Case study

Bodney Ammunition Camp – Re-roofing of store

4th Feb 2020

Overview

Bodney Camp is a 32.8 – hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest west of Little Cressingham in Norfolk. It is part of the Breckland Special Protection Area. Works were undertaken to re-roof an ammunition store on the site. 

The project was to clean down the existing flat roof coverings, remove expansion joint cappings and clear away all redundant materials from the site. 

The works included removal and reinstatement of lightening conductors. We installed a plywood deck and a flat roof membrane. Minor repairs were carried out to existing UPVC rainwater goods.

  • Surveys of existing
  • Supply and construction/removal of scaffolding.
  • Supply of welfare unit.
  • Removal existing roof coverings
  • Removal and reinstatement of lightening conductors
  • Installation of guttering and trims.
  • Safe disposal of any waste
  • Minor repairs to existing rainwater goods.

Client: Landmarc

Project: Re-roofing of a store.

Start: Feb 2018

Completion: March 2018

Contract: Framework

Works Undertaken

  • Clean down existing flat roof coverings, remove expansion joint cappings, and clear away all redundant materials from the site.
  • Carefully lift existing lightning conductors and set aside for re-use.
  • Cover flat roof in accordance with the following:-
  • Timberwork: Install 9mm plywood over existing mastic asphalt flat roof coverings.
  • Membrane: G-Lastic single-ply membrane fully adhered to plywood deck.
  • Take membrane up and over existing perimeter upstands, fully bond to existing flat roof coverings and concrete faces.
  • Colour: Black
  • Edges: To external rear perimeters install new black gutter trims, complete with matching joiner and corner trims. Install edge batten to create correct drip edge overhang into existing guttering.
  • Lightning conductors: Re-fix existing lighting conductors, using proprietary EPDM fixings.
  • Rainwater goods: Carry out minor repairs to existing uPVC rainwater goods, replacing miscellaneous brackets, downpipe clips, and joints.
  • Dismantle and clear away scaffolding and all redundant materials upon completion of the works.

Aspect provided groundhog welfare unit to site for the duration of the works, located within heras fenced site compound.  

We supplied scaffolding, handrails, ladders, etc., to carry out the works, all in accordance with current health and safety regulations.

Challenges

Restrictions were put in place regarding time works could be undertaken and security checks and permissions in line with the requirements of the Ministry of Defence protocol on a live site.