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Client: Tymberwood Academy, Gravesend, Kent

Programme: 20 Weeks

Project Detail:

New School Roof Installation

Roof System

This new school roof installation project entailed installing a new Sarnafil roof system to the entire area of the school’s roof. Over the years the existing roof had become damaged with areas degrading which resulted in many leaks into the school. The school required a completley new roof. The works involved removing the existing chippings, laying new insulation and a top layer of Sarnafil membrane. An addition to this was the removal of any redundant roof lights and the replacement of existing roof lights that needed to remain. This included forming new upstands to suit the roof system prior to their installation. The project started in the summer holidays and ran into term time. This meant that we had to be very sensitive to the client’s needs during this period but were able to continue the works by building a good relationship with the site manager and the school’s staff.

Atrium Glass Roof Light

Part way through the project, the school asked if we could also replace the glazing in their large atrium glass roof light. The room below had suffered from leaks after rainfall and being too hot in during the summer. Waller Glazing upgraded the single glazed glass with a new framework and double glazed units which have weatherproofed the room below as well as reflect the hot sun in the summer. The whole project was completed on time and the school was very pleased with the way the project was carried out. The roof is now water tight and is being prepared to have rows of solar panels attached which will provide a future source of energy. For information on other building and glazing projects that we carry out in schools, please click on the following link https://wallerservices.com/schools-education-clients/

Building Services We Provide In Schools

We cover all the building as well as glazing services that a school would require. This includes, toilet and kitchen refurbishments. We also install fencing, flooring and carry out complete new builds. Check out our website case studies to see projects we have recently completed.

Glazing Services We Provide In Schools

We carry out works from window and hinge repairs through to complete aluminium and uPVC window and door installations.

Contact Waller Building and Glazing Services

Based in Sittingbourne, Kent, we carry out works throughout the south east of England. If you would like a quotation on any size of building project, please contact us. Call 01795 424435 Additionally email mark@wallerservices.com Visit our twitter page to see what we are up to at the moment https://twitter.com/BuildingOnTrust  

Construction Detail

  • Asbestos removal
  • Carpentry
  • Roof Light Installation
  • Sarnafil Roof System
  • Scaffolding
  • School Improvement

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