Ronacrete and Cemplas team together in refurbishment of Art-Deco building


During the refurbishment of the old Barkers store in Kensington High Street, the RG Group appointed Cemplas Waterproofing and Concrete Repairs Ltd to lay in excess of 3,750m2 of Ronafix Polymer modified screed

Barkers Building, Kensington High Street, London

Photograph by Mike Peel (www.mikepeel.net).

to the waterproofed areas on the Lower ground floor and the mezzanine first floor. TheBarkersBuilding is a  beautiful example of Art-Deco architecture and is now occupied by the organic food emporium,  Whole Foods Market.

The Ronafix screed required laying with a thickness varying from 6mm up to 100mm. When laying a modified SBR screed correct batching and mixing is essential. Each component must be properly measured by weight or volume and mixed to provide a mortar with the lowest possible water content but sufficient liquid to allow good compaction and a good surface finish. The mix design was carried out by a Cemplas pump operative and pumped through a Putzmeister screed pump.

 ‘Ronacrete has a strong relationship with Cemplas resulting from  the professionalism of the Cemplas team; from their support and communications through to their representation and application of Ronacrete products. We are proud to have worked together on the refurbishment of this iconic building’.

Daren Chambers, UK Sales & Marketing Manager, Ronacrete Limited.

About Ronacrete

Ronacrete is an international manufacturer of specialist construction products with factories and development centres in the UK and the Far East. Accreditations include BS EN ISO 9001, BS EN ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001, offering specifiers the opportunity to gain BREEAM and Code for Sustainable Homes credits. Market leading brands include SuDS compliant RonaDeck resin bound products for paving and tree pits, Ronafix admixture and Ronafix modified pre-packed mortars with BBA approvals for screeds, renders, concrete repair and bedding. Ronacrete produces materials for; resin bound and resin bonded hard landscaping, polymer modified and fast drying screeds, waterproof renders and coatings, concrete repair and protection, waterproof bedding mortars and resin flooring. www.ronacrete.co.uk
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