Protan’s PVC membranes have been specified for use on the roofs of five units at London’s new Greenwich Shopping Park.
Designed by Ratcliffe Groves Partnership (RGP), the units will accommodate popular retailers and chains, such as Matalan, Starbucks and Frankie & Benny’s. Cardy Construction has been contracted to build the new units, following the handover of Greenwich Shopping Park’s final section.
PVC membranes from Protan have been specified for use on the roofs. RKC Roofing worked to adhere approximately 600 square metres of 1.5mm EX-A fleece laminated membrane to each of the exposed roofs on units A, B, C and D.
Certified to ≤ -30°, EX-A has been developed to resist and protect against adverse weather conditions, whilst boasting durability in excess of 30 years.
A similar quantity of Protan’s Bio-Diverse G membrane was selected for use on Unit E, a two-storey corner build that will contain management offices and the site security suite; Frankie & Benny’s will be located on the ground floor.
As a green roof was specified, Protan G was deemed the most suitable solution. Reinforced with glass fibre, the PVC membrane is a microbe durable solution for inverted roofs, gravel ballasted roofs and green roofs.
It can resist both high and low temperatures, as well as attacks by micro-organisms. The implementation of a bio-diverse roof has formed part of Greenwich Shopping Park’s environmental credentials for BREEAM: it is set to achieve a ‘Good’ rating upon completion.
256 Europa Boulevard,
Gemini Business Park,
Charcon has stated improving ‘road safety must be a priority’ if the UK wants to encourage more people to carry on walking and cycling, as has been the case in recent months.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Civil Engineering, Concrete, Cement, Admixtures, Hard Landscaping & Walkways, Landscaping, news, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation
A complete rebuild and extension of a Victorian terraced house in South East London saw the specification of Alumasc Rainwater Flushjoint downpipes and hoppers.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Drainage, Guttering, Soffits & Fascias, Pipes, Pipes & Fittings, Plumbing, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation
The GGF is now striving to provide extra support to continue helping the industry get through the Coronavirus crisis.Posted in Articles, Building Associations & Institutes, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Glass, Glazing, news, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Windows
Since March, all tenants – whether in private or social accommodation – can now sue their landlords if their homes have health-damaging defects, as Safeguard Europe explain here.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Ceilings, Damp & Waterproofing, Health & Safety, Posts, Walls