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Street Lighting - Manholes, Catchpits, Inspection Chambers and Draw Pits

Street Lighting

Manholes, Catchpits, Inspection Chambers and Draw Pits

  • Drawpits for Street Lighting purposes, when required, shall be constructed of recycled Polyolefin material in sectional units.
    Unless otherwise stated all drawpits shall have 450mm x 300mm outer wall dimensions with galvanised steel full frame in accordance with BS 729 and anti-slip composite polyester cover in accordance with BS 497 Grade B (5 tonne loading) (non-metallic) marked “STREET LIGHTING”. To be installed to a depth not exceeding 1 metre, nominal depth 950mm.
  • The diameter of pre-trepanned openings shall be 64mm and 109mm shall easily accommodate the ducting specified.
  • Draw ropes shall be tied off within the draw box to ensure that they cannot inadvertently be withdrawn from other locations.
  • The draw box cover and frame shall be laid to suit the finished footway surface level and gradient.