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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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