In the wake of all the flooding in Europe recently, many residential and commercial buildings were hit hard by stormwater damage. The effects of climate change on rainfall levels and frequency has forced many municipalities and companies to consider long term solutions for water infiltration and attenuation. In Norway, Wavin has installed a Q-Bic Plus infiltration system at the new football stadium for Oslo's home team, Vålerenga.
As part of the £15 million redevelopment of the Yell House Building in Reading into student accommodation, Wavin has supplied a comprehensive range of drainage solutions which offered ease of installation, flexibility, low noise and proven performance. The former home of Yell (Yellow Pages) and located in the city centre, the six storey building on Queen’s Walk is being transformed by contractor Osborne on behalf of Crown Student Living into 284 flats, creating accommodation for 400 students from the University of Reading. Along with a landscaped piazza, a new two storey extension will feature a gym, cinema room and dance studio.
Hep2O provides safe, secure plumbing solution at new capital residential development
For the fast track fit out of 255 apartments at a stunning new multi-million pound residential development in London’s King’s Cross, a plumbing system that could be installed quickly, had a proven track record and came with a comprehensive guarantee was required. Contractors SES specified the market leading Hep2O Push-Fit plumbing system, a solution that has a 50-year guarantee and enabled the contractor to fit up to nine apartments per week.