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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 [...]

9 07, 2021

Fire-Safe Roofing Systems

2021-07-22T19:09:13+01:00July 9th, 2021|0 Comments

No matter what project we are involved with, safety on site is always a top priority for TCRC. For example, on flat roof projects where our operatives are using gas torches to install built-up felt roofing systems, we minimise risk by adhering to the principals of the NFRC’s Safe2Torch campaign. This includes identifying any potential fire risks at the survey stage and designing in torch-free waterproofing solutions as and where required. For assistance with [...]

2 07, 2021

Refurbishing School & College Roofs

2021-07-22T19:08:46+01:00July 2nd, 2021|0 Comments

Fantastic to be starting a number of school and university projects in the coming weeks – a mixture of CIF-funded work and multi-academy trust projects. On these education sector schemes we will have the opportunity to demonstrate TCRC’s multi-disciplined skillset, installing a variety of systems including BUFR, liquid roofing, pitched roof slating and tiling along with rooflight replacements. We are looking forward to getting started and working with our supply chain to deliver these [...]

25 06, 2021

Feature Project – St. Mark’s School, Bath

2021-07-22T19:08:25+01:00June 25th, 2021|0 Comments

Our latest project of the month is St Mark’s Secondary School in Bath. This 2,000m2 project was carried out by TCRC’s Special Projects Division, and involved a comprehensive surfacing, kerbing and line marking solution. The works initially involved preparing and overlaying the entrance area from the road to the reception using AC dense 10mm wearing course. The slabbed footpaths were then removed and rebuilt before being overlayed with AC dense 6mm wearing course. The [...]

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