Upstand Access Covers

Now Available from Galco

The Galco range of upstand access covers has been specifically designed due to our customers request. Covers are designed to be bolted over upstanding concrete plinths and provide a weatherproof cap to chambers against the ingress of surface water.

All products are designed with durability, security and safety in mind and come with safety stay solo lift and fix holes as standard. Covers are manufactured under an ISO 9001:2008 Quality System.

Upstand Covers are available in Hot Dip Galvanized option (galvanized to I.S. EN ISO 1461: 2009 standard) and can be finished to any RAL colour using our Galvacoat Paint System.

Additionally, we can design and produce upstand access covers in Stainless Steel or Aluminium.

There is additional option to increase the safety of the cover by adding Preformed Thermoplastic Anti-Skid solution on top of it.

Upstand manhole cover


  • Surface mounted for easy install

  • Sloped Lid to prevent water build up

  • Security Padlock Feature

  • Spring Assisted opening for solo operation

  • Integrated Fall protect Safety Grid

  • Automatic Cover safety stay

  • Available in hot Dip Galvanised / Stainless steel or aluminium

  • Custom sizes to suit your needs

Upstand access covers
Upstand access covers

Available Extras:

  • Thermoplastic anti-skid surface

  • Finished to any RAL colour using our Galvacoat paint system

  • Custom Labelling / Identification or Branding

  • Ladder style or walk on safety grids available

  • Internal Sealing Gasket

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