About Landscape Solutions

The ACO brand worldwide stands for the uncompromising quality and performance commitment of the ACO Group. Part of our strategy is to bundle all of the core business activities involved in drainage within one strong and dependable brand. Nevertheless, our distribution and service organisations focus on the specific needs of the specialists working for our clients.









Kerb Drains

ACO KerbDrain is an award winning combined kerb and drainage system specifically designed and developed to form an integral part of any modern, sustainable surface water management solution. It is the first combined kerb drainage system of its kind to use recycled materials and be independently certfied and Kitemarked to BS EN 1433: 2002. The one-piece system is suitable for a wide range of applications including major and minor highways, car parks, and commercial and urban landscaping.

ACO KerbDrain provides many versatile solutions for both SUDS schemes and traditional drainage systems. Engineers and designers are able to combine the benefits of both “hard” and “soft” SUDS to achieve the key elements of quality, quantity and amenity.

Since its launch in the late 1990’s, over 750,000m of ACO KerbDrain has been supplied to a wide variety of projects in both the UK and mainland Europe. In recognition of ACO KerbDrain’s ground breaking one-piece design, the system was awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation in 2001.

ACO KerbDrain has a range of units to match HB1, HB2 and 45° splayed profiles, and a selection of depths and lengths to meet the hydraulic and performance requirements of many highway or drainage schemes.

The system also benefits from an extensive range of complementary and problem solving components including perforated and flush centre stones, drop kerbs, radius and mitred units, internal angles, quadrants, and bus stop units.

ACO KerbDrain meets all specification requirements:
  • Fully compliant to the Specification for Highway Works
  • Kitemarked to BS EN 1433:2002
  • Certified by a notified body to BS EN 1433: 2002 Load Class D 400
  • CE marked by a notified body

Grass Grids

ACO GroundGuard is a lightweight ground reinforcement system ideal for grass or gravel stabilisation. This type of surface helps to reduce the risks of potholes, rutting or grass damage.

Manufactured from 100% recycled polyethylene, the system is exceptionally lightweight and strong, making installation quick and easy. ACO GroundGuard is suitable for a wide range of applications including paths, drives, parking areas and access routes.image

Correctly fitted, ACO GroundGuard has been certified to 250 tonnes per square metre, more than enough for almost any application.

In addition, ACO GroundGuard is over 90% porous, reducing the rate of surface water run-off and saving cost on unnecessary drainage installation.

The parking bay markers shown are available to order as an optional accessory.