Roofing

empl-1Our roofing division have vast experience in all types of roofing systems. Including Yorkshire stone slate, lead roofs, blue slate, flat felt roofs and glass.

empl-2The rafters, tie beams and joists serve to transmit the weight of the roof to the walls of the building. There are a number of structural systems employed to facilitate this, including the use of wall-plates set at the top of the wall, hammer-beams, which spread the weight down the wall and create an equilibrium between outward and upward thrust, king posts which transfer the weight of the roof ridge, and various types of trusses

empl-3 Green roofs perform a vital role in helping cities adapt to the effects of climate change by reducing the need for artificial cooling in hot weather and retaining rainwater runoff, as well as providing a range of habitats for wildlife.