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The Urban Heat Island Effect – Explained

An urban heat island, or UHI, is a metropolitan area which is much warmer than the surrounding rural areas. "The annual mean air temperature of a city with 1 million people or more can be 1.8–5.4°F (1–3°C) warmer than its surroundings. In the evening, the difference can be as high as 22°F (12°C). Heat islands [...]

By |2019-08-12T14:24:40+01:00August 13th, 2019|News|Comments Off on The Urban Heat Island Effect – Explained

“5 Star Service” says another happy customer

    “5 Star Service” says another happy customer  Check out this great DIY garden refurbishment, using our Balance self-levelling pedestals, filmed from the ground and from the air.     Can we help you with a paving or decking project? Our knowledgeable service team is on hand to answer your questions: 020 8916 2222 [...]

By |2019-08-09T07:44:45+01:00August 9th, 2019|News|Comments Off on “5 Star Service” says another happy customer

Another luscious green roof adorns family home

    Another rooftop transformed with a little M-Tray® magic We were asked to install a green roof on the rooftops of this beautiful family home in South London. Take a look at the stunning results.     Can we help you with a green roof project? Our knowledgeable service team is on hand to [...]

By |2019-07-25T15:03:37+01:00July 25th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Another luscious green roof adorns family home

Green Roofs – Sustainability in Building

Sustainability in building is the new concept in the construction of buildings. The concept is based upon the designing and creation of new structures and the remodelling or renovation of existing ones using environmentally friendly approaches. Focus on Sustainability The result of focusing on sustainability throughout the construction of a building is how modern families [...]

By |2019-07-10T15:22:42+01:00July 17th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Green Roofs – Sustainability in Building

iDecking puts finishing touches on Islington development

    iDecking puts finishing touches on Islington development Wallbarn’s unique board-and-rail system was chosen for a brand new multi-purpose, multi-level development.   Check out the project here     Can we help you with a decking project? Our team is ready to answer your questions: 020 8916 2222 sales@wallbarn.com Online chat     Click here [...]

By |2019-07-17T11:44:58+01:00July 17th, 2019|News|Comments Off on iDecking puts finishing touches on Islington development

Which Is The Better Option? Overlaying Decking or Complete Reconstruction?

When looking to install a new deck, the decision on whether to overlay an existing deck/paving structure or rip it up and start afresh can be a complex one. Whilst many people automatically assume their only option is to remove everything from the original installation, with factors such as time and expense to consider, exploring [...]

By |2019-07-10T15:19:26+01:00July 15th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Which Is The Better Option? Overlaying Decking or Complete Reconstruction?

M-Tray Installation, St Pancras Way, London

    Another instant, easy-fit green roof Our client needed to install a green roof over three small rooftops but had access issues – our  modular M-Trays® proved the ideal solution   Check out the project here     Can we help you with a green roof project? Our team is ready to answer your questions: [...]

By |2019-07-12T12:48:20+01:00July 12th, 2019|News|Comments Off on M-Tray Installation, St Pancras Way, London

Are Blue Roofs Dangerous?

Before answering this question, we should first explain what a blue roof actually is. A blue roof is an evolution of the existing green roof concept with one significant difference. This type of roof has been designed to help store water and in particular, rainfall. What Are They Used For? Whilst the goal of standard roofs is [...]

By |2019-07-10T15:07:19+01:00July 8th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Are Blue Roofs Dangerous?

The Battersea Power Station Redevelopment

The vision has become a reality and residents at Power Station Park experience true 21st-century living. Premium concierge service and security, state-of-the-art health, fitness and wellbeing facilities, art, culture and private bars, cafes and dining rooms are part and parcel of living at Battersea Power Station. Notwithstanding Battersea Park’s 200 acres moments to the west, [...]

By |2019-06-27T12:29:28+01:00June 25th, 2019|News|Comments Off on The Battersea Power Station Redevelopment

Pedestal Rail System – The Key To Futureproofing?

The brand new pedestal rail system from Wallbarn can be used for a variety of substrates including porcelain, concrete and natural stone pavers. Ideal for set-ups with large-sized stoneware tiles, the pedestals rail system provides stability and finishes that have not been thought of so far with ceramic stonewares.‎  Constructed from lightweight, resistant aluminium, together [...]

By |2019-06-27T12:33:47+01:00June 24th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Pedestal Rail System – The Key To Futureproofing?