The new £40m Gloucester Services near the Cotswolds, on the northbound M5, was delivered by AFL Architects and includes local stone and timber lighting designs and an arched wildflower seeded roof.
Gloucester Services sustainable features include electrical vehicle charging stations and capacity to switch to bio-fuel pumps. Locally produced farm-shop’ food is stocked in place of fast food, and income generated will help support nearby target communities and charity partners in Gloucester and Stonehouse.
All flooring works, including the application of FILAFOB and eco-award winning Fila Cleaner – were carried out by Polished Concrete Designs, for Buckingham Group Contracting Ltd.
Within the main building and petrol station, stain-proofing FILAFOB has been used to protect Mapei’s decorative cementitious flooring, Mapei Ultratop Anthracite. The non film-forming treatment seals without altering surface appearance and is suitable for concrete, terracotta, unpolished marble and natural stone.
Fila Cleaner part of Fila’s award winning Green Line – was chosen to maintain the expansive floor; the pH-neutral detergent provides a raft of eco-features, from bio-degradable composition to concentrated/non-rinse formulation.
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