31 Oct, 2016

It’s tough, it’s durable and it lasts… and lasts

2017-09-14T17:05:07+00:00 October 31st, 2016|News|

Value for money, the best product – these qualities don’t often go hand-in-hand but in the world of waterproofing a tried and tested product that offers exceptional longevity and one that is highly resistant to wear and tear no matter what gets thrown at it is mastic asphalt. Providing such excellent wear – with a [...]

14 Oct, 2016

(MAT) mastic asphalt terrazzo flooring – A smart choice for licensees 

2017-09-14T17:06:44+00:00 October 14th, 2016|News|

In the competitive world of bars, clubs and restaurants, it’s all about retaining existing customers and luring in new ones.  With the look and feel to these establishments playing such a huge part in customer satisfaction, it’s important for specifiers to get it right when choosing materials – and their choice of floor is one [...]

28 Sep, 2016

Car parks- a new social hub

2017-09-14T17:08:47+00:00 September 28th, 2016|News|

Car parks are an important asset in any town or city and are a gateway into many fantastic retail destinations.  While they serve an obvious purpose to the driving public, when they are less in use, for example at night, these utilitarian building structures need not be a wasted commodity.  With over 6000 multi-storey car [...]

30 Aug, 2016

Mastic asphalt a solution to some deep trouble

2017-09-14T17:09:45+00:00 August 30th, 2016|News|

The UK’s pothole problem is getting worse.  According to a survey by Kwik Fit, in the last 12 months 6.3 million drivers have suffered damage to their cars from hitting potholes.  With the average cost per driver of £108 for repairing everything from tyres and suspension to bodywork, this amounts to a staggering £684 million [...]

2 Aug, 2016

Mastic asphalt creates space for rooftop playgrounds

2017-09-19T09:58:52+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|News|

With the latest Department of Education forecast saying that an extra 750,000 school places will be needed in England by 2025, under pressure and resourceful primary schools are transforming their roofs into playgrounds to create much needed space. The greatest demand for space is within inner city schools and so specifiers are turning to one [...]

18 Jul, 2016

Keeping uk shopping malls high and dry

2017-09-19T10:05:41+00:00 July 18th, 2016|News|

From Brent Cross in London to Union Square in Aberdeen, Bluewater in Kent to Kirkgate in Bradford, shopping malls across the UK must not only provide an attractive, modern shopping environment with a good tenant mix, they must provide a secure, high-quality and low maintenance environment.  Faced with the worst of Britain’s weather, these large [...]

27 Jun, 2016

Protecting the car park asset with mastic asphalt

2017-09-19T10:11:40+00:00 June 27th, 2016|News|

A tough, durable and widely used waterproofing system for centuries, Mastic asphalt has been the system of choice for waterproofing roofs, flooring and tanking.  With its inherent strength and market leading longevity, a new generation of mastic asphalts offering  greater flexibility, durability and a wide range of colours are being used extensively in design situations [...]

23 May, 2016

Mastic asphalt, an integral part of our nation’s heritage

2017-09-19T10:15:59+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|News|

The sprawling megalopolis of London is revered across the world for its architectural heritage but as you wander around the capital city, there is a building material that is highly effective, long lasting and featured in many an historic and prestigious building.  From Buckingham Palace to St Paul’s Cathedral, mastic asphalt has the longevity necessary [...]

12 May, 2016

A Short History of Mastic Asphalt

2017-09-19T10:22:00+00:00 May 12th, 2016|News|

Mastic Asphalt is one of the world’s most traditional waterproofing materials and has had a long and successful history, providing unbeatable protection from water penetration for centuries. Renowned for its high quality appearance and robust nature, when was it first used and what makes it so appealing today? A material that can boast a history [...]

1 May, 2016

MAC Awards

2017-09-19T10:23:28+00:00 May 1st, 2016|News|

The 2016 MAC Contractor of the Year Awards are coming… Every year, the MAC Awards crowns the year’s very best projects and contractor. The prestigious ceremony ensures valuable publicity for the winners, boosts business and creates demand from potential customers looking to employ the country’s top mastic asphalt contractors. So don’t delay, get your entries [...]