UK Roofing Awards 2017 Winners Announced

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UK Roofing Awards 2017 Winners Announced

The Roof of the Year Award sponsored by SIG Roofing and chosen by the UK Roofing Awards Judges from this year’s winners. This accolade was presented to Rowlands Roofing Ltd working with Marley Eternit on Quintain House.

The National Federation of Roofing Contractors - the UK’s largest roofing trade association (NFRC) has announced the winners of this year’s prestigious UK Roofing Awards. The winners were revealed at a memorable ceremony that took place on Friday 19th May 2017 at Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge, London.

Winners across the eleven competition categories are:

Green Roofing

  • Skygarden Ltd working with Topek Ltd Project: The Macallan Distillery

Hard Metal Roofing

  • Roles Broderick Roofing Ltd Project: Exeter College, University of Oxford

Heritage Roofing – Sponsored by Klober

  • Emerton Roofing (Western) Ltd Project: The Boat House

Lead Roofing – Sponsored by Chandlers Roofing Supplies

  • K&M Leadwork Ltd Project: Goring Clock Tower

Liquid Applied Roofing and Waterproofing

  • Mitie Tilley Roofing Ltd Project: North Terminal, Gatwick Airport

Mastic Asphalt / Hot Melt – Sponsored by EagleView

  • Prater Ltd working with Radmat Building Products Ltd Project: Fitzroy Place

Reinforced Bitumen Membranes

  • M&J Group Project: Fleet Bank House

Roof Slating

  • Contour Roofing (Essex) Ltd Project: St Joseph's College

Roof Tiling

  • Rowlands Roofing Ltd working with Marley Eternit Project: Quintain House

Sheeting and Cladding – Sponsored by ECIC

  • Lakesmere Project: Greenwich Energy Centre (Optik Cloak)

Single Ply Roofing

  • Carlisle Construction Materials Ltd working with Topek Ltd Project: The Macallan Distillery

In addition to the category winners, awards were also presented for outstanding standards of workmanship and technical excellence. 

The Roof of the Year, sponsored by SIG Roofing, was presented to Rowlands Roofing Ltd in association with Marley Eternit for work on Quintain House in Dymock, Gloucestershire. This award was chosen by the UK Roofing Awards Judges from this year’s winners.

The CITB Exceptional Contribution to Training, presented by Martin Noonan went to Beverley Sexton of Jackson Jackson & Sons Ltd for the exceptional work she has done on organizing roofing training for operatives in-house, with exterior agencies, on work at height and for future generations of roofing trainees.

Young Leadworker of the Year competition run by the Lead Sheet Association was won by Jay Stubbs, a self-employed leadworker trading as LDN Leadwork Ltd. Not only did Jay submit an impressive portfolio of work he demonstrated exceptional skill in a practical assessment taking place over two days at the LSA Training Centre in Kent

The Lead Contractors Association’s Murdoch Sponsor’s Award went to Celtic Leadwork for its outstanding craftsmanship demonstrated on the roof of a Primary School in Notting Hill, London. Meanwhile, Conservation Leadwork Ltd won The Murdoch Award for its excellent work on Culham Court Chapel in Henley on Thames.

Commenting on the competition winners, James Talman, Chief Executive at NFRC said: “Congratulations to all our winners. The Awards is the highlight of the roofing calendar and this year was no exception. The judging panel was blown away with the quality of entries and every winner should be proud of their achievement.”

James added: “We would like to thank everyone that entered the competition and all those who have supported the event, including the headline sponsor, SIG Roofing, for their continued support and all sponsors.”

Sponsors for this year’s Awards included: Associated Lead Mills Ltd, Axter Ltd, B&CE, Chandlers Roofing Supplies Ltd, Cromar Building Products Ltd, CUPA PIZARRAS, ECIC, Eco Green Roofs Ltd, IKO PLC, Klober Ltd, Lead Contractors Association (LCA), Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA), Lead Sheet Association (LSA), M&J Group (Construction & Roofing) Ltd, Marley Eternit Ltd, Monier Redland Ltd, QANW, Radmat Building Products Ltd, Recticel Insulation, Rockwool Ltd, Sika Ltd, Single Ply Roofing Association (SPRA), SR Timber, Total Bitumen UK Limited, Triflex (UK) Limited and Wienerberger Ltd. SIG Roofing is Headline Sponsor.

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