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Access Covers

SVC stocks a broad range of access covers for use in various applications such as stormwater collection, sewer systems, and cabling for electrical, communications and data. If you need a high quality access cover that does not compromise on quality, SVC is the supplier for you. Our covers are made to last and are available in ductile/cast iron, precast concrete or lightweight composites. When it comes to building the right access cover, we have used some of the best materials available in the market to provide a product that is strong, durable and compliant with all necessary codes and standards.

We have many standard sizes to suit council specifications and can also provide multi-part covers to suit large-format pits. Our broad inventory is bound to have appropriate pit covers to suit your needs.

If you are looking for concrete pit lids, check out the options that we have for you. Our dedication towards providing high quality concrete pit lids has enabled us to become one of the top suppliers for concrete covers in Victoria. With the different variants available, we are confident that you will be able to find something that exactly matches your requirements.

A HUGE RANGE OF Concrete Pit Lids & Access Covers IN DIFFERENT SIZES

We understand that requirements vary and it is our goal to offer access covers that fit perfectly and last for years. All SVC covers are compliant with the load ratings and requirements specified in Australian Standard AS 3996. Our dedication towards providing a quality product has ensured that the pit covers you get from us are unmatched in terms of durability and sturdiness.

We have stringent quality control processes in place, as evidenced by our ISO:9001 certification, and our innovative range of pit covers can be used conveniently both in open and covered areas. Our product line is suitable for various industries and applications like stormwater, infrastructure and construction projects. The covers allow easy access for underground work, providing added convenience for installers and maintenance team.

We have incorporated a number of styles and different frame sizes with our access covers. In addition to strength, we also take care to ensure that our concrete pit lids look sleek and attractive, blending in seamlessly with their surrounds. Once you have purchased your access cover from SVC, you will enjoy excellent service from all members of our dedicated team, who will work together to take care of your pit cover needs.

SVC also offers other premium precast concrete products. We can provide you with the concrete solutions you need, whether you’re looking for a high-quality drainage grate, stormwater pit, or concrete pavers in Melbourne.

Do you have any questions or require help to choose the right access cover?

Do not hesitate to get in touch with our friendly team. We will be happy to assist you.


Utilising a lightweight polymeric insert housed within a robust concrete frame, Ready Replacement Covers offer a simple solution for councils to easily replace damaged drainage pit covers with a high-performing, durable product.

Ready Replacement Covers are available in 5 standard sizes with the option for a steel lintel to be included at one long edge if required, providing extra protection from vehicular impact.

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GridLite Evo is an evolutionary range of lightweight polymeric access covers for roadworks, maintenance and construction.

The GridLite Evo cover is a durable lightweight cover, weighing just 25kg and compliant with Load Class B as per AS3996:2019. Available in green, grey or charcoal, the Evo cover comes with a bolt-down safety locking feature providing authorised access only.


Precast concrete covers are traditionally used in a range of stormwater applications. They are extremely durable and exhibit a high standard of quality, and are the main cover option for many municipalities.

SVC offers concrete frames, inserts and single-piece covers to suit multiple Victorian council specifications, with options available for junction pits and side entry pits.


The GridLite Evo Circular Insert is an innovative new lightweight cover product to be used in conjunction with SVC’s SEP60B concrete frame.

The insert can be easily retrofitted to existing SEP60B installations to replace the heavier concrete-infilled cast iron insert, and comes with a built-in locking mechanism for safety and security.

DTP/VicRoads Class C cover

SVC’s GridLite Evo lightweight technology is available for VicRoads junction and side entry pit applications. The lightweight circular insert is housed within a precast concrete frame that is made from low-carbon concrete and a percentage of recycled materials.

The cover has been tested in compliance with the Class C load ratings as specified in AS3996:2019, and satisfies all other requirements for VicRoads.

Ductile (Cast) Iron Access Covers

Ductile iron (cast iron) access covers are used in a wide range of civil applications. They are load-tested and compliant with AS3996:2019 in Classes B and D and are manufactured with a standard bolt-down facility for security. 

Ductile iron covers are available with 1-3 inserts and can be purchased pre-encased in concrete for time savings during installation.

MULTI-PART Access Covers

Multi-part ductile iron access covers are available from SVC, used in conjunction with solid wall pits.

The heavy-duty covers can be supplied in raw format or pre-encased in concrete. They are manufactured in compliance with AS 3996:2019, achieving a Class D load rating. 

Custom covers with higher load ratings can be priced upon application.


Temporary Pit & Trench Covers are used to cover exposed pits and trenches on open job sites, reducing the risk of injuries to pedestrians from slipping or falling. 

Temporary covers are available in a bright yellow colour to ensure maximum visibility from afar. They are designed to accommodate foot traffic only and are not classed for vehicular loading.


SVC’s Road Safety Plates provide a robust, easy-to-implement solution that eliminates the safety hazard of exposed pits in road surfaces.

When pit covers or grates fail in an on-road application, it creates an instant and severe risk to public safety. Our Road Safety Plates enable a speedy resolution as they can be bolted down directly over the exposed pits, preventing tyre damage with their chamfered edge, anti-slip surface.

Our product line is suitable for various industries and applications like water, structural and construction projects. The covers give you easy access for underground work while giving surfaces a neat finish. With the styles and frame sizes available, you can give spaces a decorative look.

SVC also offers other premium precast concrete products. We can provide you with the concrete solutions you need, whether you’re looking for a high-quality drainage grate, stormwater pit, or concrete pavers in Melbourne.

Do you have any questions or require help to choose the right access cover?

Do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We will be happy to assist you.

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