Mastic asphalt roofing is one of the few construction professions still highly regarded as a ‘craft trade’. Mastic asphalt has stood the test of time with some applications providing effective waterproofing for some 100 years or so, but effective installation is critical to ensure longevity and performance. There are many time-served mastic asphalt roofing applicators [...]
St Paul’s Cathedral, with its world famous dome, is an iconic feature of the London skyline. The largest Cathedral in England, it is the masterpiece of Britain's most famous architect Sir Christopher Wren. It was recently selected as the venue of a prestigious lunch hosted by the Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) for architects, specifiers and [...]
With origins dating back to 1544, Hurst Castle was built by Henry VIII and at the time, it was one of the most advanced artillery fortresses in England. Located in Milford-on-Sea, the castle was used as a prison for eminent 17th century captives, and later strengthened during the 19th and 20th centuries. It is one [...]
In recent years, green roofs have risen in popularity and more and more architects and specifiers are embracing the concept of green roofs due to their ability to have a significant effect on a building’s sustainable credentials. The term ‘green roof’ refers to a roof that is partially or completely covered with vegetation and a [...]
The mastic asphalt industry’s most impressive projects and professionals were recognised at the Mastic Asphalt Council’s 2018 Awards hosted at London’s Royal Horseguards Hotel. Over 140 key players from the sector attended the event which is one of the most prestigious in the calendar for the waterproofing industry. Sponsored by Alltype Specialist Roofing Supplies, [...]
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Congratulations to Sussex Asphalte, their contract of renewing the Mastic Asphalt, supplied by IKO PLC, to the Stone Gallery at St Pauls Cathedral in London, has won the NFRC Mastic Asphalt Contract of the Year. The award was made at the NFRC awards on Friday 11th May, so Members please remember to enter your Mastic [...]
Mastic Asphalt Council Board Members, left to right. Malcolm Grinstead - Director Julian Coulter - Vice Chairman Marcus Lee - Board Member Keith Collins - Chairman Ian Deacon - Board Member Dave Maginnis - Board Member Terry Grandi - Board Member Board Member Jason Shields is missing from picture.