CONCRETE BARRIER HIRE

Concrete Barrier Hire is a fast, effective way to secure and protect against unauthorised access. Block Aid provides several sizes of concrete barriers, each constructed using responsibly sourced materials. What’s more, our unique range of vehicles and equipment means we can deliver our barriers wherever, whenever you need them.

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Access deterrent, security control, protection & support - all delivered when and where you need it.

Features & Benefits

DELIVERING OUR BLOCKS

Our unique range of vehicle and equipment means we can deliver almost anywhere - on any terrain.

BLOCK SPECIFICATIONS

Our concrete Rapid Deployment Blocks are available in MKI and MKII versions.

COMMON QUESTIONS

Frequently asked questions about our blocks, fencing, delivery and related services.

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Concrete Rapid Deployment Block (RDB) Specifications

MKI barrier blocks weigh approx 2250KG each. They are 2.5m wide, and can be linked together using the bracket at the end of each block, which holds the blocks together to form a solid barrier.

MKII barrier blocks weigh approx 2400KG each. They are 3m wide and can be linked together using bespoke security nuts. Assembly and removal requires a specialised tool that is exclusive to Block Aid UK.

RDB XL barrier blocks weigh approx 5000KG each. They feature our unique linking system, a solution developed to join the barriers together without any visible sign from outside.

CONCRETE BARRIER FAQ

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This depends on your preference and needs, such as wether you would like the barriers joined together in a continuous line, or spaced apart? For example, if you have a 15 metre frontage that you would like to protect and you’d like the blocks to be secured together, you would need 6 x MKI RDBs or 5 x MKII RDBs.

To work out how many Barrier Blocks you need, measure the area you wish to protect and divide it by the length of the blocks you’d like to use.

Our MKI barrier blocks are 2.5m wide and can be linked using the bracket at the end of each block, which holds the blocks together to form a solid barrier.

Our MKII barrier blocks are 3m wide and can be locked together using bespoke security nuts. Assembly and removal requires a specialised tool that is exclusive to Block Aid UK.

We have three sizes of deterrent blocks.

Our MKI RDBs is 2,500mm x 500mm x 750mm (length x width x height) and weigh approximately 2,250kg.

Our MKII RDBs is 2,996mm x 450mm x 750mm (length x width x height) and weigh approximately 2,400kg.

Our RDB XL is 4250 x 700 x 750MM (length x width x height) and weighs approximately 5,000kg.

Our range of sizes are as follows, shown in mm as Length x Width x Height:

  • 50kg 350 x 350 x 175mm | 100kg 800 x 265 x 250mm | 200kg 800 x 350 x 350mm | 500kg 800 x 440 x 650mm
  • 1000kg 1170 x 500 x 750mm  | 1000kg Multi block 1000 x 1000 x 500mm | 1500kg 1750 x 500 x 750mm
  • 2250kg (RDB MKI) 2500 x 500 x 750mm | 2400kg (RDB MKII) 3000 x 450 x 750mm
  • 3000kg 1300 x 1000 x 1000mm
  • 5000kg (RB XL) 4250 x 700 x 750mm

If the customer can unload the vehicle at site, we can deliver a maximum weight of 27,000 KG on a single artic lorry. This equates to 12 x MKI RDBs or 11 x MKII RDB’s.

If Block Aid unload the blocks at site we can carry 22,000 KG, which equates to 10 x MKI RDBs or 9 MKII RDBs. This load may be reduced if the HIAB or a JCB is required. 

Yes! Our HIAB crane truck, JCBs or Moffett trucks can service virtually any on or off-road terrain and place the blocks to suit your requirements. You will need to be the land owner (or acting agent) and the blocks cannot restrict access to any public rights of way).

It is the customers’ responsibility to ensure the site is accessible to the vehicles requested.

For ongoing or regular access we can install a lockable, slidable gate in-between two of the blocks.

For one off or ad-hoc occasions, we can attend site and move the barrier blocks to allow for access and replace them once works are complete. This is charged at pre-agreed rate.

Blocks will be collected from the point of delivery at the end of the hire period.