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Monolevel 844SP

Class R4 Waterproof Screed & Pore Filler (EN1504-3, DWI 31, WRAS) Overview Monolevel 844SP is a fully waterproof, engineering quality fairing coat for filling minor blow holes and defects, and for repairing surface cavities and honeycombed concrete. Monolevel 844SP can be used in thin screed applications to level both vertical and horizontal concrete surfaces and to reinstate… Read more

30 Results in Projects

Repairs to Concrete Stairways inside Boardman House in Norwich

Restoration and Repair to Concrete Stairways Background Boardman House is a landmark grade II listed Victorian building located in the centre of Norwich. The neo-classical building was originally constructed as a Sunday School in 1879 by renowned Norwich architect Edward Boardman. In 2014, the Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) purchased Boardman House and an… Read more

Assuring the Design Life of the Bloomberg Development in London

Assuring design life of new office development Background A major new European Headquarters is currently being built in the City of London for financial software, data and media company Bloomberg L.P. The Foster & Partners scheme will house all of Bloomberg’s London operations and is scheduled for occupation by approximately 2,500 Bloomberg employees in 2017…. Read more

Waterproofing of Expansion Joints Inside Heathrow Main Access Tunnel

Waterproofing of expansion joints Background A major £130 million refurbishment contract is being carried out to upgrade road tunnels at Heathrow Airport. Undertaken by BAM Nuttall in conjunction with M&E specialist VVB Engineering, part of the contract has involved the refurbishment of the Main Airport Access Tunnel. Originally built in the 1950’s, the Main Tunnel… Read more

Chloride Protection for Swimming Pool in Great Yarmouth

Chloride Protection of Swimming Pool Retaining Walls Background A complete Flexcrete repair and protection system was chosen for the chloride protection of Great Yarmouth’s largest leisure pool. Marina Leisure and Fitness Centre is a local-authority owned seafront facility which was originally opened in 1981. It has a unique beach like, walk in entry, a six… Read more

Concrete Repair and Waterproofing for New Construction in Brunei

Concrete repair and waterproofing of new construction. Background Located on the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia, Brunei has adequate water sources but the development of the water supply system has been affected by distance and local conditions. In the 1990’s, the Bukit Barun Water Treatment Works was constructed to cater for the increasing water… Read more

Concrete Repair and Protection at Pontsticill Water Treatment Works

Repair and protection of secondary filters. Background Pontsticill Water Treatment Works, operated by Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water, is located within the boundaries of Brecon Beacons National Park. Drawing water from the Pontsticill Reservoir, it holds up to 3,400 million gallons for supply throughout South Wales. The original Water Treatment Works was built in 1927 but… Read more

Render System Protects Platform Tunnels in Heathrow Express

Application of Decorative Render to 8,500m² of Platform Tunnels Background Travelling via the Heathrow Express high-speed rail link is the fastest means of journeying between Central London and Heathrow Airport. Taking just 15 minutes from Paddington Station to Heathrow Airport, 16,000 passengers travel via the Heathrow Express daily and since the service was launched in June… Read more

Waterproofing of Brickwork at Bolton School in Lancashire

Waterproofing of brickwork to provide a full tanking system. Background With almost 2,400 pupils, Bolton School is one of the largest independent day schools in the country. It also counts as one of the oldest schools in Lancashire, with a history stretching back 500 years. Set in 32 acres of impressive grounds, Bolton School provides… 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

Protecting Steel and Surrounding Concrete Cover at Wolf Rock Lighthouse

Repair and protection of helipad foundations. Background Wolf Rock is a treacherous rock located some four miles from Land’s End. On this sits the 41-metre high Wolf Rock Lighthouse which first entered service in 1870. It took nine years to build due to the precarious weather conditions that constantly brew between Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The Lighthouse… Read more

Reinstatement of Concrete Cover on Canal Lock

Reinstatement of Cover to Steel Reinforcement Background Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal was used to transport coal from the local mines until it was closed in 1961. Now the centrepiece of major regeneration project, the Middlewood Lock, one of seventeen on the canal, has been reconstructed. Prior to the opening of this section of the… Read more

Concrete Repair and Protection of Northern Ireland Reservoirs

Concrete repair and protection of reservoirs suffering from soft water attack. Project Northern Ireland Framework Rehabilitation Programme 2007 onwards (see Project Profile PDF for locations) Background General deterioration over many years and lack of cover to the reinforcement had led to isolated areas of decay in the concrete. In some reservoirs this was exacerbated by the… Read more

Concrete Repair & Protection for Three Residential Blocks

Internal & External Refurbishment of Public Housing Stock Background Building on the success of the five year Decent Homes Programme in which 99.6% of the public housing stock was renovated, Northwards Housing required a single source specification for concrete repair and protection works on three residential blocks. The 13 storey blocks at Sanderson Court, Hayden Court… Read more

Waterproof Lining of Exercise Pool at Godolphin Stables

Waterproof Lining of Equine Exercise Pool. Background Moulton Paddocks is the original Godolphin stable in Newmarket and European summer base for the thoroughbred horses owned by Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Widely regarded as the world’s finest equestrian estate, the facilities have recently undergone major expansion comprising of an equine swimming pool and hydrotherapy… Read more

Concrete Waterproofing and Repair on Service Reservoir Roofs

Concrete waterproofing and repair of 4,000m² of  service reservoir roofs. Background As the fourth largest supplier of water and waste water services in the UK, Scottish Water is familiar with the challenges of maintaining various retaining structures. In the quest to source an innovative range of products to arrest the deterioration of a large number… Read more

Repair and Waterproofing Protection at Ormesby Water Treatment Works

Repair and protection of rapid gravity filters and sedimentation tanks. Background Situated in one of the driest parts of the country, Ormesby Water Treatment Works was constructed in 1935 on natural, undisturbed sub-soil. After 70 years of service, the cast in-situ reinforced concrete structure was suffering from advanced deterioration, necessitating a complete refurbishment as part… Read more

Concrete Reinstatement and Long-Lasting Protection for Hopcott Service Reservoir

Repair and protection of concrete surface suffering from soft water attack and erosion. Background Built over 30 years ago, Hopcott Service Reservoir, situated close to the seaside town of Minehead in Somerset, was suffering from attack by soft water causing severe erosion of the concrete. A high priority for water authorities is conservation of valuable… Read more

Concrete Repair and Protection of Reservoir Suffering From Soft Water Attack

Concrete repair and protection of 2,000m² surface suffering from soft water attack. Background Serving 3 million customers in the heart of Britain, Three Valleys Water has been supplying water for more than 130 years and is committed to delivering a high quality water service to all its customers. Aggregate in the cement matrix was exposed… Read more

Protection of Concrete Columns at Gowanbank Service Reservoir in Scotland

Protection of concrete columns suffering from soft water attack. Background The structure of the Gowanbank Service Reservoir is supported by a total of 170 circular concrete columns, each close to 5 metres in height. Soft water chemical attack had caused erosion of the cement binder, leaving exposed aggregates on the surface with potential for further… Read more

Repair and Waterproofing of Frankley Reservoir

Repair and waterproofing of one of the UK’s largest storage reservoirs. Background Frankley Water Treatment works is situated at the end of pipelines that run over 73 miles from the Elan and Claerwen Valleys bringing water to supply Birmingham and surrounding areas. The underground reservoir used to store the treated water, like so many elements… Read more

Repair and Protection of Concrete Tanks Suffering From Chemical Attack

Repair and protection of underground concrete outfall tank suffering from chemical attack. Background Southern Water operates 400 sewage treatment works and their facility, located on the outskirts of Eastbourne, was constructed in 1990. The reinforced concrete of the underground outfall tank was failing due to acidic and bacterial attack above the water line, necessitating a… Read more

Waterproofing Roofs of Clunyhill Service Reservoirs

Waterproofing of reservoir roofs. Background To provide a structure for its above-ground maintenance needs, Scottish Water formed the HAGAM scheme in order to manage the 25 service reservoirs servicing the north of Scotland. As the 4th largest water service provider in the UK and the 12th biggest business in Scotland, special demands are placed upon… Read more

Waterproofing of Concrete Roofs at Major AirForce Base

Waterproofing of 11 concrete hangar roofs totalling 2,000m² at major AirForce base. Background RAF Leuchars, based close to Dundee in Scotland, is the principal operational fighter station for the Royal Air Force and one of the busiest bases in Air Command. RAF Leuchars plays a critical part in the defence of the UK and its territorial waters. It… Read more

Flexcete’s Repair Mortars Chosen For Wigan Waste Water Treatment Works

Repair of concrete storm water overflow & settlement tanks. Background Wigan WWTW, situated near to the River Douglas in Lancashire, is one of the largest treatment works in the North West, but United Utilities wished to increase the capacity of the works and reduce overflow into the river. Designed by GHA Livigunn, the improvements included… Read more

Repair and Protection of Concrete on BAFF Treatment Tanks

Repair and protection of 3000m² of concrete on BAFF treatment tanks. Background Oldham WWTW has undergone a £10m refurbishment to improve the quality of the treated effluent. Biological Aerated Flooded Filters (BAFF) are made up of a series of reinforced concrete tanks, where a medium of polystyrene balls are used to grow bacteria to treat… Read more

Concrete Protection at Wastewater Treatment Works in Florida

Reinstatement and protection of concrete clarifiers from waste water. Background The city of Dunedin’s Wastewater Treatment facility processes over 6 million gallons of wastewater each day, and was experiencing severe degradation of the concrete within its two clarifiers. The concrete was made using limestone aggregate, which was being severely eroded by the acids in the… Read more

Roof Waterproofing and Repairs at Swanland Water Tower

Waterproofing of concrete roof and repair to internal soffit beams. Background The deterioration in the condition of the Swanland Water Tower required the use of a range of materials to bring the structure up to standard following leakage of rainwater through the roof section causing corrosion. The Solution Given the diverse nature of the damage,… Read more

Concrete Reinstatement and Protection Against Aggressive Chemicals

  Repair and chemical resistant lining to primary settlement and humus tanks. Background With close to 400 waste water treatment works under its control, Southern Water has a duty to process and recycle the dirty water from around two million households. Having been in service since the 1960’s the primary settlement and humus tanks at… Read more

11 Results in News

Waterproofing Heathrow’s Tunnels

The latest edition of Concrete Magazine talks to Flexcrete’s Chris Lloyd and explores the topic of providing durable waterproofing in aggressive environments. A total of 630m in length, the road tunnels are twin-bore with two lanes per bore and two additional single-lane side bores. Around 55,000 vehicles use the tunnels each day when entering or exiting… Read more

Chloride Protection of Great Yarmouth’s Largest Leisure Pool

Chloride Protection of Great Yarmouth’s Largest Leisure Pool A complete Flexcrete repair and protection system was chosen for the chloride protection of Great Yarmouth’s largest leisure pool. Marina Leisure and Fitness Centre is a local-authority owned seafront facility which was originally opened in 1981. It has a unique beach like, walk in entry, a six… Read more

Effective Concrete Waterproofing and Protection at Pontsticill

The water industry is one of our key market sectors is at Flexcrete and our products are often used for both clean and dirty water projects both at home and abroad. One recent project has been undertaken at Pontsticill Water Treatment Works in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, which is operated by Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water and… Read more

Flexcrete Concrete Repair Solution for Pontsticill

Flexcrete products have been specified for concrete repair and protection of reinforced concrete gravity filters at Pontsticill Water Treatment Works located within Brecon Beacons National Park in South Wales. Operated by Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water, Pontsticill Water Treatment Works holds up to 3,400 million gallons of water for supply throughout South Wales, drawing water from Pontsticill… Read more

Flexcrete System Selected for Distinguished Lancashire School

One of the largest independent day schools in the UK has specified a range of Flexcrete products in order to waterproof internal brickwork walls and provide years’ of effective protection against water ingress. Products from Flexcrete Technologies Limited, the UK’s leading independent manufacturer of technical mortars and high performance coatings, have been used at Bolton… 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

Lighting Up Land’s End

Flexcrete products have been used to repair and protect Wolf Rock Lighthouse located some four miles from Land’s End. The Lighthouse is 41-metres high and first entered service in 1870, having taken nine years to build due to the treacherous weather conditions that constantly brew between Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The Lighthouse was… Read more

Flexcrete’s Products are CPR Compliant

Declaration of Performance (DoP) The construction industry has recently undergone the most significant change for a decade in the way in which construction products are sold throughout Europe. From 1 July 2013, under the Construction Products Regulation 2011 (CPR), it is mandatory for manufacturers to apply CE marking to any of their products which are… Read more