Later today, Aircraft including 6 Spitfires and 18 Hurricanes will fly over the south of England to mark the 75th Anniversary since the Battle of Britain’s “Hardest Day”.
On 18th August 1940, Biggin Hill came under attack from the Luftwaffe and this day became known as the “Hardest Day”, when the greatest loss of life was recorded by both sides during the Battle of Britain.
The commemoration will honour those lost during the Battle of Britain which lasted throughout the Summer of 1940 and was the first major battle fought entirely in the air.
Throughout the day, three flight formations will take place including the Hamlyn flight which will see eight aircraft fly over Sevenoaks, Yalding, Ashford, the former RAF Hawkinge with a special salute over the Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel-Le-Ferne on the white cliffs of Dover.
Visqueen Building Products are proud to have supplied products to the stunning and emotive build of the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust project ‘The Wing’.
The Spitfire inspired development, aptly named ‘The Wing’ provides a high-tech, immersive experience and learning centre for visitors to the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust at the Capel-le-Ferne site.
During the preliminary stages of the build, the Visqueen team provided technical knowledge and expertise in specifying the correct damp protection system in accordance with building regulations.
Find out more about the project here.
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We are proud to have supplied products to the stunning and emotive build of the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust project ‘The Wing’.
The Spitfire inspired development, aptly named ‘The Wing’ will provide a high-tech exhibition and learning centre for visitors to the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust at the Capel-le-Ferne site. Situated on the famous white cliffs between Dover and Folkestone in Kent, the Memorial site is dedicated to Churchill’s “Few” who fought in the skies overhead to keep the country free from invasion.
Visqueen Building Products is recognised as the global leader in the development, production and supply of high performance, high quality construction materials including some of the industry’s best selling damp proof membranes, damp proof courses and gas barrier systems. Our materials were supplied to the main contractor of ‘The Wing’ development, EPPS Construction Ltd, through Anchor Bay Construction Products in Erith, one of our approved stocking centres. Continue reading
Client: Banner Homes
Project: The Oasis Academy Watermead
Sector: Educational Facility
Product: Visqueen High Performance DPM
Benefits: Excellent in heavy duty raft foundations, alongside steel reinforced slabs.
Thanks to its ability to offer expert advice, reliable delivery and access to market leading products, SIG Bradford has been involved in a £multi-million project to build a new primary school on the former infant school site.
The Oasis Academy Watermeadwill eventually become a mainstream community school offering over 420 places. The damp proofing requirements of the new building’s site called for some equally specialist solutions with regards to structural waterproofing.
That’s why SIG Bradford teamed up with one of the leading experts in the field – Visqueen Building Products. With over 50 years of experience and a strong reputation for technical expertise, Visqueen is a European market leader in the production of structural waterproofing and ground gas protection systems.