Inspiring roofer recognised as local hero

A Falkirk roofer has been hailed as a ‘Local Hero’ for his commitment to raising the standards of the roofing industry by supporting new and young talent. Mark Cattanach of Rooftec Scotland was nominated in the National Federation of Roofing Contractors’ 2018 UK Roofing Awards, sponsored by SIG Roofing, for Continue reading

Bird Control – Pebble Ballast Netting Systems

What’s the Problem with Pebble Ballast Roofing? Gull and Crow problems can be quite common on ballast roofing as the birds will often pick up the large pebble ballast, mistaking the pebbles for food they will drop the stones from a great height in an attempt to open them. This Continue reading

Kemper System Delivers Roof Refurbishment to Art Deco Gem

The roof of an occupied 1930s art deco municipal office building, situated in the busy town centre of Blackpool, Lancashire, required urgent repair. The building was experiencing standing water on a largely zero falls roof with only four drainage outlets, meaning water had started to leak into the occupied offices Continue reading

White Rose Village Blossoms with Shackerley Façade

White Rose Shopping Centre in Leeds, constructed in 1997, is one of the UK’s premier retail and leisure destinations. White Rose’s owner, Landsec, has recently completed and opened a 65,000 sq ft leisure extension to the scheme which has enabled the shopping centre to incorporate a selection of new dining Continue reading

Penthouse refurbishment far from tall order for Kemper System

Kemper System’s Kemperol 2K-PUR solvent-free and odourless waterproofing membrane has been used to refurbish the 1,000m2 penthouse roof area above an oil refinery at a food processing plant in in Erith, London. Working closely with Northfall Design Associates, the highly experienced and knowledgeable team at Kemper System helped to devise Continue reading

Kemper System’s Kemperol 2K-PUR

Kemper System’s Kemperol 2K-PUR solvent-free and odourless waterproofing membrane has been used to refurbish the roof of Poole Hospital’s outpatient department, ensuring that the project avoided any odours that could become a nuisance to staff and patients in the unit or the surrounding wards. The cold-applied liquid membrane was installed Continue reading

Demand for Quality is Rising

The Federation of Traditional Metal Roofing Contractors (FTMRC ) brings together 67 contractors that specialise in the installation of hard metals roofing and cladding.  The metal roofing market in the UK has expanded rapidly in recent years and this increased demand for installers has drawn in inexperienced and unskilled contractors, Continue reading