Curtain wall to the roof of Burlington Gardens
Main contractor: Wates Interiors
The curtain wall covering approximately four hundred square metres (400 m2) was leaking in several places. The internal
area was occupied and remained occupied during the works which had to be carried out
with no fixed access staging and were to be left in a water tight condition at the end of each
The curtain wall was stripped removing mullion and transom capping, also pressure
plate from mullion and transoms. These materials were discarded.
The exposed edges of the vision panels were thoroughly cleaned with a suitable solvent.
The bridge between the vision panels was sealed with water proof aluminium backed butyl tape. A new pressure plate was fitted over the butyl tape and correct torque applied to the screws. New
anodised capping was fitted to mullion and transoms.
Finally a hose test to Centre for Window and Cladding Technology (CWCT) specification
was carried out by a licensed operator to ensure the installation meets or exceeds their