Sussex Heights


For over 30 years, Sussex Heights has been protected against driving rain and airborne salts by RonaBond Crack Bridging Anti-Carbonation Coating WB. Situated close to the West Pier, immediately behind the Brighton Hilton Metropole Hotel, Sussex Heights is a 24 storey landmark block of luxury apartments.


Sussex Heights was built in 1965 and was originally clad in mosaic tiles, but by 1990 it was clear that the tiles were no longer protecting the structure against water ingress from rain, driven by the prevailing South Westerly winds. To restore the building to its former glory and to prevent further damage, the tiles were removed, repair works were carried out and the entire building was coated with RonaBond Crack Bridging Anti-Carbonation Coating WB.


Key to the specification was a 10-year insurance-backed guarantee, underwriting the performance of the product and the application.  The guarantee was the first to be underwritten on such a contract in the U.K.

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