From Formula One and naval yards to EfW’s and country boathouses, our shortlist for the Roofing award demonstrates incredible versatility.
B and C Roofing Specialists 2016
B and C Roofing
Founded in 2012, B and C Roofing’s employees have increased from two to 36, with annual turnover rising from £100,000 to £2.3m. Last year the company was part of the £4m transformation of a naval building in the Royal William Yard, Plymouth, a Grade I-listed building refurbishment.
B and C replaced the roof covering with Welsh slate and installed new insulation and lead work, with the client so impressed that they awarded the firm more work on other areas of the refurbishment.
Briggs Amasco Roofing Specialists 2016
In its 150th year, BriggsAmasco has shown a commitment to safety while building a strong forward order book that includes multi-million-pound projects such as Battersea Power Station phase two with Carillion and Victoria Gate Leeds with Sir Robert McAlpine.
The firm’s profit margin grew by almost 3 percentage points year on year, with turnover reaching £39m. BriggsAmasco also carried out a £2.7m project for Westfield at its £260m Bradford Broadway development, designing, supplying and installing approximately 31,000 sq m of waterproofing and roofing systems.
CA Roofing Services Suffolk EfW Tata Roofing Specialists 2016
CA Roofing Services
CA Roofing Services’ turnover and profit continued to grow thanks to a diverse pipeline of work with a range of main contractors and developers.
In particular, its refurbishment division saw turnover almost double, with high-profile projects including re-roofing the pit lane building at the Silverstone Formula One racetrack.
It has also worked on the development of major distribution centres for DP World and Sports Direct, as well as an EfW facility for Laing O’Rourke and a new Costco store in Sunbury-on-Thames.
Claude Smith Roofing Specialists 2016
Claude N Smith
Claude N Smith specialises in Collyweston stone slate roofing, which was mined at the firm’s Collyweston premises until the 1960s.
Now with demand on the rise again, Claude N Smith has gained approval to begin mining the slate once more.
The firm’s turnover has grown steadily in recent years and it finished its largest project in its recent history with the re-slating of Croyland Abbey in Wellingborough.
David Jameson Roofing Specialists 2016
David Jameson Roofing Services
Northern Ireland family business David Jameson Roofing Services increased its turnover by £500,000 last year, up to £4.7m, with £6m projected for the next year.
The firm is committed to training, with all 53 site staff trained in the installation of a range of different roofing products, and no reportable accidents since 2013.
It is experienced in the education sector, carrying out work on all five regions of the Northern Ireland Education Authority.
Greenough Roofing Specialists 2016
Greenough & Sons Roofing Contractors
Last year saw Greenough & Sons Roofing Contractors achieve the highest turnover in its 44-year history.
Having always specialised in public sector work, last year the firm diversified into full heritage restorations and private roofing works.
Recent projects include re-slating Castell Coch in Cardiff using 100 per cent traditional materials and techniques, as well as large-scale council re-roofing in Anglesey and Gwynedd.
All seven of the firm’s site foremen and roofing specialists achieved the CSCS Heritage Gold card in 2015, too.
MAC Roofing Roofing Specialists 2016
Mac Roofing & Contracting
Mac celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2015, with the business increasing turnover by more than 35 per cent year on year – up fourfold since 2010.
Safety is a priority, with the firm maintaining ISO 9001 status and becoming the first roofing contractor to be accredited as part of CITB’s Be Fair framework.
Mac worked at MoD Lyneham in 2015, installing numerous kinds of roofing and cladding systems to demonstrate its versatility.
Organic Roofs Roofing Specialists 2016
Green roofs specialist Organic Roofs saw turnover rise from £157,000 in 2013/14 to £275,000 last year.
It was recognised by the National Federation of Roofing Contractors for constructing the best green roof in the country last year, for its work at the Boathouse in Avon Tyrell, Hampshire.
The firm worked with main contractor MGP Projects to install a 180 sq m steeply double-pitched solar and green roof, on budget and on time, despite difficult weather conditions and the project’s rural location.