Safety, Training, Environment and Quality

Centrum Pile Ltd is committed to the provision of strong and active leadership and a dedicated Safety, Training, Environment and Quality (STEQ) Department which monitors our procedures and operations to ensure the highest standards are achieved. The STEQ team continue to create an instinctive culture throughout the company about all aspects of Safety, Training, Environment and Quality. The STEQ team consists of: 

STEQ Manager – Robert Speakman 

Covering every aspect of our operations, Robert advises on best practice and legislative compliance to ensure all our activities from the office / factory gates to site are carried out to the highest standards. Robert has over 10 year experience within the Ground Engineering sector. 

STEQ Advisor  -Simon Jackson 

Simon is helping to consolidate the IMS with the Rail Accreditation RISQS and to build on the great safety culture that already exists in the company. Simon will ensure that Centrum maintains the level of competent advice and professional support needed as the business continues to grow. 

STEQ Advisor – Ian White 

Ian has been with the company for 14 years and has overseen many changes during this period. Ian is involved in all aspects of Safety, Training, Environmental and Quality standards associated with the manufacture of the precast pile.

STEQ Advisor – Scott Bonser

Scott maintains the British and international standards that are in place throughout Centrum to ensure that all processes and final products are of the highest standard whilst promoting a safe and environmentally friendly workplace.


Supplying a quality product to our clients is of the utmost importance

Centrum Piles are manufactured to BS EN 12794. All piles are delivered to site with full CE Marking and Batch Identification offering full traceability on every pile supplied.

Integrating the Centrum Pile System into a foundation design means that the client is utilising a product with many benefits including: –

  • Responsibly sourced, quality raw materials
  • Quality Assured Piles manufactured under controlled conditions to BS EN 12794
  • Full traceability of products produced in ISO 9001 factories.
  • Fast, efficient and environmentally sustainable on-site installation.
  • Load bearing capacity test data available for design criteria.
  • Ease of programming for delivery timetables.

Each individual pile produced in the Centrum Pile factory is labelled with a CE conformity marking which includes mandatory, clearly displayed information together with the optional data of the pile characteristics. As part of Centrum Pile Ltd’s commitment to development the label also includes a bar code, enabling us to trace the history of each pile from manufacture to its installed location.

The Centrum Pile manufacturing process, system, products and mechanical joints have been stringently audited comply with BS EN12794:2005. The integral cast in-situ mechanical pile joints were extensively tested for verification of robustness, rigidity, impact and bending.