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Programme unveiled for ninth Edinburgh Traditional Building Festival

THE programme for this year's Edinburgh Traditional Building Festival has been released, with organisers focusing heavily on COP26 and the sustainability of traditional buildings...

MP hears of pitched roof tile manufacturer’s expansion plans

PITCHED roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles recently received a visit from Alister Jack MP, the UK Government's secretary of state for Scotland. The firm...

Livingston’s Lanthorn Centre set for £3m roof repair

WEST Lothian Council has agreed a budget of over £3 million for the repair of the Lanthorn Centre's roof deck. The Livingston facility closed in...

Lochmaben roof tile manufacturer gets green light for £1.7m investment

LOCHMABEN-based pitched roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles, has confirmed it has been given the go-ahead for a £1.7 million plant and building works. The...

Kilmarnock roofing specialist strengthens senior management team

KEN Wales has been promoted to the role of divisional director of McConnell's specialist roofing and painting division. He has been with the Kilmarnock-headquartered business...

Completion of refurbishment project is sweet moment for Airdrie baker

AN Airdrie baker has taken over new premises following a £750,000 refurbishment, carried out by construction and property specialist Procast Christie the Baker is relocating...

Crossing the bridge

When it comes to energy efficiency in buildings, we can’t ‘cross that bridge when we come to it’ – it’s time to prepare for...

New study could help inform sector on future trends

ROOF systems manufacturer Marley has published a new white paper described as shedding light on what tenants and homeowners are looking for in a...

Roof tile manufacturer launches recruitment drive to help meet demand

ROOF tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles has announced it has launched a major recruitment drive in anticipation of what will be a record year...

Housing association invests £80,000 to ‘future-proof’ Glasgow properties

WELLHOUSE Housing Association (WHA) has announced it is future-proofing homes by undertaking the part-demolition and rebuild of four properties’ verandas in the east end...

Roofing sector highlights impact of global timber shortage

LEADING players in the roofing sector have warned that global timber shortages are putting the UK housebuilding supply chain under 'enormous pressure'. 'Faltering' availability and...

Roofing contractors report busy start to the year despite materials and skills shortages

NEW research has found that the UK's roofing contractors have experienced growing workloads in the first quarter of 2021, but have been impacted by...

Procast employee earns top roofing apprentice accolade

PROCAST employee and new dad Conor Reid has been named Apprentice of the Year in Roofing in west central Scotland. Conor, who is in his...

Roof tile manufacturer goes electric with forklift truck trial

LOCHMABEN-based pitched roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles has announced it is trialling electric forklift trucks (EFL) at its three plants. The move is part of...

CPD explores roof windows performance

KEYLITE Roof Windows is offering a new CPD webinar entitled ‘Addressing Thermal Performance in Roof Windows’. Available to book every Tuesday and Thursday until the...

Online hubs offer insulation advice

ROCKWOOL has created a series of technical resource hubs to help specifiers access information and advice on specialist insulation solutions.  The online hubs comprise passive...

Sika upgrades popular liquid-applied solution

SIKA recently announced the launch of its Sikalastic-652N, described as an upgraded version of one of its most popular liquid-applied single-component polyurethane waterproofing membranes,...

Delays fail to dampen waterside development

BRIGGSAMASCO has revealed how the firm overcame significant project delays to deliver a watertight roof system as part of an Edinburgh city centre social...

Marley expands roofing portfolio

MARLEY has announced it is adding to its roofing portfolio with the acquisition of Viridian Solar, a supplier of roof integrated solar panels. With demand...

Perfecting a craft: Stirling firm earns guild recognition

STIRLING-based family business Old Plean Roofing has become the first Scottish specialist roofing company in seven years to be admitted to the Guild of...