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LRWA SUPPORTS ROOFING AWARDS 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 […]

LRWA Appoints Its First CEO

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 […]

Be Bold For Change – Women In Roofing Conference 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 […]

Why It Pays To Have The Inspector Call

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 […]

LRWA Supports Local Charity

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 […]

Building Tomorrow’s Workforce

Terry Wain, technical secretary at the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA), comments on the issues in the roofing industry brought on by the skills shortage, and what needs to be done to help bridge the gap. It is estimated that more than 200,000 construction workers will be needed in the UK during the next […]

LRWA Appoints New Director

The Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) has appointed a new director to its board, reinforcing its pledge to maintain and encourage quality standards within the liquid industry. With more than 37 years’ experience in the liquid roofing market Mark Flello, from Stafford, will work with current LRWA board members to lead the strategic direction […]

LRWA Sponsors ‘Team GB’ in World Roofing Championships

The Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) has pledged its support for a team of British roofers in the upcoming International Federation for the Roofing Trade (IFD) World Championship for Young Roofers. Backing four of the UK’s brightest roofing stars, LRWA has been named official sponsors for ‘Team GB’, which includes Ben Revit, 22, at […]

The Right Choice in Liquid Roofing

Terry Wain, technical secretary at the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA), discusses specification and application best practice in the fastest growing sector of the flat roofing market. The LRWA recorded an 18% growth in market share for liquid applied waterproofing between 2011 and 2013 alone, which means that liquids are now officially the fastest […]

Congratulations in Order for SPV Liquid Waterproofing Division

The Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LWRA) has presented six SPV UK operatives with C Skills Awards Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Waterproof Membrane Roofing Systems – Liquid Applied Membrane Roofing Systems (QCF). The presentation took place at the company’s offices in Aldridge, Walsall, on January 4, 2016, where Chris Bussens, training facilitator at LRWA […]

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