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Project Notebook

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

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



Ludgate House

Richardson Roofing installed the bespoke curved zinc roof that was the defining feature of this strikingly modern design, which transformed an old and dated livery yard into a new home

Tiles & Slates


Big School Kitchen

The roof of this imposing Grade II listed Victorian kitchen and dining hall needed to be completely renovated and M. Camilleri & Sons Roofing were tasked with stripping the 1,000sqm roof covering before replacing it like-for-like with 15,000 dark blue-grey rectangular Cwt y Bugail slates and heather blue Penrhyn arrowhead slates




This high-end refurbishment of a City of London commercial block in the shadow of the Walkie Talkie building, included the installation of decking for a roof terrace



10 Nairn Road

RBM makes for a durable, reliable and cost-effective flat roof system that can resist fatigue, impacts and tears. Eclipse Roofing’s project, shortlisted at the UK Roofing Awards 2019, also showed that RBM can also be visually appealing