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Ritherdon COVID-19 Announcement

We have taken the decision to close our factory today and for the foreseeable future. We have done this to protect our staff and, also, to help with the national effort in combatting the COVID-19 outbreak. Our administrative departments (sales, purchasing, technical and accounts) are continuing to work from home.  So, it is still possible to communicate with us in the usual ways.

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Grades and Finishes of Ritherdon Enclosures

All Ritherdon enclosures, feeder pillars and cabinets are made from stainless steel and available in three different grades: 4003, 304 and 316 to suit different applications and locations. Grades of Stainless Steel We recommend using different grades of steel depending on where the cabinets and pillars will be installed. For inland locations, use our 4003

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Atlas Retention Socket Rated as Class B125

Following customer requests, we commissioned some loading tests for our Atlas retention sockets according to BSEN 124-2:  2015.  Although they are not manhole covers or gully tops and they usually have a pole installed in them, retention sockets are often left with just their cover plate on and they should, therefore, be safe for the

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Pre-Christmas Order Dates 2019

Thanks again for your continued support throughout this year. We’re glad to report that it’s been another very busy year for Ritherdon. Our cabinets are growing in popularity and we’ve added more of our large cabinets to the range – see the RMC cabinets (no HIAB delivery needed for those, too!) Throughout 2019 we have

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Ritherdon Local Charity Child Action North West
Electrical Enclosures

Cheque Presentation for Local Charity Child Action North West

Today, Ritherdon presented local charity Child Action North West with the funds raised from our Charity Fun Day.  Every year, we look forward to organising our annual Charity Fun Day as it’s an opportunity for Ritherdon to give back to the local community.  We chose Child Action North West (CANW) as a local charity because

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FireSeal, Fire Rated Access Panel made to measure passive fire protection
Passive Fire Protection

Off the Shelf FireSeal

Ritherdon developed and tested the FireSeal back in 2012.  Since then we’ve supplied quite a few made to measure FireSeals of various sizes. The FireSeal reinstates acceptable fire protection for old meter boxes – and other boxes, such as junction boxes, or apertures that may need to be covered. Here’s an example where an old meter

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