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Sensitively designed to keep a low profile in its exceptional surroundings, the new Conwy Culture Centre has recently opened its doors to the public. A Blackdown extensive sedum green roof completes the low-lying, single storey centre, helping it to become … More >>

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East London’s Whitechapel Station, which will eventually become one of the stations on Crossrail’s brand new Elizabeth Line, has taken advantage of its canopy roof area and transformed it into a valuable environmental asset. An extensive sedum NatureMat® green roof … More >>

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A place that seeks to find the perfect balance between work and play, The Old Vinyl Factory is home to a large, young community and provides them with commercial and leisure facilities, restaurants, shops, cafes and bars. But this isn’t … More >>

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One of the busiest buildings at the University of Dundee was able to benefit from a complete replacement of its waterproof roofing with Alumasc Derbigum Olivine roofing membranes. The August 2018 project ran for six weeks and was completed on … More >>

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New legislation from the Welsh government, which came into effect on 7 January 2019, stipulates that all new developments of more than one dwelling or where the construction area is 100m2 or more should have Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) in … More >>

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How often do you look up, beyond the ground floor office lobbies, shopfronts, or restaurants that line the high street? There is an entire other world that exists above us, away from the buzz and bustle of the busy city; … More >>

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Redcliff Quarter is a bustling new neighbourhood for Bristol, bringing together restaurants, a 4-star hotel, offices and apartments. The 600,000 sq ft development has an urban artisan design reflecting the area’s industrial heritage. The architecture includes wider pavements, rooftop and … More >>

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Material Store will provide 189 buy to rent apartments with residents’ parking and a communal garden. The Old Vinyl Factory is a compelling project and was one of the largest regeneration projects in West London, home to a new community of more … More >>

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    Constructed by CCG, The Ellerslie Road Development is a new build, high rise residential project located in the Yoker district of Glasgow on the northern bank of the River Clyde and is the tallest CLT building in Scotland. Cross … More >>

Jul23

Alumasc’s BluRoof – frequently asked questions

Posted by Ashlea Williamson

Q1. Can we purchase an Alumasc Blue Roof outlet without the waterproofing? Alumasc has developed the BluRoof system that benefits from the combined expertise associated with Harmer Engineered Drainage Systems and Alumasc Roofing Systems. The result is that Alumasc is … More >>

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