Browse through some of our recent green roof and blueroof projects that ABG Geosynthetics have been involved with. From blue roof systems to extensive green roof systems require our unique technical input and specialist drainage geocomposites.

ABG blueroof, Extensive Green Roof

Client:Sheffield City Council & HSBC
Consultant:Arup & Leonard Design Associates
Product:ABG blueroof VF HD 107mm (L50 & L60)
ABG blueroof 75mm (Kiosk roof)
Benefits:- Restricted flow rates to 24 l/s over a total site catchment area of 6,100m2
- Green roof finish promotes biodiversity and cleans & treats storm water run-off before it reaches the local sewer network
- Avoids need for basement attenuation tanks and the associated carbon and ground engineering construction costs

The SuDS attenuation for the Project Cavendish, Sheffield buildings was provided at roof level by the ABG blueroof system. 

Read the full blueroof case study here.

Green roof from ABG Geosynthetics at Alder Hey Hospital, Liverpool

Green Roof System

Client:Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
Contractor:Laing O’Rourke/ Geogreen
Consultant:Building Design Partnership
Product:ABG Green Roof System
Benefits:- Park environment, enhanced patient, visitor and staff experience
- Bespoke Green Roof design for the 45 degree pitch
- ABG service: Design to Installation
- Award Winning Roofing System

ABG used their vast experience within both the green roof & slope stabilisation industries to create a bespoke design for Alder Hey Hospital to make the curved green roofs possible 

Read the full Alder Hey Green Roof System Project

Drainage sheets being installed as part of the green roof system

Green Roof System with attenuated rainwater collection

Client:Huddersfield University
Contractor:GB Solutions/ Geogreen Solutions
Architect:Watson Batty
Product:blueroof Type B, sedum green finish
Benefits:- SuDS attenuation avoiding underground tanks
- Fast installation
- SuDS process at source in building footprint

ABG designed and supplied an extensive green roof system with attenuated rainwater collection on the roof, called ABG blueroof.

Read the full ABG blueroof extensive green roof project

Biodiverse green roof system installation in London

Biodiverse Green Roof System

Client:The Crown Estate
Contractor:Cawston Specialist Roofing/Geogreen
Consultant:Barr Gazetas Architects
Product:Green Biodiverse Roof
Benefits:- Encourage bio diversity
- Lightweight and versatile
- Insulates heat and sound
- Plants clean the air

ABG green roof system was installed on The Crown Estate's new office building in Regents Street London

Read the full Biodiverse green roof project

Extensive green roof using ABG Roofdrain and Erosaweb Geocell

Extensive Green Roof

Client:Leeds City Council
Contractor:F K Roofing/Geogreen Solutions
Consultant:ABG Technical Services
Product:Roofdrain, Trigrid, Erosaweb, Growing Media, DF irrigation, Sedum blanket
Benefits:- Aesthetics - Green Look
- Biodiversity
- Sound Insulation

ABG Erosaweb geocell and Roofdrain were used as part of an extensive green roof project at the Recycling & Energy facility, Cross Green, Leeds.

Read the full Extensive Green Roof Project

ABG blueroof system for a green biodiverse roof in Islington, London

ABG blueroof system for a green biodiverse roof

Client:Client Islington Borough Council
Contractor:Morgan Sindall / Geogreen Solutions
Consultant:Haverstock Architects / Conisbee
Product:ABG blueroof System / Biodiverse Roof Systems
Benefits:- Versatile ABG blueroof system to allow for a range of finishes
- Eliminated the need for attenuation tanks at ground level
- ABG biodiverse roof system contributed to BREEAM ‘Excellent’rating
- Complete ABG service: design through to installation

ABG designed a versatile blue roof system which would eliminate the need for attenuation tanks at ground level whilst still allowing for the range of roof finishes required at Moreland Primary School, in the London Borough of Islington.

Read the full ABG blueroof green biodiverse roof case study

Green Extensive Roof System using ABG blueroof at Rathbone Market London

Green Extensive Roof System 

Client:English Cities Fund (ECf)
Contractor:John Sisk & Son / Geogreen Solutions
Consultant:Churchman Landscapes Architects
Product:ABG blueroof System
Benefits:- Versatile to allow multiple finishes
- Fitted in tight working environment
- ABG blueroof eliminated the need for attenuation tanks at ground level
- Installed directly on to Hot Melt Roof
- ABG service: design through to installation

ABG blueroof system was for a green extensive roof at Rathbone Market, London UK. 

Read the full ABG blueroof roof project

Extensive Green Roof Leeds Skelton Lake Services, UK

Green Extensive Roof System 

Client:Extra MSA Group
Contractor:Morgan Sindall (Main Contractor)
Cawston Specialist Roofing (Waterproofing)
Geogreen (Extensive Green Roof)
Architect:Corstorphine & Wright
Product:ABG Extensive Green Roof System
(Roofdrain reservoir board & filter textile,
growing media, Wildflower Turf)
Benefits:- Absorbs rainwater and minimises surface water run-off
- Limits rainfall response to that of pre-developed natural land, allowing infiltration into the roof build-up
- Filters dust and pollutants from rainfall and the air

ABG Green Roof System system was installed for a green extensive roof at Leeds Skelton Lake Services, UK

Read the full Extensive Green Roof Project

ABG blueroof Podium Deck

Client:Quintain Estates
Contractor:Wates Construction
Consultant:Flanagan Lawrence Architects
Product:ABG blueroof Podium Deck
Benefits:- Shallow attenuation avoiding deep tank solution
- Structurally sound for light vehicle access

ABG blueroof podium deck attenuation system was installed for the Alto Wembley Park Development in Londaon UK

Read the full ABG blueroof podium deck project

Extensive Green Roof

Client:Center Parcs
Contractor:Birse Civils/ Geogreen Solutions
Consultant:Holder Mathias
Product:Green Plug Plant Roof / Roofdrain
Benefits:- Promotes diversity
- Temperature regulation
- Noise insulation
- Protects waterproof system

Geogreen Solutions installed the ABG Roofdrain drainage and storage layer overlain by the green roof growing medium before hydro-seeding or planting plug-plants across the roof area. 

Read the full Center Parcs Green Roof Project


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