Green Roof improves water attenuation scheme at Middlewood Locks

Completed greenroof at Middlewood Locks, Manchester

A 200 sq.m. green roof has added to the extensive water attenuation scheme at a new apartment development in Salford, Manchester.

Aquaten under substrate

Aquaten under substrate

The sedum roof enhances the detailed landscaping being installed. Both elements include Aquaten fleece which will help to retain an extra 800 litres of water from run-off whilst also making it available for plants, which will be a key feature during the long hot dry spell we have experienced during the last few months.

Laying sedum

Laying sedum

IPS Group carried out the detailed deck waterproofing over the summer.