Victoria Road Sports Pavilion

BauderGREEN XF 301 Sedum System with Bauder Thermofol single ply waterproofing system


This sports facility in Victoria Recreation Ground provides a new home for Portslade Bowls Club. The project was nominated for two categories in 2022’s Single Ply Roofing Association (SPRA) awards: Best New Construction 2020 and Best Sustainability 2020.

Bauder Building Board

Project:       Victoria Sports Pavilion
Location: Victoria Road, Brighton
Project type: New build
Roof size: 358m2
Approved contractor:  Industrial Construction (Sussex) Limited

The specification

The Bauder Single Ply Thermofol Green Roof System was specified for this project. This single source, lightweight system provides a (U-Value) of 0.15 W/m²K and incorporates a multifunctional water retention and filter layer. The weather tight roof covering is secure and free draining.


Project challenges

It was paramount that the timing of the delivery and resources available were planned effectively to ensure the Green Roof was not compromised due to the BauderGREEEN XF 301 vegetation blanket being harvested as a live product. Working together as a team was key to a successful project delivery.

All waterproofing systems were installed through workmanship that complied with current Codes of Practice, BS6229. By joining forces with approved contractor ICS roofing and taking a collaborative approach, the installation of this project was smooth, and all installation challenges were identified and resolved at the design stage.

This installation follows the ‘Safe2Torch’ guidance produced by the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) as a heat welding method was used to install the Single Ply Membrane.

System installed

Bauder XF 301 Sedum System


1 BauderGREEN XF 301

A lightweight, single layer sedum system with GRO compliant substrate. The sedum blanket contains 17 species of sedum and provides instant coverage on an extensive green roof as it is grown for circa 12 months. 

2 BauderGREEN AL 40

An edge trim that frames and retains the XF 301 system, securing the system to the waterproofing underneath.


A drainage and protection mat which prevents the roots of sedum plants from becoming waterlogged.


A 1.5mm thick, reinforced PVC waterproofing membrane. Stated within BBA certificate 06/4354, the Thermofol PVC waterproofing membranes have a service life in excess of 35 years. 

5 Bauder PIR M 60

Tissue-faced flat board insulation, benefitting from a zero ODP and a Green guide rating of ‘A’.


A 2.5mm depth, self-adhesive air & vapour control layer with a mica finish.


Industrial Construction (Sussex) Limited: 
"The technical and sustainability expertise and support available from the Bauder technical team and area manager, coupled with the comprehensive guarantee package made Bauder the ideal supplier to work with on this project."