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Edinburgh Traditional Building Festival line-up confirmed

ORGANISERS of the Edinburgh Traditional Building Festival, which will take place online due to Covid-19, have revealed this year's line-up. The event is normally part...

Sika launches new hot melt roofing system

SIKA recently announced it has expanded its bituminous roofing range with the launch of SikaBit ProMelt - described as a versatile structural waterproofing system...

Virus response shows the true value of trade bodies

THE Covid-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the roofing and cladding sector, with businesses and individuals operating in this field having to...

How to make roofs a thing of beauty

A roof can speak volumes on the character of a building and the people inhabiting the premises. It is why roofing solutions must be...
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Reflective membrane solution delivers thermal efficiency for large social housing development

A combination of a low emissivity, insulating breather membrane and internal air and vapour control layer from Protect Membranes has been installed as part of an award-winning social housing development in Greater Manchester

Scottish Procurement Alliance renews four frameworks

SCOTTISH Procurement Alliance (SPA) has announced it is re-procuring four of its most successful frameworks: Schools and Community Buildings; Modular Buildings; Roofing; and Doors. In...
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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...