Flowcrete refurbs Cambridge Council’s car parking area

Flowcrete refurbs Cambridge Council’s car parking area

Flowcrete UK has undertaken the extensive refurbishment of a large garage and car park area owned by Cambridge Council. The site in Newtown consists of a 45-unit garage as well as a two-storey car park and ramp.

The 1,580m2 site had a number of issues, including water migrating from the car park’s top deck to the lower deck, cracking, leaking gullies and undulations in the concrete slab causing ponding. One of the main problems in the garage area was that a 100ml recess in the concrete slab’s centre was collecting water.

The combination of Flowcrete UK products used during this project included Flowfast F1 Mortar to bring the substrate up to standard, repair the gullies and infill voids and buried joints. Isocrete Isopol SBR created a waterproof screed on the car park ramp and main garage area as well as a waterproof render band around the perimeter of the walls and Isocrete M-Bond primer was applied to protect against rising moisture in the garage area.

Flowcoat SF41, a hard wearing epoxy resin coating, was applied as a wearing surface across the 850m2 garage, with anti-slip aggregates incorporated into the finish. 700m2 of the fast cure deck coating system Deckshield Rapide ID-HD was installed on the car park’s top deck and ramp to create a robust surface able to withstand traffic, weather and automotive chemicals.

The entire project, which was closely monitored by the council’s contract manager throughout, was completed in 2 ½ months, coming in under the client’s 3-month deadline. After the installation the site’s operators were supplied with a comprehensive O&M manual to help maintain and manage the floor area.

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