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Galco are a leading provider of surface water management solutions for modern urban landscapes and supply a wide range of Access Covers and Drainage Systems. With an in-depth understanding of the market and full technical support we can provide the complete drainage package for all needs and applications.We have a well-established network of accounts with [...]

By |2019-08-02T10:49:14+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Sustainable Fr. Collins Park

Fr. Collins Park is Ireland’s first wind powered and wholly sustainable park, and was designed by the Argentinian architects Abelleyro & Romero. It has the capacity to be entirely energy self-sufficient with five wind turbines that harness the wind and provide the energy that powers the park’s lighting, aeration and water features as well [...]

By |2019-02-13T11:35:05+00:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: Case Study Galvanizing, Main News|0 Comments

Galco Duathlon 2019

Fantastic start to the Galco Naas Duathlon Series - Round 1 Naas Triathlon Club hosted the 1st round of the Galco Duathlon series in Punchestown on Sunday. This is the traditional season opener for Triathlon Ireland’s National Duathlon Series and it was a sell out as usual, with over 200 competitors lining up despite [...]

By |2019-01-21T12:22:48+00:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Galco Cork Collection & Delivery Service

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new collection and delivery service in Galco Cork. We can help you save time and money on transport. Your steel is processed with a guaranteed 1-week turnaround and delivered to your door. We have undertaken huge restoration in 2018 completely rebuilding our acid shed which [...]

By |2018-10-16T13:31:27+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

10 good reasons for galvanizing

Hot Dip Galvanizing is the proven way to protect steel from corrosion. It’s tough, durable and sustainable and provides more than 50 years maintenance free life in most environments. At Galco we provide a fast and friendly service for all customers large and small with excellent value for money. Typical lead-times 3-5 days. Here [...]

By |2018-09-25T09:38:06+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: galvanizing, Main News|0 Comments

Galvanizing Awards 2018

We were delighted to attend the annual Galvanizing Association Galvanizing Awards in Royal Aeronautical Society in London. Dozens of fantastic projects and a great presentation from Reddy Architecture + Urbanism about their urban centres projects and their latest challenge – Embassy Gardens in London. The Galvanizing Awards competition has been recognising the innovative use [...]

By |2018-06-14T14:41:55+00:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Biodiversity in St. Anne’s Park

As St. Anne’s Park is the largest recreational park in the Northside of Dublin and is used by thousands of people yearly, we decided to enhance the landmark tree sculpture at the edge of the park on the Howth Road. This tree is approx. 100  years old and rather than letting it deteriorate following storms [...]

By |2018-03-20T16:06:28+00:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: Case Study Galvanizing, Main News|0 Comments

Galvanized Park Equipment

Parks are a key feature of new urban centres and provide essential green spaces and amenities for local residents. As Hot Dip Galvanized steel lasts over 50 years without maintenance it is one of the key materials used in providing galvanized park furnishings such as galvanized picnic benches, shelters, gym equipment, gates, railings and lighting. [...]

By |2018-01-16T09:54:44+00:00January 16th, 2018|Categories: Case Study Galvanizing, Main News|0 Comments

National Ambulance Base

The National Ambulance Service opened its new Ambulance Base in Drimnagh in May 2017.   The new HSE National Ambulance base is on a five-hectare site and is owned by the Health Service Executive. The new base houses 38 ambulances, motorcycles, paediatric ambulances and rapid response vehicles. Duplex System for Corrosion Protection was applied by [...]

By |2017-11-07T10:23:12+00:00November 7th, 2017|Categories: Case Study Galvanizing, Case Study Paint Application, Main News|0 Comments

Finglas Apartment Complex

Hot Dip Galvanizing, combined with Galco’s Galvacoat paint system was the perfect way to protect and finish the 400 balconies and railings on Dwyer Nolan’s new development at Hampton Wood. The challenge for Pat O’Gorman & Associates and Kevin Cassidy Engineering was to design these balconies in such a way that they were easy [...]