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18 11, 2021

Howecroft Court Residential Project

2021-11-18T11:29:39+00:00November 18th, 2021|0 Comments

Howecroft Court is a residential building in Bristol on which TCRC were chosen to install over 800m2 of Garland's Stressply Flex built-up felt roofing system. Specialist removal and replacement of asbestos soil vents was also required along with the installation of new lightning conductors and access hatch. In addition, the insulation was upgraded to 120mm, enabling the residents to benefit from reduced heating bills. Howecroft Court is just one of many fantastic projects that TCRC [...]

12 11, 2021

El Alamein – A Project to be Proud of

2021-11-12T14:56:43+00:00November 12th, 2021|0 Comments

At this time of year, we are proud to reflect on the El Alamein War Memorial project in Egypt that was completed by the TCRC team back in 2020. Unveiled in 1954 by Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, the El Alamein cemetery contains more than 7,200 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, of which more than 800 are unidentified. On this exceptional project TCRC were selected to install a range of roofing and waterproofing products, [...]

10 10, 2021

RUH Hospital Bath

2021-11-12T14:57:35+00:00October 10th, 2021|0 Comments

When a number of key buildings on Bath’s Grade II listed RUH Hospital needed an essential waterproofing upgrade, TCRC were appointed to install a high performance solution. The works primarily involved overlaying the existing asphalt roof and, for logistical and practical reasons, a two-layer bituminous roofing system from BMI Icopal was chosen as the most convenient and effective solution. Initially 130mm of PIR insulation was glued to the asphalt substrate to provide enhanced thermal properties. [...]

30 09, 2021

Feature Project: Pinesgate Commercial Offices

2021-11-10T18:51:21+00:00September 30th, 2021|0 Comments

Our project of the month for September is the fantastic Pinesgate commercial development in Bath. Each of the two large roofs measured approximately 1,400m2 and TCRC were appointed to provide a complete strip-up and refurbishment solution. The new system incorporated Bauder Flat Roofs' Sprint Duo VCL, 120mm foil-faced insulation and a layer of Bauder’s Thermofol fleece-backed PVC waterproofing membrane. In addition to the main roofing areas, TCRC installed a range of system accessories including new [...]

27 08, 2021

Feature Project: Clifftops Lodges

2021-11-10T17:43:02+00:00August 27th, 2021|0 Comments

Our project of the month for August is the stunning Clifftops Lodges in Portland, Dorset. On this logistically challenging project, TCRC provided a complete waterproofing system including green roof finishes. The high-level roof featured a large entertainment terrace and here an inverted roof construction was specified incorporating Radmat Building Products Ltd’s PermaQuik hot melt waterproofing system. Attention to detail was essential as several glass balustrade posts also needed to be carefully waterproofed. On the low-level [...]

13 08, 2021

How Long Will a Roofing System Last?

2021-11-10T17:39:52+00:00August 13th, 2021|0 Comments

At TCRC we are often asked how long a new roofing system will last. The answer obviously depends on a number of factors, but a quality roofing system which has been designed and installed in accordance with manufacturer recommendations can be expected to last up to 30 years or more. Selecting a roofing contractor with the suitable skills and know-how is critical to the success of any roofing system. TCRC has decades of experience in [...]

30 07, 2021

Feature Project: Henbury Court Primary Academy

2021-07-30T10:53:49+01:00July 30th, 2021|0 Comments

Our feature project for July is Henbury Court Primary, an academy school based in Henbury near Bristol. On this 3,200m2 project we worked with surveyors Kendall Kingscott Ltd and manufacturers Garland UK to upgrade the school’s roofs with a new high performance warm roof waterproofing system, including new tapered thermal insulation to raise the U-Value to 0.18. During the initial roof survey, all areas of potential fire risk were identified and highlighted to the [...]

23 07, 2021

Working with the Leading Manufacturers

2021-07-30T10:49:59+01:00July 23rd, 2021|0 Comments

At TCRC we have the expertise to install a diverse range of roofing systems and are proud to work with some of the most respected brands in the industry. On each and every waterproofing project, we carefully select the most appropriate roofing system based on a number of critical factors. This includes client preference, ongoing usage, anticipated life span and the findings from any analysis or surveys that have been carried out. For more [...]

16 07, 2021

Roofing Expertise You Can Trust

2021-07-30T10:47:43+01:00July 16th, 2021|0 Comments

When clients need a roof refurbishment solution, the range of options available can be confusing and overwhelming. Does the whole roof need replacing and which waterproofing system is right for the requirements of their particular building? At TCRC we have decades of experience in surveying and assessing roofs and guiding clients towards the most appropriate cost-effective, long-term solution. We aim to take away the hassle whilst also helping clients to achieve their budgetary and [...]

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