Britannia Site Solutions Limited

Food Innovation Centre, Newport

Innovation 

Specification

This New Building was constructed as part of the Harper Adams university complex in Newport & was to carry out R&D for innovations in food development. 

Roofing
The project was designed with the rural location in mind, the completed project was required to be sympathetic to it's surroundings, the use of natural timber cladding and green roofing was selected to achieve this goal.

A Lightweight Aluminium standing seam roof was used under the green roofing, this was selected for it's maintenance free requirement & guarantee period of 30 years.
The aluminium roof was designed to provide a U value of 0.25 excluding the green roofing contribution.
The roof was installed over purlins with a liner sheet.

The green roof was installed from Seeds which grew organically over time into the completed roofing viewed above.

The roofing was completed with the installation of PPC fascia's.

Main contractor

Head Office
Pave Aways Ltd
Avenue Mill
Knockin
Oswestry
SY10 8HQ

Architect

Michael Hyde & Associates
51 Barton Arcade
Deansgate
Manchester
M3 2BJ

Download case study as PDF

 1502_Innovation_Centre.pdf