Trench Covers, Trench Plates & Pedestrian Walk Boards

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Trench Plates & Pedestrian Walk Boards

Trench Covers are an important part of safe roadworks. Often Trenches have to be dug and left open which presents a hazard to pedestrians and potentially motorists also. Traditionally steel plates can be used though these are costly, difficult to work with and expensive to transport. We offer GRP Trench Covers and HDP covers to suit all pedestrian trench cover requirements. All of the Pedestrian Covers we offer are high-visibility and anti-slip design.

HDP Trench Cover

Tuff Trench

The Tuff Trench is the lightest and most portable trench plate that we have to offer. It is made from High-Density Polyethylene making a very strong and very lightweight cover. 

  • Super durable HDP
  • 400kg max-load
  • Carry Handles
GRP Trench Cover

Safe Covers

The Oxford Plastics Safecover is a tried and tested favourite. It is available in two sizes and is of GRP construction (Glass Reinforced Plastic). Safe Covers have an effective anti-slip design.

  • Available in 1200x800 or 1600x800
  • 500kg max-load
  • Fairly lightweight at 11.5kg
Low Pro Trench Cover


The LowPro series is a very low-profile trench plate which also benefits from having a rubberised extra-grip edge. Available in two sizes the larger cover can handle one wheel of a 3500kg vehicle.

  • Available in multiple sizes
  • 500-3500kg max-load
  • Rubberised Edge for extra grip
  Tuff Trench 12/8 Safe Cover 16/12 Safe Cover 11/11 Low Pro 15/10 Low Pro
Our Product Code 12588 12390 12383 12620 12718
Dimensions 1200x800 1200x800 1600x1200 1100x1100 1500x1000
Maximum Load 400kg 500kg 500kg 500kg 875kg
Trench Width 700mm 700mm 900mm 700mm 900 -1200mm
Weight 12.7kg 11.5kg 33kg 22.8kg 45.9kg
Grip Treads
Extra Grip Edge      
One man lift    
Can be bolted down

Applications For Pedestrian Walk Boards

Trench Covers are mainly used on pathways which means they need to be able to stand up to the usual pavement regulations. This includes taking the weight of wheelchairs, mobility scooters and pedestrians. The larger covers, mainly being the Low Pro 15/10, can take the weight of one wheel of a 3.5-tonne van.

  • Cable Protection
  • Open Trench Works
  • Damaged Drain Covers
  • Routine Utility Maintenance
  • Road Works
  • Ground Works

Buy From A Premium Trench Cover Supplier 

If you can't find what you're looking for or need advice contact us on +44 (0)1905 794875. We are one of the UK's leading trench cover suppliers and will be sure to assist you in any way we can to find the best cover for your needs. 

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