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Lead Roofing

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.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Lead Roofing
Anglia Lead Ltd
49 Barker Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 4TN
Tel 01603 626 856 Fax 01603 619 171
Email: info@anglialead.co.uk
Website: www.anglialead.co.uk
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.
B.S Leadwork
108 Feltham Hill Road, Ashford, Middlesex TW15 2BX
Tel 07809 720620
Email: Info@bsleadwork.co.uk
Website: www.bsleadwork.co.uk
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
British Lead Mills
Peartree Lane Welwyn Garden City Hertfordshire AL7 3UB
Tel 01707 324595 Fax 01707 328941
Email: sales@britishlead.co.uk
Website: www.britishlead.co.uk
At BLM they produce rolled Lead Sheet and supply components for Lead roofs such as wood rolls and patination oil.
Calder Industrial Materials Limited
Ground Floor, Building 7, Queens Park, Queensway, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead NE11 0QD
Tel 0191 482 7350 Fax 0191 487 6189
Email: buildingproducts@calderlead.co.uk
Website: www.calderlead.co.uk
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.
CEL Group
Progress House, 256 Station Rd, Whittlesey, Peterborough PE7 2HA
Tel 01733 206633 Fax 01733 206644
Email: info@thecelgroup.co.uk
Website: www.celroofing.co.uk
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
104A Consort Road, London SE15 2PR
Tel 020 7277 7775 Fax 020 7635 0556
Email: mail@dbrlimited.com
Website: www.dbrlimited.com/dbr_leadwork.htm
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
116/118 South Street Openshaw Manchester M11 2FY
Tel 0161 223 2123 / 0638 Fax 0161 220 9259
Email: hempstock@freenetname.co.uk
Website: www.hempstockplumbing.co.uk
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 (Roofing Specialists) Ltd
Ross Street, Darnall, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S9 4PU
Tel 0114 244 7720 Fax 0114 243 6060
Email: mb@allroofing.co.uk
Website: www.martin-brooks.co.uk
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
Kiln Way, Woodville, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 8ED
Tel 01283 224555 Fax 01283 550284
Email: contact@midlandlead.co.uk
Website: www.midlandlead.co.uk
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.
Q Bytheway Lead Contractors
Platts Road Amblecote Stourbridge West Midlands DY8 4YR
Tel 01384 294 449 Fax 01384 296 814
Email: mail@leadworkers.net
Website: www.leadworkers.net
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.
Richardson Roofing Company Ltd
Richardson House, Moor Lane, Staines, Middlesex, TW19 6EQ
Tel 01784 460 044 Fax 01784 465 853
Email: info@richardson-roofing.com
Website: www.richardson-roofing.com
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.