Originally founded in 1979, LRWA aims to raise awareness of the technical and financial benefits of specifying liquid-applied roofing & waterproofing systems and to establish product and installation standards to ensure that optimum performance is achieved.

LRWA members are devoted to best industry practice. With the aim of supplying and applying systems to a client’s full satisfaction, advice can be obtained either centrally or from individual member firms. Our aim is to educate and inform specifiers, contractors and the industry as to the properties, correct applications, installation methods and aftercare of liquid waterproofing systems.

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      April 12th, 2017

      The LRWA has pledged its support for this year’s Roofing Awards 2017 in the Associate Sponsors category. Taking place on Friday 19 May 2017, the Roofing Awards recognises and rewards outstanding workmanship and technical excellence across the roofing industry. Organised and hosted by the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC), this year’s event will take […]

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    • LRWA Appoints Its First CEO

      March 28th, 2017

      The Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) has announced the appointment of Sarah Spink (MIoR) as its first Chief Executive Officer (CEO). With more than a decade of experience in the liquid roofing sector, Sarah will provide strategic direction to the association as it continues to grow, raising awareness of both the technical and financial […]

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    • Be Bold For Change – Women In Roofing Conference 2017

      March 21st, 2017

      By Sarah Spink, director at the LRWA; “According to statistics revealed at the recent Women In Roofing (WiR) Conference (10 March 2017), just 11% of women in the UK work in the construction industry, and less than 1% of these work in manual trade*. “Yes, the construction sector – especially roofing – experiences a lack […]

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    • Why It Pays To Have The Inspector Call

      March 21st, 2017

      Terry Wain, technical secretary at the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA), discusses the importance of regular site inspections on flat roofing projects, and what they should include. The completion of site inspection on any roofing project means all parties involved – from specifiers to contractors – have traceable paperwork of every stage of the […]

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    • LRWA Supports Local Charity

      February 20th, 2017

      The LRWA has donated £1,500 to a Manchester-based charity that helps support autistic children and their families. Chosen as its charity of the year, the LRWA gave a cheque to FACT (Families of Autistic Children Together) at a special presentation evening at the charities’ headquarters in Hyde, Greater Manchester. Steve Cookson, chair of the LRWA […]

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