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  • Delta Membrane Systems: Waterproofing of a huge double level basement in London
    Waterproofing of a huge double level basement in London
    Delta Membrane Systems
    This project was undertaken by Galliard Homes to build 26 luxurious apartments with commercial space on the ground floor. Below ground there is a two level basement approximately 2000m2. Oaks Damp Proofing was commissioned...
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Ground gas and waterproofing solution - brownfield site
    Ground gas and waterproofing solution - brownfield site
    Delta Membrane Systems
    A brownfield site - a former vehicle repair workshop - was being converted into a dwelling. The local authority required a gas membrane to be installed and independently verified to protect from any possible VOCs and other...
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Crack injection waterproofing system for brick cellars
    Crack injection waterproofing system for brick cellars
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Crack injection waterproofing was used to seal original brickwork on vaulted ceilings and earth retaining walls at 21 Arlington Street which was built in 1740 and helped establish the area as a centre of London’s society.
  • A Proctor Group: Airtight exterior barrier for award-winning eco house
    Airtight exterior barrier for award-winning eco house
    A Proctor Group
    'Tighétébhu', constructed by SIPs Scotland Ltd, was chosen as the winner of the Best SIPs Home in the Build It Awards 2018. The new self-build property utilised Wraptite, the only self-adhering external vapour-permeable air...
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Effective waterproofing solution for synagogue basement
    Effective waterproofing solution for synagogue basement
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta’s Technical Consultant, Paul Callaghan, was approached to give assistance on designing a robust waterproofing solution for a new-build basement within a synagogue in Stanford Hill, North London. During on-site...
  • 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...
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Flood resilience project for historic cottage
    Flood resilience project for historic cottage
    Delta Membrane Systems
    An historic stone cottage in Oxfordshire suffered from periodic flooding due to rain water bearing against the external stone wall as external roads are higher than the kitchen floor slab. Delta Membrane Systems were able to...
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Flood restoration of a seaside property
    Flood restoration of a seaside property
    Delta Membrane Systems
    A new seaside property was damp-proofed and waterproofed using specialist membranes and pumping systems to protect against damage from floods and extreme winter weather. The new structure features thick reinforced concrete...
  • Construction Specialties: High performance coatings for basement laboratory areas
    High performance coatings for basement laboratory areas
    Construction Specialties
    CS Wallglaze perfomance coatings were used for the laboratories of the Bristol Life Sciences building to ensure the strict hygiene and cleaning regimes required within a laboratory could be achieved, without the risk of...
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Delta Epoxy resin seals flood resilient property
    Delta Epoxy resin seals flood resilient property
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane Ltd supplied a range of products including Epoxy Resin for Edenside Barn, a private dwelling on farmland close to the river Eden in Cumbria and a real-life demonstration property in the Cumbria Flood Resilient...
  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • Hydron Protective Coatings: Energy efficient coating systems improve tower blocks
    Energy efficient coating systems improve tower blocks
    Hydron Protective Coatings
    William Pike House and Thomas England House in Waterloo Gardens date back to the 1960s and required upgrading. Both buildings were re-decorated with Nu-Guard® NRG Clear and Nu-Guard® NRG Colour energy efficient coating...
  • Marldon UK: Damp-proof flooring solution for Great Minster House
    Damp-proof flooring solution for Great Minster House
    Marldon UK
    Great Minster House is a luxury apartment development in London. One of the key features of the development is its engineered parquet flooring, which creates a luxurious style statement in each of the 61 apartments, from...
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Basement waterproofing for a grade 1 listed museum
    Basement waterproofing for a grade 1 listed museum
    Delta Membrane Systems
    The new 3-storey basement being created at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London will include a purpose-built subterranean gallery for temporary exhibitions to showcase the best of contemporary design. Effective...