanced its market-leading Protecta-Line barrier pipe range with the introduction of pupped fittings, enabling installers to use butt-fusion welding techniques.

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Protecta-Line Mechanical Fittings Offer Speedy Reliability

GPS PE Pipe Systems has launched a new range of WIS 4-32-19 compliant barrier pipe fittings following successful industry trials.

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Inver Hydro Scheme Pipes Power for Jura

GPS PE Pipe Systems has supplied PE piping for the Inver Hydro Dam, one of the most remote and largest private hydro schemes in the UK.

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GPS Checks in at Stansted with Premier Inn

GPS has supplied PE piping for the water and gas infrastructure at the company’s new Stansted Airport hotel.

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Protecta-Line Ensures Safe Water’s in Store at Tesco Site

Protecta-Line PE barrier pipe was installed for both the drinking water supply and the fire hydrant feed at Tesco’s new ‘carbon zero’ store in Wrexham.

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GPS Wins SGN Framework Contract

GPS PE Pipe Systems has been awarded a framework contract by Scotia Gas Networks (SGN) following a competitive selection process.

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GPS Shows How To on YouTube

GPS PE Pipe Systems has launched 14 informative ‘how to’ videos on a dedicated YouTube channel to help installers access information on best practice installation for its Protecta-Line barrier pipe range.

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Boston to Covenham Scheme Commences

The first consignment of PE pipe has arrived on site at Covenham Reservoir ready for work to begin on Anglian Water’s Covenham to Boston water main project.

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GPS Introduces Excel New Blue Pipe

GPS PE Pipe Systems has continued its commitment to helping customers manage costs, environmental and technical performance with the introduction of its next generation innovative piping.

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Updated Technical Guide is Published

GPS PE Pipe Systems have published a newly updated version of its popular Technical Guide.

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Integral Towing Head from GPS Excels on Site

GPS has developed an innovative factory sealed pipe with integral towing head, eliminating the risk of towing head failure and reducing installation times for trenchless installations.


Race for WaterAid with Thames Water

GPS team repeated their annual entry in the Thames Water Raft Race to raise funds for WaterAid.

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Helping Scottish Water Protect Ayrshire’s Environment

GPS PE Pipe Systems have supplied more than 10km of PE piping for a new wastewater network in Ayrshire that will provide additional capacity for storm and floodwaters protecting properties from flooding and safeguarding the environment.

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New Product Guide is Out

A new product brochure has been released by GPS PE Pipe Systems, detailing the whole of the company’s polyethylene pressure pipe systems range.

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Sailing the Atlantic Pipe Dream

The An-tiki crew of four have sailed across the Atlantic Ocean on a raft made of GPS plastic pipes.

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Push-Fast Proves Ideal for Cold Snap

The icy chill that has gripped the UK once again this winter has highlighted the need for the water industry to find pipe solutions that are fast, simple and convenient to install, even during the most adverse weather conditions.

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PE Pipes Inspire Artist to Innovate

A sculptor tipped for the top in the world of contemporary art has literally ‘found’ the material that forms the basis for many of his works in a hole in the road.

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Portsmouth Water Contract Win Cements Relationship

Portsmouth Water has recently selected GPS PE Pipe Systems as its preferred supplier of water pipes and fittings.

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Protecta-Line Range Grows with New Ferrule

GPS PE Pipe System’s award winning Protecta-Line barrier pipe system has been extended with a unique saddle ferrule.


Top Standards of Pipe Manufacturing Get Verified

GPS PE Pipe Systems has achieved top scores in an independent assessment demonstrating capability in the areas of

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GPS PE Pipe Systems Wins Carbon Positive Award

GPS PE Pipe Systems has won a Business in the Community Carbon Positive Award

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Tap into Speedier Electrofusion Joints

Installers and end users will benefit from the latest manufacturing improvement in the GPS PE Pipe System’s electrofusion fittings range.

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GPS Adds Speed and Reliability Into Pipe Fittings Upgrade

New improvement in GPS PE Pipe System’s electrofusion fittings range.

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