Tank towers

Tank towers

Balmoral Tanks provides a design and supply service for towers to fully accredited standards.


When specifying tower requirements it may be advisable to anticipate future increases in tank capacity. Customers are advised to consider foundation requirements and to let Balmoral know what additional loadings on towers may be required in the future.


Balmoral Tanks’ tower specification guide:

EN 1090-1 and EN 1090-2 approval for design and manufacture of towers
Towers designed to BS EN 1993-1-1:2005 (Core document)
Loadings to BS EN 1991 (Core documents)
Seismic design to BS EN 1998-1:2004 including BS EN 1998-6:2005. (Core documents)
Fully galvanised construction to BS EN ISO 1461:2009
Towers designed to support steel and GRP tanks
Height to suit project requirements
Requires concrete foundation to be designed/built by others
Fully bolted connections, no site welding. Only interference-type bolts used – no preloaded friction grip bolts
Access to the tank via caged ladders and fully hand-railed intermediate and perimeter walkways
Walkways designed to 5kN/m2 loading
Open support structure allowing easy routing of pipework
Tower can be disassembled and rebuilt if required
Suitable for containerised shipment



Balmoral tank towers and steelwork

  1. Water tank
  2. Handrails
  3. Rest/value platform
  4. Caged ladder access
  5. Base plate with holding down bolts
  6. Lateral load bracing
  7. Column
  8. Bolted connections
  9. Tank support beams
  10. Perimeter platform