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Dry Risers

Dry Risers

If you need a dry riser installation, please contact us by phone or email. We will be delighted to arrange...
Wet Risers

Wet Risers

Wet Riser Systems are installed in buildings for fire fighting reasons Wet Risers are left charged with pressurised water from an in-house pump and...
Hydrants

Hydrants

Hydrant testing  every 12 months is a legal and safety necessity.  It ensures that in the event of a fire, the...

About

dry risers direct installation

Specialist service and install engineers

Dry Risers Direct specialises in the installation, maintenance and testing of wet and dry risers and privately owned fire hydrants. Our team of experienced engineers has operated in the wet riser, dry riser and fire hydrant field for many years and have installed and tested wet and dry risers and hydrants in a range of different buildings and structures across the whole of the UK.

We work with a wide and varied range of clients within the construction industry which include principal and main contractors, M&E contractors, architects, designers along with private individuals.

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So what are Dry Risers and how do they work?

Dry risers are a system of pipe work and valves that runs up through a building.  The system allows fire fighters to easily access water from each individual floor of the building. It consists of a vertical pipe with a water inlet on ground level located on an external wall and outlets known as landing valves, which are usually located in a dry riser cabinet on each floor.  The dry risers are usually located in the fire fighting shaft.

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Projects


Dry Riser Repair Work in Anglesey

Date: March 2016Client: Glyn Garth Court

We were contacted by the Property Manager of a 9 Floor block of luxury flats in Anglesey which were constructed in 1964. They had two Dry Risers, one in the East Wing and one in the West wing, both of which had been neglected for a long period of time, and both of which had recently failed the Regulatory pressure tests. The Fire Service were insisting that the Dry Risers had to be certified as...

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News Articles

28 - 03 - 2017

Dry Risers Direct are selected to service the National Trusts Hydrants

National Trust, Lyme Park in Disley selected Dry Risers Direct Ltd to service their Hydrants. https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lyme

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09 - 03 - 2017

Dry Risers Direct to commence work on landmark London development

The engineers at Dry Risers Direct are poised to commence work on the installation of two dry risers at a new landmark development on London’s...

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02 - 03 - 2017

Dry Riser Test findings

Following a recent dry riser test in Birmingham, our engineer was amazed to open the dry riser door and find an outlet dismantled in the...

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02 - 03 - 2017

Flood and Flush tests

Dry Risers Direct conducted Flush tests on the Dry Risers at Rathbone Place, London today. 2 x 6 stack risers and 2 x 3 fallers...

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Testimonials

We have two Dry Risers in Anglesey, both of which had been neglected for a long period of time. Initially I was informed that both Dry Risers were in need of fairly major repair work. I contacted Dry Risers Direct and they responded in a professional, helpful manner, without fuss or delay. They completed an initial survey of both Dry Risers and proposed alternate options which would avoid unnecessary expense, extensive repair work, extensive building work and would be completed in time to satisfy the Fire Service. To my and the Directors delight they fulfilled all their promises and today we have two fully functional, air tight and Certified Dry Risers.

John Batson, Property ManagerGlyn Garth Court

To whom it may concern, I have been asked to give a reference for Dry Risers Direct. I would have no hesitation in using again or recommending this company. The were punctual, clean, tidy and pragmatic. There were several challenging issues within our existing building that some other companies were daunted by. Adrian and his team displayed a wealth of experience to accomplish our project and meet stringent building control regulations. I look forward to working with Dry Risers Direct on our next project

Colin Gorman, Managing DirectorCullion Developments

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We work with

Dry Risers Direct Limited,

Blackbox,
Beech Lane,
Wilmslow,
Cheshire,
England,
SK95ER