18 Jun, 2021

Innovative and Modern Uses of Mastic Asphalt

2021-06-18T14:43:21+00:00June 18th, 2021|News|

Although mastic asphalt is one of the world’s most traditional roofing materials, it can sometimes be wrongly perceived by specifiers and clients as a one-dimensional waterproofing product that is only available in a standard black finish. But like many long-lasting, tried and tested materials, mastic asphalt is being re-imagined, modified and re-examined as a [...]

3 Jun, 2021

Blaine Achieves Level 2 Diploma

2021-06-03T10:00:38+00:00June 3rd, 2021|News|

Congratulations go to Blaine Moran from Knight Asphalte who has recently completed his Level 2 Diploma in Mastic Asphalting. Here you can see Blaine showing off his mastic asphalt application skills as he complements his training further with an in-house session at Kinght Asphalt's facilities in Teston. You can also see Blaine being presented [...]

15 May, 2021

Spotlight on a Mastic Asphalt Apprentice

2021-06-18T14:47:34+00:00May 15th, 2021|News|

Developing apprentices is crucially important for the mastic asphalt sector. As one of the few construction activities still regarded as a ‘craft trade’, it’s important that we develop and train the next generation of mastic asphalt installers. New City College Hackney, formerly Hackney Community College, is the national centre for mastic asphalt education and [...]

13 Apr, 2021

The Ideal Protective Solution for Stable Floors

2021-04-14T12:13:34+00:00April 13th, 2021|News|

If concrete floors are not protected in stable areas, they can quickly deteriorate due to attack from fluids such as urea along with cleaning and disinfecting agents. A number of floor coatings can be applied to concrete stable floors, but many need to be regularlyrenewed in order to restore their protective and aesthetic qualities. [...]

29 Mar, 2021

A Watertight Solution, Fit for Purpose

2021-03-29T14:13:59+00:00March 29th, 2021|News|

MAC member SPV Group (part of Howard Evans Roofing & Cladding) has recently completed leadwork and mastic asphalt works as part of a larger scale refurbishment project at St Antony’s College, Oxford. The architects for this project had initially contacted MAC for their proposals and subsequent site meetings were carried out. After long discussions, [...]

18 Mar, 2021

Tried & Tested System for Queens Drive Development

2021-03-18T15:17:19+00:00March 18th, 2021|News|

Queens Drive is a collection of 32 new and converted homes located in the former grounds of Woodbridge School. Situated in the Suffolk town of Woodbridge, the homes range from one bedroom apartments to four bedroom houses. Built by Rose Homes, the specification is so high that the development was shortlisted as a finalist in [...]

6 Feb, 2021

An Introduction to the Mastic Asphalt Council

2021-02-06T13:49:34+00:00February 6th, 2021|News|

The Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) is the trade association for the UK mastic asphalt industry. MAC represents more than 90 companies - including mastic asphalt manufacturers, the contractors responsible for its installation, and associated suppliers of equipment and services. Top quality products, design and workmanship are fundamental to the Mastic Asphalt Council. MAC membership is [...]

1 Feb, 2021

Refurbishing An Iconic Listed Building in Wales

2021-02-01T09:46:36+00:00February 1st, 2021|News|

Mastic asphalt is often recognised for its longevity and durability and an application at National Museum Cardiff certainly demonstrates this as the roofing system provided a remarkable 109 years’ weatherproof protection before requiring a full roof refurbishment. Long-standing Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) member Cardiff Asphalt has carried out a major roof renovation at the museum [...]

28 Jan, 2021

The Benefits of Becoming a MAC Member

2021-01-28T11:17:57+00:00January 28th, 2021|News|

The Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) is the trade association for the UK mastic asphalt industry. MAC represents more than 90 companies - including mastic asphalt manufacturers, the contractors responsible for its installation, and associated suppliers of equipment and services. Top quality products, design and workmanship are fundamental to the Mastic Asphalt Council. MAC membership is [...]

16 Dec, 2020

Long Lasting Protection at the O2 Guildhall

2020-12-16T10:38:43+00:00December 16th, 2020|News|

Mastic asphalt is typically known for its durability and one project which effectively demonstrates this is the O2 Guildhall in Southampton. Originally opened in 1937 as a town hall and location for municipal functions, the Guildhall is located within the East Wing of Southampton’s Civic Centre and is Grade II listed.   The O2 Guildhall [...]

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