The TUGC team shifted two tonnes of substrate, fertiliser and sedum cuttings up three flights of stairs to help refresh a neglected roof on a social housing project in North London.

Lack of long term maintenance causes decline

Zero maintenance

Green roof gapping across large areas

The history of the green roof, which was split across a number of levels, is unknown and had developed major cracks and become threadbare in large areas. But over 28,000 steps and 100 floors later the roof looked much better and is ready for the spring sunshine.

Tonnes of new substrate and sedum cuttings help improve the roof