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199 Knightsbridge

199 KnightsBridge is a highly prestigious residential development in London. An extremely complex project comprising two blocks of apartments, a row of terraced houses, a large podium with a water feature, access levels and a series of private balconies with bespoke paving. The bespoke paving was made to measure for each individual balcony.

Aberdeen Airport

BriggsAmasco delivered a watertight multi-roof system for the first phase of a £20 million redevelopment of Aberdeen Airport. Appointed by contractors, Balfour Beatty, initial works involved the construction of a two-storey extension to the south of the existing terminal building. At ground level, the extension will accommodate facilities for international arrivals as well as domestic baggage reclaim. Plus two business lounges will be located on the upper level. BriggsAmasco supplied a full design and installation package for the airport project...

Aberdeen Airport

Faced with a failing roof, the main terminal at Aberdeen International Airport required a fast, high performance and long term solution. BriggsAmasco fitted the bill perfectly with the specification and application of a comprehensive Sarnafil roofing system. With the main roofs totaling 4000m2 to overlay, a Sarnafil roof management system – renowned for high quality, long term performance – proved ideal. To cause as little disruption as possible and with minimal impact to the busy airport’s operations, BriggsAmasco completed some of the works in the early hours when aircraft movements are at a minimum.

Aberdeen Airport

BriggsAmasco delivered a watertight multi-roof system for the first phase of a £20 million redevelopment of Aberdeen Airport. Appointed by contractors, Balfour Beatty, initial works involved the construction of a two-storey extension to the south of the existing terminal building. At ground level, the extension will accommodate facilities for international arrivals as well as domestic baggage reclaim. Plus two business lounges will be located on the upper level.

Anderson Building

This was an interesting waterproofing operation designed and installed by the contracting staff at the BriggsAmasco branch in Glasgow,which solved a ten-year old ingress problem to the roof terrace entrance to the Anderson Building over the lecture theatres below. After extensive exploration, new falls were established, waterproofing was by a hot melt system followed by insulation, topped by a wearing service of decorative paving slabs.

Ark Kings Academy

Ark Kings Academy in Kings Norton, Birmingham has undergone a stunning transformation, with its old facilities being demolished to make way for a smart, modern new building containing a three-court sports hall, a dance studio and a superb set of climate-controlled classrooms which maximise natural light. The new-build academy, part of the government-funded Midlands Priority Schools Building Programme, will cater for 800 pupils from nursery to Year 11...

Bamburgh Castle

An interesting project with intricate detail work called upon all the traditional skills of our team of expert asphalters working through the winter months. This historic castle, now a part museum and residence, stands above the rugged North Sea coast. Throughout the refurbishment the historic integrity of the buiding was maintained.

Bamburgh Clinic

The deck on this project consisted of a prefabricated ready insulated timber casette structure which was craned into position, a breather membrane was then fitted followed by the standing seam system. Finally an especially large capacity external gutter system was designed and fitted.

Battersea Power Station

Having been involved in the installation of green roofs, as well as providing training in the concept and applications of the systems, BriggsAmasco was well-placed to supply a smart, sustainable, waterproof roofing solution for the breath-taking redevelopment of the Battersea Power Station. Aesthetically-pleasing and environmentally-friendly, green roofs encourage a sense of health and well-being in a building’s occupants as well as adding a biodiverse layer to an otherwise grey, lifeless space. These properties proved ideal for the Battersea Power Station project – the epitome of a thoroughly-modern, residential and commercial complex.

Battersea Power Station

Briggs Amasco designed, supplied and installed a mastic asphalt roadway without hindrance to other on-site trades with a 40 mm Permapark asphalt application providing long term protection to the Permatec Waterproofing installed to the haul roads at the Battersea Project London. The Permatec waterproofing was required to be installed early to allow the installation of the energy centre below podium level, it was determined pre-contract that the waterproofing would not be able to withstand the high traffic loads that would transit the podium during construction, various protection methods were reviewed and Mastic Asphalt was the only product...

Beechwood Shopping Centre

As part of the redevelopment and transformation of the Beechwood Shopping Centre into a flagship, £30 million John Lewis department store, the adjoining eighties-built multi-storey car park required a complete refurbishment and upgrade. Working for main contractor Midas Construction, BriggsAmasco was selected to install a Flexiphalte asphalt waterproof system to the car park’s seven levels – 10,000m2 of surface in total – along with a new bonded 2,500m2 single ply roof over the department store. Hand-applied, Flexiphalte systems deliver superior watertight solutions in heavily-trafficked and conventional roof deck applications...

Bellfield School

The re-roofing of this school is part of a programme of roofing works where Briggs is working in partnership with Hull City Council on their Schools Modernisation Programme. This is an open book framework partnership of three to five years which has resulted in the delivery of school roofing projects on time and within target costs.

Beverley Primary School

BriggsAmasco acted as the principal contractor on the Beverley School refurbishment project and completed the works ahead of program with little disruption to the ‘live’ school due to being able to provide a sufficient directly employed accredited workforce. The works entailed the removal of the existing weatherproofing, Sarnavap 5000 self adhesive vapour control layer, tapered insulation to create falls and finally Sarnafil G410 – 12ELF Lead Grey single ply membrane.

Birmingham Gateway

At the £760 million Birmingham Gateway project, the 1960s New Street railway station is being transformed into a 21st century transport hub. Appointed by Network Rail in 2008, management contractor Mace turned to BriggsAmasco for the design, supply and installation of approximately 15,000m2 of waterproofing and roofing systems across the site. With all roofing works completed with the station in live operation – welcoming up to 140,000 passengers every day – BriggsAmasco used years of practical experience and technical expertise to complete the highest quality application with minimal disruption on-site and meeting strict health and safety regulations.

Blacon Crematorium

A distinctive feature of a new state-of-the-art £5 million crematorium in Chester is a stunning 1000m² geodesic roof which has been installed by a skilled team of craftsmen from UK’s leading waterproofing and roofing specialist BriggsAmasco. With a span of 25m x 45m, the impressive roof structure was designed by Jacobs Architecture for client Cheshire West and Chester Council using single ply to give the appearance of lead/zinc roof but offered the client a more economical and speedier installation on site as well as long term waterproofing integrity.

Brentwood School

When a series of roofs at Brentwood School began to fail, BriggsAmasco was appointed to deliver a clean, robust and long term solution. Utilising a highly-skilled team, the company installed a complete roofing and insulation system in just 12 weeks to bring the building up to the very latest waterproofing and performance standards.

Briggs Amasco smooth surface at King's Cross platform redevelopment

Briggs Amasco, is improving platforms and walkways at Kings Cross Station, as part of the station's wider redevelopment programme. Using a mastic asphalt system laid across concrete floor slabs, platforms 1 to 8 will each benefit from new surfaces, following removal of any existing asphalt. The new asphalt has been mixed with luminous sand which provides both an aesthetically pleasing finish whilst offering a good foot grip and finish. The Company continue to utilise mastic asphalt as one its key solutions, specifying this robust system at projects with a focus on roofs, car parks, walksways, bridges and transport platforms.

British Museum

BriggsAmasco, has installed a high performance green roof system at the British Museum’s stunning new £135 million World Conservation and Exhibitions Centre (WCEC). Designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) and construction managed by Mace, the new Centre is one of the largest redevelopment projects in the Museum’s 260 year history. The Centre provides a new public exhibitions gallery, state-of-the-art laboratories and studios, world class stores for the collection, as well as facilities to support an extensive UK and international loan programme.

Broadgate Development

At the new 5 Broadgate development in the heart of London’s Square Mile on the site of 4 and 6 Broadgate, BriggsAmasco has successfully installed a total of 8,000m² of waterproofing and roofing systems. Due to unforeseen issues during the frame erection the main roof plant area was moved from the summer months to January. BriggsAmasco had to provide a successful working arrangement that allowed them to complete the work with minimal disruption within the three month deadline during the coldest and wettest time of the year.

Caithness Hospital

At the refurbishment of Caithness General Hospital in the Scottish Highlands, leading roofing and waterproofing contractor BriggsAmasco utilised its product knowledge, industry expertise and team of specialist applicators to complete the high quality roofing project within a strict six week deadline. With patient, visitor and employee safety of utmost importance on-site, BriggsAmasco specified a multi-layer, hot air weldable Sarnafil membrane. This removed the need for hot works on the rooftop, so the application could be completed efficiently and with minimal disruption to the hospital.

Capitol Theatre

BriggsAmasco delivered a durable, watertight roofing system to help transform a historic city centre theatre into state-of-the art offices for 700 staff. The former Capitol Theatre is renowned as one of Aberdeen’s most beloved and strikingly-attractive buildings. A £30 million project carried out by developers Knight Property Group on behalf of Aberdeen City Council to restore the building’s glamorous, art deco frontage and convert the remainder of the site into 72,600ft2 office space took seven months to complete.

CARU Building Newcastle

A relatively small but complicated project which required a multi disciplined approach. We worked closely with clients design team to successfully integrate and co-ordinate the three different elements of work.

Castle Rock School

The client Leicestershire County Council has placed sustainability at the top of their agenda for it’s new school programme, hence the reason for selecting an EPDM system capable of being recycled. In addition to laying insulation to a thickness of 180 mm the rooflights were connected to a central computer system ensuring the most effective and environmentally friendly provision of ventillation.

Central St Giles

A large and prestigious development By Renzo Piano on the edge of the City of London, the scheme comprised of a mix of commercial space alongside a private and social residential development. The water proofing included a number of different roof levels with ballast, paving and green roof finishes and a large podium at ground level which is a public space.

Centre for Medicine

BriggsAmasco applied all their renowned skills and knowledge to help deliver the UK’s largest non-residential project built to the ultra-energy efficient Passivhaus standard. By providing a new Centre for Medicine at the University of Leicester with an insulated waterproofing system, green/brown roofs; BriggsAmasco have ensured students will have an all year-round thermal comfort which will reduce the university’s annual energy bills by 80% compared to the previous building. The Centre for Medicine is designed to bring together the University’s leading academics, researchers, clinicians and students. It will provide teaching rooms, offices, lecture theatres...

Centre for Medicine

BriggsAmasco applied all their renowned skills and knowledge to help deliver the UK’s largest non-residential project built to the ultra-energy efficient Passivhaus standard. By providing a new Centre for Medicine at the University of Leicester with an insulated waterproofing system, green and brown roofs; BriggsAmasco have ensured students will have an all year-round thermal comfort which will reduce the university’s annual energy bills by 80% compared to the previous building.

City Council Offices

A Hydrotech Specification with intensive green roofing and hard landscaping completed as part of the Edinburgh Council Head Quarters. 74 Key Performance Indicators (all of which were achieved) formed part of the contract with Morley Developments, contributing to a BREAAM rating of “Excellent”. Air leakage was 2.84m3/m2/hour against a building regulations norm of 10m3. The building design exceeded targets for both operational energy and carbon emissions. Clad in natural limestone and curtain walling on 14 elevations, it boasts 8 grassed roof terraces. Internally the building is serviced by 738 multi-service chilled betrench heating-ams and perimeter.

City Lofts

The specification was a three layer system laid over cut to falls insulation. The roofing part of the project was complex because the system was laid over a large number of different levels and had to be integrated with other elements of the build.

Clarence Pier

BriggsAmasco’s expert installation team completed a challenging roof refurbishment to ensure a popular seaside attraction was fully-weathertight in time for the summer holidays. The work was carried out at one of the largest amusement parks on the south coast: Clarence Pier in Southsea, Portsmouth. It involved installing a new, hot-melt inverted roof at the arcade – one of the park’s many family-friendly attractions – as the existing system had begun to leak due to wear and tear.

Cottingham High School

At Cottingham High School in the East Riding of Yorkshire, BriggsAmasco has utilised its skills and expertise to deliver a co-ordinated programme of works that ensured minimal disruption during the complex refurbishment of two large flat roof systems. Originally built in 1955, Cottingham High School has grown considerably over the last 60 years and now features a series of additional buildings cater for its 1,000 students. With two of the buildings – Block C & E – showing signs of failure, BriggsAmasco was appointed to carry out a complete roof refurbishment.

Derby Hospital

Continuing BriggsAmasco’s increasing Public Health portfolio here we see an inverted holt melt roof, insulation and ballast with slab walkways to the perimeters on the prestigous Derby City Hospital project carried out for Skanska. The Hot Melt area was approximately 7550m2. The project also included 5500m2 of Kalzip standing seam and 2000m2 of Sarnafil single ply roofing.

DHL

Used by global logistics specialist DHL and leading DIY retailer B&Q, a distribution warehouse in Runcorn Cheshire, was in need of updating. Owner Excel Europe turned to BriggsAmasco, who specified 56,000m² of the world-renowned Sarnafil single ply roofing system. As part of the £1.3 million contract for the roof measuring the same size as eight football pitches, BriggsAmasco utilised the flexibility and smooth and efficient installation process of Sarnafil’s S327-12EL membrane in Light Grey to create a lightweight, yet watertight, roof.

Dundee and Angus College

At Dundee and Angus College, a new 500m2 roofing system was required as part of the refurbishment of an existing sports hall roof. With an eight-week shutdown period, BriggsAmasco specified the Mach One insulated system due to its excellent thermal properties and ability to meet the tight deadline. The company supplied and installed the complete overlay solution comprising Mach One insulated system, new access ladder, and permanent edge protection. Comprising a polyester glass-fibre composite reinforcement with exceptional mechanical strength and stability, the Mach One single layer roofing system can be mechanically fastened, ballasted or bonded with polyurethane adhesive.

Edinburgh Airport

BriggsAmasco, the UK’s leading national commercial roofing company, was chosen for the supply, design and installation of replacement roof works to the West Wing of Edinburgh Airport. In conjunction with the project’s main contractor, Balfour Beatty, BriggsAmasco’s in-house team selected a proven waterproof system for several roofs of differing shape, size and covering over a 3,500m2 area. The team’s attention to detail in providing a suitable design solution for an installation of such complexity was key to BriggsAmasco’s specification for the project.

Elements Square Shopping Centre

BriggsAmasco undertook 30,000m2 of roofing works at the £130m Elements Square shopping centre in Livingston, Scotland. The 375,000 sq ft centre adjoins the existing Almondvale Shopping Centre to create almost 1million sq ft of retail space which will now be known as The Centre. More than 7,000 workers spent an incredible 1.5 million hours on the site delivering the contemporary new shopping centre.

Farnham Road Hospital

At the £30 million redevelopment of Farnham Road Hospital in Guildford, Surrey, BriggsAmasco has installed a complex waterproofing system that will provide outstanding weather tightness for a new extension set to house four wards and 60 ensuite bedrooms. Originally built as the Royal Surrey County Hospital, with advice from Florence Nightingale, Farnham Road Hospital first opened in 1866. The site’s redevelopment by main contractor Laing O’Rourke includes retention of a Grade II-listed main building and the creation of a new extension.

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