Greystones Marina Clubhouse – Icopal
Greystones Marina Clubhouse
Elastoflex Solvent Free + Anti-skid surfacing
SISPAR / Wicklow County Council
Crown Roofing Ltd
A new marina clubhouse was constructed adjacent the harbour entrance at Greystones, south of Dublin. The project was a new build construction, built by main contractor Sisk, with the roofing elements sub-contracted to Crown Roofing.
The roof area was to be a cold roof construction with the deck being of cast concrete. The specified waterproofing membrane would be applied to the concrete substrate.
The roofing element of the project was split into two separate areas. The main building (closest to the sea) incorporated a bar / restaurant at first floor level with access onto a roof terrace area. As the roof area was to be regularly used as a recreational space, the specified waterproofing membrane had to incorporate a finished surface which would be durable as well as be aesthetically pleasing.
The second roof area was not accessible, but was visible from the first floor restaurant. As a result, the decision was made that the surface finish to the second roof area would replicate that of the main building.
Icopal’s Elastoflex Solvent Free polyurethane liquid waterproofing membrane was specified as the preferred solution as it could be fully bonded directly to the concrete surface once it had been correctly prepared and primed. Furthermore, the Elastoflex membrane incorporated an optional anti-skid surfacing layer as an additional surface finish which when fully cured provided an extremely hard wearing membrane.
Supported by Icopal’s Quality Manager, Steve Winchurch, Crown Roofing installed the Elastoflex Solvent Free membrane to the primed concrete deck. Once fully cured, the Elastoflex Walkway Compound, incorporating a fine bulking sand was mixed together and applied as a levelling layer to provide a smooth surface onto which the final anti-skid finish would be applied. A further application of the Elastoflex Walkway Compound and black/grey coloured quartz provided the finished surface which was completed with a final UV encapsulation coating to complete the application.
The finished application created an aesthetically pleasing roof terrace area that could be enjoyed by restaurant diners all year round.