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Alumasc Aluminium                                                                                                                                              Lindab Helps Create

            Gutters Fit to a Tee                                                                                                                                                                  Rural Haven

                                                                                                                                                                                        Award winning architectural practice Pocknell
                                                                                                                                                                                        Studio were tasked with renovating deteriorating,
                                                                                                                                                                                        redundant, two-storey structures in addition to
                                                                                                                                                                                        creating new field barns to create spectacular
                                                                                                                                                                                        accommodation for a fabulous countryside
                                                                                                                                                                                        holiday retreat in Bishop’s Stortford.

                                                                                                                                                                                        This architect has a long-standing preference
                                                                                                                                                                                        for using Lindab’s Rainline for their projects, so
                                                                                                                                                                                        it was no surprise when the galvanised steel
                                                                                                                                                                                        guttering and downpipes were specified for the
                                                                                                                                                                                        North and South Barns. The silver metallic colour
                                                                                                                                                                                        option was a perfect selection for the hipped roof
                                                                                                                                                                                        design with black and white palette.

                                                                                                                                                                                        The field bands are finished in a contemporary
                                                                                                                                                                                        take on the traditional black Essex barn and
                                                                                                                                                                                        designed to fit into a typical country environment.
                                                                                                                                                                                        The brick and timber clad buildings are finished
                                                                                                                                                                                        with not only Lindab Rainline rainwater system
                                                                                                                                                                                        but also Lindab Seamline standing seam roofing
                                                                                                                                                                                        The valley roof and staggered facade design
                                                                                                                                                                                        was a particular challenge which required careful
                                                                                                                                                                                        detailing and installation to ensure steep falls
                                                                                                                                                                                        which allow rapid drainage.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Bullocks Farm has tried to create “a quiet haven
                                                                                                                                                                                        for people visiting the area and have made each
            The new clubhouse of the Machrihanish Golf          complements the appearance and architectural                                                                            property as comfortable, relaxing and practical
            Course has had its water management upgraded        character of the building. The system comes                                                                             as possible.” The architects are very happy that
            thanks to the installation of two Alumasc           in a choice of five standard profiles and is                                                                            the project has been successful for the client and
            Rainwater products: Aqualine Box extruded           available with secret fix bracketry. Additionally,                                                                      further development of the site will continue.
            aluminium gutter and Flushjoint aluminium           it is available with all weather ‘dry’ jointing, with
            downpipes.                                          full provision for thermal movement. For the new
                                                                clubhouse, a box profile was chosen to provide a
             The golf course, founded in 1876, recently had     uniform finish.
            its clubhouse rebuilt after a fire in December
            2018 destroyed the original building. Local         The Flushjoint system is a contemporary range
            contractor McKinven and Colville Ltd carried        of extruded aluminium downpipes, based on
            out the work on the new clubhouse which             concealed spigots which give a smooth, clean
            was designed by G1 Architects. The building         appearance that complements modern building
            offers unparalleled panoramic views across the      design. The pipes are mounted on brackets
            Championship and Pans courses.                      to stand clear of the structure and are easy to
                                                                handle and fix.
            “For this project, two rainwater products,
            Aqualine Box and Flushjoint were specified          The clubhouse now has bespoke locker rooms,
            and installed for the new clubhouse on the          an indoor golf simulator and an upstairs function
            golf course,” said Nicola McGowan, area sales       room. Additional facilities include a bar and
            manager, Scotland. “It’s an elegant, modern         restaurant area for members and visitors who
            building with stunning views over the Atlantic.     have a club membership for the day.
            The Aqualine Box Extruded Aluminium Gutter          The Alumasc aluminium rainwater range is
            and Flushjoint downpipes were chosen for            BBA accredited and suitable for traditional and
            their sleek, modern design, and durable, non-       modern buildings. It is available in 26 standard
            corrodible features.”
                                                                factory applied RAL colours and is 100%
            Aqualine provides a compact and efficient           recyclable after use.
            rainwater system that significantly enhances and

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