Case Studies - Education Sector

Case Studies - Education Sector

BMI Icopal is a world leader in the design and development of innovative waterproofing and building protection products, used from the roof right down to the basement and in buildings of every shape and size. Continuing a history of over 160 years, BMI Icopal now offers the UK's most complete range of construction membranes and roofing products.

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  • Built-up Flat Roofing

    Holcombe Brook Primary School

    ICS1059-Holcombe-Brook-School-Bury_110x80The school’s roof was very old and showing serious signs of ageing, with blocked internal outlets causing severe ponding water on the roof and splits in the covering causing several leaks. Several edge details had disintegrated and were showing exposed rotting timbers beneath the decks which were deteriorating due to exposure. All in all the roof was in an incredibly poor state...

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    Huddersfield New College

    ICS1060-Huddersfield-New-College-W-Yorkshire_110x80Icopal's Proflex flat roofing system proved to be the ideal solution for Huddersfield New College

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    St Martin's Special School - Gibraltar

    ICS1057-St-Martins-Special-School-Gibraltar_110x80Icopal Noxite Eco-activ capsheet and Total Torch System proved to be the ideal solution for St Martin's Special School... 

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    Moorlands Junior School, Sale

    ICS1039-Moorlands-Junior-School-Sale_110x80Moorlands Junior School in Sale were having a new extension added to the existing building, but several problems with water penetrating the existing roof which was causing constant internal damage...

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    Morden Mount Primary School, Greenwich

    ICS1051-Morden-Mount-Primary-School-Greenwich_110x80The school had experienced many leaks over the years but six roofs continually caused disruption to the school. At the request of the school and Greenwich Borough council, Capital Roofing was asked to carry out a full survey of the roofs in question...

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    Cathcart Street Primary School, Wirral

    Cathcart-Street-150Cathcart Street Primary School had severe problems with water ingress which was causing major damage and disruption to the school, including damage to computers. During bad weather some classrooms had to close due to the amount of water entering the...

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    Howard and Rainham Schools

    Howard-Schools-150The Howard School, a Specialist Sports College and boys’ school with 1,500 pupils, shares the same site and sports facilities as the Rainham School for Girls, a separate institution and technology college, also with 1,500 pupils. ...

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    Blackheath High School

    ICS1027-Blackheath-High-School-London_110x80The dance studio at Blackheath High School in south-east London, which was opened by Princess Alexandra in 1965 as a chapel for the Church Army, was being stripped of its metal roof coverings by thieves unaware its scrap value was negligible...

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  • Green Roofing

    Canon Burrows Primary School, Tameside

    Canon-burrows-150Canon Burrows Church of England Primary School, in Ashton-under-Lyne, has a strong focus on sustainability and on reducing its carbon footprint, and was the first primary school in the UK to win the coveted ECO Green Flag award. During a major rebuilding...

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    Nant Gwrtheyrn Welsh Language Centre

    Welsh-Language-Centre-150The Nant Gwrtheyrn Welsh Language Centre is located on the north coast of the Lleyn Peninsula in North Wales, on the site of a former quarrying village. After the nearby quarries closed in 1939, many local buildings fell into disrepair but in 1978 a group...

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    Horbury School

    Horbury-School-150Designed by NPS North East property consultants, and built by Miller Construction, Horbury School is a steel-frame building with metal stud and plasterboard internal walls, and with heavyweight concrete roofs and floors to help reduce overheating. The...

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  • Single Ply Roofing

    St. Conleth's National School, Co. Kildare

    ICS1090-St-Conleths-National-School-Co-Kildare-150x1091800m² new single storey extension to St. Conleth's National School installed by Goodey Roofing Ltd...

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    Cottingham Academy

    ICS1062-Cottingham-Academy-Humberside_110x80The existing waterproofing system to the roof area above the dining room and kitchen at Cottingham Academy had reached the end of its useful life suffering from internal water leaks, excessive ponding, moss growth and general wear and tear. Following comprehensive analysis of the existing flat roofs, the specification called for the complete removal of the waterproofing system down to the deck, and the installation of a new Icopal single ply warm roof system...

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    Wilberfoss C. of E. Primary School

    ICS1091-Wilberfoss-CofE-Primary-School-East-Yorkshire-150x109650m² roof renovation installed by Tucker & Tunstall Ltd, Leeds.

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    Abraham Moss Centre

    ICS1061-Abraham-Moss-Centre-Manchester_110x80Situated in the Crumpsall area of north Manchester, the centre is a multi-use facility providing accommodation for Abraham Moss High School, a district library, a city learning centre, a leisure centre, a theatre, City College Manchester, and a variety of other groups and agencies. The renovation project had to take place without interruption to the internal functions and services of the centre...

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    Rainford High Technology College, Merseyside

    ICS1040-Rainford-High-Technology-College-Merseyside_110x80Rainford High Technology College in Merseyside was undergoing a major refurbishment project involving the demolition, refurbishment and construction of new purpose built teaching environments...

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    Lauder Primary School, Berwickshire

    ICS1038-Lauder-Primary-School-Berwickshire_110x80Completed in December 2009, the pupils and staff of Lauder Primary School moved in to their new, purpose built facility, catering for children aged from 3 through to 12 years. From an early stage the roof system to the whole school suffered from water damage...

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    Engineering Block, University of Leeds

    ICS1044-Engineering-Building-University-of-Leeds_110x80The single storey flat roof to the Civil Engineering Department (adjacent to Woodhouse Lane) was in need of repair and an upgrade. The roof incorporated several original concrete barrel vaults with small glazing bricks cast within its structure which provided very little thermal performance and which were a source of water ingress into the rooms below...

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  • Liquid Applied Waterproofing

    Icopal Parabit Solo Specification Helps Kier Complete Garnock Academy On Schedule

    ICS1075-Garnock-Community-Campus-Ayrshire-150x109The construction of a new education campus on a green-field site in North Ayrshire has brought together two existing schools, with the project having been completed to program despite challenging weather conditions for much of the time: thanks in part to the specification of an Icopal roofing system under a supply chain partnership agreement with main contractor Kier Construction..

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    MMU Birley Fields Campus, Hulme

    ICS1095-MMU-Birley-Campus-Manchester-150x1092000m² roof refurbishment of Manchester Metropolitan University campus building installed by MAC Roofing & Contracting Ltd using Icopal's Parabit SOLO hot melt waterproofing system...

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  • Decra Lightweight Roof Tiling System

    Decra Teaches Lessons In Pitched Roof Conversion

    mosspits-school-previewDecra Roof Systems has recently supplied its lightweight steel roof tiles for use on the flat to pitched roof conversion on Mosspits Primary School in Liverpool. The Decra® system was selected for its aesthetics, design flexibility and lightweight benefits. Available in a variety...

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  • Acoustic Systems

    Notre Dame High School, Greenock

    ICS1048-Notre-Dame-High-School-Greenock_110x80The scheme delivered an 850-capacity replacement building for Notre Dame High School, Greenock on the existing Notre Dame site, with a language and communication base incorporated. The project formed part of the Inverclyde Council’s multi-million pound schools PPP contract...

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    Clydeview Academy, Gourock

    ICS1047-Clydeview-Academy-Bayhill-Gourock_110x80The new Clydeview Academy was built on the former St Columba High School site in the Bayhill area. It comprised a new build extension and refurbishment of the existing building, both of which comprised new teaching classrooms and sports facilities, all of which were required to meet specific sound insulation performance levels...

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    Horbury School

    Horbury-School-150Designed by NPS North East property consultants, and built by Miller Construction, Horbury School is a steel-frame building with metal stud and plasterboard internal walls, and with heavyweight concrete roofs and floors to help reduce overheating. The...

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  • Protection Sheeting & Scaffold Sheeting

    Developed in consultation with major contractors, the Icopal Monarflex scaffold sheeting, containment netting and temporary roof covering range will help ensure that site work continues in virtually all weather conditions, protecting personnel from rain, snow and wind chill.

    Monarflex scaffold sheeting has been proven in use across the UK by some of the most respected names in construction and property development.

    To view or download our case studies click on the links below, or for further information on Icopal Monarflex products, visit www.monarflex.co.uk

    Marlborough College Renovation

    ICS1101-Marlborough-College-Wiltshire-150x109Marlborough College’s £1.2 m North Block refurbishment project was a challenging operation that involved the reroofing of an entire Grade II listed block that houses the English department. Due to its strong, reinforced structure Icopal’s Monarflex® Kederflex HFFR temporary roof and façade covering system was installed...

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