Access Covers

Assist Lift Covers

A range of single/ double unit Assist Lift Covers manufactured from mild steel plate. Steel thickness and underbracing designed to suit required load category. All covers are designed to meet requirements of FACTA and are Hot Dip Galvanized after manufacture to I.S. EN ISO 1461:(2009).


  • 90 degree opening. Cover opens clear of the chamber for safety and for unobstructed access or equipment hoisting
  • Self-locating stay bar to maintain cover in the open position in all weather conditions
  • Enclosed hinges for added security
  • Flush fitting solid chequer plate tops
  • Turn catch locking
  • Peripheral anchoring for secure fixing
  • Plumbing point
  • Single seal – Neoprene seal optional
  • Torsion Srping (S/S or sprong steel) fitted for ease of operation by on person (to comply with H.S.E. Manual Handling single person operation)
  • The cover lid can be removable for access/ maintenance purposes
  • Removable RSJ brace (where appropriate) 


  • Safety Grid
  • Padlock box
  • Neoprene Seal
  • Thermoplastic Anti-slip Enhancement
  • Frame anchoring holes / Full bedding frame c/w gusset plates
  • Colour coding of covers
  • Custom sizes and cover configuration available on request 

Load capacity

  • A15 – D400
  • To comply with FACTA load classifications

Note: Structure of cover requires the Overall Size to be approximately 380mm larger that the Clear Opening Size – this does not include the anchoring lip (50mm).

Why choose Galco?

  • Custom built solutions that meet the highest standards
  • Wide range of manhole covers
  • Short lead times
  • Sales team working with you to offer solutions tailored to your needs
  • Competitive price
  • Technical Support Quality ISO 9001 / 14001 & 18001 / EN ISO 1461:2009
  • Members of FACTA
  • Over 50 years in manhole manufacturing business 

Contact our team

Over the past 50 years, Galco has become a recognized leader offering high quality equipment and systems. We are dedicated to exploring the latest construction technologies to generate cost savings for clients.

Christy McPartland

Connacht & North Leinster

Chris White

Dublin City & County

Michael Coady

Munster & South Leinster

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