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The prestigious new Banbridge Community Treatment & Care Centre (CT&CC) in County Down, Northern Ireland, has an effective long-term water-proofing solution, after 2,500m2 of Alumasc’s Hydrotech waterproofing systems, covered by Alumasc’s Intensive Blackdown green roof and Derbigum, was installed on the … More >>

Alumasc’s Derbigum waterproofing membrane is the only high-performance bituminous roofing membrane with a 40-year durability statement that also includes zero falls from the BBA (British Board of Agrément). Whilst other competitors’ may have durability statements that are typically for 20 … More >>

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Dec13

Green Roof Maintenance Hints and Tips

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Blackdown Greenroofs appreciate that right now, in the depths of winter, maintaining your green roof is probably the last thing that you’re thinking of, but it won’t be long before spring will be pushing ahead and making us think of … More >>

Blackdown are proud to have completed the sedum NatureRoof at the Chester Bus Interchange site which is a £10 million ‘key enabling’ project and part of the wider £300m Chester Northgate Redevelopment. The bus interchange is capable of handling 156 … More >>

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2,200m2 of Alumasc’s SupaGOLD Waterproofing System has been installed at the Metropolitan Police Authority’s Quicksilver Patrol Base in London.   Following numerous historic patchwork repairs to the existing waterproofing system, Vinci Facilities commissioned Alumasc to perform a detailed site survey … More >>

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Alumasc’s Derbigum waterproofing membrane is the only high-performance bituminous roofing membrane with a 40-year durability statement from the BBA (British Board of Agrément). Whilst competitors’ durability statements are typically for 20 or 25 years, Alumasc’s Derbigum stands out for its … More >>

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Trevor Lang, Technical Manager – Roofing Division for Alumasc Exterior Building Products, explains how bituminous roofing membranes can help in the battle against global warming. Putting ecological roofing membranes on the market is good. Designing membranes that actively purify the … More >>

Aug19

Blackdown Greenroof's Somerset Nursery

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Business is brisk at Blackdown Greenroof’s Somerset nursery, based in Somerset, the plant growing nursery is at full production with many orders waiting to be dispatched to greenroof projects around the United Kingdom.   Introduction By growing our own plant … More >>

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Alumasc’s Euroroof waterproofing system has been installed on the 3200 m2 roof at Hovis’ prestigious bread-baking factory in the heart of Bradford, protecting this iconic building against water ingress and helping maintain the viability of bread production at the site … More >>

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Aug1

Blackdown Planting Options for Green Roofs

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Planting is all about the cultivation of plants which are wind, frost and drought resistant, require very little maintenance and are self-propagating. This type of vegetation will consist primarily of sedums, but can include herbaceous plants and grasses if the … More >>

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