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Historic Vaults Project

Waterproofing Historic Leaking Vaults, Imperial College, London As part of their ongoing relationship with the Imperial College London, Newton Specialist Contractor A.P. Gooch was tasked with assessing and waterproofing 11 historic Victorian brick vaults beneath the streets of Kensington, London, after the existing competitor ‘waterproof render’ had failed. Imperial College London is a world top ten university, and it’s top-class…

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Facts about Concrete in Basements and Roof Decks

It it worth reminding everyone that taking steps to waterproof concrete,  no matter the situation, is ALWAYS a good idea! There is a belief even among some professionals in the industry that by increasing the concrete MPA it naturally waterproofs. Well, in wet wall basement situations and the like, it doesn’t and here’s why: Concrete although a solid material has…

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Basement Waterproofing – Bristol

Remit This basement was flooding regularly and the owners were looking to convert it into dry storage space. AP Gooch advised the client that the only option was to install a Type C waterproofing system from ULTRA Membranes. Solution It took only 2 days to complete the waterproofing on this project which included the installation of an ULTRA Twin Pump…

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Basement Conversion – Suffolk

Remit A family in Suffolk were looking to extend their home into an unused basement. AP Gooch were asked to provide a complete conversion package including a fully maintainable waterproofing system along with the interior finishes such as electrics and plasterwork. Outcome In just 6 days the basement was complete. ULTRA cavity drain membrane was installed on the walls and…

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Installation of a Single Pump & Cavity Drain System in East London

AP Gooch recently installed a single pump and cavity drain system for storage area in this previously wet cellar in East London.

Cavity Drain Membrane System in West London

AP Gooch are currently installing this cavity Drain membrane system to this vaulted cellar in West London using a twin pump system and 8mm wall membrane with base drain and 20mm floor membrane to BS8102 2009