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Aberdeen rail project marks a departure from felt roofing

Meticulous co-ordination keeps task on track
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Station project is a blazing triumph

PROTEUS Waterproofing has completed a challenging roof refurbishment project at Tollcross Fire Station in Edinburgh
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Enriching the knowledge of Scots roofing students

Gary Moug reports on a product enrichment day at South Lanarkshire College, where students got to learn about the latest solutions in the sector

Best of Scottish roofing celebrated in Glasgow

THE annual NFRC Scottish Roofing Contractor of the Year Awards took place in Glasgow recently, with achievements in heritage, innovation and community contributions being...

McConnell MD looks to build on a great legacy

EVOLUTION, not revolution, is the approach Eamonn McGarvey has taken since becoming MD of Kilmarnock-based specialist roofing company Hugh LS McConnell in August 2018. The...

What’s the best approach to metal roof refurbishment?

Neil Humphries, metal roofing specialist for Sika Liquid Plastics’ Sika Pro-Tecta range discusses specification considerations for metal roof remediation projects HARDWEARING and long-lasting, metal roofs...

New build Gleneagles home is a work of art

A new build three-storey home in Gleneagles specified Cupa Pizarras’ thick Heavy 3 natural slate across its 680 square metre roof. The roof features a...

Protect Membranes chosen for first multi-storey Passivhaus building in Scotland

Protect BarriAir and reflective VC Foil Ultra, the air and vapour control layers from Protect Membranes, have been specified and installed by specialist design and build contractors Stewart & Shields in Scotland’s first multi-storey Passivhaus building.

Manufacturer brings in new recruits to boost growth plans

RUSSELL Roof Tiles has announced a raft of recent appointments to support growth plans. The manufacturer revealed that, over the past six months, eight new...

A merry ‘Trussmas’ in Inverness…

THE team at Pasquill Inverness have designed, manufactured and erected a 23 foot 'Trussmas' tree made out of eleven individual prefabricated roof trusses. The firm...

Tackling climate change with greener rooftops

Green roofs can play their part in helping urban environments fight the impact of global warming. Flat roofs have become an untapped resource for...

Alumasc looking to nurture Scottish connections

ALUMASC is targeting further growth in the Scottish roofing market after landing a number of high-profile projects, which the company said will benefit from...

A football stadium for all seasons

DS Smith Plastics has developed roofing for a new football stadium in Slovakia using polycarbonate building solutions. The firm’s Akyver multiwall polycarbonate sheets were specified...

Rooflights help Fuel natural daylight

BRETT Martin revealed it has helped provide a comfortable environment for workers at a newly expanded production facility in Dundee after providing a range...

Edinburgh event to showcase roofing products to international audience

THE roofing sector is heading for Edinburgh later this month for the 67th IFD (International Federation for the Roofing Trade) Congress & Awards. Representatives from trade...

Luxury roof for listed building

A listed building in Helensburgh has been undergoing a complete re-roofing project to accommodate new luxury apartments.  Due to planning restrictions, Cupa Pizarras’ Heavy 3...

Roofing and cladding contract awarded at £45m Meadowbank sports centre

Curtis Moore (Cladding Systems) has announced it has been awarded the roofing and cladding contract for the new £45 million Meadowbank Sports Complex in Edinburgh.

Scots youngsters get lessons in traditional building skills

SECONDARY school pupils got to sample traditional building skills recently at a special event outside the Scottish Parliament. The event - part of Construction Scotland’s...
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Traditionally-styled home goes with flow

MARLEY Alutec has revealed its Evolve Deepflow aluminium rainwater system, with custom manufactured components, has been used to achieve a ‘traditional look and superior...
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GRP can be plastic fantastic

By Andy Fell, Dryseal manager Hambleside Danelaw PLASTIC roofing - not an obvious choice for environmental construction. With climate change becoming a hot topic, the...