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New Look for New Street Parking

Birmingham New Street has undergone a major transformation and mastic asphalt has ensured that the Station’s car park remains waterproof. Located in Birmingham city centre, the railway station is a central hub of the British transport network. Prior to its five-year, £750m transformation as part of the Birmingham Gateway project, the station was considered to [...]

2020-05-11T16:47:30+00:00May 11th, 2020|News|

Mastic Asphalt Helps Build Sustainable Communities

Merridale Court is a complex of flats located in a semi-conservation area in Wolverhampton. Originally constructed in the 1950’s, Wolverhampton Homes invested £3 million in an external works refurbishment scheme affecting a total of 157 properties across nine residential blocks. This included works to rejuvenate mastic asphalt on the balcony areas and entrances to the [...]

2020-04-14T13:18:38+00:00April 14th, 2020|News|

Ensuring Long-Lasting Waterproof Protection at the O2 Guildhall

Mastic asphalt is considered to be one of the most traditional roofing materials available, having provided protection from water penetration for centuries. For some, it is perceived as an old fashioned material, but like many long-lasting materials that have stood the test of time, it is being re-imagined and modified in a modern way. Traditionally [...]

2020-03-10T15:54:47+00:00March 10th, 2020|News|

Alf Helps to Maintain the Craft of Mastic Asphalt

Mastic asphalt roofing is one of the few construction professions still highly regarded as a ‘craft trade’ and there are many time-served mastic asphalt roofing applicators working across the country. The Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) carries out a great deal of work to raise awareness amongst the younger generation about the benefits of learning to [...]

2020-01-17T08:58:36+00:00January 17th, 2020|News|

Mastic Asphalt Selected for new Ibis Styles Hotel

Mastic asphalt is commonly perceived as a roofing material for building refurbishment projects, but architects and specifiers are increasingly specifying the material for new build work due to its durability and versatility. One project which epitomises this is the newly constructed Seven Kings Hotel in Ilford, East London, which is due to open in the [...]

2020-01-15T14:28:15+00:00January 15th, 2020|News|

MAC is an Outstanding Corporate Sponsor!

Demelza, the South-East based charity providing hospice care for children, have officially recognised the Mastic Asphalt Council as an Outstanding Corporate Supporter (Bronze).  The award was announced at an exclusive event held at the highly prestigious Canterbury Cathedral Lodge, which was organised to celebrate the success that Demelza's corporate sponsors have had in raising awareness [...]

2019-12-10T19:47:30+00:00December 10th, 2019|News|

Mastic Asphalt – A Sustainable Solution for Carbon Net Zero Target

With the UK government setting a target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, procuring sustainable building and refurbishment materials has become more important than ever before. The UK mastic asphalt sector became the first industry in the world to achieve the CarbonZero standard back in 2008. To achieve CarbonZero status, the mastic asphalt industry [...]

2019-11-21T12:50:50+00:00November 21st, 2019|News|

Mastic Asphalt Council Goes to Parliament

Mastic asphalt roofing is often specified for the conservation of some of the UK’s most prestigious heritage buildings and roofing contractor and Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) member - Infallible Systems - has recently completed a highly impressive application at the Parliament Offices in Cannon Row, Westminster, London. With a Grade II listing, it was crucial [...]

2019-11-08T12:49:02+00:00November 8th, 2019|News|

A Lasting Renovation on an Iconic Building

The sustainability of roofing systems is becoming increasingly important amongst architects, specifiers, facilities managers and building owners. Back in 2008, the Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) made history as the first industry in the world to achieve the CarbonZero standard. Since then mastic asphalt has offset thousands of tonnes of carbon dioxide - underlining its status [...]

2019-10-18T14:22:32+00:00October 18th, 2019|News|