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Monolevel FC

Class R2 Fairing Coat (EN1504-3) Overview Monolevel FC is an engineering quality fairing coat for filling minor blow holes and defects, and for repairing surface imperfections. Monolevel FC can be used in thin screed applications to level both vertical and horizontal concrete surfaces and to reinstate cover while providing a fair faced anti-carbonation finish. Monolevel FC is a single… Read more

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Concrete Repairs and Waterproofing Protection for Norfolk County Hall

Concrete repairs, anti-carbonation coatings and waterproofing works Background Norfolk County Hall is a familiar landmark in Norwich, dominating the skyline to the east of the city centre. The 11-storey building was originally opened by Her Majesty the Queen in 1968 and houses some 2,000 council staff who cover a number of essential services for the… 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

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

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

Flexcrete’s Structural Mortar Chosen for London Bridge Railway Station

Enhancing concrete durability and extending design life. Background London Bridge station, built in the 1830’s, is one of the oldest railway stations in the world. Located South East of London Bridge on the River Thames, it is the fourth busiest station in UK, bringing some 50 million passengers into the capital each year. A £400m redevelopment of the station… 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

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

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 Repair & Protection of Culvert

Refurbishment of Double Culvert to Protect Exposed Steel Reinforcement Background Leigh and Wigan in Lancashire are at high risk of localised flooding when heavy rainfall, land drainage or sewer problems occur. To reduce this risk, Wigan Borough Council commenced a £12.6 million Flood Alleviation Scheme, part of which involved the repair and protection of Millingford Brook… Read more

Anti-Carbonation Coating Gives Decorative Protection of Pre-Cast Concrete Facade

Decorative protection for 22,000m² pre-cast concrete facade. Background Originally conceived by Imelda Marcos as Manila’s new entertainment centre, Bay City is situated on 1,500 hectares of reclaimed land just 15 minutes from the domestic and international airports. Nestled at the heart of the area, SoleMare ParkSuites, is a twin tower, 18 storey residential investment by… Read more

Fast-Track Basement Waterproofing Solution for Broomfield Hospital

Waterproofing of freshly cast substructure concrete. Background The new Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford is the result of a £150m PFI investment whereby a public infrastructure project is funded with private capital. Construction is over 5 levels and includes provision of an new Accident and Emergency Department plus state-of-the-art facilities for outpatients. Broomfield Hospital boasts a… Read more

Concrete Reinstatement for Honeycombed Concrete Walls

Reinstating Honeycombed Concrete Walls at Waste Processing Plant Background This state of the art £125m waste processing plant has been built in Thornton Cleveleys in Lancashire on the site of the former ICI works by W2R, a partnership between Bovis Lend Lease and Australian firm GRD Minproc Ltd, on behalf of Lancashire Waste Partnership. It… Read more

Waterproofing Concrete at Kinderlee Mill in Derbyshire

Waterproofing sub-structure concrete on new build development. Background Balfour Homes is one of the North of England’s leading house builder. At its prestigious Kinderlee Mill Development at Chisworth in the Peak District, the magnificent stone built cotton mill, dating back to 1804, is being converted into a range of contemporary apartments and townhouses whilst still retaining the original appearance and… Read more

Concrete Waterproofing & Protection on Water Intake Passages

Waterproofing & Protection of Water Intake Passages Suffering from ASR (Alkali-Silica Reaction) Background Mactaquac Dam is part of a hydroelectric plant on the Saint John River in the Canadian province of New Brunswick operated by NB Power Corporation. It has a capacity of 672 megawatts with 6 turbines generating 20% of New Brunswick’s power. Building started in… Read more

Waterproofing Concrete Tanks at Weiser Wastewater Treatment Plant

Waterproofing of concrete aeration basin and sealing of leaking kicker joints. Background The aeration basin building at the Weiser Wastewater Plant consists of four inter-connected concrete tanks as well as the head works for the sewage treatment plant. This part of the plant dates back to 1987 and consists of cast in-situ concrete. Despite several… Read more

Concrete Repair & Protection for Norway’s Leading Multi-Use Conference Facility

Repair & Protection of Reinforced Concrete Suffering from Salt Induced Corrosion of the Reinforcement Background The Staalehuset Salt & Fish Warehouse was built in 1919 by Steffen Staalesen, who was Norway’s largest exporter of herrings with nearly 2,000 employees. When completed, it was the largest concrete building in Art Nouveau style in Northern Europe. However,… Read more

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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

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

Concrete Repair and Protection on Historic Bridge

Flexcrete products have an excellent track record of restoring historic buildings and structures and one of our latest projects has involved the renovation of King’s Gardens, 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… Read more

Concrete Repair and Protection in the Rail Industry

Many of the UK’s major rail stations and much of its infrastructure are undergoing significant renovation. Chris Lloyd discusses the use of effective anti-corrosion and engineered protection. The Government is committing billions of pounds to improving the rail network. As a large part of this infrastructure is over 100 years old, extensive maintenance is required to make it fit for purpose, during… Read more

High Quality Concrete Protection for London Bridge

In November 2011, Costain was awarded a design-build contract worth £400m for the redevelopment of London Bridge Station under Network Rail’s £6bn Thameslink Programme (RG 12.11 p50). The contract includes the provision of a new concourse at street level and improving the entrance and exit points to ease access; the work is expected to increase passenger capacity from 50 million to 75 million passengers a year…. Read more

High Strength Concrete Protection at London Bridge Station

Chris Lloyd from Flexcrete Technologies gives detail of  the concrete protection system provided at London Bridge to enhance durability of the station. London Bridge station, built in the 1830’s, is one of the oldest railway stations in the world. Located South East of London Bridge on the River Thames, it is the fourth busiest station… 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

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