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New Greater London Authority report: ‘London green roofs thriving’

    New Greater London Authority report: ‘London green roofs thriving’   Ground-breaking report highlights the progress London has made in promoting greener cities over the last decade.   Living Roofs and Walls: From Policy to Practice 10 years of urban greening in London   As a leading player in the green roof industry, Wallbarn [...]

By |2019-05-15T08:37:03+01:00May 3rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on New Greater London Authority report: ‘London green roofs thriving’

Decking-out the Square Mile

    iDecking system transforms City rooftop See how Wallbarn's integrated board-and-rail decking system was used to create a breathtaking roof terrace in London’s financial centre.     Click here to see more     Installing iDecking couldn’t be easier. Our simple decking solution can be installed in a fraction of the time of traditional decking. [...]

By |2019-06-18T11:09:59+01:00May 1st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Decking-out the Square Mile

Should The Installation of Green Roofs Be Made Mandatory?

From Copenhagen to San Francisco, from Toronto to Singapore (and many more), locations across the globe have introduced legislation requiring the installation of green roofs on new commercial, institutional and multi-family residential developments. Offering a number of proven benefits, it’s not difficult to see why. The benefits of constructing a green roof include: Improving [...]

By |2019-05-15T08:37:29+01:00April 19th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Should The Installation of Green Roofs Be Made Mandatory?

10 new How To videos available

    Check out our latest How To’s Ten brand new videos have just been launched on wallbarn.com to guide you through assembling and deploying various support products for paving and decking. View them here.     Can we help you with your project? Our team is ready to answer your questions: 020 8916 2222 [...]

By |2019-05-15T08:37:31+01:00April 17th, 2019|News|Comments Off on 10 new How To videos available

The Perfect Poolside Decking Solution – Introducing Slip-Resistant Decking Boards

One of the primary concerns relating to the installation of a new outdoor decking system relates to safety, especially when the completed deck is located near to a swimming pool, jacuzzi or near the beach and therefore likely to come into regular contact with water. Creating a Slip Resistant Finish iDecking have [...]

By |2019-05-15T08:37:51+01:00April 16th, 2019|Products|Comments Off on The Perfect Poolside Decking Solution – Introducing Slip-Resistant Decking Boards

The Pros and Cons of Blue Roofs

What actually is a blue roof? A blue roof is an evolution of the existing green roof concept but has been specifically designed to store water and in particular rainfall. The goal of a blue roof is to ensure that rather than allowing water to drain from the roof at the earliest possible stage, the blue [...]

By |2019-05-15T08:37:59+01:00April 11th, 2019|News|Comments Off on The Pros and Cons of Blue Roofs

Product Spotlight – Megapads

    When things get heavy... Is your supplier of paving/decking supports claiming huge weight tolerances? Have you seen a certificate?     Certified heavy duty Wallbarn pedestals are all certified by an independent laboratory. What is more, our range of MegaPad heavy duty pedestals have a normal tolerance of 1,560kg and a maximum load [...]

By |2019-06-18T11:12:22+01:00April 10th, 2019|Products|Comments Off on Product Spotlight – Megapads

Spring Maintenance For Green Roofs

There is a common misconception currently that green roofs require absolutely no maintenance whatsoever. Just as you would not expect to leave your garden alone for a prolonged period of time without any type of maintenance, green roofs do require some maintenance to ensure they do not die. Key Information Maintenance should be at [...]

By |2019-05-15T08:38:11+01:00April 8th, 2019|News, Products|Comments Off on Spring Maintenance For Green Roofs

Watch a short documentary on our unique modular green roof solution

    ‘Nature at work’ A short documentary-style film all about our green roof If you have ever wanted to know more about how to grow, produce and install a luscious, long-lasting green roof, then spend a few minutes watching this video.     Shot at our UK nursery, hear from director Julian Thurbin, soil [...]

By |2019-05-15T08:38:16+01:00April 3rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Watch a short documentary on our unique modular green roof solution

The Link Between Green Roofs and Improved Wellbeing

It’s been widely acknowledged for some time that the addition of a good quality natural landscape to urban areas can positively impact how people feel. By reducing stress levels and sadness, additional greenery can lift moods and make us generally feel better. Mental Health Statistics: UK and Worldwide With a recent study [...]

By |2019-05-15T08:38:21+01:00April 2nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on The Link Between Green Roofs and Improved Wellbeing