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Nexus Tyne & Wear Metro Learning Centre, UK

the challenge

Over 1,000m² of protective, dust-proof epoxy coatings for use in a new Metro Maintenance and Renewals Skills Centre located in South Shields, Newcastle.

meet the client

The new development operated by Nexus, is a state-of-art, bespoke training facility for more than 1,000 people who work on Metro that will deliver a wide range of infrastructure and operations training to staff.

the project

The project is being funded through a £7m grant from the Government’s Local Growth Fund Deal through the North East Local Enterprise Partnership and a £1.4m contribution by Nexus.

The new facility will boast a 70 metre stretch of dual track for Nexus to carry out rail infrastructure training, including track, track points, signalling and overhead line.

The new three-storey training centre itself will house a new computerised Metro driver training simulator and a mocked-up Metro stations complete with a full length platform, ticket gates, PA system, CCTV and a Help Point.

Vebro’s solution

Vebro Polymers provided its two-coat water-based, vapour permeable, easily applied seal coating, vebrores EP SC, in a high-gloss Agate Grey colour for all areas inside the new centre.

The system is used primarily as a concrete sealer to improve the appearance and longevity of any indoor concrete floor. The system is best suited to areas where a dust-free, easily cleaned surface with improved chemical resistance is required.

vebrores EP SC can be diluted by up to 10% water addition and is applied over two coats using a good quality roller.

vebrores EP SC is formulated from bio-based polymers and meets the stringent criteria for AgBB low emissions coatings, meaning that the coating hits environmental benchmarks for improved indoor air quality.

meet the installer

MJF Group is an established support services company providing specialist solutions to businesses nationwide.

Since 2006 the company has built an enviable reputation in the commercial cleaning market, fuelling a later expansion into site services and specialist flooring alongside growth from local to national level.

MJFs dedicated team of flooring experts are a group of highly skilled professionals who deliver a first-class service, ensuring all of their flooring solutions achieve outstanding results within an efficient and timely manner.

MJF pride themselves on their clients extremely competitive prices, without ever compromising results.

key project details

client

Nexus Tyne & Wear Metro Learning Centre

location

South Shields, UK

year

2020

project size

1000 m²

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