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Manhole Cover with Frame

31.9686.64 (Inc. VAT)

Delivery time: 2-3 days
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Galvanised Manhole Covers with Frame

Key features:

  • Hot dip galvanized finish
  • Pressed sheet steel
  • Anti-slip pattern
  • Various sizes and weight grades available

Product Description

This Galvanised Pedestrian Traffic Access Manhole Cover & Frame is placed in the ground as an access point to underground utilities.

This Manhole Cover has been manufactured from pressed sheet steel with welded joints. It will take significant downward weight and we have a number of weight grades available.

They feature an anti-slip pattern on the surface and a hot dip galvanized finish.

  • Hot dip galvanized finish
  • Pressed sheet steel
  • Anti-slip pattern
  • Various weight
  • Various sizes available
  • Frame included
  • *NOTE*: Measurements are for the inside of the frame, cover is approximately 20mm bigger
  • Depth of outside frame is approximately 25mm

Manhole covers and frames are essential components of urban infrastructure, providing access to underground utility systems such as sewage, water, and electrical lines. Over time, these covers and frames can deteriorate due to wear and tear, weather conditions, or heavy traffic. Replacing a manhole cover and frame may seem like a daunting task, but with the right tools and a systematic approach, it can be accomplished safely and effectively. I

Before You Begin

Before you start the replacement process, it’s crucial to ensure your safety and gather the necessary tools and materials:

  1. Safety Gear: Wear appropriate personal protective equipment, including gloves, safety glasses, and a reflective vest if working in a high-traffic area.
  2. Tools: You’ll need a pry bar, a rubber mallet, a shovel, a measuring tape, and a level.
  3. New Cover and Frame: Obtain a replacement manhole cover and frame that matches the specifications of the existing one.
  4. Backfill Material: Prepare sand, gravel, or other suitable backfill material to stabilize the new cover and frame.

Step-by-Step Replacement Process:

Step 1: Safety First Ensure that the work area is properly cordoned off and that traffic is redirected if necessary. Always prioritize safety, especially if working in a busy roadway.

Step 2: Remove the old Manhole Cover and Frame

  1. Use the pry bar to gently lift the old manhole cover from its frame. Exercise caution to avoid damaging the surrounding pavement or injuring yourself.
  2. Once the cover is removed, use the pry bar to carefully lift and remove the old frame from the opening. Be mindful of any debris or loose materials.

Step 3: Prepare the Opening

  1. Clear any dirt, debris, or loose material from the opening using a shovel.
  2. Ensure that the base of the opening is level and stable. If necessary, add or remove backfill material to achieve the desired level.

Step 4: Install the New Frame

  1. Place the new manhole frame into the opening, ensuring that it sits level and flush with the surrounding pavement. Use a level to check its alignment.
  2. Adjust the position of the frame as needed and ensure that it is stable and securely seated in the opening.

Step 5: Install the New Cover

  1. Carefully position the new manhole cover onto the frame. Ensure that it fits snugly and is properly aligned.
  2. Gently tap the edges of the cover using a rubber mallet to ensure a secure fit and even seating.

Step 6: Finishing Touches

  1. Verify that the new cover and frame are level and flush with the pavement surface. Make any necessary adjustments.
  2. Backfill the space around the frame with sand, gravel, or other suitable material. Compact the backfill gently to provide stability to the frame.
  3. Clean the area around the replacement site to ensure a neat and tidy finish.

Step 7: Safety Inspection

Once the replacement is complete, conduct a thorough safety inspection to ensure that the new manhole cover and frame are securely in place and meet the required safety standards.

Replacing a manhole cover and frame is a task that requires careful preparation, attention to detail, and a commitment to safety. By following this step-by-step guide, you can confidently replace a worn or damaged manhole cover and frame, contributing to the maintenance and functionality of essential urban infrastructure. Always prioritize safety and adhere to any local regulations or guidelines when performing this type of work.


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  • Orders of €150 inc VAT or over will get free delivery nationwide. (Please see notes below for exceptions)
  • All orders under €150 inc VAT incur a standard delivery charge of €10 including VAT
  • (Please see below for exceptions)
  • We deliver to anywhere in Ireland.

Bulky items:

Bulky items may incur delivery surcharges (see below) as extra courier costs unfortunately are often unavoidable. If the order is over €150 only the bulk delivery charge will apply. The final delivery charge for bulky products will be calculated when all items have been added to the shopping cart.
All efforts are made to indicate where products are subject to delivery surcharges.

Special Order items:

We are in regular contact with our suppliers and we try our best to make sure that all “special order items” on our webstore are available from our suppliers within the timeframe advertised. If, for some reason our supplier is out of stock and you have ordered the product we will let you know immediately and give you the option to either wait until it’s back in, upgrade to a better model at little or no extra cost or receive a full refund. See more info on Special Order products here.


All nationwide deliveries will be delivered within 2-3 working days.

(Local deliveries within 1-2 working days.)

Special order items may take longer to deliver but this will be indicated on the product information page. You can see more info on Special Order products here.

Working days are Monday through Friday excluding public holidays. Orders placed on Saturday/Sunday will be deemed as being placed on the following Monday.

Some items may take longer to ship. If this is the case, we will notify you by phone/email of this delay.

If your delivery is urgent please contact us by phone or email and we will do our best to expedite it.

Please indicate on your order any specific delivery instructions.

Bulky goods:

Bulky goods will be delivered on pallets and will be unloaded by the courier. All bulky goods are delivered kerbside. Unfortunately, the delivery company will not convey the goods into premises for storage unless agreed in advance. Access to the delivery location must be suitable for a truck and failure to provide suitable level ground for operating pallet truck may result in refusal to deliver by the courier. Please note delivery operators will apply safe procedures in relation to ongoing Public Health considerations..

Exceptional Goods:

Some building materials are extremely bulky and not practical to deliver outside Co. Sligo e.g. concrete blocks, tonne bags of sand or gravel or some lengths of timber. We have highlighted where this is the case in bold red writing. If you do order these products we will contact you to see if you want to pay an additional delivery charge or if you wish to cancel the order. Please do not take offence to this as some bulky goods may cost much more to deliver than the value of the goods. We are based in Sligo so can offer a local delivery service in this area using our own vehicles.

If there is a forklift or teleporter available onsite, we would appreciate if you could tell us in advance by filling out the special delivery notes when completing the order.

The Seller or the courier company will not be held responsible for any damage to goods or persons caused by the goods being unloaded by the buyer.

**Please contact us in advance of ordering if unsure of the above**

Damaged goods:

Where goods are damaged on delivery the Buyer has the right to refuse delivery. Damaged goods should be photographed on delivery and photos emailed to straight away. If goods are damaged on delivery, we will replace the goods in as timely a manner as possible at no extra cost.

Once the goods are signed for it will be deemed that goods were in good state when delivered.


Delivery shall be within a time period agreed between the Buyer and Seller and the Seller shall use its best endeavours to ensure that delivery takes place within the period agreed. Failure by the Seller to deliver the Goods within the agreed time period shall not amount to a breach of this contract by the Seller and the Buyer shall not be entitled to damages or other compensation or to cancel this contact by reason of such failure.

The Seller reserves the right to deliver in instalments. Each part delivery shall be deemed to constitute a separate contract, the fulfilment or non-fulfilment of which shall not affect any other part of the contract or the contract as a whole. Where any order involves more than one delivery and default is made on payment on the due date (either under this contract or any other contract made between the Seller and the Buyer) the Seller shall have the right to suspend all further deliveries until payment is made or to terminate the contract without prejudice to any existing claim.

The Seller shall not be liable to the Buyer for any loss or damage which may be suffered by the Buyer as a direct or indirect result of the supply of the Goods by the Seller being prevented, hindered or delayed by reason of any circumstances whatsoever which are outside the control of the Seller. Once delivery has been accepted the Buyer shall not be entitled to withhold or postpone payment of all or any portion of the price agreed, therefore.

1. Where goods are damaged on delivery the Buyer has the right to refuse delivery. Damaged goods should be photographed on delivery and photos emailed to If goods are damaged on delivery, we will replace the goods in as timely a manner as possible at no extra cost.

2.  If goods are signed for and later found to be faulty/damaged, notice must be given in writing within 24 hours and photos will be required to be emailed to

3. All faulty/damaged goods issues will be dealt with on a case by case basis and best endeavours will be made to rectify within a timely manner. Manufacturers’ warranties will apply in certain cases.

4. Any returned items which are not faulty or damaged will incur full carriage costs which must be paid for by the customer.  Notice of intention to return unwanted goods must be given within 14 days of receiving goods. Returned goods must be in original packaging and in original condition before refunds can be given.

5. All returned goods to be sent to Patrick Rogers Ltd., O’Connell St., Ballymote, Co. Sligo

Note regarding Oil Boilers and Boiler stoves:

Please ensure you check with us first or consult a qualified professional before ordering your oil boiler or boiler stove to ensure you order the correct one for your home. If the product needs to be returned a restocking fee may apply.

Returns of Special Order Items

All “special order items” are subject to the same product returns policy as stocked items. However, items which are returned that are not faulty or damaged on delivery will be subject to a 10% restocking fee.