Calder are members of the Calder Group, Europe’s largest producer of lead sheet and lead-based technical products. Calder are one of the UK’s leading building materials suppliers, distributing lead sheet and ancillary products throughout the UK. Calder produce sheet lead to BSEN12588 for construction markets. Standard sizes are available in 3m and 6m rolls up to 2.4m wide. Special sizes can also be provided. 100% of Calder’s lead sheet is sourced from recycled materials. Calder is a member of the Lead Contractors Association and the Lead Sheet Association.
The CEL Group is a principal building contractor for its own projects, taking responsibility for the management of all the primary trades involved, including stonemasons, carpenters and slaters. With the encouragement of architectural practices, the CEL Group has a firm commitment and presence in the ecclesiastical and heritage building sector. It has a broad skill and service base which, as well as being a specialist lead roofing contractor, includes the use of non-ferrous metals such as copper, zinc and stainless steel. It is also one of the few European manufacturers still creating sandcast lead sheet.
Midland Lead, established in 1983, is one of the UK's major lead sheet suppliers. Their premium cast lead sheet is suitable for all building applications, including flat and pitched roofing, flashings, gutters, parapets and all other lead detail work, and has been used on buildings such as Cardiff Castle, Windsor Castle and Brighton Pavilion. They also supply ancillary roofing products such as patination oil, expansion joints, copper nail, lead underlay and wood core rolls. In addition, Midland Lead now offers traditional premium quality hand-made sand cast lead, ideally suited for heritage projects.