The UK's leading manufacturer and supplier of plastic drainage piping solutions for above and below ground projects.
Who are we?
Wavin UK is a member of the Wavin Group - the world leader in plastic pipe systems for residential, non-residential and civil engineering projects. Systems offered, include market-leading Osma above and below ground drainage, Hep2O hot and cold plumbing and underfloor heating, Hepworth Clay drainage and Hepworth Terracotta heating, ventilation and roofing products, as well as a wide range of Wavin drainage and stormwater management solutions for all application areas. Wavin UK has four manufacturing sites and a fully accredited test facility. It is the innovator of award-winning Recycore Technology, leading the way in creating high quality recycled products.
Where are we situated?
The Wavin Group headquarters are in Zwolle in The Netherlands. We have a direct presence in 25 European countries with 40 manufacturing sites. Outside Europe, we operate through a global network of agents, licensees and distributors. We employ some 5500 people and have annual revenues of around €1.2 billion. In 2012, Wavin became part of the Mexichem Group, which is now called Orbia, the Latin American leader in pipe systems and petrochemicals.
Wavin provides effective solutions for essential needs of daily life: safe distribution of drinking water; sustainable management of rainwater and wastewater; energy-efficient heating and cooling for buildings.
Leader in drainage manufacturing
Wavin’s European leadership, local presence, commitment to innovation and technical support, all benefit our customers. We consistently achieve the highest sustainability standards and ensure total reliability of supply to support our customers to achieve their objectives.
Wavin UK has grown and developed through acquisitions and organic growth, to become one of the largest drainage manufacturers in the world, with a fittingly cast-iron reputation for quality, technical knowledge and customer service.
Hepworth’s drainage pedigree was forged in 1858 when Hepworth Iron Company Ltd was founded to mine iron and later produce sanitary pipes and fire bricks.
The foundations for the company and products our customers experience today were laid down in the 1980s and 1990s when the first generation of fast fire roller kiln technology was introduced. Now much refined and developed it is this process that delivers our brand standard of Fired to perfection. In 2005 Hepworth was acquired by Wavin. An alliance that underpins our commitment to supplying clay drainage systems and terracotta products of the highest calibre, the lowest possible carbon footprint and with absolute standards compliance. Our Purpose and Sustainability journey is well and truly underway at Wavin UK.