Non Residential

The Problems To Be Resolved


Steel frame school

 Steel Frame Buildings





  • Corrosion of metal laths and failure of render
  • Corrosion of sheathing rails
  • Corrosion of steel profiled sheets and flashings
  • Corrosion of steel columns

  Insitu Concrete BuildingsInsitu concrete hospital





  • Carbonation
  • Chloride ingress
  • Weak Wimpey No-fines concrete infill
  • Structural degradation of primary frame

  Precast Reinforced Concrete (PRC) BuildingsPrecast concrete college





  • Racking movement of precast units
  • Structural degradation of primary frame
  • Composite action of secondary structure
  • Carbonation
  • Chloride ingress
  • Corrosion of steel reinforced rebar

Featured Project

Wauchope and Greendykes

The City of Edinburgh Council has numerous high rise blocks built in the 1960’s and 70’s, two of these blocks were Wauchope House and Greendykes House. Construction of both blocks was carried out by Cruden Ltd in 1966 and contain 86 flats each over 15 storeys.


John McPake – Technical Sales Manager - Scotland

Leading construction specialists Structherm have employed a new Technical Sales Manager for Scotland, who will be travelling across the country to meet new customers.