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The Green Roof Centre was established by the University of Sheffield and Groundwork Sheffield working in partnership with the four South Yorkshire Local Authorities. See the case study from The Green Roof Centre here. For more information, please contact The Green Roof Centre c/o Groundwork Sheffield, The Innovation Centre, 217 Portobello, Sheffield, S1 4DP; Fax: 0114 263 6429; Website:

The green roof was designed specifically for use as a recreational space. The green roofs are similar to a traditional gardens. In conjunction with Apex Asphalt, Icopal supplied a complete waterproofing / garden roof solution including hard landscaping, planting and turf. The green roof is situated to the rear of this prestigious lakeside development at Doncaster Marina and provides leisure space for residents the form of a communal garden deck set in a pleasant courtyard setting at the centre of the marina.

Green Roof Elements: Intensive cold roof green roof?comprising of; rootbar underlay, rootbar capsheet, Icopal fytonop 20 drainage board and Icopal filter fleece topped with a lightweight soil mix 30/30/40.


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