Roof Refurbishment – Cinnamon Wharf, London SE1

With some spectacular views across London from its landmark riverfront location close to Tower Bridge, Cinnamon Wharf is one of the converted spice warehouses that has been offering sought after apartments in the capital for more than 20 years. As part of a refurbishment to the roof, the architect required a long-term waterproofing solution which offered a fast cure time, low odour application and minimal disruption.

Product brief:

To meet the requirements, the licensed contractor specified the Cold Melt® seamless waterproofing system to extend the lifespan of the roof. Following the removal of the existing ballast, the Cold Melt® system was applied along with a new 50mm insulation layer. To ensure no water ingress in the future, particular attention was made to areas of detailing around vent pipes and upstands, prior to the original ballast being reinstated.

Key Requirements: Health and safety

Working on occupied buildings, particularly in cities, safety is always of utmost importance. Proteus liquid applied systems are cold installed and meet all health and safety criteria to work on these occupied buildings and minimise risk of fire. With the building set in a residential area, the low odour application allowed the licensed contractor to work safely and with minimal disruption to employees and members of the public.

Key Requirements: Speed of application

Designed for covered roof applications and intricate detailing, the Cold Melt® system is quick, simple and safe to apply and allowed the licensed contractor to successfully deliver the project to a very high standard within a short time frame.

Key Requirement: Long term performance

Cold Melt® waterproofing system offers a range of roofing system solutions including inverted roofs, green roofs and podium decks.

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