The Rouden Group The preferred supply partner of the construction industry

All About Rouden Group

The Rouden Group began in 2001 as a civil engineering and groundwork based business, named Rouden Pipetek. Over the years, the company has grown and is now a well known and reputable supplier of drainage and pipework products. Rouden Pipetek is a one-stop facility for civil engineering, building and construction companies, sports ground contractors, utility and telecommunication contractors, specialist water feature, building services companies and agricultural contractors.

In 2016, Rouden Pipetek expanded the company further, acquiring a pipework supplies business in Kent called Metroflow Ltd. Now re-named Rouden Pipetek Sittingbourne, the site has a large indoor facility and fantastic location perched between the M2 and M20, thus improving Roudens distribution network to Essex, Kent and London. The Rouden Pipetek Head Office is situated in Horsham, West Sussex.

To ensure their drainage and pipework supplies reach you as quickly as possible, both branches based in the South of England are always stocked with a vast and comprehensive range of pipework systems, which are ready to be dispatched and delivered by their very own fleet of specialist vehicles. Retail and trade customers can also purchase stock at the trade counters or by telephone. Visit the Pipetek section of the website to find out more!

Rouden Hydratek was set up in 2014, expanding Rouden into the hydraulics sector, providing a 24/7, 365 day national on-site hydraulic hose replacement service in the UK. Their team of industry-trained engineers have many years experience within the hydraulic industry, working on different applications. They can quickly and professionally fix 99 per cent of faults the first time. Hydratek offer a range of services, including emergency call out, non-urgent call out, planned maintenance, ram repair and a trade counter for while-you-wait hose replacements.

In 2016, Rouden launched an e-commerce website called the Rouden Store, focusing on efficient, online purchasing for all our customers. The Rouden store currently stocks hydraulic and pneumatic products, with a view to bringing in civil engineering and groundwork supplies in 2017.



Latest News


Treatment Plant | Case Study | Kent

07 March 2018

Treatment Plant | Case Study Rouden Pipetek supplied a range of drainage products for a major renovation project in Kent. The works were carried out at a pub called The Anchor Inn in Yalding. The renovation project was carr...Read More >


Game Over? Not with our Professional Sports Grass Seed!

20 February 2018

The finest sports grass seed, suited to your client specifications! Our grass seed is available in 20kg bags, ideal for use on:  Golf courses Bowling greens Cricket squares Tennis courts Football, rugby an...Read More >


STAKKAbox Quad | Access Chamber Systems | Rouden Pipetek

15 February 2018

STAKKAbox Quad - Quick and easy-to-build - BT Approved Access Chambers STAKKAbox Quad chambers are supplied in 150mm rings and are built by stacking sections until the required depth is reached. Available in the 102, 104 and...Read More >


Celebrating 17 years in business

29 January 2018

Celebrating 17 years in business As we proudly celebrate our 17th anniversary this month, times are exciting here at Rouden Pipetek! We have achieved so much this past year, including office relocation, yard expansion and e...Read More >


Specialist fabrication | Catch pits | Polegate

24 January 2018

Here at Rouden Pipetek, we provide a specialist fabrication service to suit your needs. These two 600mm bespoke catch pits were designed by our technical team, sent off to be fabricated and then delivered to the customer. Thes...Read More >


Case Study | MetroDrain, Sheerness

08 January 2018

Rouden Pipetek recently supplied 8km of Twinwall Drainage to a site in Sheerness, Kent. The twinwall drainage system was ordered and installed by a large Kent based construction company, who carried out demolition and civils work at the port in S...Read More >


Rouden Hydratek acquired by Hansa-Flex

14 December 2017

Rouden Hydratek has been acquired by leading global hydraulic company, Hansa-Flex. Hydratek was set up by Rouden in 2014, providing a 365 day, 24 hour, national on-site hydraulic hose replacement service. The company started wi...Read More >


Christmas closing dates

14 December 2017

Christmas Closing Dates Our branches will CLOSE on the 21st December 2017 at 12 noon and RE-OPEN on 2nd January 2018! All orders placed over Christmas and New Year will be processed on our return. We wish you a Merry Ch...Read More >


Case Study: Storm Crates, Haywards Heath

28 November 2017

Rouden Pipetek recently supplied 11,200 storm crates to a well-known civil engineering company. The storm crates were supplied to create 3 large attenuation tanks on a housing development project in Haywards Heath. This sustain...Read More >


Case Study: Attenuation tanks | Copthorne

06 November 2017

Designed to hold an impressive 1.6 million litres of storm water, Rouden Pipetek have supplied three attenuation tanks for a Landbuild project in West Sussex. The 6-week project in Copthorne, involves constructing a new park a...Read More >


New in stock: POLYSEWER

11 October 2017

The Polysewer underground drainage system is a range of PVCu structured wall gravity sewer pipes and fittings available in diameters from 150-300mm. The complete system includes a range of couplings, seals, bends, junctions and accessories. The...Read More >


Now Hiring!

03 October 2017

We are looking for a van driver to join our team in Sittingbourne, Kent! You will be working with a friendly and enthusiastic team, delivering drainage supplies orders to customers in Kent and the surrounding areas. Hours: Mon-Fri 07:30-17:00 Sa...Read More >


Rouden Pipetek Kent Celebrates First Year In Business!

27 September 2017

Formerly known as Metroflow, Rouden Pipetek Kent is proud to celebrate its 1 year anniversary! Since opening in September 2016, the Sittingbourne branch has seen many changes and is now a thriving extension to the Rouden Group!...Read More >


Landscape drainage packages, tailored to your needs

13 September 2017

Rouden Pipetek supply all the essential elements for the foundations of any landscape project. Customers can benefit from our wide range of products to support their project from start to completion. So what's included in th...Read More >


What are Geotextiles?

25 August 2017

What are Geotextiles? Geotextiles (also referred to as geosynthetics) are porous fabrics used for a range of civil engineering applications. When used in conjunction with soil, it is used to separate, filter, reinforce, protect o...Read More >


Meeting your Twinwall needs...

08 August 2017

Offering the largest Twinwall selection & stock in the South of England

If you're looking for an enormous selection of Twinwall stock and fast delivery, then Rouden Pipetek has the solution for you. Our teams work qui...Read More >


Grass Seed Now In Stock at Rouden

05 June 2017

The finest bulk grass seed, suited to your client specifications. Rouden Pipetek are now proud suppliers of bulk grass seed for landscapes, amenity, agriculture, sports fields, pitches and arenas. Standard or specific variet...Read More >


Case Study: Clay Drainage

16 May 2017

Over 120 metres of clay drainage, supplied by Rouden Pipetek, is being installed on a new housing development in Kent. The site in Folkstone will be home to 41 new houses built by a well known contractor. 70 lengths of 100mm and 150mm clay p...Read More >


New Products: Tarmac & Cement

05 May 2017

Rouden Pipetek is now stocking a selected range of tarmac and cement in convenient 25kg bags. Our Macadam tarmac, Multicem and Sulphate-resisting cement can be collected from our trade counter in Horsham or delivered via our specialist vehicles...Read More >


Product Focus: Guardposts

27 April 2017

Safety on site Our Guardposts are used on project and construction sites where there is risk of site plant and equipment hitting overhead obstacles and/or dangers. These are ideal for plant, engineering and groundwork companies...Read More >


New Depot Now Open!

28 March 2017

Introducing you to Rouden Pipetek Kent... Previously Metroflow, the building provides an ideal location and environment for our second location, perched between the M2 and M20. Our Kent depot services include: - Trade cou...Read More >


Underground Drainage Installation

09 March 2017

The images above display examples of an underground drainage installation. Underground drainage systems are used for distribution of foul and stormwater. Normally the drainage pipework is a brown colour, which is easy to identify. Underground drai...Read More >


New Horsham Trade Counter!

28 February 2017

Have you visited our new and improved trade counter? Visit us and collect your drainage and pipework supplies! All trade counter stock is stored in the warehouse, adjacent to the shop area, so stock can be picked quickly and efficiently. The 50...Read More >


New In! Guardposts

08 February 2017

What are Guardposts and why do you need them? Guardposts are overhead power cable and danger warning posts, which are used on highways projects and construction sites to prevent equipment from getting damaged. These are widely ...Read More >


How Spill Trapper Saves You Time And Money

13 December 2016

Rouden are now stocking SpillTrapper! Never heard of this brilliant product? Here's a quick introduction:

  • SpillTrapper fits underneath a range of plant and machinery to trap oil and fuel leaks
  • Clean rainwater is not abs...Read More >


Rouden Group Welcomes New Consultant

24 November 2016

We are delighted to announce that Alan Betteridge has joined Rouden as a consultant to our business. Alan was the original owner and joint Managing Director of Rudridge Limited, until the sale of the company to Travis Perkins in February 2015. ...Read More >


Rouden Pipetek Acquires Metroflow Ltd

21 September 2016

Rouden Pipetek Ltd have expanded their drainage supplies business by purchasing a long established business in Kent called Metroflow Ltd. Metroflow Ltd, based in Stockbury, Kent, has been in business selling drainage supplies for 25 years. The ...Read More >


Naylor Clay Now In Stock At Roudens

14 September 2016

Rouden Pipetek are excited to be one of the biggest Naylor Clay stockists in the South of England. Clay pipes and fittings are suitable for use in many different environments and have a range of benefits. You can purchase a wide variety of clay...Read More >


Charity Clay Shoot

25 July 2016

Stewart Denton, Roudens company director, participated earlier this year in a charity clay shoot in support of the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust. Stewart carefully hand-picked his team for the day, which consisted of Rob Fennick, Paul Poult...Read More >


Reached Another Peak!

27 May 2016

Being able to offer a solution for reaching difficult areas on moorland whilst protecting the natural vegetation is a challenge. Rouden Pipetek are able to offer just that solution. With Moorland Mesh their customers can reach the Moreland, pea...Read More >


Evergreen At Rouden

27 May 2016

Rouden Pipetek are always keen to do their bit to protect the environment, but building roads and car parks has an impact on the new and existing trees and their roots. This product seems to allow better weight support of vehicles and allows the a...Read More >


Summer Offers From Rouden Hydratek

31 May 2017

Don't miss out on this fantastic offer! If you have a pressure washer, here are all the essential products you need. Keep your machines, vehicles and equipment clean with our low priced pressure washer accessories: - Gun and lance - £21.9...Read More >


Change To Trade Counter Hours

03 February 2017

As from the beginning of February 2017, our trade counter will no longer be open on Saturday mornings. The trade counter will be open as usual from Monday to Friday 08:00 - 17:30 Our hydraulic trade counter offers a range of useful services ...Read More >


Simulator Hydraulics!

01 December 2016

Rouden Hydratek carried out routine maintenance on these fantastic flight simulators recently. These machines are state of the art and are used daily for professional training. We worked closely with the company to ensure they didn't lose out o...Read More >


Hi-Vis PVC Hose Now In Stock!

23 November 2016

These luminous PVC hoses are fantastic to use all year round. They have a range of uses and have great visibility during dark afternoons/evenings, which helps prevent trips and encourages safety. Features include: High visibility for safety, good...Read More >


Why You Shouldn't Re-End Hydraulic Hoses

11 October 2016

Here at Rouden Hydratek, we get inundated with requests to re-end hydraulic hoses. The simple answer we tell our customers is WE DON'T! As members of the BFPA and following general rules of practice, we abide by important safety regulations. ...Read More >


Hydratek Spill Trapper

14 September 2016

Rouden Hydratek are now stocking SpillTrapper! Never heard of them? Here's a quick introduction:

  • SpillTrapper fits underneath a range of plant and machinery to trap oil and fuel leaks
  • Clean rainwater is not absorbed and...Read More >


3 Common Reasons Why Hydraulic Hoses Fail

02 August 2016

You’ll find hydraulic hoses on many more vehicles and machinery than you can fathom. Here at Hydratek, we’ve experienced all types of failures (even people cutting them!) We asked our engineers about the most common issues regarding hydraulic hose...Read More >


Bodja Banger In Barbados!

01 June 2016

Our very own Banger Racer, Pete 'Bodja' Osborne, took part in the Barbados Festival of Speed last month – in his very own Rouden Hydratek sponsored banger – of course! The Barbados Festival of Speed attracts many racing enthusiasts from all ove...Read More >


Bodja In Barbados Festival Of Speed!

09 May 2016

Here at Rouden Hydratek, we have our very own Banger Racer! He goes by the name of Pete 'Bodja' Osborne. Hydraulic engineer by day, banger racer by night! He is popular in the banger racing world and right now he is participating in the Barb...Read More >


Sarah Chorlton Pops Up At Rouden

01 April 2016

New recruit Sarah Chorlton is guaranteed to bring some artistic flair to Rouden Hydratek in her role in Group Sales and Marketing. Sarah studied art at the Winchester School of Art, part of Southampton University and then began her own business...Read More >


Rouden Hydratek Racing Forwards With Sponsorship

22 March 2016

Rouden Hydratek are excited to be sponsoring Paul Poulter from Surrey Excavations in the 2016 UK Pick Up Truck Racing Series. Rolling out the garage, still being prepped for racing, this is our first look at the pick up truck in all it's glory....Read More >


Expect A Rapid Response With Rouden Hydratek, Anytime, Anywhere

18 February 2016

At Rouden Hydratek we pride ourselves on being able to deliver a first class, 24/7 repairs service. We will respond when our customers need us, whenever that might be. On New Year’s Day, we rushed to the aid of a customer whose vehicle was o...Read More >