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Upstand Access Cover

Upstand access covers are fitted on top of and stand proud of the finished structure providing a fully waterproof access point.

Suitable for low-risk areas, Upstand covers can be fitted with security features & accessories to prevent unwanted access

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Features & Benefits

Long Life Product

Upstand covers are hot dip galvanised to BS EN ISO 1461. For increased longevity and aggressive environments a superior galvanising finish can be used to give a 100 (min) or 140 (min) micron zinc coating.

Safe to Lift

Covers are hinged and the opening aided by steel springs. Each cover is manufactured so that the cover will rise slowly or with minimal effort. Cover lifting can also be assisted with gas struts.

Bespoke Sizes Available

Cubis can assist at all stages of a project, from site survey to installation guidance to provide the best solution for the project.

Badged with Customer Information

Covers can be badged with information to allow for identification by operatives.

Operational Safety

Covers are optimised for safety during use with a safety stay that prevents the cover leaf from slamming shut when in use. Cubis has designed a number of fall-protection options including; Hinged, Drop-in and Split systems. Safety grids can be fitted with a failsafe lock back catch.

From Design to Build

Cubis can assist at all stages of a project, from site survey to installation guidance.

Steel covers are designed by an in-house team using the latest technology which allows for 3D models to be shared with the client for collaborative working. Parts can be tested using Finite Element Analysis software to understand how the products perform under load.

Manufacturing takes place in Cubis’ 400m² modern facility by experienced fabricators.

Upstand detail 730 x 410


Covers are manufactured from a minimum of 4mm thick structural steel plate and are hot dip galvanised to BS EN ISO 1461.

Upstand Front 730 x 410

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Options & Accessories

Upstand access covers can be supplied with the following accessories: