Wallasey Ambulance Station

Wallasey Ambulance Station had recently gone through an interior refit with an extremely tight budget. The interior upgrade was the primary focus, so the roofing budget was to be kept to a minimum.

Product brief:

The original specification was too far out of the client’s budget who had no choice but to value engineer the project. Following a site survey Proteus Waterproofing established that the profile metal deck and insulation were in serviceable condition, however the existing felt was ageing and was in need of repair. In conjunction with the building surveyor, Proteus Waterproofing specified Proteus Pro-Felt® Ultima-Plus as an overlay system to the existing roof, this would increase the serviceable life of the roof and enabled our client to obtain the guarantee required.

High Performance Waterproofing

As the roof was in a repairable condition, a felt overlay was deemed the most suitable and cost-effective waterproofing solution for keeping to the client’s strict budget. As the roof had sufficient insulation to meet the minimum requirements the Proteus Pro-Felt® Ultima Plus could be overlaid onto the existing roof to extend its life expectancy, without the need to thermally upgrade the roof at an extra cost. Proteus Waterproofing worked closely with the Proteus Approved Contractor, Construction techniques, to ensure the project was completed to a high standard.

Health and Safety

When working on occupied or public buildings, safety is always of utmost importance, as well as keeping disruptions to a minimum. Proteus Waterproofing always promote fire safe instillation methods. The Proteus Pro-Felt® range conforms to the industry lead Safe2Torch guidelines and is also certified with the highest European Fire Rating BroofT4.

Long Term Performance

Proteus Pro-Felt® Ultima Plus is a high-performance multi-layer bituminous membrane system, tested to perform in extreme temperatures and weather conditions. This membrane is impervious to water and will achieve a weather-tight roof. It has class leading modified bitumen content which allows the flexible membrane to move with the building and ensure long term durability and performance which is certified by the BBA to be in excess of 30 years.


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