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Spun Concrete

Simpson (Rye Harbour) Limited and Spun Concrete Limited
Rye Harbour, Sussex
England


In 1938, the firm are trading as both Simpson (Rye Harbour) Ltd. and Spun Concrete Ltd and have been supplying concrete poles in large quantities throughout England. They can supply hollow spun concrete poles from 12' through to 50'.

The standards are spun by a highly pefected centrifugal process which ensures:

  • Uniformity and Density of Concrete. The density approximates 160lbs. per cubic foot.
  • Absolute Impermeability.
  • Centralising of Reinforcement. The centrifugal action keeps the reinforcement automatically and securely in place.
  • Uniform Hollow Core.

The Reinforcement is of their own design and consists of rods and spirals disposed in the most effective way; not a metal tube along the centre.

Standard designs for Single and Double Arms, Bases and Finials and Fuse Boxes are available. - APLE Conference Programme 1938


References:
APLE Conference Programme Bournemouth 1938