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Award Winning Luxury House Developer Relies On Multiboard to Build It’s Bathrooms

The latest development by one of the country’s leading luxury housebuilders is making full use of Marmox Multiboard’s benefits in converting a series of former agricultural buildings into half a dozen high specification homes.


Maybanks Manor, Cox Green, close to Horsham in Surrey, is being built by Surrey based Rockwood Homes; a past winner of both Silver and Bronze awards in the annual Daily Telegraph ‘What House’ competition. With one property already being marketed and another close to completion, the site is expected to be finished by the end of this year, with the Multiboards featuring in the bathrooms and en-suites throughout.

In total, 400 of the 12.5 mm thick 1250 x 600 mm Multiboards are being supplied by Marmox stockist, Travis Perkins; along with the special fixing plugs, waterproof tape and Marmox 360 adhesive.

Chris Bell, the Commercial Manager for Rockwood Homes, commented: “We are converting six homes here at Rudgwick from what are old brick-built farm outbuildings, with the largest being a 2,600 square foot, five bedroom house which will have a downstairs cloakroom, en-suites to the master and bedroom 2 on the first floor and then a family shower room serving the two bedrooms on the top floor.

Basically, Rockwood chooses to employ Multiboard to line all the wetrooms because the product offers the stable surface which can take the weight of the high-quality marble tiles, which contribute to the luxury, contemporary look of our developments and we use the special Marmox plugs whether we are fixing into blockwork or studwork. Work is progressing well and we expect to be completed in approximately 14 weeks.”

Marmox Multiboards are manufactured from extruded polystyrene or XPS and offer a range of positive physical characteristics, including good thermal insulation and being fully waterproof, with the polymer modified concrete coating to both faces providing an ideal key for tiling or rendering.

They are both light to handle and easy to cut, while still being able to sustain substantial loadings if required, including as part of a floor build-up.

Rockwood’s website reveals it has an unrivalled network of expertise, a determined commitment to excellence in all the company does and pays meticulous attention to every detail along the way to consistently produce outstanding and distinguished properties.

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