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Past Projects

Whitechapel Station roof canopy transformed with Blackdown’s NatureMat®

East London’s Whitechapel Station, which will eventually become one of the stations on Crossrail’s brand new Elizabeth Line, has taken advantage of its canopy roof area and transformed it into a valuable environmental asset. An extensive sedum NatureMat® green roof from Blackdown Roof & Podium Landscaping, an Alumasc company, was specified and installed at the…
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Swansea Central Podium Coastal Path

Intensive, paved, block paving, and roadway drainage layers to podium. In conjunction with Alumasc Roofing, Blackdown installed their 60mm drainage layer and structural granular infill material to provide a site wide drainage system that would then allow others to install the different surface finishes.

Redcliff Quarter, Bristol, Phase 2 Blocks A&B

Blue roof and intensive hard and soft landscaping to residents private podiums. In conjunction with Alumasc Roofing’s BluRoof system, Blackdown were able to install the BluRoof water attenuation crate system and landscaping to the podium areas. Coloured textured paving was incorporated with modular wooden planters together with trees and mature shrubs – reservoir irrigation systems…
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Battersea Power Station

Battersea Power Station 3A Residential Development

Extensive Sedum NatureMat® system. Based close to the iconic Battersea Power Station, this luxury residential development was topped with our extensive NatureMat® system. Comprising of a sedum mat installed over our lightweight GRO compliant extensive substrate, drainage layer in conjunction with the shingle margin, aluminium containment detailing and an access path. Blackdown’s tried & tested…
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The Wardian Apartment

Intensive paving, planters, and irrigation systems to residential balconies. Two 50 & 55 floor residential tower blocks in East London on the Isle of Dogs. Blackdown worked closely with Ballymore Eco World and the landscape architects. Blackdown supplied and installed the hard and soft landscaping to the balcony upgrades.  Each upgrade consisted of Dolomitic limestone…
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Blackdown Greenroofs Kew Bridge

Kew Bridge Phase 2, West London – a Mixture of Blackdown and Alumasc Roofing Solutions

A St James project, Kew Bridge is a celebration of all that makes riverside living rewarding. Close to the heart of fashionable, historic Kew, it combines an idyllic location with stunning architecture and a wealth of facilities. Use of Alumasc’s BluRoof within the soft and hard landscaped podium areas provides an ideal ecological solution to…
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Blackdown Greenroofs The Hydro (SNA), Glasgow

The SSE Hydro’s Green Roof Challenges are Solved by Blackdown Roof & Podium Landscaping

Blackdown Roof & Podium Landscaping, part of Alumasc Building Products has boosted the green credentials and provided an attractive feature, at Glasgow’s newest landmark venue. The SSE Hydro is a £125million entertainment and sporting venue, which, since its opening in late 2013, has already achieved “Most stylish Entertainment Venue” at the 2013 Scottish Style Awards…
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Blackdown Greenroofs green roof at Chester Bus Station

Blackdown’s Green Roof System Provides Chester Bus Station with the Required Eco-Friendly Solution

Blackdown are proud to have completed the green roof at the Chester Bus Interchange site which is a £10 million ‘key enabling’ project and part of the wider £300m Chester Northgate Redevelopment. The bus interchange is capable of handling 156 bus movements per hour & is due to open early in 2017. Blackdown worked alongside…
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Blackdown Greenroofs pets at home roof

New Pets at Home in Hedge End Sheltered by Blackdown’s NatureMat

The newly opened Pets at Home store at Hedge End Retail Park, Southampton, provides a striking feature with its clearly visible barrel vaulted green roof installed by Blackdown. As well as softening the visual impact of the building, the green roof helped to satisfy stipulations by BREEAM enhancing the ecological aspects lost through the construction…
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Blackdown Greenroofs brown roof at Hornsey Depot

Smithfield Square (Hornsey Depot) Comes to Life with Blackdown’s Green Roof Systems

Smithfield Square is one of St James Homes’ latest developments offering luxury suites, 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. The two live work units give residents the opportunity to relax in luxury and comfort, whilst being able to work with convenience. The project included brown roofs designed in accordance with planning constraints and London Plan guidelines,…
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