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Wythenshawe Hospital - IKO Ultra Prevent and IKO Polimar EC/UV

Wythenshawe Hospital - IKO Ultra Prevent and IKO Polimar EC/UV

IKO PLC

Wythenshawe Hospital is a major acute teaching hospital in South Manchester and is part of the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust. As part of a major refurbishment IKO PLC was invited to provide specifications and technical support for the renovation of the 13,000m2 roof. Following the systematic thermal imaging carried out by IKO certain areas were stripped back and made good so approved contractors could install the high performance waterproofing. IKO recommended its IKO Ultra Prevent overlay system - IKO Ultra Prevent and IKO Polimar EC/UV Liquid Solution.
IKO Permascreed Case Studies

IKO Permascreed Case Studies

IKO PLC

A collection of IKO Permascreed case Studies
Westminster Cathedral (Carbon Neutral) - IKO Permaphalt

Westminster Cathedral (Carbon Neutral) - IKO Permaphalt

IKO PLC

In 2014 discussions took place between IKO and Architect for the property, over the possibility of renewing the mastic asphalt roof coverings with an IKO Permaphalt Polymer Modified Mastic Asphalt System. During 2015 this process took place with the work being undertaken by Knight Asphalte, one of IKO’s Approved Contractors. During the works some 35 tonne of IKO Permaphalt was installed and due to IKO’s commitment of supplying Carbon Neutral Mastic Asphalt we are able to calculate the impact this has on the population.
Portslade Academy - IKO Ultra Prevent

Portslade Academy - IKO Ultra Prevent

IKO PLC

Portslade Aldridge Community Academy is based in the heart of Portslade, Brighton. The secondary school and Sixth Form specialises in Sports, Science, Media and Entrepreneurship. There has been significant development of the site over recent years and includes a new community library and a Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Centre. Due to the nature of the site, a hybrid system was preferred by the client in order to reduce the use of hot works and for its excellent waterproofing performance. This is why the IKO Ultra prevent (Hybrid) system was chosen for the project.
The University of Edinburgh - IKO Polimar EC/UV

The University of Edinburgh - IKO Polimar EC/UV

IKO PLC

The University of Edinburgh required a first class waterproofing system, offering a prompt and trouble free installation for a flat roof requiring refurbishment. The comprehensive range of products IKO could offer consolidated into a single point guarantee was also a benefit.
IKO Polimar CRS used for Trimpley Water Treatment

IKO Polimar CRS used for Trimpley Water Treatment

IKO PLC

The IKO Cladding Refurbishment System (CRS) was chosen, extending the life expectancy of the roofs with a 10 year guarantee from IKO PLC. The existing coating was de-bonding from the plastisol sheets with bare metal showing in places, signs of water damage prior to rusting. Sections of ridge flashings had worked their way loose and were missing from several locations on three of the roofs
Combining a Range of IKO Roofing Waterproofing Systems to Refurbish a School Roof

Combining a Range of IKO Roofing Waterproofing Systems to Refurbish a School Roof

IKO PLC

The existing waterproofing had failed due to a previous poor installation, the result of which saturated the insulation below the exterior roofing. New high performance solutions were specified that included a range of IKO roofing waterproofing systems to protect both the flat and pitched roofing areas of the building. IKOslate, a robust and durable tile was specified for the pitched roof due to vandalism and the fragility of the current system, whereas a tapered scheme was required for the flat roofing - IKO Ultra Prevent alongside a cold applied liquid solution (IKO Polimar) for the more intricate details.
180 Tonnes of IKO Permaphalt used in the Regeneration of Folkestone Seafront

180 Tonnes of IKO Permaphalt used in the Regeneration of Folkestone Seafront

IKO PLC

The harbour arm was built in 1897 for the South Eastern Railway Company to connect trains with ships, originally for tourism but absolutely invaluable in the Great War, when men, horses and supplies left from here. Needing refurbishment as part of the overall major regeneration of Folkestone, the harbour arm’s mastic asphalt covering to the upper and lower levels was completely replaced over a period of three years in a series of packages for the Folkestone Harbour Company and their contractors using IKO Permaphalt and Recreational Duty Grade Mastic Asphalt.
New Rehabilitation Unit Receives 30 Year Guaranteed IKO UPXL Roofing System

New Rehabilitation Unit Receives 30 Year Guaranteed IKO UPXL Roofing System

IKO PLC

Designed to offer the best waterproofing performance, IKO UPXL offers a superior roofing solution and comes with a 30 year full system guarantee. Clients specifying IKO UPXL systems also benefit from IKO’s technical knowledge amd service plus dedicated specification support. In addition, IKO UPXL is only ever installed by members of ACCESSIKO, our premier group of the most trusted and experienced Contractors. ACCESSIKO Contractors have been specially selected for their standards of workmanship and professional integrity, ensuring the highest quality installation on every project.
Manhole Reinstatement - IKO Pacopatch, Market Harborough

Manhole Reinstatement - IKO Pacopatch, Market Harborough

IKO PLC

A failed manhole near a residential area in Market Harborough needed to be reinstated. Leicestershire County Council required a long-lasting road ironwork reinstatement solution that could be installed right first time.
Exeter Grade II Listed Building Recieves New Fully Built-Up IKO UPXL System

Exeter Grade II Listed Building Recieves New Fully Built-Up IKO UPXL System

IKO PLC

IKO provided a new fully built-up IKO Ultra Prevent System including an IKO enertherm ALU Tapered Insulation Scheme. This not only enhanced the falls to drain rainwater more effectively but also upgraded the thermal value of the roof which will save the Pre-School money on their heating bills. IKO designed a bespoke solution, in keeping with the building’s grade II listed status which also assisted with achieving the u-value upgrade required for current building regulations. The client was highly satisfied with an IKO 25 year single point warranty.
Using the IKO UPXL System, Providing a Lengthy 30 Year Single Point Guarantee

Using the IKO UPXL System, Providing a Lengthy 30 Year Single Point Guarantee

IKO PLC

Southampton County Council required a waterproof roofing system that would provide a long term solution and deliver value for money for a new housing development. The decision to use the IKO UPXL system offered a lengthy 30 year single point guarantee which (in addition to providing quality and value) was paramount to the project.
IKO Permatrack Bridge Surfacing Saves Tower Bridge

IKO Permatrack Bridge Surfacing Saves Tower Bridge

IKO PLC

The bridge was closed in September 2016 for three months while necessary repairs were made to the lifting sections, walkways and approaches.
IKO Permaphalt - Act of Faith

IKO Permaphalt - Act of Faith

SIG Design & Technology

When Westminster Cathedral’s roof was first asphalted back in 1903, it would have utilised naturally occurring asphalt deposits dug up from an overseas lake. These days, things are done a little differently. Instead, IKO’s Permaphalt – a polymer modified mastic asphalt – was specified for the extensive reroofing of the Cathedral by Architect, Michael Drury from St Ann’s Gate Architects. “Asphalt had worked well for the Cathedral in the past and there was no reason why it shouldn’t again,” he said, adding the new roofing’s 25 year guarantee clinched the decision for a like-for-like replacement.
IKO Spectraplan - Plummerswood

IKO Spectraplan - Plummerswood

SIG Design & Technology

stunning new ‘brown roof’ is the crowning glory for a private dwelling overlooking the River Tweed. The project has been designed to last 100 years and takes into account the requirements of future generations of the family. The house is the first to be constructed in the UK with zero heating requirements using the mass timber Brettstapel technique. Passive technologies such as orientation for daylight and solar gain, super insulation and air-tightness levels have been utilised in order to achieve the internationally recognised Passivhaus standard.
IKO Spectraplan - Sandbanks Court, Poole

IKO Spectraplan - Sandbanks Court, Poole

SIG Design & Technology

Sandbanks Court apartments are situated within the expensive up-market area of the Dorset coastal peninsular and enjoy spectacular panoramic views across the sea. A green roof system was selected for this project as the client required a roof that would complement and accommodate the step in levels to follow timber decking lines to the 55m² roof terrace areas. IKO Single Ply’s Spectraplan SM120 light grey single ply waterproofing system was overlaid to the existing roof and newly built sun rooms, ready to receive a green roof system.
IKO Armourplan the natural choice at Bournemouth Oceanarium

IKO Armourplan the natural choice at Bournemouth Oceanarium

SIG Design & Technology

IKO Polymeric, SIG Design & Technology, and Excel Roofing Services have collaborated to design, supply and install 250m2 of single ply roofing for the new kiosk, glass covered beach walkways and stores which houses the latest Oceanarium residents, ten Humboldt Penguins.
IKO Armourplan PVC - Iconic Bristol landmark takes shape

IKO Armourplan PVC - Iconic Bristol landmark takes shape

SIG Design & Technology

Modern materials were employed in the quest to recreate part of Bristol’s heritage. SIG Design & Technology supplied IKO’s Armourplan PSG single ply membrane because it fitted the bill perfectly as the roof covering was ideal for replicating the original seamed lead roof.
IKO Spectraplan - Jack Jones House

IKO Spectraplan - Jack Jones House

SIG Design & Technology

Spectraplan has provided an innovative roofing solution for a major refurbishment to the newly named, Jack Jones House in Liverpool. Designed and built in the 1970’s, Jack Jones House (formerly Transport House) has been totally refurbished and renamed for Unite, the trade union. Jack Jones was the former leader of the TGWU, the Transport and General Workers’ Union.
IKO Armourplan - Building schools for the future

IKO Armourplan - Building schools for the future

SIG Design & Technology

SIG plc has worked closely with Wates Group for a number of years, supporting the main contractor on major construction projects up and down the country. The relationship between the two companies is one that goes beyond what would normally be expected, with Wates relying on SIG for more than just the supply of key construction products. Wates rather draws on the expertise and technical knowledge of the teams at SIG to identify innovative solutions which deliver cost-savings and performance improvements wherever possible.
IKO Spectraplan - Waitrose Roof refurbishment treads lightly on environment

IKO Spectraplan - Waitrose Roof refurbishment treads lightly on environment

SIG Design & Technology

The roof to a Waitrose distribution centre has been completely refurbished in a single ply membrane system chosen for its sustainable credentials and no disruption to the retailer’s 24/7 operations at Aylesford near Maidstone, Kent. Supplied by SIG Design and Technology, 10,200m2 of IKO’s Spectraplan single ply membrane was specified for its ability to contribute to a BREEAM Very Good rating for the project which is in line with Waitrose’s mission to ‘tread lightly on the environment’.
IKO Armourplan - collaboration completes roof to £185m project in four months

IKO Armourplan - collaboration completes roof to £185m project in four months

SIG Design & Technology

In less than four months, SIG Design & Technology, IKO Polymeric and FK Group have completed a 48,000m2 roofing project for one of the biggest online grocery centres in the world. An incredibly tight programme minimised material waste and time on site, thanks to a number of innovations developed specifically for the project by the three businesses working collaboratively.
IKO PermaTEC hot melt - roofing at a groundscaping scale at 5 Broadgate

IKO PermaTEC hot melt - roofing at a groundscaping scale at 5 Broadgate

SIG Design & Technology

When Make Architects needed a waterproofing solution for their latest project in the City of London they turned to IKO PermaTEC hot melt. Waterproofing such an expansive and complex roof has its particular challenges and required robust and reliable detailing. The choice of waterproofing was to perform for a minimum of 30 years, be cost effective and also contribute towards the building’s design stage BREEAM Excellent rating.
IKO PermaTEC Hot Melt - seven schools share robust roofing systems

IKO PermaTEC Hot Melt - seven schools share robust roofing systems

SIG Design & Technology

SIG Design & Technology and SIG Insulation are working with the Interserve Kajima consortium on a batch of seven secondary school projects to deliver a value-engineered, robust roofing solution. At Stopsley High School there are two roofs installed by Briggs Amasco in an approximate 16 week programme. The largest roof measures some 2500m2 and the inverted roof build up selected and supplied by SIG comprises IKO’s PermaTEC hot melt waterproofing system.
IKO Armourplan - Reducing costs and risk on school roofing project

IKO Armourplan - Reducing costs and risk on school roofing project

SIG Design & Technology

As competition for schools construction projects remains high and costs are driven down, the need to meet standards of robustness, energy efficiency and acoustic performance become more challenging. At a school for girls, four roofs totalling over 2000m2 required two different finishes, three different build- ups and, crucially, one single Labour and Materials Warrantee to cover all four under our PI Insurance.
New Urban Development Roof Benefits From 1 Hour Curing Screed

New Urban Development Roof Benefits From 1 Hour Curing Screed

IKO PLC

Whilst considering various options, IKO provided Bellway Homes with information on their asphalt based IKO Permascreed system, which was compatible with the IKO Permatec solution to follow. The application of IKO Permascreed not only ensures fast track application, but also provides a temporary waterproofing layer prior to installation of the IKO Permatec top layer. Once cured the IKO Permascreed layer was robust enough to accept the type of traffic and concentrated loads associated with the installation of a flat roof waterproofing system.
Carbon Neutral Project - Civic Centre Southampton

Carbon Neutral Project - Civic Centre Southampton

IKO PLC

In 2014 discussions took place between IKO and Surveyors for the property, over the possibility of renewing the mastic asphalt roof coverings with an IKO Permaphalt Polymer Modified Mastic Asphalt System. During 2015 this process took place with the work being undertaken by Survey Roofing, one of IKO’s Approved Contractors. During the works some 50 tonne of IKO Permaphalt was installed and due to IKO’s commitment of supplying Carbon Neutral Mastic Asphalt we are able to calculate the impact this has on the population.
New-Build Retirement Block Receives the Benefits of both a Hot Melt, Bituminous and Cold Applied Liquid Roofing Systems

New-Build Retirement Block Receives the Benefits of both a Hot Melt, Bituminous and Cold Applied Liquid Roofing Systems

IKO PLC

IKO Permatec Hot Melt was used in the gutters and balconies where a bison slab was used for the deck. On the main roof area was a timber deck and the preferred system for this was a built-up bituminous membrane system. IKO Challenger 180 nailed layer, IKO Systems Torch-on Underlay and IKO Superflex Cap Sheet were installed. Difficult details were overcome by using IKO Polimar EC/UV cold liquid applied system, then a scattering of mineral was applied whilst still wet to provide a matching finish to the bituminous membrane.
IKO Armourplan - Flat roof on a new modernist house in West Sussex

IKO Armourplan - Flat roof on a new modernist house in West Sussex

SIG Design & Technology

Features in 2015 on Grand Designs was an enormous modern house inspired by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s German Pavilion in Barcelona. This house adds to this oeuvre on a massive scale, reflecting the footprint in two connected pavilion buildings spanning 60 metres, with a swimming pool in place of the reflective pool. With single storey modernist buildings of this type the largest surface is the one that is not seen – the flat roof. In the case of Pavello the roof is a full 600m2 of Armourplan P with a bespoke fabricated edge detail.
Kings Hill Primary School is an early 19th Century building. The old roof slates were flaking due to frost damage with many slipped / lost slates needing replacing.

Kings Hill Primary School is an early 19th Century building. The old roof slates were flaking due to frost damage with many slipped / lost slates needing replacing.

IKO PLC

IKOslate was chosen by the client (Walsall MBC) as a low weight, cost effective alternative. The products CO2 credentials were also a key factor. During the installation IKO Rubershield Pro and IKO Armourvent were also installed to provide cross flow ventilation, and IKO’s lead substitute IKOflash was installed in the valleys and for flashing the chimneys. The steep pitch of the roof provided the contractor with a challenge particularly with the cold damp Autumn mornings.
Waterproofing City Centre Luxury Living Accommodation With A Seamless Hot Melt System

Waterproofing City Centre Luxury Living Accommodation With A Seamless Hot Melt System

IKO PLC

It was essential whilst specifying materials for the terraces that Kinetic chose a waterproofing system that would provide peace of mind. Through close liaison with our dedicated technical team, IKO Permanite fully bonded IKO Permatec Hot Melt Monolithic System was chosen. IKO Permatec is a specially formulated combination of refined bitumen, synthetic rubbers, fillers and other additives which improve flexibility and fatigue endurance. IKO Permatec is hot-applied in conjunction with carefully selected reinforcement and detailing fabrics and protection layers and is ideal for inverted or paved roofing areas.
Flame-Free Roofing System Supplied Due to Sensitive Contents

Flame-Free Roofing System Supplied Due to Sensitive Contents

IKO PLC

No timber was allowed as part of the new refurb to conform to FM Global (Airbus Insurers) regarding system fire rating. IKO recommended an overlay on the existing deck, which complied with all the latest British Standards and Regulations. IKO Mach One System was chosen as it provided a flame-free System. Where detailing was difficult IKO Polimar EC/UV System was used. The roof refurbishment also included the installation of smoke vents, associated smoke control panels and accessories.
Liquid and Bituminous Multi-System Project - Airbus, Stevenage

Liquid and Bituminous Multi-System Project - Airbus, Stevenage

IKO PLC

22,000m2 Flame-Free System Used in Sensitive Industrial Refurbishment Improvement was necessary to improve roof and gutter surface water clearance. IKO recommended an overlay on the existing deck, which complied with all the latest British Standards and Regulations. IKO Mach One System was chosen as it provided a flame-free System. Where detailing was difficult IKO Polimar EC/UV System was used. The roof refurbishment also included the installation of smoke vents, associated smoke control panels and accessories.
Essential Roofing Works Carried Out For Sewage Treatment Works

Essential Roofing Works Carried Out For Sewage Treatment Works

IKO PLC

Severn Trent’s Finham Sewage Treatment Works on the outskirts of Coventry required improvement to it’s buildings, to extend the life expectancy and minimise future maintenance. IKO UPXL was chosen for its unrivalled life expectancy and the 30 year insurance backed guarantee from IKO PLC. Within the works fragile rooflights were replaced with IKO Superlites which have a non-fragile classification as tested by the B.R.E. (British Research Establishment).
Liquid Waterproofing to Save an Underground Car Park

Liquid Waterproofing to Save an Underground Car Park

IKO PLC

6,000m2 Enhanced Pedestrian Spaces and Car Park Waterproofing Solution Broadway Plaza is a multi-use facility based in Birmingham City centre; in use 24 hours a day, it houses an array of eateries, leisure and accommodation venues. Water ingress had caused fire retardant paint to peel from the metal structure. IKO Permascreed was introduced to reduce the risk of gassing from the saturated screed. IKO Polimar Fillers and Levelling Mortar were installed to take deflections from the surface. IKO Polimar FCS Walkway System was then applied. Escalators were removed and staircases installed with an IKO Polimar FCS finish.
School Receives New Single Layered Roofing System

School Receives New Single Layered Roofing System

IKO PLC

The roof on Bede Primary School and Community Centre in Gateshead was in great need of repair. Installing roofing contractors Hodgson and Allon liaised with IKO to refine the specification to meet the client’s requirements. This included a full strip and re-cover with a flame free system to carry a 20 year guarantee. IKO chose an IKO Mach One single layer bituminous system incorporating a site specific cut-to-fall system. This project was a complex roof replacement system with multi-trades required for specialist operations.

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