Industry Event

FPS Members’ Tournament and Summer Ball 2017


24 June 2017


Coombe Abbey, Warwickshire

The Federation of Piling Specialists are pleased to announce details of their Members’ Tournament and Summer Ball, which are taking place on Saturday 24th June at Coombe Abbey, Warwickshire.

This year, companies are invited to take part in a medieval themed Members’ Tournament, which will see teams partake in five activities to test their skill, accuracy, team work and coordination. Activities include falconry, archery, ferret racing, target jousting and building a trebuchet. The winners will be awarded with a £1000 cash prize and trophy.

In addition, Members, partners and clients are invited to take part in the Summer Ball. A welcome drinks reception will take place at 7:00pm, followed by a three course banqueting meal, charity raffle, photo booth and live music from rock and pop band, London Soul. Celebrity magician, Pete Heat, who has performed for David Beckham, Rita Ora and Wayne Rooney, will also provide close-up magic.

Tickets for the afternoon Members’ Tournament event are priced at £300 (per team of five delegates). Tickets for the evening Summer Ball are priced at £95 each. Members who purchase two tables may enter a team into the Members’ Tournament free of charge. Tables can seat up to 10 delegates. Please note Members have been allocated four tickets as part of their FPS Annual Subscription and Associate Members have been allocated two tickets.

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Platinum Sponsor
Casagrande UK:

CasaGrande UK
Casagrande UK is the sole UK and Ireland distributor for Casagrande Spa of Italy, a company with over 40 years experience in designing and manufacturing machines and equipment for the ground engineering industry, known world wide for high performance and reliability. Casagrande UK is also the sole UK and Ireland distributor for equipment manufactured by Hutte, Eurodrill (Germany), Hany and Emde.

Gold Sponsor
DYWIDAG-Systems Int. Ltd:

DYWIDAG-Systems Int. Ltd
DYWIDAG-SYSTEMS are specialist manufacturers and suppliers of geotechnical systems, including ground anchors, soil nails, mesh facings and mini piles. It leads the field in geotechnical engineering and has been associated with many large and complex projects globally: UK examples include Loch Arklet Dam, M1 widening and Lyme Regis coastal protection.

Silver Sponsors

Soilmec Ltd supplies new Drilling Rigs, Piling Rigs, Cranes and Accessories to the drilling and foundation industry in the U.K. and Ireland.
The Soilmec range of machinery covers the field of foundations for piles, diaphragm walls, cased secant piling, micro piles, soil consolidation, tunnels, geothermal and also site investigation.

Premier Concrete Pumping:

Premier Concrete Pumping

Premier Concrete Pumping is the leading specialist hirer of Concrete and Grout Pumping Equipment to the UK Geotechnical and Piling sectors. The company’s fleet includes Concrete Pumps, Agitator Remixers, Grout Pumps and Mini Rigs which are hired from three strategically placed depots to give a comprehensive nationwide service.