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BS EN ISO 9001:2008

Manufacturing Excellence

Brett Martin Plumbing and Drainage operates a stringent quality programme where quality is designed into every product and process and is the responsibility of every employee.

Our goal is to achieve customer satisfaction by maintaining an effective quality management system throughout every operation and function in line with organisational goals and objectives.

You can be confident that as a BSI Registered Firm our Quality Assurance Programme guarantees that each Brett Martin Plumbing and Drainage system is a first class product. Our total commitment to a quality manufacturing environment is recognised through the company's achievement of BS EN ISO 9001:2015.

Quality objectives are continually reviewed to exceed our customers' expectations and needs and a thorough management review and audit takes place annually to ensure that the Quality Management System continues to be suitable, adequate and effective. To support and reinforce this, structured procedures have been developed and implemented for each department and are subject to continual review and improvement.

In addition each product range is manufactured to exacting standards to satisfy industry requirements and benchmarks.

 

Setting Standards in Underground Drainage

Brett Martin Underground Drainage systems satisfy the requirements of the following:-

  • Building Regulations 2010, Approved Document H, Section H1
  • Building Standards (Scotland) 2004, Technical Handbook (Domestic & Non-Domestic) Section 3: Environment
  • Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012, Technical Booklet N, Section 3
  • Building Regulations 2010, Technical Guidance Document H, Section 1.3 (ROI)
  • Sewers for Adoption 7 (SfA7)

They are also manufactured and licensed to the following British Standards:

  • BS EN 1401-1:2009 Plastic piping systems for non-pressure underground drainage and sewerage (SN4). Unplasticised poly (vinyl chloride) (PVC-U). Part 1: Specifications for pipes, fittings and the system.
  • BS EN 13598-1:2010 Plastic piping systems for non-pressure underground drainage and sewerage. Unplasticised poly (vinyl chloride) (PVC-U), polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE). Part 1: Specifications for ancillary fittings including shallow inspection chambers.
  • All components are manufactured under a quality management system registered under BS EN ISO 9001:2008

The following Underground products have full BBA accreditation:

  • BBA 87/1898:  110mm diameter PVC-U Surface Water Drainage Pipe and 110mm and 160mm diameter Polypropylene pipe couplings, for use with pipe and fittings complying with BS EN 1401:2009, underground for the conveyance of surface water.
  • BBA 10/H168:  Twinwall Drainage Fittings, for use in highway drainage in conjunction with BBA, certified polyethylene twinwall highway drainage pipes (nominal sizes: 150mm, 225mm and 300mm) and associated seals.

 

Setting Standards in Plumbing Systems

Brett Martin's Soil and Waste Systems are manufactured, to the following British Standards:

  • BS EN 1329:2014 Plastics piping systems for soil and waste discharge within the building structure - Unplasticised poly (vinyl chloride) PVC-U
  • BS EN 1451:2000  Plastics piping systems for soil and waste discharge (low and high temperature) within the building structure - polypropylene
  • BS 1566:2000 Plastics piping systems for soil and waste discharge within the building structure - Chlorinated poly (vinyl chloride) PVC-C

Brett Martin’s Plumbing Systems satisfy the requirements of the following:

  • Building Regulations 2010, Approved Document H, Section H1
  • Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004, Technical Handbook (Domestic & Non-Domestic) Section 3: Environment
  • Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012, Technical Booklet N, Section 2
  • Building Regulations 2010, Part H, Section 1.2 (ROI)

 

Setting Standards in Rainwater Systems

Brett Martin's Rainwater Systems are manufactured, to the following British Standards:  

  • BS EN 607:1995 for accelerated aging
  • BS EN 1462:2004 Brackets for eaves gutters
  • BS EN 12200-1:2000 Plastics rainwater piping systems for above ground external use. Unplasticised poly (vinyl chloride) (PVC-U). Specifications for pipes, fittings and the system.

Brett Martin’s Rainwater Systems satisfy the requirements of the following:

  • Building Regulations 2010, Approved Document H, Section H3
  • Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004, Technical Handbook (Domestic & Non-Domestic) Section 3: Environment
  • Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012, Technical Booklet N, Section 4
  • Building Regulations 2010, Part H, Section 1.5 (ROI)

 

Kitemark Approval

Brett Martin Plumbing and Drainage hold Kitemark Licences for Underground Drain and Sewer Pipe and Fittings (EN 1401), Aboveground PVC Soil Systems (EN 1329), Polypropylene Push Fit Waste Systems (EN 1451) and PVC-C Solvent Weld Waste Systems (EN 1566)

  • Plastics Piping Systems for Underground Plumbing and Drainage (EN 1401)
  • Plastics Piping Systems for Soil and Waste Discharge - PVC (EN 1329)
  • Plastics Piping Systems for Soil and Waste Discharge - Polypropylene (EN 1451)
  • Plastics Piping Systems for Soil and Waste Discharge - PVC-C (EN 1566)


For further information on our quality systems, process and certification please contact us