Gully for Downpipe

18 Jul 2007
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United Kingdom
My house has been extended (prior to me owning it) and the downpipe from the guttering has been left dispensing water onto a concrete path on the back of the house, which sadly slopes towards the house so I'm left with a pool of water against the outside wall.

I'm doing some work on the path/driveway and would like to run the downpipe properly into the (combined) sewerage system as part of the path needs to be dug up anyway.

As the drainage is combined, I assume I need some sort of gully to prevent fowl smells from coming up through the hopper or even out of the top of the gutter (which is within 3m, and below, several opening windows).

Would a shoe on the bottom of the downpipe, and something like this: be suitable? Can I just take the outlet from that through some 110mm pipe into the manhole?
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