Sika’s watertight roofing membrane provides sanctuary for stunning new church

The flexible, easy-to-apply, aesthetic properties of Sika’s watertight single-ply membrane proved the ideal solution for a stylish and unusual roof design – the crowning glory of a new, multi-million pound community church. The £4.5 million C3 Centre in Cambridge was built to host community events as well as serve as a place of worship. The two-tier building’s architecturally-striking feature is its…

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Impressive Center Parcs roof refurb completed with zero guest disruption

With capacity for almost 4000 guests and 96% occupancy, keeping the central area of Center Parcs Longleat Forest open was key to the refurbishment of its impressive Subtropical Swimming Paradise. A massive challenge for Delomac Roofing, the project to renew the roof with a Sika Sarnafil membrane was accomplished with two years of meticulous planning and 30 months of onsite…

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Roof-Pro Delivers Roof Access Systems for Royal Derby Hospital

Roof-Pro has successfully completed a £22,000 bespoke roof access system project at the Royal Derby Hospital for an extension which houses an MRI scanner and associated equipment. As well as being asked to provide easy and safe rooftop access to the MRI scanner’s rooftop-mounted chiller unit, which generally requires a service check at least once a quarter, Roof-Pro were also…

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Castle applies Kemperol to Turret Library roof

  Cold liquid-applied waterproofing specialist, Kemper System, has helped to protect books and interior finishes at the historic Bolton School following a refurbishment of the Turret Library Roof. Roofing contractor, Castle Roofing Consultants, carried out the roof refurbishment following the failure of the previous waterproofing membrane, which had been used to overlay the original asphalt roof less than a decade…

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Cost-effective flat roof refurb solution from WOLFIN

  For failed flat roofs, leading producer of synthetic flat roof and building waterproofing systems, WOLFIN (part of the Icopal Group) has developed an innovative roof refurbishment alternative to replacing the roof completely. The WOLFIN Vapour Permeable Roof Refurbishment Solution is a 20-year insurance-backed system, which saves a significant amount of money, time and disruption for commercial and public sector…

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Guide to gutter maintenance

By Mark de Rozarieux, managing director of HD Sharman Provisional Met Office figures released at the beginning of January showed that 2014 was the UK’s fourth wettest year since records began in 1910. Furthermore, five of the UK’s six wettest years have occurred since 2000. Gutters are hostile environments, not only managing rainfall of increasing volume and intensity, but also…

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Odourless Kemperol liquid waterproofing and roofing at The Facilities Show

Liquid waterproofing specialist, Kemper System, will be showcasing its comprehensive range of BBA-certified Kemperol liquid roofing and waterproofing systems on stand N1300 at this year’s Facilities Show (16-18 June 2015), along with its Stratex warm roof system. The only cost effective, solvent-free and completely odourless cold liquid applied waterproofing system available in the UK, Kemperol 2K-PUR will take centre stage…

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