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Hawthorns Care Home

Attention to detail and efficient delivery helped Ithaca Roofing give the client a quality roof ahead of schedule, which resulted in the single-ply award from the UK Roofing Awards

Sheeting & Cladding


No.1 Court

The retractable roof was the key feature of this project to make Wimbledon’s No.1 Court an all-weather tennis arena. Prater installed a 6,500sqm aluminium standing seam metal roofing system plus 3,000sqm of cladding to the outer wall. A phased approach ensured No.1 Court could still host matches

Single Ply


The Dunes

Situated just 10 short metres from the beach at Perranporth in Cornwall, Progressive Systems had to contend with unforgiving coastal weather to deliver an attractive, yet robust roof to this luxury development



The Great Pagoda

This 18th century Grade II listed landmark needed a full restoration, so Richardson Roofing were contracted to strip off and renew the Welsh slates and the sheet copper weathering. Copper to the cupola and the flat roofs were retained, with intricate repairs made at the request of the architect



McArthur Hall Tower

The roof of this Grade B1 listed building needed a complete overhaul as part of extensive renovation, including a faithful renewal of the lead detailing on the College’s distinctive tower, and the re-use of roof slates to bring the building back to its former glory

Tiles & Slates


Old Leylands

This beautiful country property has a roof made up of 25 intricate slopes. The original peg and nibbed tiles were in poor condition so the team sourced handmade tiles to match. The team also renewed the lead flashings, gutters, waste and down pipes as well as the timber soffits and fascias



Unit 800 Aztec West

Consisting of a series of multi-level octagons, this complex roof needed a long-lasting covering. Following a laborious strip-out, the team had to cut and detail-in multiple mitred hips, along with numerous sumps for outlets, as well as re-clad the building perimeter and five staircases