Alumasc Chosen for Kidbrooke Regeneration
Posted by david.luukas
Alumasc’s Hydrotech waterproofing and ZinCo green roof systems have played a key role in creating high quality new homes and leisure spaces at Kidbrooke Village in London SE3.
The regeneration project by Berkeley, meets Code 3 for Sustainable Homes and provides for approximately 4,000 private and affordable homes, surrounded by open space, shops, community facilities and an improved transport system.
The specified systems met a strict list of criteria from Berkeley who required a BBA accredited structural waterproofing solution that could be laid to zero falls and would last the lifetime of the scheme. Hydrotech proved ideal for this project as its monolithic nature enabled its use in the phased construction and allowed quick installation.
The first apartments in Phase 1, City point, are now complete, incorporating Hydrotech and ZinCo systems on the podium areas, private balconies, terraces and main roof areas. The roofing specification included Hydrotech inverted waterproofing systems with Hydrogard 20 for the hard landscaped areas and Hydrogard 40 Anti-Root for the soft landscaped areas. The ZinCo intensive and semi-intensive green roofing areas contain growing substrate and appropriate planting.
In total, Tilbury Contracts will install over 12,000m2 of Alumasc waterproofing across a total of seven blocks. Tilbury, who were already prequalified to work with Berkeley, put together a highly experienced and trained team of installers who brought Phase 1 of the project to a successful conclusion.
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