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New Product Launch


New high performance modular drain system

Architectural quality covers in a variety of designs, materials and finishes

Compatible with all door types, thresholds & associated DPC, DPM details

Designed and manufactured in Britain

Our drainage system can be seamlessly extended to provide 360° protection around your home

Traditional & modern styles with bespoke • designs and sizes available

Our LED channel light bars will enhance your indoor and outdoor experience

The Total Level Access Drain Solution For Doors

Aqualevel Stainless Steel Covers


& modern


Aqualevel Stainless Steel Covers

Our modern, stylish stainless steel covers are highly robust and come in ten designer options. They replace ineffective slot and unsightly plastic or galvanised steel ‘ladder style’ designs which scar every project. Our 304 grade stainless steel is 70% recycled (316 grade also available) and comes in a standard brushed finish. Beautiful bespoke designs and metal finishes are also available, plus we can provide co-ordinated gully and manhole covers providing a seamless look for your project.








Geo Squares



Covers come in a brushed finish as standard. Other finishes available include powder coated in any colour.


Aqualevel Jonite Stone Composite Covers


& natural


Aqualevel Jonite Stone Composite Covers

Jonite is an international company that supplies ethical composite stone channel covers, providing a smart natural look. Their products are made with a minimum of 30% recycled materials and as such are green label certified. They also have a lower water absorption rate than natural stone, which means the covers maintain their colour when in contact with water. Seven designs are available in eight sophisticated colours.







Bespoke designs & colours available, for ‘s full range of landscape products see

Square Slots Designs Available In:

York White

Ivory White

Wacky White

Portland Beige

Rosy Beige

Slate Grey

Charcoal Black

Ebony Black


Aqualevel Cast Iron Covers


& sophisticated


Aqualevel Cast Iron Covers

Our sophisticated cast iron range reintroduces the charm and elegant design of yesteryear. Manufactured from 100% recycled cast iron, there are ten classic styles to choose from. These covers will age naturally developing a golden bloom, providing a natural rustic look for any classic scheme. Other finishes available include copper, bronzed, baked oil finish and colour powder coated.










Minnione Bespoke Finishes

Over Time

Natural Colour

Bloom Stage

Aged Stage

Baked Oil Finish


Aqualevel Channel System

Aqualevel is a new fully integrated level access channel drain that works with a range of door systems including sliding, bi-fold, and lift & slide. For the first time you can have a seamless

balcony areas. It can be seamlessly extended

level access connection between indoor

to provide a complete drainage solution for

& outdoor living areas, whilst protecting

your home and out buildings including hard

your home from the elements. Our system

landscape patios, swimming pool and spa

meets both architectural and aesthetic


requirements without compromising on Brought to site as a modular system, the

functionality. No longer are you forced to use plastic or galvanised steel covers or ineffective french and slot drains that can be easily blocked by natural debris. These detract from your design intent and may leave your home susceptible to water entering it.

components and accessories are supplied ready to install with your doors and can be supplied with an optional fitting kit. Our channels and components are manufactured in structural grade aluminium and are protected by a polyurethane powder coat, available in any RAL colour.

The Aqualevel system collects and redirects both surface and driven rain water away

Our drainage system is topped with one of

from your door system in a controlled fashion.

our designer covers which finish the look

It also allows for greater volumes of water to

and add a touch of class and elegance

be collected and safely dispersed into your

to an otherwise mundane necessity. From

main drain system.

stylish and modern stainless steel, smart &

Our system is fully adjustable, offering a seamless integration between our drain solution and your door threshold. It is compatible with most door systems currently available on the market, including aluminum, wood, metal, PVC and engineered core type doors. It also allows full compliance with building regulation Part M without compromising the water tightness of your building envelope.

natural composite stone to our classic and sophisticated cast iron, these covers can be interchanged to complement different styles within your scheme. The ability to retro-fit both our drain system and our covers to your pre-installed doors is another enticing feature. They can also be made to measure and are available in any bespoke design and a variety of finishes. You can even have LED light bars fitted within the

Designed to be versatile, our threshold drain

drain channel to highlight your design to best

system can be installed in any location or


level including ground, basement and





Aqualevel Channel System


2. Full width drain channel for maximum flow rate

3. Collects & redirects both surface & driven rain water away from your threshold

1. Complete level access drainage solution

6. Retro fit option

4. Easy to install &


low maintenance

5. Finished with a designer cover

Channels can be powder coated in any RAL colour to match your door system


Aqualevel LED Light Bars

Illuminating Design Our IP68 rated LED lighting bars enable you to illuminate your channels at night, providing a stunning setting for your designer covers. Our lighting bars are available in 300, 600, 900, 1200 and 1500mm lengths. We recommend one 900mm light bar for every metre of channel.

• Plug & Play Connectivity • Custom designed light bar fixings


More Reasons To Choose Aqualevel

Aesthetic Beauty Lateral Design Studio was a finalist at the Society Of British And International Design Awards 2013. We turn the mundane into masterpieces. With a choice of materials, designs & finishes, the results are simply stunning without compromising functionality.

Go Bespoke Everyone’s unique and every project is too. Our system gives you the freedom to tweak and produce a totally unique design for your project. This can be in any size plus we can offer numerous finishes including copper, bronze or gun smoke nickel.

Green Credentials We only use products that have green credentials or recycled content. Aluminium is one of the most cost effective recycled materials being used in construction. The stainless steel we use for our covers has a min of 70% recycled content, our cast iron covers are 100% recycled, and our Jonite stone composite covers are made with a minimum of 30% recycled materials.

Specialist Knowledge We specialise in reinventing, designing and manufacturing new innovational products that not only function, but aesthetically lift the project to a new level. We have been particularly successful working with outline details, transforming ugly functional components into pieces of art. We design products for architects, landscapers and developers, who have been constantly let down by poor quality components that have always detracted from their finished product. Our products range from Aquaduct internal designer drain covers to Aquascape and Aqualevel external drainage systems. We have decades of experience within the construction industry, running Ormond Construction, a RIBA award winning company. We never use the word “impossible” with us, everything is possible!


“Their products exude sophistication while addressing functionality. Customised or the stylish ready-to-fit range has made Lateral Design Studio a first choice for designers and architects” Vanessa Brady, SBID President & Lateral Design Studio Ambassador “Their cutting edge drain channels bring style and interest to an ugly and boring necessity” Garden Design Journal

Find out about our two other brands - Aquaduct specialises in designer internal products including floor registers, vent & shower room covers. Aquascape offers a range of channel drain & manhole covers in a variety of materials & finishes. Keep up to date with Lateral Design Studio on the following social media:

Aqualevel Dealer/Notes:

All images and text in this brochure are the copyright of Lateral Design Studio Ltd - © Lateral Design Studio Ltd 2014. All rights reserved. Company reg. 7558643. We are members of A.C.I.D. (Anti-Copying In Design) We reserve the right to make changes to the design or materials of products without prior notice.

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New aqualevel brochure 2014  
New aqualevel brochure 2014  

Aqualevel, an innovative high performance modular threshold drain system has been launched today. It offers level access through doors and a...