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Bournemouth Arts University Featuring HEXATHERM XFLOOR

Bournemouth Arts University Featuring HEXATHERM XFLOOR

XFLOOR Thermal Insulation Installed on Bournemouth Arts Student Accommodation

XFLOOR Thermal Insulation

9000M2 of Cellecta’s HEXATHERM XFLOOR 500 has been installed into a major university development in Bournemouth’s town centre. With the growing interest of studying in the seaside town, there has been a greater increase of students moving to Bournemouth. Leading to an increasing demand for student accommodation, at the moment there are 11 different halls of residence for students all over Bournemouth close the university campuses.

This specific development is accommodation for the students at the Arts University as part of the towns centre master vision led by Bournemouth Borough Council. The site is located in Madeira road Bournemouth, a gateway site on the approach to Bournemouth and Poole to the North of the Town Centre. The development consists of 378 student rooms and a 400 space multi story car park.

High Compressive Strength Floor Insulation boards

XFLOOR is the new range of high compressive strength, extruded polystyrene thermal floor insulation boards designed specifically for domestic, commercial and industrial flooring applications. Available in thickness’ from 20-160mm XFLOOR floor insulation boards are ideal for a multitude of floor requirements, including basements, above ground bearing concrete floor slabs, and on suspended beam and block floors.


HEXATHERM XFLOOR bournemouth Arts Uni


XFLOOR Rigid Floor Insulation Boards Benefits


  • 250-750 kPa high compressive strength
  • Able to withstand heavy point loads
  • Suitable for domestic, commercial and industrial applications
  • Closed cell structure
  • Suitable for areas in close proximity to water
  • Ideal for basement floors
  • Global Warming Potential (GWP) <5
  • Blown with reclaimed CO2
  • 100% Recyclable
  • Fully compliant with Code for Sustainable Home Pol 1 requirements

Thermal Performance

  • Excellent life long thermal performance
  • Range of thickness’ available 20-160mm
  • Super low U-values achievable

Contact Cellecta

This development has been named ‘Dorset’s first educational building to use one of the world’s most exacting environmental standards’, the development has a proposed completion date of August 2014. For more technical information about HEXATHERM FLOOR 500 and its suitability for your existing and upcoming projects contact Cellecta’s technical team on 08456 71-71-74 or via email at technical@cellecta.co.uk.

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