Lead is an important feature of traditional roofing, and is unrivalled for its durability but, as with any roofing, must be properly specified and installed.
Companies supplying goods or services for Lead Roofing
Anglia Lead for around 150 years provided quality workmanship and roofing skills on both historic and new-build projects. They specialise not only in working with traditional lead sheet, but also with other materials, both traditional and modern, such as copper, zinc and Terned Stainless Steel.
BS Leadwork is a family run business consisting of skilled craftsmanship that provide a complete Lead repair and replacement service with 15 years experience and City & Guild qualifications which ensures a professional service. We constantly strive to maintain the very highest of standards as expected by the trade, whose skills and dedication have been recognized as being an art in itself. We provide a wide range of services including traditional lead roofing, ornamental leadwork, rainwater heads, pipes and gutters, flat roofing, rolled lead flashings, sand cast and cast lead roofs, bossing, lead welding, cladding and dormers lead work
At BLM they produce rolled Lead Sheet and supply components for Lead roofs such as wood rolls and patination oil.
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.
DBR ( Leadwork ) Limited provides a comprehensive roofing service for the conservation and new build markets. Our roofing service is built upon the highly regarded reputation of DBR ( London ) Limited delivering exemplary standards of workmanship. The division work with Lead, Zinc and Copper, Slate, Tile and Asphalt roofs. They carry out carpentry repairs of timber roof structures, install rainwater pipes and hoppers, roof ventilation and insulation, carry out specialist sub-contract work, surveys and reports and can also provide a principal contracting service for large roof projects which include scaffolding and roof associated masonry works.
J.Hempstock & Co Ltd. founded in 1941, are specialist contractors for the installation of Lead sheet and ornamental work to historical and new properties. They are also experienced in the use of hard metal roofing such as Copper and Terned Coated Stainless Steel.
Martin-Brooks is one of Yorkshire's premier roofing contractors, carrying out high quality work in both the commercial and domestic sectors. We specialise in heritage refurbishment projects and our fully qualified craftsmen produce exceptional results with slates, tiles, lead and all types of flat roofing. Our expert teams combine excellent service with value for money, providing the same exceptional service on projects of all sizes, from the largest commercial contract to small residential repairs. Our specialist lead working skills include traditional bossing techniques using sand cast lead, modern welding methods and dressing using rolled sheet lead.
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.
They are specialist leadwork contractors established in 1982 and are an award winning member company of the Lead Contractors Association, having attained the highest grade possible within the association. Projects have included buildings of national importance such as the Natural History Museum. They also use other sheet metals, including copper, zinc and terne coated stainless steel. Due to the nature of our specialist works, and also carry out traditional slating and tiling along with roof construction and restoration work.
They are a major established roofing contractor for nationally important projects in both traditional and modern high class roofing materials, including Lead, Zinc and Copper.