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Project Title: West Lothian Council – Mayfield Drive Phase 4 & 5 (Sep 15 – Aug 16)

Client: West Lothian Council

Budget: £831,000

Working alongside West Lothian Council Procast provided a service for the full overhaul of the existing façade, including Roofing & Render and associate items.

Scope of Contract

  • Hammer test full building, hack off and dub out as required, apply a full Alumasc over coating system, including scrimming and pinning where required all in line with manufacturers specifications and recommendations
  • Strip existing slate roof and felt
  • Removal of chimneys
  • Re-tiling roofs in Redland Duo Plain tiles with associated battens and underlay and all associated fitments
  • Removal of existing fascia and soffit and replaced with new Rosewood uPVC
  • Take down existing cast iron gutters and replace with new black UPVC, profile to match existing.
  • Remove, supply and fit concrete lintels where defective
  • Supply & install new Aluminium overcills
  • Remove, supply and install new uPVC downpipes with associated fitments
  • Paint all existing SVP’s gas pipes retained in place
  • Full mastic sealant to all properties

Challenges Faced

We identified that there had been a previous problem with children climbing scaffolds at night and on weekends.

Overcoming challenges/Added Value

To ensure appropriate supervision and security of the site, in line with our risk management and Health and Safety procedures we attached ‘Procast Site Safety rules’ banners to scaffolds. This made the scaffolds harder to access and also provided Health and Safety advice to the general public. In addition, ladders for scaffold access were closed off when our Operatives were finished at the end of the day to stop members of the public from accessing the scaffolding structure and potentially injuring themselves.

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