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Monolite

Class R2 Lightweight Concrete Repair Mortar (EN1504-3) Overview Monolite is a lightweight, high build, shrinkage compensated, polymer modified mortar for the repair, rendering and profiling of concrete, brick or stone substrates. Monolite is a single component cementitious mortar which incorporates the most advanced cement chemistry, microsilica, fibre and styrene acrylic copolymer technology. This results in a rapid… Read more

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Concrete Repairs and External Protection for French Fry Plant in Canada

Concrete repairs and coating of external walls totalling 2,000m² Background This project was carried out on behalf of one of the world’s leading producers of  processed foods. The company operates a French Fry Plant in Grand Falls, New Brunswick , which was originally constructed in 1970 and it now has an annual production for the… 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

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 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 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

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

Cosmetic Repair Mortar Restores Historic Building

Repair of 19,000 Terracotta Bricks on Building Faҫade Background The historic Central Plaza building in China was constructed in Shanghai’s French district in 1907. Its first use was as a secondary school and it remained an educational building until the Cultural Revolution. After this time it was used as housing but over time, it fell… Read more

Concrete Repair & Protection for Government Office Building

Extensive Concrete Refurbishment to Protect from Carbonation & Effects of Weathering Background The DWP Building in Wigan required extensive external refurbishment due to the deterioration of the concrete elements caused by carbonation and the general effects of weathering. To meet the Client’s objective of extending the service life of the structure, an EN 1504 certified… Read more

Concrete Repairs to Cracked & Delaminated Render

Concrete Refurbishment of Platform 1 Station Building Background With around 500,000 passengers using Bangor Railway Station every year, the station is the busiest on the North Wales coast. Over the years, the station infrastructure had dilapidated, as it occupies an exposed site subject to damaging and prevailing wet westerly winds. Network Rail commissioned a major… Read more

Concrete Repair and Waterproofing of Deck Area of Ambulance Station

Installation of waterproof friction wearing course and associated concrete repair works. Background After years of heavy duty wear and attack from de-icing salts deposited from the underside of ambulances during the winter, the elevated deck required a replacement waterproof friction wearing course and the approach ramps needed waterproofing prior to reasphalting. Water leakage was occurring through the deck… Read more

Concrete Repair & Corrosion Protection for Landmark Grade II Listed Building

Repairs to Soffits of Concrete Floors & Corrosion Protection of Cast Iron Support Structure Background The Old Liverpool Royal Infirmary, a landmark, Grade II listed building close to the City, opened in 1890 and still retains many of its original features making it popular for the filming of Victorian hospital dramas. It closed in 1978 and… 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 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

Basement Waterproofing and Repair at the Royal Hall

Repair and waterproofing of basement walls and soffits and internal rendering. Background This Grade II* listed building which was the creation of Britain’s greatest theatre designer, Frank Matcham and his architect Robert Beale, was completed in 1903. The building’s design was derived from the great ballrooms and music pavilions of Imperial Europe allied with the… Read more

Monolite Chosen for the Reinstatement of Brick Tunnel Lining

Reinstatement of 5000m² of brick tunnel lining on Brunel’s rail tunnel. Background Designed by Marc Brunel (father of the much celebrated Isambard Kingdom Brunel who nearly lost his life in the construction) and opened for use in 1843, the 365 metre long rail tunnel under the River Thames was the first of its kind. It… Read more

Concrete Repairs and Waterproof Protection for Ornamental Fountain

Concrete repairs to ornamental fountain to prevent water loss due to deterioration and crack formation (200m²). All over waterproof coating. Background Culzean Castle, one of Robert Adam’s finest creations, is a major attraction on the Ayrshire coast in Scotland. Maintained by The National Trust for Scotland, the fine gardens include an ornamental stone fountain set… Read more

Anti-Corrosion Protection for Concrete Bridge Columns

Repair of Spalled Concrete Columns & Protection against Further Chloride Attack Background 2250m in length, the Tay Road Bridge spans the River Tay Estuary from Dundee to Newport. It was completed in 1966 and consist of 42 pairs of concrete columns ranging in height from 5.5m to 30m. The problem identified was corrosion of the steel… 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

Concrete Repairs to Mainline Rail Bridge

Long-term Concrete Repair Solution for West Coast Mainline Rail Bridge Background Dating back to 1830, the West Coast main railway line is one of the United Kingdom’s principal routes leading to London and on to Europe. A concrete structure that takes the railway line underneath the A74, Cowden railway bridge had been suffering from delamination… Read more

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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

Concrete Repairs and Decorative Protection at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

A range of Flexcrete products has been used to restore Boathouse 4, an iconic building within Portsmouth Historic Dockyard which was constructed during the 1930’s rearmament period. It forms part of the UK’s maritime heritage and was used during World War II to construct the three man midget X-Craft submarine. In 2014, Portsmouth Naval Base… 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

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

Repair Mortar is Standing the Test of Time in Shanghai

Flexcrete products have stood the test of time in prestigious projects all around the world and one impressive case study to mention is the Central Plaza building in Shanghai, China. Almost 15 years ago, Specialist Refurbishment Services in Asia, a company specialising in the restoration of historic structures, specified Flexcrete Monolite for a major upgrade… 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

Refurbishment on Track at Bangor

With around 500,000 passengers using Bangor Railway Station every year, the station is the busiest on the North Wales coast. Over the years, the station infrastructure had dilapidated, as it occupies an exposed site subject to damaging and prevailing wet westerly winds. Network Rail commissioned a major £1.7 million renovation project, including the creation of… Read more