Trench Covers

ALLOW SAFE ACCESS and PASSAGE Around site excavations


Trench Cover Overview

The Trench cover is a highly versatile and safe trench cover, designed for covering apertures, bores or trenches during maintenance, construction and repair projects. The Trench covers allow safe access and passage over and around site excavations for pedestrian and light vehicular access. Installation is quick and simple by either fixing pins ideal for bitumen surfaces, or butyl adhesive developed for stone or concrete surfaces. Approved by most local authorities and utility companies, they are a highly cost-effective solution to site safety and access, and are fully compliant with Irish and European Legislation.


The Tricel trench covers are designed to cover excavations up to the following loadings in the case of a trench:

1220 x 800 = Load rating: 2.0 tonne vehicle loading over a 700mm trench

1080 x 1080 = Load rating: 2.0 tonne vehicle loading over a 500mm trench

1600 x 1220 = Load rating: 3.5 tonne vehicle loading over a 900mm trench


1220 x 800 = 13.5kg
1080 x 1080 = 17kg
1600 x 1220 = 27kg


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  • Available in a range of colours with moulded in logos to match your corporate identity. As we manufacture the SMC compound in-house, smaller quantities are available to order.
  • Manufactured from SMC glass reinforced plastic
  • High strength to weight ratio
  • Non-trip – 3mm leading edge
  • High non-slip surface, even when wet
  • Light vehicular access to private driveways is easily maintained
  • Raised central apex creating four upwardly sloping triangular surface panels to allow for water drainage
  • Improved public relations (smart appearance and high safety levels)
  • Easy to clean and maintain
  • Safe working load over a trench for a single tyre footprint
  • The products have no scrap value thus eliminating on-site theft problems
  • Product neither warps nor delaminates in adverse weather conditions
  • Can be manufactured with permanent corporate logos
  • Reflective markings available on certain models, make them quite simply the safest products available on the market
  • Exceeds HSE slip resistance
  • National grid specification for footway boards, ramps and road plates
  • Shock resistant

Our road safety products are tough and weather resistant


Our road safety products allow safe passage around or through road works


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