Cast Iron Drainage

Hargreaves Drainage is a specialist cast iron rainwater, soil and drainage systems manufacturer and leading distributor for cast iron products to the UK and Ireland’s construction industry.

Our success and growth is due to the enthusiasm of our people and the quality of our products. We offer a personal service, enquiries and phone calls are dealt with promptly and you will be able to speak directly to one of our sales team.

Cast Iron is a sustainable material. This means that after serving the needs of a building for its lifetime it can be fully recycled, not downcycled. Correctly installed cast iron systems can last in excess of 100 years with minimal maintenance requirements.

Hargreaves Drainage standard cast iron systems include;


Premier Rainwater and Soil is a traditional cast iron system with pipes, gutters, heads and fittings for external, above ground rainwater and soil drainage, manufactured to BS 460 and BS 416.


Halifax Soil and Drain is a socketless cast iron system for above and below ground drainage. The system is manufactured to meet the standards of BS EN 877.

Mech 416
Mech 416

Mech 416 is a mechanically jointed socketless cast iron system for above ground soil drainage. The system is manufactured to meet the standards of BS 416 (part 2).

Traditional Express
Traditional Express

Traditional Express is a push fit cast iron system for above ground soil drainage. The system is manufactured to meet the standards of BS 416 (part 2).

Ferrous Elite
Street Furniture

Ferrous Elite is a collection of cast iron street furniture in classic and contemporary designs.

Price List
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Support Services

We work with architects, contractors and self-build clients to deliver cast iron drainage solutions. Hargreaves Drainage products are then supplied through a network of national and independent merchants and international distribution partners. We offer valuable expert advice at all stages of your project; this may involve any of the following support services:

  • Contract management
  • Site surveys
  • Technical support
  • Take off service
  • Data sheets and specifications
  • Installation advice
  • Direct to site deliveries
  • Design advice
  • Drainage calculations
  • Drawings


The map below shows the contact information for the sales office and for contacts by geographical region.

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Latest News

Tree Presentation by Hargreaves 'Artfoundryman'
'Artfoundryman' Andrew Knight of Hargreaves Foundry, presented, 'The Manufacture of Art Castings' to an enthralled ensemble of Lancashire Branch Members of the Institute of Cast Metal Engineers (ICME).
Hargreaves' Curious presentation at Kings Cross
Over the August Bank Holiday weekend Kings Cross was home to a free festival of knowledge and learning. Called 'Curious?' it was described as a fusion of science, culture, art and unexpected performances.