The provision of user friendly safe and aesthetically
pleasing parking is a key factor in the success of any commercial
development. However, the Multi Storey Car Park (MSCP) is a unique
building with a range of specific problems that need to be
MSCP's are built using varying methods of construction with cost
often being the primary consideration in their design. Accordingly,
suitable protective measures are often sacrificed at construction
phases, ignoring the ethos of life cycle costing principles.
The car park as a structure is unique. Extremes of cyclical
loading, often on a daily basis, occur as the car park is filled on
a morning and emptied by evening. Lacking a stable heat source, the
structure feels the full force of daily and seasonal temperature
Water and contaminants are easily introduced both directly
through the open sides or indirectly via cars entering the
structure. Harmful chlorides are deposited by cars and lead to
chloride attack of the steel reinforcing bars. High concentrations
of carbon gasses from exhaust fumes accelerate the carbonation of
the concrete leading to further corrosion of the steel.
With this in mind protective coatings and effective
weatherproofing measures should be a primary consideration in a new
In existing car parks, there is often visual evidence to
demonstrate the effect of insufficient protection. Whilst repairs
and protective coatings at this stage are often reactive measures,
careful material specifications and good choice of experienced
contractors can return the car park to a high level of decorative
and structural well-being.
Our products are suitable to be applied across a variety
of substrates and in a wide range of climates.
- Multi-Storey Car Parks (Top & Intermediate Levels)
- Turning Circles