Contract Services

for all our products and services for permanent and temporary applications.

Temporary Propping

giving construction our support for bridges, buildings, structures and a full range of propping systems.

Monitoring Equipment

complete range of structural monitoring equipment for real-time or remote monitoring.

Our Projects

range of projects completed by Hydra-Capsule within the specialist sector.

Heavy Duty Jacking Equipment for Bridge, Building and Structure Lifting

Heavy duty jacking equipment specialists, Hydra-Capsule Ltd offer a professional and personal service to all our customers. Established in 1987, we soon gained a reputation for quality, safety and innovative solutions for the jacking of bridges and other super-structures and buildings within the UK.

Our own range of heavy lifting and jacking equipment is designed in-house and developed from over 25 years of practical experience. Working on projects with the Highway Agency, Network Rail and London Underground, including projects concerning prestigious structures, we have become one of the UK’s leading jacking equipment specialists within the civil and construction industry.

Hydra-Capsule Limited carries a large stock of fully tested hydraulic bridge jacks and accessory equipment available on a sales, hire or contract basis at competitive rates.

Jacking Services, Equipment and Products include:
  • Temporary and Permanent Grout filled Flat Jacks.
  • Hydraulic Jacking and Pre-loading Steelwork and Temporary Propping.
  • Synchronised Bridge Jacking and Sliding Systems.
  • Hydraulic Cylinders Design and Manufacturing.
  • Temporary Propping Systems - Contract Services.
  • Monitoring Equipment for Remote Structural Health Systems.
  • Structural Bearing Replacement.
  • Grout Bags used for Underpinning.
  • Weighing, Load and Pile Testing Equipment.
  • Stressing and Tensioning.
We always take pride in providing a professional and personal service to all our customers, maintaining good working relationships, giving helpful advice, technical support and on-site back up with all our products.
  

Hydra-Capsule house lifting project jack-up entire five bedroom home by 1.5 metres to prevent future flooding.

Latest News

Read all of the latest news items here.

M56 THORLEY BRIDGE, MANCHESTER AIRPORT - BRIDGE JACKING & BEARING INSTALLATION
31st March 2015


Installation of a hydraulic bridge jacking and support system to support approximately 1,500 tonnes constructed bridge being lifted, moved and transferred onto bridge supports.

News article and videos...read more.


M5 MOTORWAY, JUCTION 5 - BRIDGE JACKING / LIFTING AND BRIDGE BEARING PRE-LOADING
20th February 2015


Hydra Capsule successfully pre-loading bridge bearings using transfusion grout filled flat jacks, using precise digitally structural monitoring equipment.

In addition, due to the settlement of the concrete support pier. The RC beams were lifted to accommodate any further movement...read more.

MANCHESTER TRAFFORD PARK - HYDRAULIC JACKING SYSTEM & TEMPORARY PROPPING SUPPORT TOWERS
31st January 2015


Installation of 3 number temporary propping support towers at approximately 14 metres high, with integrated hydraulic jacking system for remedial works of support clumns...read more.

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