Strip and replacing an old asbestos roof over occupied offices and warehouse at Clearview Communications.
The Client: Clearview Communications
Value of project: £250,000
The Project: Removal of existing single skin asbestos inclusive of an above purlin gyproc liner & T bars.
Removal of redundant Victorian wire glazing step.
Modification of unusual small section I beam purlins to provide adequate fixing grounds for new sheeting.
Affix new 115mm Kingspan RW panels to achieve building regulations.
No rooflights present in roofs.
Roof: Total roof area – 1,230m² Total gable cladding area – 360m² Total eaves elevation glazing/GRP box – 115m²
Removal of existing single skin asbestos to rear elevation and metal overlaid asbestos to front elevation.
Installation of additional cladding rails over original brickwork sections of rear gable.
Installation of 80mm Kingspan RW panels to achieve building regulations.
Flashing of all window/door penetrations.
Eaves elevation at step between high level roof and low level roofs;
Removal of existing Victorian wire glazing and replace with RW profiled FAIR’s.
New trimline style guttering and all flashings were supplied in a standard blue colour to complement the client’s own signage and provide contrast against the goosewing grey sheeting.
All works conducted on a fully occupied premises with minimum disruption.
Due to presence of existing suspended ceilings netting was not an option, as such all works were carried out using lightweight stagings with integral running lines.