The station’s previous bitumen bonded felt roofs were sagging and beginning to leak, causing problems for the many people using the busy train station on a daily basis.
They were deemed damaged beyond repair.
Network Rail initiated a refurbishment project and specified Scott Bader’s CrysticROOF BBA Premier, a GRP flat roofing system, to replace the old roofs.
Scott Bader’s CrysticROOF range of fibreglass roofing products are cold-applied. They have been developed for flat and pitched roof designs.
The flat roofing system, which has been BBA approved, includes a fire-resistant isophthalic topcoat to ensure that installers and contractors meet fire safety legislation when they are fitting the system.
When fitted correctly, the system provides UV-resistance and offers protection against weathering.
It has been designed to remain watertight and maintenance-free for a number of years; when installed by a trained and approved CrysticROOF installer, the materials are also guaranteed for 25 years.
The unsaturated polyester resin and topcoat GRP raw materials that are used in the manufacture of the CrysticROOF system are manufactured at Scott Bader’s UK plant, which is based in Northamptonshire.
Samples of the materials were submitted to Network Rail before the system was specified to ensure the company was happy with the product.
Before approving the CrysticROOF system for the project, Network Rail tested the materials with a series of in-house technical examinations.
The CrysticROOF Premier system has been accredited to BS476 Part 3 for all roof structures and shapes.
The system has been approved as a GRP roof waterproofing system to NHBC Standards 2011.
At the recent GGF Members’ Week, an expert panel from industry and politics gathered to debate the impact of Brexit on the glazing sector.Posted in Articles, Building Associations & Institutes, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Exhibitions and Conferences, Glass, Glazing, news, Posts, Seminars, Windows
Crown Paints has continued its efforts to add colour to people’s lives during these unprecedented times, through a series of paint donations to community projects nationwide.Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Charity work, Paints, Coatings & Finishes, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation
When it comes to building sustainable homes, Delta Membranes says green roofs are one of the more popular options, given both their ‘green’ factor and aesthetical appearance.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Damp & Waterproofing, Membranes, Roofs, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency, Walls
Full-service agency MRA Marketing has been shortlisted for 15 awards across 10 categories in this year’s prestigious Construction Marketing Awards (CMAs).Posted in Articles, Awards, Building Associations & Institutes, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, news