Residential High Rise

The Problems To Be Resolved


Insitu concrete high rise building before Structural External Wall Insulation

 Insitu Concrete High Rise Buildings





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

  Precast Reinforced Concrete (PRC) High Rise BuildingsDeterioration of precast concrete high rise building with signs of previous localised repair patches





  • Carbonation
  • Chloride ingress
  • Brick infill wall tie corrosion
  • Corrosion of steel reinforcing rebar
  • Thin precast concrete panels
  • Racking movement of precast units

Featured Project

Leven Court - Refurbishment

West Dunbartonshire Council (WDC) are going through a programme of upgrading their Social Housing helping to bring them up to Scottish Quality Housing Standards by 2015. Within their stock WDC has 26 high rise blocks which have been surveyed by structural engineers.


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.