7 Results in Projects

Colour-Matched Concrete Repair & Protection for Historic Belfron Tower

Renovation of Grade II* Listed, 26-Storey Building Background Balfron Tower is one of London’s most iconic post-war buildings. Designed by modernist architect Ernő Goldfinger in 1967, it forms a bold presence in London’s East End. A complete aesthetic renovation of the Grade II* listed, 26-storey building was carried out to create a total of 146 residential… Read more

Flexcrete Products Specified for Poole Sewage Treatment Works

Concrete Repairs and Waterproofing of the Sewage Treatment Tanks Background Wessex Water operates just over 400 Sewage Treatment Works (STWs) across Somerset, Wiltshire, Bristol, Gloucestershire and Dorset. Combined, these STWs treat 480 million litres of sewage from 2.8 million customers every day. One of the STWs is Poole Sewage Treatment works which treats incoming sewage… Read more

Advanced Wet Well Lining & Concrete Repair Solution Provided by Flexcrete

Concrete Repair and Lining for Challenging Wet Well Project Background Wet wells are underground pits which store sewage. They require periodic maintenance and cleaning in order to avoid blockages, as concrete is highly susceptible to erosion from bacteria found in domestic sewage. Bacterial organisms oxidise gasses in the atmosphere and produce sulphuric acid which readily… Read more

Concrete Repairs & Decorative Protection for Europa House

Concrete Repairs & Coating of External Walls with Anti-Carbonation Protection. Background Tried and Tested Concrete Repair & Protection Solutions Flexcrete products are well proven on high rise buildings in the Portsmouth area, having been used on the iconic Spinnaker Tower which Europa House overlooks. Monomix – a high strength, shrinkage compensated, waterproof cementitious mortar –… Read more

Aesthetic, Protective Coating Provided for Fine Dining Restaurant

Repair and Coating of Facade and Gable Ends. Background Outstanding Weatherproofing Technology Flexcrete’s Monodex Smooth coating was specified for application to the façade of the building and the gable ends, due to its excellent track record of use on prestigious and heritage buildings all around the world. W J Structures Ltd initially cleaned and washed the… Read more

Complete Package of Products for Major Crossrail Station Upgrade

Crossrail Station Upgrade including lift shaft waterproofing, concrete repairs, coving and flooring works Background Complete Repair & Protection Package The Crossrail Station Upgrade project required a range of Flexcrete products which were specified for two separate contracts at Bond Street station. The first involved lift shaft waterproofing and Fastfill rapid setting repair mortar was initially… Read more

Concrete Repair & Protection for Historic Theatre

Victorian theatre benefits from concrete & masonry repairs, anti-carbonation coatings and liquid roof flashing details Background With origins dating back to the Victorian era, Lowestoft’s Marina Theatre plays host to major West End shows, concerts and several other music and dance productions from the Bolshoi Ballet, Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal Opera House and many others. It also… Read more

3 Results in News

The Effective Selection of Concrete Repair Materials

In the January edition of Site Recorder, Chris Lloyd and Graham James look at some of the structural defects facing today’s building inspectors and explain the importance of selecting the right repair and protection solution. When Clerks of Works or Construction Inspectors oversee construction projects, one of the primary concerns is ensuring that materials and workmanship are in accordance… Read more

Set in Stone

The latest edition of Builder and Engineer Magazine (July / August) features an informative article investigating the ongoing popularity of concrete as a construction material. Within this article, Flexcrete’s Chris Lloyd explains that even the most durable concrete built to the highest standards still needs repair and protection to help extend its design life. In particular, Chris highlights the… Read more

Marina Theatre Repaired and Rejuvenated

Rejuvenation The Marina was actually first a skating rink before it was converted into a theatre in 1878 and subsequently a cinema in 1930. In 2011, the building management was handed over to the newly formed charitable Marina Theatre Trust. The summer of 2012 saw a major refurbishment and renovation with capacity increased to 800… Read more

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