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Perry Hall Academy
Perry Hall Academy, a large primary school built in 1949, with original waterproofing still in-situ. IKO assisted the Academy funding bid by providing a detailed survey report, including intrusive core sample analysis. The roofs were suffering from water ingress, cracks in the mastic asphalt,...
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Plot 700, Winnersh Triangle (Carbon Neutral)
This project was a new build, the main contractor specified the need to house a roof/plant room area at the top of a new office block. Originally, it was thought that a Single-Ply, warm roof installation would be the best solution. However, when consulting with IKO about the main requirement...
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Wigman Road, Nottingham
Wigman Road is a major thoroughfare for city traffic. Built originally of concrete on mud flats by Italian prisoners of war in the 1940’s, the road was subsequently black topped. City engineers have been faced with almost non-stop maintenance ever since, particularly the areas of high stress ...
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SELBY SWING BRIDGE
Along with re-surfacing, inspection, showed signs of wear and tear on the bridge surface areas too. Consulting Engineers, Jacobs, approached IKO for the specification, and Galliford Try won the tender. BriggsAmasco were chosen as the installing contractor. IKO’s Permatrack Bridge Surfacing s...
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Round Tower, Portsmouth (Carbon Neutral)
The Grade I listed Round Tower (dating from the 1400’s) is a fortification at the entrance to Portsmouth harbour it overhangs the Portsmouth sea front making it susceptible to coastal weather. It’s current waterproofing system needed replacing, The IKO Permaphalt System was chosen due to the ...
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The National Grid HQ, Warwick (Carbon Neutral)
The main car park at their HQ in Warwick had been leaking for a number of years. Various systems had been employed to tackle this, however all had failed. Some areas were ‘out of action’. They were having to hire a nearby car park, then run a bus service, this was costly and inconvenient and ...
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Lucey Way, Southwark (Carbon Neutral)
IKO PLC were asked to investigate issues at the Lucey Way Housing, Southwark, in respect of the existing access walkways that were surfaced with Mastic Asphalt, by Keepmoat and Southwark Council. It was agreed the Mastic Asphalt required replacing, along with screed repairs and new expansion ...
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Four Squares Estate, Southwark (Carbon Neutral) - IKO Permaphalt
In 2013 IKO PLC were asked to investigate issues at the Four Square Estate, Southwark, in respect of the existing access walkways that were surfaced with Mastic Asphalt, by Keepmoat and Southwark Council. It was agreed that the Mastic Asphalt required replacing, along with screed repairs and ...
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Hatton Hall, Wellingborough - IKO UPXL
The project was to refurbish the roof and improve the drainage and insulation and bring it up to current building control standards. A thermographic survey of the roof was carried out by IKO, which confirmed that it was sound enough to have an overlay of IKO UXPL bituminous membrane rather tha...
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M4 Chiswick Flyover, Hammersmith, London - IKO Permatrack Bridge Expansion Joints
Chiswick Flyover is situated at the end of the M4, joining the motorway to the A4, a main arterial route carrying thousands of vehicles into Central London each day. As part of a total refurbishment of the flyover IKO Permatrack Heavy Duty Expansion Joints were chosen by Consultants Mouchel P...
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The University of Edinburgh - IKO Polimar EC/UV
The University of Edinburgh required a first class waterproofing system, offering a prompt and trouble free installation for a flat roof requiring refurbishment. The comprehensive range of products IKO could offer consolidated into a single point guarantee was also a benefit.
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Cotlandswick, St Albans - IKO Polimar EC/UV
The existing 1960’s housing blocks required a long lasting roofing system to replace the current ‘response to leaks’ patching and repair system currently in pace, including an upgrade in insulation to meet Part L Building Regulations. IKO Polimar EC/UV was chosen to match St Albans City & Dis...
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Gorse Hill Primary School, Stretford - IKOslate, IKO Polimar & IKO Ultra Prevent
The existing waterproofing had failed due to a previous poor installation, the result of which saturated the insulation below the exterior roofing. New high performance solutions were specified that included a range of IKO roofing waterproofing systems to protect both the flat and pitched roof...
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Cramlington Learning Village - IKO Mach One
Three flat roofs that were beyond serviceable have had their roof surface and insulation refurbished with a tapered scheme in order to eliminate water pooling which was a consistent problem.
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Down to Earth Centre, Little Bryn Gwyn - IKO Anti-Root
The Down to Earth Training Centre, built almost exclusively with natural and locally sourced materials required an anti–root roofing system, ready for the install of a green roof.
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Dock Road, Tilbury - IKO Permatrack
The major route in and out of the Port of Tilbury sustains daily, continual heavy HGV traffic which can deteriorate road joints. A cost effective solution was required, with minimum disruption to all road users. The IKO Permatrack H Bridge Joints were chosen for their proven track record on n...
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Berrybrook Primary School, Wolverhampton - IKO Goldseal
Following several reported leaks and due to the age of the existing waterproofing system IKO were chosen to not only replace current roofing but also improved its thermal performance. After a thorough visual, intrusive and physical appraisal the Schools roofing structure would be replaced and ...
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Northcott Theatre, University of Exeter - IKO Ultra Prevent
Refurbishment of the 464 seat Northcott Theatre roof (est 1967) at the University of Exeter with completion required during the summer holiday period on a site that made the building vulnerable to high winds.
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Chesham and Hanover Flats - IKO Permaphalt
Peabody Estate, owner of the Grosvenor Estate Flats (Chesham and Hanover), Mayfair, London prefer to replace new building materials that match the material that is being replaced, in-keeping with the authenticity that so many buildings have in this areas of London. In this case Mastic Asphalt....
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Civic Centre Southampton (Carbon Neutral) - IKO Permaphalt
In 2014 discussions took place between IKO and Surveyors for the property, over the possibility of renewing the mastic asphalt roof coverings with an IKO Permaphalt Polymer Modified Mastic Asphalt System. During 2015 this process took place with the work being undertaken by Survey Roofing, on...
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Erskine Court, Lordshill, Southampton
Southampton County Council required a waterproof roofing system that would provide a long term solution and deliver value for money for a new housing development. The decision to use the IKO UPXL system offered a lengthy 30 year single point guarantee which (in addition to providing quality a...
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Euston Station - IKO Mach One & IKO Polimar
The 55,000m2 roof area of one of London's busiest train stations was in an advanced stage of deterioration. IKO PLC liaised with roofing contractors Weatherproofing Advisors to refine the specification. Working with the public, and in a commuter environment, Weatherproofing Advisors had the a...
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Westminster Cathedral (Carbon Neutral) - IKO Permaphalt
In 2014 discussions took place between IKO and Architect for the property, over the possibility of renewing the mastic asphalt roof coverings with an IKO Permaphalt Polymer Modified Mastic Asphalt System. During 2015 this process took place with the work being undertaken by Knight Asphalte, o...
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Portsland Academy - IKO Ultra Prevent
Portslade Aldridge Community Academy is based in the heart of Portslade, Brighton. The secondary school and Sixth Form specialises in Sports, Science, Media and Entrepreneurship. There has been significant development of the site over recent years and includes a new community library and a Sci...
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Wythenshawe Hospital - IKO Ultra Prevent and IKO Polimar EC/UV
Wythenshawe Hospital is a major acute teaching hospital in South Manchester and is part of the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust. As part of a major refurbishment IKO PLC was invited to provide specifications and technical support for the renovation of the 13,000m2 r...