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Projects and case studies featuring structural protection on BUILDING DESIGN. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.

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  • Newton Waterproofing: Multi-level, new-build basement, Edinburgh
    Multi-level, new-build basement, Edinburgh
    Newton Waterproofing
    This new build design is split onto two levels and has been constructed out of reinforced concrete panels bearing off a structural raft. The nature of the build sees the property cut into a sloping site making the back elevations of the project earth retaining down two stories and partially on both flank elevations. This top spec new build project...
    Projects, 02 November 2017
  • Newton Waterproofing: Treating severe condensation damp in a pantry
    Treating severe condensation damp in a pantry
    Newton Waterproofing
    This unheated pantry, just off the kitchen in the property, was suffering from significant condensation. Black mould had formed to the ceiling and upper walls. Condensation is formed when warm air, holding water vapour, comes into contact with a cold surface (dew point surface). The air near to the cold surface cools and the cooler air is unable...
    Projects, 02 November 2017
  • Newton Waterproofing: Structural waterproofing, Epsom Racecourse grandstand
    Structural waterproofing, Epsom Racecourse grandstand
    Newton Waterproofing
    The new grandstand at Epsom Racecourse was designed and built out of precast concrete and as such had a significant amount of construction joints that needed to be waterproofed. Although the precast sections did have a primary form of protection, it was essential that no water leaked through the precast sections into a new food hall court...
    Projects, 02 November 2017
  • Newton Waterproofing: Basement waterproofing, residential property, Queensland
    Basement waterproofing, residential property, Queensland
    Newton Waterproofing
    A private domestic residence on the Gold Coast in Queensland was experiencing water ingress through the subgrade walls. The previous owners had extended the terraced home to create a rear storage area but neglected to waterproof adequately. The new owners wished to convert the area to a habitable space and Newton System 500 was the perfect...
    Projects, 02 November 2017
  • Newton Waterproofing: Award-winning podium deck & basement waterproofing
    Award-winning podium deck & basement waterproofing
    Newton Waterproofing
    This complex remedial structural waterproofing project in Carnforth, Lancashire consisted of six side-by-side garages set into a hillside, three with first floor store rooms over them, and a parking deck above. The other three garages are single-storey and have a deck above set at a lower level than the adjacent parking area. The lower level is a...
    Projects, 02 November 2017
  • Newton Waterproofing: Radon waterproofing in a listed property, Derbyshire
    Radon waterproofing in a listed property, Derbyshire
    Newton Waterproofing
    The owner of a picturesque listed property in Derbyshire wanted to upgrade the basement into a dry habitable area. Knowing that the house was in a high risk Radon gas area, the project required gas remediation and structural waterproofing as a package to obtain habitable living. Preliminary tests for Radon showed startling results, with the...
    Projects, 02 November 2017
  • Hydron Protective Coatings: Front and side elevation refurbishment, 48 Grosvenor Sq.
    Front and side elevation refurbishment, 48 Grosvenor Sq.
    Hydron Protective Coatings
    The front and side elevations of 48 Grosvenor Square required refurbishment....
    Projects, 23 February 2016
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Recovery of flood-damaged Grade II listed building
    Recovery of flood-damaged Grade II listed building
    Delta Membrane Systems
    A range of Delta waterproofing products was used at ground level on a semi-detached property in Hertfordshire that suffered from severe flooding. Although primarily designed to waterproof basements, this is not the first contract where the Delta system has been selected for 'flood recovery', with application benefits such as economy and speed of installation in such critical situations...
    Projects, 01 May 2017
  • Newton Waterproofing: Hydrocarbon mitigation, Drum & Monkey Pub, Worcester
    Hydrocarbon mitigation, Drum & Monkey Pub, Worcester
    Newton Waterproofing
    Ground Gas Mitigation experts Prestige Air, in partnership with Newton Specialist Basement Contractor (NSBC) Protectahome Ltd, were consulted about the treatment of a contaminated cellar in the Drum and Monkey Pub in Worcester. The existing basement had been contaminated with Kerosene which had leached into the cellar area, leaving it completely...
    Projects, 02 November 2017
  • Hydron Protective Coatings: Anti-graffiti protection for new leisure centre
    Anti-graffiti protection for new leisure centre
    Hydron Protective Coatings
    The new £36m Huddersfield Leisure Centre opened in Summer 2015. Nu-Cryl AG Extra anti-graffiti coating was supplied by Hydron and was applied to the external brickwork to protect the surface from graffiti and general dirt and grime...
    Projects, 05 November 2015
  • Hydron Protective Coatings: Protective coatings for 2012 London Olympics mural
    Protective coatings for 2012 London Olympics mural
    Hydron Protective Coatings
    Angel Lane bridge was constructed for vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians in East London as part of the transport network for the Olympic Park. The Olympic Delivery Authority instigated a design competition for students at London’s Royal College of Art for a mural to be painted along one side of the bridge. Hydron's Nu-Guard® Mural Paint was used for the coloured design, which was then overcoated...
    Projects, 15 September 2015
  • Newton Waterproofing: Waterproofing vaults at the Royal Courts of Justice
    Waterproofing vaults at the Royal Courts of Justice
    Newton Waterproofing
    Newton specialist basement contractor Stonehouse Basements was commissioned to waterproof a second phase of the Royal Courts of Justice following the success of the waterproofing of the vaulted Victorian arches they undertook a few years ago. Stonehouse installed Newton 508 Mesh cavity drain membrane to the vaults in the Judges’ Robe Rooms. This...
    Projects, 02 November 2017
  • Newton Waterproofing: Waterproofing a Grade II listed wine cellar
    Waterproofing a Grade II listed wine cellar
    Newton Waterproofing
    Newton Specialist Basement Contractor A P Gooch Ltd was commissioned by the client to provide a robust cellar waterproofing system to protect Grade II Listed vaults, and upgrade them so they could be used for storing a sophisticated wine management system and a stock of quality wines. As the vaults were listed, a sympathetic waterproofing system...
    Projects, 02 November 2017
  • Newton Waterproofing: Basement waterproofing, Florence Institute, Liverpool
    Basement waterproofing, Florence Institute, Liverpool
    Newton Waterproofing
    Constructed in 1889 the “Florrie” as it is know by many locally, was a purpose built boys’ Youth Club. The building closed in 1988 and fell into disrepair, the roof was then badly damaged by a major fire in 1999. A local community pressure group campaigned for the restoration of the Florrie and with granting of Grade II* Listed Building status, a...
    Projects, 02 November 2017
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Basement waterproofing of luxury London residence
    Basement waterproofing of luxury London residence
    Delta Membrane Systems
    This luxurious residential project incorporated a double level basement with the lower level extending out underneath the garden. Knowles & Associates Ltd undertook the following works to the below-ground structure: excavation and formation of a basement to footprint and under 7 metres below garden level; two / three stage underpinning...
    Projects, 16 June 2017