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Stepney Green, London

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A former tool hire shop plans were submitted for a new build Travelodge hotel.

The plans were to preserve and enhance the character of the neighbourhood as well as providing a much needed affordable hotel to Stepney Green, benefiting visitors to the nearby hospital and university and providing a boost to tourism in the area.

The hotel created 18 new jobs with training and apprenticeship opportunities with Travelodge.

The Solution

A Bauder ​Thermofol single ply roofing system was specified for the roof.

The Thermofol PVC System has a high grade virgin polymer formulation with superior fire retardants that is suitable for either new build or refurbishment projects. The PVC formulation ensures it is resistant to chemicals and micro-organism attack making it ideal for green roof situations. The system holds hold fire classification BROOF(t4) for compliance with building regulations under TS 1187 test method 4 for external fire exposure to roofs.

The Benefits

  • Membrane is resistant to tears and punctures

  • Resistant to European climate conditions

  • Approved for green roof landscaping by FLL

  • Avoids inherent risks of using naked flame

Environmental Credentials

  • Bauder insulation is CFC and HCFC free with zero ODP

  • BRE Green Guide Generic A Rating (A+ to E scale) for PIR insulation

  • Recycled PVC membranes are converted into other components

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