Retention Socket Systems

//Precast Foundation Retention Socket
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Precast Foundation Retention Socket

Intelligent foundation systems for all post installations

The NAL Precast Retention Socket System is designed to facilitate, by way of the installation of a rapid foundation, all types of street furniture, thus eliminating the need for concrete on site. Retention Sockets are supplied in a precast foundation which has been designed to suit the furniture being installed and also the ground conditions on site. Manufactured with certified lifting points the system is simply lifted into position, levelled and backfilled drastically reducing the construction time on site.

This “Rapid Foundation” Precast Retention Socket System is available for all types and sizes of NAL Retention sockets. This is a patented range of cast steel or ductile iron sockets which securely retain in position all types of illuminated and non-illuminated street furniture. The furniture is secured into the socket by stainless steel setscrews which are located in a recessed chamber in the socket head.

Product Benefits

  • No requirement for concrete on site
  • Rapid installation
  • Foundations designed to EN40
  • Guaranteed concrete strength and size
  • Certified lifting points
  • Street furniture can be installed immediately
  • Withstands unlimited impacts of any force
  • Eliminates civils works on replacement of knockdowns
  • Minimises disruption and traffic management costs during replacement
  • Maintenance works can be carried out in a controlled environment
  • Simplifies the erection and removal of seasonal street furniture
  • Allows public areas to be cleared for events
  • New & upgraded technology can be installed quickly and cost effectively
  • Simplifies the works involved with wide loads
  • Increases the life expectancy of the street furniture in the Retention Sockets
  • 100 years life expectancy allows for 4 street furniture life cycles


Product Description

Intelligent foundation systems for all post installations

The NAL Precast Retention Socket System is designed to facilitate, by way of the installation of a rapid foundation, all types of street furniture, thus eliminating the need for concrete on site. Retention Sockets are supplied in a precast foundation which has been designed to suit the furniture being installed and also the ground conditions on site. Manufactured with certified lifting points the system is simply lifted into position, levelled and backfilled drastically reducing the construction time on site.

This “Rapid Foundation” Precast Retention Socket System is available for all types and sizes of NAL Retention sockets. This is a patented range of cast steel or ductile iron sockets which securely retain in position all types of illuminated and non-illuminated street furniture. The furniture is secured into the socket by stainless steel setscrews which are located in a recessed chamber in the socket head.

  • No requirement for concrete on site
  • Rapid installation
  • Foundations designed to EN40
  • Guaranteed concrete strength and size
  • Certified lifting points
  • Street furniture can be installed immediately
  • Withstands unlimited impacts of any force
  • Eliminates civils works on replacement of knockdowns
  • Minimises disruption and traffic management costs during replacement
  • Maintenance works can be carried out in a controlled environment
  • Simplifies the erection and removal of seasonal street furniture
  • Allows public areas to be cleared for events
  • New & upgraded technology can be installed quickly and cost effectively
  • Simplifies the works involved with wide loads
  • Increases the life expectancy of the street furniture in the Retention Sockets
  • 100 years life expectancy allows for 4 street furniture life cycles