21 May, 2023

Looking Beyond Short-Term Pricing

2023-06-01T14:56:02+00:00May 21st, 2023|News|

Many factors need to be taken into account when specifiers, contractors or end users are selecting a suitable roofing system. These factors include considerations such as longevity, ease of application, sustainability, fire credentials and cost. Cost is often one of the first considerations, but there are other factors to take into account beyond the [...]

26 Apr, 2023

Dome Sweet Dome

2023-05-26T11:28:44+00:00April 26th, 2023|News|

Although mastic asphalt is one of the world’s oldest and 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 [...]

23 Mar, 2023

Mastic Asphalt Contributes to Zero Carbon Drive

2023-05-23T07:24:28+00:00March 23rd, 2023|News|

Founded in the 1960’s, Wolfson College is one of the University of Oxford’s largest graduate colleges located in the north of the historic city. Named in honour of Sir Isaac Wolfson who contributed to the college’s foundation, the college buildings were designed by architects Powell and Moya and were ready for occupation in 1974. [...]

20 Feb, 2023

Mastic Asphalt used on Tudor Era School

2023-05-23T07:26:07+00:00February 20th, 2023|News|

Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) contractor member Sussex Asphalte has completed an impressive mastic asphalt project at Christ’s Hospital independent school in Horsham, West Sussex. The roof refurbishment project at this heritage-rich site was so impressive that it was shortlisted for the ‘Best Heritage Project’ at the MAC Awards 2022. Established in 1552, Christ’s Hospital [...]

21 Jan, 2023

Award-Winning Project Carried Out at Bank Station

2023-02-21T18:51:02+00:00January 21st, 2023|News|

One of the award-winning projects at the latest Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) awards was a project undertaken by MAC contractor member Guaranteed Asphalt at the newly upgraded Bank Underground Station. Over 1,000m2 of mastic asphalt was used for waterproofing at Bank Station - a project which was deemed so impressive it was declared winner [...]

16 Dec, 2022

It Was Always the Dream to Join MAC!

2023-01-05T12:57:30+00:00December 16th, 2022|News|

The latest contractor member to join the Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) is Oxley Asphalte based in Brighton. A family run business, Oxley Asphalte is run by Jack Oxley and his wife Rebecca. Jack comes from a well-known family of asphalters who have worked in the asphalt business for many years and the trade has [...]

15 Nov, 2022

Mastic Asphalt Waterproofing Solution for Housing Project

2022-12-15T10:28:50+00:00November 15th, 2022|News|

Mastic asphalt is most commonly associated with flat roofing applications, but due to its waterproofing properties and durability, it is also being increasingly used for the protection of terraces and walkways.   Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) member Impact Roofing and Building has recently been involved in an impressive social housing project in London which [...]

20 Oct, 2022

Refurbishment of One of Scotland’s Most Iconic Historic Properties

2022-12-15T10:28:08+00:00October 20th, 2022|News|

Mastic asphalt has recently been used to effectively waterproof Stirling Castle - one of Scotland’s most iconic historic properties. Its location is said to rival even Edinburgh Castle as it sits on volcanic rock, dominating the skyline for miles around. An example of Renaissance architecture, this 16th century castle was home to generations of Scottish [...]

3 Oct, 2022

Historic School Roof Returned to its Former Glory

2022-10-03T12:37:04+00:00October 3rd, 2022|News|

Mastic asphalt is an integral part of our nation’s heritage, with the longevity and waterproofing properties necessary to preserve and protect historic and prestigious buildings across the UK. Authentic materials for the conservation of heritage buildings and structures must not only retain the character, but also prove long-lasting and highly effective. Mastic asphalt, whilst [...]

3 Oct, 2022

The Sky’s the Limit for Award-Winning Project

2022-10-03T12:20:21+00:00October 3rd, 2022|News|

Known as Scotland’s ‘best business park’, Skypark is based in Glasgow’s iconic West End. It has over 3,000 occupants and is home to almost 50 businesses including O2, Allied London Properties and The Glasgow School of Art. Mastic Asphalt Council (MAC) contractor member BriggsAmasco was selected to complete a major refurbishment at Skypark which [...]

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