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Monodex Smooth

Water-based Elastomeric Decorative Coating (EN1504-2) Overview Monodex Smooth is a high performance water based, elastomeric, high build, decorative coating which provides protection against carbonation and water ingress, yet allows damp substrates to breathe. It is ultra-fast drying which enables two coat applications to take place on the same day and facilitates year round usage. Monodex Smooth resists the… Read more

30 Results in Projects

Flexcrete’s Coatings Give Decorative Finish for Emirates Spinnaker Tower

Decorative and protective coating of concrete legs of the structure in a distinctive colour scheme Background The Emirates Spinnaker Tower is a visitor and educational attraction which soars 170 metres above Portsmouth Harbour, taller than the London Eye and visible from 23 miles away. Originally a Millennium Project, the Tower was built as the centrepiece… Read more

Enhancing the Façade of a Grade II Listed Residential Property in London

Reconstruction and coating of the building façade Background No. 6 Talbot Square is a multi-storey terraced residential property which, collectively, is valued at over £4 million. It comprises a number of apartments and is Grade II listed, dating back to the Victorian era. The property overlooks Talbot Square, an elegant garden square which is located… Read more

Concrete Repairs and Decorative Protection for External Walls in Wexham

Concrete repairs and anti-carbonation, decorative protection of the external walls of two accommodation blocks. Background Teikyo School is an independent boarding school for male and female students aged between 15-18 years and all students originate from Japan. Founded in 1989, the school is set in 20 acres of rural grounds in Buckinghamshire and the site… Read more

Chloride Protection on Concrete Shelters at The Promenade in Sheringham

Chloride Protection and Anti-Carbonation Coating. Background Sheringham is an English seaside town on the north Norfolk coast. Traditionally known as a fishing town, Sheringham has developed into a holiday destination for visitors attracted to its old fashioned ambience and traditional promenade. The promenade over the sea wall features a series of concrete shelters, the oldest… Read more

Concrete Repair and Protection at European Oat Millers in Bedford

Concrete Repair and Decorative Anti-Carbonation Protection of Main Mill Building Background European Oat Millers is the second largest oat miller in the UK and Europe. The company produces a range of oat and cereal products that are used in a variety of retail lines found in most supermarkets and healthfood shops. The firm trades across… Read more

Anti-Carbonation Coating Applied to Residential Properties

Decorative Protection for External Walls Background A protective yet decorative anti-carbonation paint was sought for two privately owned residential properties in Cumbria. The first was a three-storey property in Lindal-in-Furness. The neighbouring property had been coated with a Flexcrete product some years before and the owners were impressed with its attractive appearance and performance over time. The… Read more

Exterior Wall Coating for Protection of a Seafront Property

Exterior Wall Coating Provides Decorative Protection Background Miramar is a large property which has been converted into nine luxury apartments in Grange-over-Sands. It was originally constructed by local developers Priory Building back in 2002. The owners wanted to enhance the external appearance of the property whilst providing effective weatherproof, anti-carbonation protection. Miramar is located close to… Read more

Anti-Carbonation Coating Chosen for External Walls of University Building

Protecting all external walls with decorative, anti-carbonation coating. Background The Cockcroft Building is a ten-storey structure which is the most prominent building on the University of Brighton’s Moulescomb Campus. Dating back to the 1960’s, it provides 15,000m² of mixed-use academic space for some 1,250 staff and students, including teaching rooms, laboratories, academic offices and restaurant… Read more

Concrete Waterproofing Coatings Applied on Residential Properties

Decorative concrete waterproofing coatings chosen for residential properties. Background Located at the centre of South Lantau, Leyburn Villas is a prestige residential development with views facing the longest beach in Hong Kong. Lantau Island is popular as a tranquil alternative to Hong Kong city life, it is characterised by the scarcity of high rise developments and… Read more

Concrete Repair System for Shudy Camps Water Tower

Concrete repair, protection and decorative coating of reinforced elevations. Background Shudy Camps is a small village located some 12 miles from Cambridge. Standing at 30m high, the reinforced concrete Water Tower dominates the local landscape and can be seen from miles around. Over the years as a result of weathering and carbonation attack, the Water Tower had deteriorated and the… Read more

Anti-Carbonation Coating for External Walls of Residential Flats

Decorative Anti-Carbonation Paint for External Walls and Balcony Areas. Background Stokkaveien is a series of social housing accommodation blocks located in Stavanger, one of the most populated cities in Norway. Comprising three storeys with balconies, the external walls are of plastered brick construction previously painted with a silicate product. The client was seeking to enhance the appearance of block number… Read more

Concrete Repair to Prestigious Venetian Bridge

Concrete Repair & Protection for Venetian Bridge, Lakeside Retaining Wall, Balustrading & Copings Background King’s Gardens is a historic 17-acre garden and park located on Southport’s promenade. A busy tourist attraction all year round, King’s Gardens was first developed in 1887 to provide a recreational area for residents and visitors to Southport. The gardens, which comprise… Read more

Concrete Repair & Protection for RIBA Award Winning Clubhouse

Repair, Waterproofing & Decorative Protection of Concrete & Steel Elements Background The Grade II* listed clubhouse at the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club in Burnham-on-Crouch dates back to 1931. This award-winning building was designed by Joseph Emberton, one of Britain’s most significant architects during the inter-war period and one of the first Englishmen to be considered a modernist architect. Although there was… Read more

External Concrete Protection Required in Demanding Exposure Conditions

3,620m² Durable External Protection for Reinforced Concrete Transmitter Tower Background This Radio and Television (RTV) Transmitter Tower is situated in the Krvavec Mountains in Slovenia’s Kamnik-Savinja Alps. Around 100 metres high and based at an altitude of 1,740 metres, it is the largest and most important Transmitting Centre in Slovenia, supplying the radio and TV network… Read more

Reinstatement of Waterproofing Protection at Grade II Listed Mansion

Waterproofing & Protection of the Parapet & Balustrade Areas Background Originally built in 1723, Sunbury Court is a Grade II* listed Georgian mansion overlooking the River Thames some 14 miles away from London. It was once a Royal Palace and ownership passed from one notable family to another, finally entering the possession of General Bramwell Booth who… Read more

Weatherproof Coating Protects Earthquake Engineering Building

Weatherproof coating applied around ring beams & associated areas. Background The National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering was established in Taipai, Taiwan, in 1990 by the National Science Council (NSC) and the National Taiwan University (NTU). Taiwan is located in an area highly susceptible to earthquakes and the biggest in more than a century occurred… Read more

Decorative Anti-Carbonation Coating Protects Cwmbran’s Tallest Building

Anti-carbonation coating applied to two chimneys which extend the height of the building. Background Standing at 210 feet high and visible from miles around, The Tower is Cwmbran’s tallest building and is known as the town’s very own skyscraper. Originally built in the 1960’s, it is a 22-storey high accommodation block which was designed to… Read more

Concrete Repairs and Protection to Enhance Design Life of NHS Building

Concrete Repairs & Protective Coating Covering an Area Spanning 950m² Background Hesketh House is the administrative centre for the NHS Pension Scheme, the NHS Injury Benefits Scheme and the NHS Bursary Scheme. The NHS Pension Scheme is the largest centrally administered public service pension scheme in Europe and Hesketh House provides three-storey office accommodation for pension… Read more

Concrete Repairs & Protective, Decorative Coating for Transmission Tower

Repair & Protection for Reinforced Concrete Transmission Bases Background These high voltage transmission towers in Japan support overhead power lines. Comprising steel lattice towers, their bases are of reinforced concrete construction and over time, due to weathering and attack from chlorides, carbon dioxide, water ingress and freeze/thaw attack particularly during the aggressive winter period, the exposed… Read more

Anti-Carbonation Coating Protects 1,500m² Concrete Silo Base in Japan

Anti-carbonation coating  protects 1,500m² concrete base. Background This soda ash silo is based at a port in Kawasaki City operated by Toyo-Futo Co. Ltd, one of Japan’s most prominent logistics companies. The silo base is of concrete construction and was built around 40 years ago. The silo contains soda ash, otherwise known as sodium carbonate, a… Read more

Anti-Carbonation Coating Protects Student Halls in Manchester

Anti-carbonation paint protects balconies, ring beams and other areas. Background Bramall Court forms part of the University of Salford’s Student Village, offering living accommodation to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Owned by Campus Living Villages in partnership with the University, Bramall Court is a multi-storey building which houses a total of 346 two, three and four… Read more

Concrete Repair and Protection of Soffits and Balconies at Jeremy’s Green

Repair and protection of existing coated concrete on soffits and balconies. Background Jeremy’s Green is a residential housing complex based on the outskirts of Edmonton in Enfield, North London. It comprises of 176 flats, apartments and maisonettes in blocks of two and three storeys. The oldest properties were built in the 1950’s and the concrete… Read more

Concrete Repair & Protection for MoD Facility

Concrete Repair & Protective Coating Covering an Area Spanning 350m² Background Forthview House is a two-storey office building close to Scotland’s Forth Road Bridge. It is operated by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and staff provide support services to the Royal Navy. Originally built in the 1960’s and covering an area spanning more than 2,000m2,… Read more

Flexcrete’s Waterproofing System Applied on Chester Road Bridge

Cementitious waterproofing and aesthetic finish with Monodex Smooth covering an area spanning over 160m². Background Chester Road Rail Bridge passes the main road near Deansgate Station in Manchester. A prominent landmark in the city centre, the bridge allows trains to enter Deansgate Station which was first opened in 1849. Several regional trains stop at Deansgate… Read more

Concrete Repair & Anti-Carbonation Protection for Grade II Listed Bridge

Concrete Repair & Protection, followed by Anti-carbonation Decorative Finish Background Holt Fleet Bridge is a 200-year old, Grade II listed structure which carries the busy A443 across the River Severn. Spanning 46 metres, the historic bridge was originally designed by Thomas Telford – one of Britain’s greatest engineers – and was opened in 1928. The cast… Read more

Concrete Repair & Protection for External Envelope of Commercial Property

Repair & Protection of Concrete Elements to Combat Carbonation & Water Ingress Background Highland House is a striking art deco style commercial property in the centre of Perth. The external envelope of the building was in dire need of repair and refurbishment, with concrete elements showing large areas of spalling caused by carbonation and water ingress…. Read more

Concrete Repairs and Anti-Carbonation Protection of River Wall

Concrete repairs and anti-carbonation protection of a 650m stretch of the river wall. Background Following severe flooding in the Devon area in the 1960’s, a flood defence scheme was created in Tiverton in 1967, comprising the construction of a reinforced concrete retaining wall on the east and west bank of the River Exe. The structure remained sound for many years… Read more

Weatherproof Anti-Carbonation Coating Protects French Fry Plant in Canada

Protection and Decoration of External Walls. Background This food processing company operates its global head office and French Fry Plant in Grand Falls, New Brunswick. Around 3,000 employees are based at the plant and annual production at the facility is 86 million kg of French fries. The building date back to 1970 and the walls… Read more

Monodex Smooth Protects External Walls at Oil Supply Base in Norway

Decoration and protection of 2,000m² of external walls. Background The world’s largest producer of specialist offshore cargo carrying units, Swire Oilfield Services is a leading supplier of modular systems, offshore aviation services and onshore services. Operating in over 30 countries with staff working from bases all around the globe, Swire has a presence in all… Read more

Anti-Carbonation Coating Protects External Walls of Venlaw Building in Glasgow

Decorative and protective coating of pre-cast concrete panels. Background The Venlaw Building is a six-storey office complex based in Bath Street in the Charing Cross area of Glasgow. It forms part of the Elmbank Gardens complex, designed by Richard Seifert and constructed in the early 1970’s. Elmbank Gardens also comprises a 14-storey Premier Inn hotel,… Read more

30 Results in News

The Spinnaker is Set with Flexcrete Solution

Flexcrete’s renovation of a Portsmouth landmark has led to the development of the world’s first metallic anti-carbonation coating. PCE International Magazine explores further… The exterior of the iconic 170-metre Emirates Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth has been repainted using  protective anti-carbonation coatings manufactured by Flexcrete Technologies Limited, one of which is the world’s first metallic anti-carbonation… Read more

World’s First Metallic Anti-Carbonation Coating

The exterior of the iconic 170-metre Emirates Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth has been repainted using protective anti-carbonation coatings manufactured by Flexcrete Technologies Limited, one of which is the world’s first metallic anti-carbonation coating. The renovation was carried out as part of a major £3.5 million five year naming rights partnership between Portsmouth City Council and… Read more

A Concrete Repair Project With Nostalgic Memories

Even the most durable concrete built to the highest standards needs repair and protection to help extend its design life. This is clearly demonstrated by a concrete repair and coating project recently carried out at Teikyo School, an independent boarding school for Japanese students in Wexham, Buckinghamshire. Set in 20 acres of rural ground, the… Read more

Enhancing Public Safety under Reinforced Concrete Bridge with Monodex Smooth

Waterproofing, anti-carbonation and decorative protection of a surface area totalling 1,100m². Background This reinforced concrete bridge is based in Denton, East Manchester. Based at a busy location often congested with traffic, the bridge passes directly under the M67 motorway and comprises a total of eight large reinforced concrete piers. The bridge has pedestrian walkways either side… Read more

Flexcrete By the Seaside

Flexcrete products have been used for the chloride protection and anti-carbonation protection of a series of concrete shelters located on the seafront of Sheringham, a seaside town on the north Norfolk coast. The promenade over the sea wall features the concrete shelters, the oldest of which dates back to the Victorian era. As the shelters… Read more

Flexcrete’s Anti-Carbonation Coating Applied to External Walls at University of Brighton

One of Flexcrete’s high performance anti-carbonation coating has been specified for use during a major £26 million retrofit and refurbishment project being undertaken at the University of Brighton. Monodex Smooth, a water-based, elastomeric, decorative coating, was chosen by Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects for application to the external walls of the University’s Cockcroft Building, a ten storey… Read more

Decorative Anti-Carbonation Coating Applied in Hong Kong

Our decorative protective coatings are well proven on buildings and structures all around the world and in one of our latest export projects, our coatings have been used to protect the external walls of a prestige residential development on Lantau Island, Hong Kong. Lantau Island is popular as a tranquil alternative to Hong Kong city… Read more

Concrete Repair and Protection on Shudy Camps Water Tower

The water industry is a key market for Flexcrete and a recent project has seen our products used for the repair and protection, and decorative coating of reinforced concrete elevations on Shudy Camps Water Tower in Cambridgeshire. Standing at 30m high, the reinforced concrete Water Tower dominates the local landscape and can be seen from… Read more

New Lease of Life with Flexcrete’s Anti-Carbonation Coatings

Graham James highlights how high performance anti-carbonation coatings can help local authorities extend the lifespan of their housing stock. Masonry Paints When local authorities are looking to protect and enhance the outside appearance of housing accommodation, there is a multitude of products available for the refurbishment of external walls, from inexpensive masonry paints to high performance, anti-carbonation wall coatings that can be assured to… Read more

Decorative Anti-Carbonation Coatings Lead to Another Specification

Our anti-carbonation coatings have an outstanding track record of use all around the world, and a housing association project has recently been undertaken in Norway following the successful long-term performance of a Flexcrete coating applied some 10 years ago. Stokkaveien is a series of housing association accommodation blocks located in Stavanger, one of the most… Read more

Launch of Clear, Waterborne Anti-Carbonation Coating

We are pleased to announce we have launched a clear, water-based anti-carbonation coating which offers exceptional resistance to carbon dioxide diffusion. Monodex Clear is a transparent, weather resistant, elastomeric coating for use where it is important to maintain the surface appearance of the concrete substrate, whilst still providing excellent anti-carbonation protection. Designed for application to… Read more

Flexcrete Concrete Repair Products Overcome Mountainous Task

With export sales in 65 countries worldwide, Flexcrete’s protective coatings and concrete repair products are specified for refurbishment projects in hostile conditions all around the world. One impressive contract has recently been undertaken in the Krvavec Mountains in Slovenia’s Kamnik-Savinja Alps, where a reinforced concrete Radio and Television (RTV) Transmitter Tower has been renovated using… Read more

Concrete Coatings Restore Sunbury Court

Over the years, Flexcrete products have been used to restore many buildings of historical importance all over the world and in one of our latest heritage projects, a series of products have been used to restore Sunbury Court in Sunbury-on-Thames. Originally built in 1723, Sunbury Court is a Grade II* listed Georgian mansion overlooking the… Read more

Protective Concrete Coatings for Earthquake Engineering Building

Due to their highly elastomeric properties, Flexcrete’s protective membranes are often specified for the refurbishment of buildings and other structures in parts of the world vulnerable to earthquake damage. Taiwan is located in an area susceptible to earthquakes and Flexcrete’s Monodex Smooth coating has been chosen for application to a building owned by an organisation… Read more

Flexcrete’s Anti-Carbonation Coating Rises to the Challenge

Flexcrete has been involved in a major £1 million refurbishment of the tallest building in Cwmbran, Wales. Standing at 210 feet high and visible from miles around, The Tower is Cwmbran’s tallest building and is known as the town’s very own skyscraper. Originally built in the 1960’s, it is a 22-storey high accommodation block which… Read more

Concrete Repair During Hesketh House Refurbishment for NHS

Flexcrete products have an outstanding track record of use on office accommodation and commercial buildings all around the world and in one of our latest projects, our specialist structural mortars and decorative protective coatings have been used for the concrete repair and protection of an area spanning almost 1,000m² at Hesketh House in Fleetwood, Lancashire. Operated… Read more

A Refurbishment of the Highest Order

Flexcrete products can truly enhance the appearance of buildings beyond all recognition and this was certainly the case with Highland House, a striking three-storey office and retail building in the industrial district of Perth, Scotland. Designed in a distinctive art deco style, the exterior of Highland House had deteriorated over the years and was in… Read more

Refurbishment of the Highest Order in Japan

  Flexcrete materials are used to protect structures all around the world and in a recent project our high performance concrete repair mortars and protective coatings have been applied to high voltage transmission towers in Japan. Comprising steel lattice towers supporting overhead power lines, the reinforced concrete bases of the transmission towers had deteriorated over… Read more

Flexcrete’s Anti-Carbonation Coating Excels in Japan

Being able to withstand harsh climatic conditions is one of the major requirements of Flexcrete products and one of our latest projects in Japan highlights the ability of our high performance coatings to provide decorative protection in some of the world’s most demanding environments. Monodex Smooth, a high performance, waterborne, elastomeric coating, was chosen for… Read more

Decorative Protective Coating at Bramall Court

Flexcrete membranes can vastly improve the external appearance of buildings and in one of our latest projects – Bramall Court in Salford, Greater Manchester – our Monodex Smooth anti-carbonation coating has provided outstanding protection against the elements whilst upgrading the exterior significantly. Bramall Court forms part of the University of Salford’s Student Village, offering living… Read more

Innovative Concrete Repair Solution for North London Housing Complex

Along with contractor Gunite (Eastern) Ltd, Flexcrete has devised an innovative solution for a complex concrete repair project at a residential housing development for the London Borough of Enfield. Based on the outskirts of Edmonton in Enfield, North London, Jeremy’s Green comprises of 176 flats, apartments and maisonettes in blocks of two and three storeys…. Read more

Flexcrete Concrete Repairs Go Forth

At Flexcrete, we have an excellent track record of providing high performance materials for Ministry of Defence (MoD) refurbishment works and one of our latest projects has involved the renovation of Forthview House, a two-storey MoD office building close to Scotland’s Forth Road Bridge. Staff working at Forthview House provide support services to the Royal… Read more

Flexcrete’s Concrete Repair Products Restore 200 Year Old Bridge

Thanks to Flexcrete, the historic Holt Fleet Bridge near Worcester has been restored to its former glory as part of a £1.1 million project to repair and strengthen the structure. Originally designed by Thomas Telford – one of Britain’s greatest engineers – and opened in 1828, this complex cast iron structure was strengthened some 100… Read more

Floodgates Opened for Flexcrete Concrete Repairs

Following severe flooding in the Devon area in the 1960’s, a flood defence scheme was created in Tiverton in 1967, comprising the construction of a reinforced concrete retaining wall on the east and west bank of the River Exe. The structure remained sound for many years but a survey in 2012 revealed that the concrete… Read more

Nautical Norwegian Application for Monodex Smooth

Flexcrete coatings are specified all around the globe in hostile conditions and in one of the latest examples, Monodex Smooth has been chosen for application to a building on an oil supply base in Tananger, Norway, located just 1.5 nautical miles from the mouth of the North Sea. Monodex Smooth, a highly advanced, water-based, weatherproof… Read more

Flexcrete Launches New Range of Decorative Wall Coatings

Following intense research and development, Flexcrete has expanded its portfolio of high performance coatings by launching two new product ranges – Monodex for the external and internal protection of buildings and other structures and Biodex for internal walls and ceilings in hygiene sensitive environments. Both products have been introduced in response to strong customer demand… Read more

Worldwide Demand for Flexcrete Products Leads to Expansion

To meet increased demand for its range of products from home and overseas markets, Flexcrete has extended its manufacturing complex in Leyland, Lancashire, by acquiring an additional 2500m² of industrial space adjoining its existing facility. The new buildings have been extensively refurbished and extended and a dedicated Technical Centre has been constructed, housing new Research… Read more

Flexcrete Transformation of Landmark Building in Glasgow

The exterior of a landmark building in Glasgow city centre has been transformed using one of our high performance, waterproof, anti-carbonation coatings. Following trials using a number of different coatings, Monodex Smooth was proposed by structural repair and refurbishment contractor Concrete Repairs Limited (CRL) for the protection and decoration of precast concrete panels on the… Read more