RAF Mildenhall Hanger

VariBlast Ltd were employed by Morgan Sindall plc to carry out lead paint removal works within the roof structure and supporting columns of a 3000 sq metre WW2 Aircraft Hangar, situated at RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk.

The works consisted of dry blasting all structural steel work back to an Sa2.5 (white metal) preparation standard, followed by the application of a two coat twin epoxy ‘International Paints’ coatings system.

All works were carried out via MEWP access equipment.



  • RAF Mildenhall


  • RAF Mildenhall

Principal Contractor:

  • Morgan Sindall plc


  • 12 Weeks

Completion Date:

  • July 2013


  • £174,000.00p

Services Used:

  • Dry blasting system
  • Airless Spray Paint

Materials Used:

  • Interseal 670HS
  • Interthane 990