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The curious case of an industry at a time of change

THE roofing and cladding industry is preparing for takeovers as a series of “curious circumstances” begins to shape the industry, according to market analyst...
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Repairs give students room with a view

“A hill for magnitude, a mountain in virtue of its bold design”. This is Robert Louis Stevenson’s description of Arthur’s Seat which is the...

Glasgow firm goes back to school on Highland project

GLASGOW-based roofing and cladding firm Curtis Moore is putting the finishing touches on its furthest north project to date – the Wick Community Campus...
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Setting your ‘sites’ on training

Scott Horner of Marley Contract Services looks at how their apprenticeship programmes are helping address the skills shortage in the roofing and cladding sector. THE...

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...
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Bright future for Liverpool as new learning centre lights the way

The new learning centre at a college in Liverpool has a stunning façade thanks to RigiSystems LokFold standing seam aluminium. Around 1,500 sq m of...

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...

Tapered insulation points way to long-term warm, dry flat roof performance

By James Wilkinson, design team manager at flat roof and single-layer tapered insulation specialist, Gradient PONDING caused by inadequately-designed falls is a significant contributor to...

Giving the lowdown on high-end single-ply roofing solutions

Roof waterproofing is not a game of chance. Errors at any stage of the installation process, particularly avoidable ones, could have costly ramifications. Correct...

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...
Roofshield will protect the Black Watch Museum

Roofshield will protect the Black Watch Museum

The £3 million regeneration of a historic Perthshire castle has reached completion with the installation of the roof to its adjacent museum. Balhousie Castle’s...

Fluidity and flexibility are key to Lakesmere growth

Project Scotland speaks to David Gray, managing director – northern regions, Lakesmere Group, as the Group’s turnover gets set to exceed £100 million Q) How...
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SSE Hydro demanded a roof which looked great and sounds perfect…

MANY visitors to the The SSE Hydro, Scotland’s newest and most spectacular live entertainment venue, have been impressed by the stunning roof. Kalzip’s aluminium standing...

Green roof manufacturer urges clients to plan ahead to avoid Brexit-related supply chain issues

A manufacturer of green roofs is urging construction managers to plan carefully over the coming months to avoid Brexit-related supply chain issues. Wallbarn said many of the...

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. ...
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Flashings for luxury cabins

FAKRO has supplied 31 FTP-V centre pivot and FPP-V top hung and pivot roof windows with bespoke flashings for luxury, self-catering log cabins at...

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...

New accreditation for roofing sector announced

THE National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) has unveiled plans for a new accreditation scheme in a bid to boost skills in the sector. The...
DALES Fabrications, which manufactures aluminium eaves products, had their products specified for a college project where the requirement was to combine a visual statement with a relaxing environment for pupils.

Sharp thinking sees blades make their debut on college job

DALES Fabrications, which manufactures aluminium eaves products, had their products specified for a college project where the requirement was to combine a visual statement...

Having faith in the system

A landmark joint faith school campus, which brings pupils from both the Catholic and Jewish faiths together under one roof, specified a wide range...