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  • December 2015 

    Terrabase Rustic makeover at English Heritage site

    Situated on the banks of the Thames by Chiswick Bridge, Mortlake Crematorium was licenced in 1936 and formally listed as a Grade II building in May 2011 by English Heritage.

    The crematorium has undergone recent renovations, including the installation of a central roundabout and newly planted borders. As part of the landscaping, the decision was taken to replace the existing loose gravel walkways and to resurface other paved areas with a more aesthetically pleasing and low maintenance alternative.

    Having seen the Terrabase Rustic Resin Bound pathway installation at Highgate Cemetery, Mortlake selected this product for over 1400sqm of pathways and garden areas in the crematorium grounds. Terrabase Rustic is a patented, resin bound porous paving system that can be installed without the need for a concrete or asphalt base, so minimum disruption and noise meant that services at the crematorium could continue... Full story


    Littlehampton Reaches New Heights

    LDA Design was appointed as Landscape Architect to transform the waterfront alongside the River Arun as part of a major flood defence works project.

    The scheme also included regeneration of the promenade with new surfacing for the walkways and steps. Due to the nature of the project, a resilient, low maintenance surfacing was required for this public space, that would be aesthetically pleasing and stand up to the harsh seafront elements. Addagrip approved contractor True Grip Ltd worked with main contractor Hobart Paving to install over 780sqm of the Addastone Resin Bonded system to pathways and step treads at the seafront... Full Story


    Smart new look for country inn

    Addagrip approved contractor, Graveltech Ltd was appointed to install a new surface for the garden area of this traditional country inn and restaurant in Hertfordshire which was undergoing refurbishment to the rooms and external landscaping.

    The client was looking to reinvigorate the existing garden area and wanted a warm-looking, inviting surface that would be practical and low maintenance.  The existing asphalt area was repaired and transformed with 168m2 of seamless Terrabound Resin Bound surface in a Chocolate Buff blend... Full story


    Kew Broad Walk update

    The planting of over 30,000 plants has started on the new herbaceous borders at the Broad Walk, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew where over 3000sqm of Terrabase Rustic Resin Bound porous surfacing was installed last summer. The design is a series of themed circles bisected by the seamless resin bound path.  Planting will continue until June 2016 and we look forward to bringing you further news on progress in the spring.


    Projects Revisited: Kew Rhizotron 

    Whilst viewing the new planting at the Broad walk at Kew we took the opportunity to revisit the Kew Rhizotron Tree Top Walk in order to see the Addaset Resin Bound surfacing installation that was completed in 2008.

    The installation of 449sqm of Addaset, carried out by approved contractor Total Protection (GB) Ltd, provides a hard wearing, low maintenance, porous surfacing for this popular visitor attraction and is still looking good!


    Team Effort

    Roger Critchley, Managing Director, is delighted to have been awarded the Terraco General Manager Award For 2015 at the Terraco Group Meeting in Vietnam. Roger is delighted to receive the accolade this year and believes that the award reflects team effort from the whole company.


    Season’s Greetings

    From all the team at Addagrip, we wish you a wonderful holiday season and every success in the year to come. Please note our offices will be closed from 23rd December, returning on 4th January.


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