Belton visitors help Martin-Brooks repair Boathouse

Heritage roofing specialists, Martin-Brooks, have played an integral role in the preservation of a key architectural feature in the grounds of Lincolnshire’s grade I listed Belton House. The Sheffield-based firm has reroofed the Grantham estate’s boathouse, one of only two surviving structures of its type in the UK, helping return Continue reading

The Flower Bowl Wins Again for Sika Liquid Plastics

Sika Liquid Plastics is celebrating the continuing success of one of its stand-out projects of 2018 after The Flower Bowl won the Green Roof category in the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) Awards. Roofing contractor, W Hughes & Son installed Sika Liquid Plastics’ Decothane Root-Resistant system and Decotherm insulation Continue reading

The Solution for all your Gutter Problems: Fold Out W3

Utilising PVC membrane developed over a period of 60 years, Raintite produce a bonded steel sheet suitable for all gutter applications. Benefiting from a unique anti-slip surface and covered by a 25 year guarantee ensuring a trouble free project from manufacture to installation and beyond. Fold-Out W3 – what does Continue reading

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