LIDL Sterling, Bauprotec Render Spec, Muir Construction Ltd

Job: LIDL Sterling, Scotland
Main Contractor: Muir Construction Ltd
SMET Products Used:

Bauprotec 850 M – Lime Cement Render

 Bauprotec RHS – Multi Purpose Render

Mineral Finish Coat – K

CASEA Bauprotec SLP – Tanking & Plinth Render 

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Principal contractor Muir Construction Ltd, machine applied the LIDL External Render System onto Poroton blocks consisting of a Base Coat of Bauprotec 850 M – Lightweight Lime Cement Render, Façade System Primer and a Finish Coat of Mineral Finish Coat. The Plinth Render used is Bauprotec SLP – Lightweight Plinth and Tanking Render. Key Coat: Change of substrate concrete/steel pillar/Poroton block or mass concrete: Bauprotec RHS was used.

The Internal Render System specification onto Poroton blockwork consists of Single Coat: Bauprotec 850 M, Lightweight Lime Cement Render. A smooth finish is required in the sales area, so either 850M steel trowelled smooth or skim finished. Key Coat: Change of substrate concrete/steel pillar/Poroton block: Bauprotec RHS used.

The LIDL render system, available from SMET:

Bauprotec 850 M is a factory produced Lightweight Lime Cement Render, specially designed for machine or hand application produced to EN 998-1: 2010 and is CE Marked.

Bauprotec RHS is a CE Marked, factory produced highly polymer-modified render specially designed for hand and machine application produced to EN 998-1: 2010.

Mineral Finish Coat – K is a CE marked, factory produced mineral based, high-quality finish-coat render, specially designed for hand and machine application to EN 998-1, 2010.

CASEA Bauprotec SLP is a CE Marked, factory produced Lightweight Sand & Cement Render specially designed for hand and machine application produced to EN 998-1: 2010.

The special render properties; lightweight, low thermal conductivity, high yield and Smet Supported Partner superior technical backup, are key factors in choosing SMET. SMET are committed to delivering consistently high-quality, German-made render systems to Lidl Plastering and Rendering Contractors.

Muir Construction, part of Muir Group, specialise in the delivery of quality developments across numerous sectors. Since their inception, the division has undertaken a plethora of projects including supermarkets, social housing, nursing homes and one off large scale builds. Some of the firm’s largest contracts have been business and retail parks which are an area of expertise for Muir Construction.  Clients include Waitrose, ASDA, Sainsbury, Morrisons, Lidl, Aldi, Co-op, B&Q and Safeway.

Urban Realm writes, ‘Lidl has announced the £50m expansion programme which will see it open eight new stores in Hawick, Stirling, Greenock, Partick, Oban, Broughton, Craigmillar and Slateford. Designed by Cassidy + Ashton the uniform Lidl of the Future designs aims to homogenise all planning applications by repeating the same design which sports an all-glass frontage with sensor controlled blinds to manage solar gain. Each £2m store will include 1,424sq/m of retail space, allowing wider aisles, longer tills and enhanced facilities to be offered to customers and increased employee space on a mezzanine floor. Lidl UK’s board director of property and expansion, Ingo Fischer, said: “Along with its cutting-edge design, our ‘Lidl of the Future’ concept will also go a step further to streamline processes and maximise efficiency. This forms a key part of our business model, which enables us to keep prices low and the quality of our products high.” A further ten of Lidl’s 91 stores will receive investment for extensions, modernisation and refurbishment’.

SMET is committed to delivering consistently superior quality, German-made Render Systems to Lidl Plastering and rendering/plastering Contractors across the UK and ROI.  If you need to speak to us – contact SMET on.

All LIDL spec SMET Render System products are available from Smet Building Products Ltd, who ensure the contractor has a superior level of technical back up in the machine application of the LIDL specification.