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Glass dome roof to be installed at Motherwell Station in December

WORK on an 'eye-catching' new glazed dome roof has began at Motherwell Station as part of its £14.5 million refurbishment. It comes after installation work...

Roofing and cladding contractors report strong workloads as labour and cost challenges intensify

NEW research has revealed that more than half of roofing and cladding contractors found it tougher to recruit suitable labour in the third quarter...

Roof tile manufacturer launches woodland initiative for long-serving staff

RUSSELL Roof Tiles has launched a new Long Service Programme, which will give long-serving employees managed woodland from The Woodland Trust. The initiative is designed...

Roofing contractor delivers waterproof solutions to landmark Edinburgh development

ROOFING specialist BriggsAmasco has detailed its work to ensure long-term waterproof protection for the £1 billion residential-retail project at St James Quarter in Edinburgh...

International call-up for roof tile manufacturer’s football support

PITCHED roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles (RRT) is stepping up its support for sport internationally after announcing a new sponsorship with Indian football...

Award-winning roofing apprentices recognised in Scottish Parliament motion

TWO Edinburgh apprentices have received recognition from the Scottish Parliament for winning the Roofing Apprentice of the Year Award, as part of the NFRC...

NFRC issues safety alert urging roofers to check battens

THE NFRC is urging operatives and managers to be aware that a large volume of non-standard battens, falsely coloured and/or stamped with BS 5534,...

NFRC Scottish Roofing Award winners announced

THE winners of the NFRC Scottish Roofing Awards have been announced during a luncheon at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow. This year marked the...

NFRC hails recognition of traditional skills success at Edinburgh event

NFRC is celebrating recognition by the Scottish Parliament for efforts at the 10th Festival of Traditional Buildings, held in August. A parliamentary motion submitted by...

Stirling roofing firm crowned Small Business of the Year

OLD Plean Roofing has been crowned Small Business of the Year at the Scottish SME Business Awards 2022. Voted for by the public, the awards recognise...

Roof tile manufacturer confirms major equipment investment

ROOF tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles (RRT) has announced a further £250,000 investment in equipment. The move follows the unveiling of a £2 million...

Waterproofing supplier has room to grow after relocating

ICB (Waterproofing) Ltd has announced it has relocated its Scotland branch to a new unit in Coatbridge following ‘continual growth’. Previously based in Bellshill, the...

NFRC marks ten years of traditional skills workshops in Scotland

NFRC Scotland is celebrating ten years of promoting traditional skills and roofing careers. In recent weeks, the organisation has taken part in the Edinburgh Traditional...

Re-roofing project gives East Ayrshire homes a lift

Russell Roof Tiles has announced it has provided 'sustainable and long-lasting' concrete roof tiles to support the re-roofing of a social housing project in...

Energy crisis will worsen unless we offer a balanced smart transition where consumers decide...

By John Forster, chair and founder of Forster Group ENERGY prices skyrocketing, rising inflation rates and a potential year-long recession, the immediate economic picture for...

New distillery’s green roof creates a buzz

The 'green' sedum roof at The Cairn Distillery near Grantown on Spey has reportedly become a haven for bees since being installed in April. ...

Roofing and cladding contractors face business survival fears over cost pressures

NEW research has found that 71% of roofing and cladding contractors fear for the survival of their business due to price inflation and soaring...

Inspirational supervisor scales Criffel three years on from major stroke

A Russell Roof Tiles supervisor has completed the gruelling challenge of climbing to the top of Criffel three years after suffering a major stroke. Colin Stevenson...

Roof tile manufacturer officially opens £2 million upgraded plant

PITCHED roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles (RRT) has officially unveiled its new £2 million upgraded utility plant at its site at Lochmaben. The project...

Rooflights prove a bright idea for new facility

BRETT Martin Daylight Systems has provided its Energysaver GRP rooflights for a new production facility in Bedfordshire, said to have created a ‘light, energy...