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Contractors: Claim £50 Cash Back

Did you know that contractors can claim £50 cash back when they have completed Basic Competency Programme (BCP) training? To help towards the cost of the course, we are currently offering £50 per person following successful completion of any of the manufacturer BCP courses – for experienced workers only. Payment will be made straight to […]

CPA Updates Now Available

Don’t forget to take advantage of registering onto the LRWA Members Area of the website, which now also features all the latest updates and industry developments from the Construction Products Association (CPA) and key insights into the wider construction industry – information which cannot be accessed unless you’re a member of the LRWA. The weekly […]

Welcome to New Members

We’re delighted to welcome four new members to the association – waterproofing manufacturer, Axter, roofing contractor, SPV Group, and two associate members, HD Sharman and EagleView UK. Read more about our new members here… Axter Axter designs and manufactures high quality, fully integrated, robust and innovative membranes for roofing and waterproofing as well as civil […]

Basic Competency Programme (BCP) Workshop

The LRWA is hosting a BCP training workshop in collaboration with other associations in the industry. Together with the Single Ply Roofing Association (SPRA), the National Federation for Roofing (NFRC) and the Lead Contractors Association (LCA), we’re inviting anyone involved in the BCP including training delivery, administration and management, to come along to the event […]

Vacancy: Technical Secretary

We currently have a vacancy for the role of a part-time Technical Secretary for the association. Based from home, this role offers an exciting and challenging opportunity to work at a high level developing industry best practice, producing technical guidance and influencing future legislation. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in roofing and liquid […]

Technical Chair – Open for Nominations

We are opening the position of Technical Chair of the LRWA, calling anyone who may be interested to nominate themselves for the role – previous chairs are eligible for re-election if they meet criteria. It’s important to us that all members have the opportunity to get involved in a variety of roles within the association, […]

LRWA Supports Sir Bobby Charlton’s Charity

The Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) has donated £2,500 to a charity set up by Sir Bobby Charlton, ‘Find A Better Way’. The Cheshire-based charity helps civilian landmine blast survivors, their families and communities to ‘heal and rebuild their lives’. As the association’s chosen charity of the year, Cliff Weston, LRWA chairman, and David […]

Winners Revealed at the Inaugural LRWA Awards & Gala

Six liquid roofing and waterproofing champions have been crowned at the first ever Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) Awards and Gala event. More than 200 guests attended the prestigious ceremony, which was held at Hotel Football, Old Trafford in Manchester on Wednesday 8 November 2017. Amongst the attendees were LRWA members including liquid waterproofing […]

New Members

A huge welcome to some of our newest members to the association – two well established liquid roofing and waterproofing contractors – Procast Building Contractors Ltd and London Seamless Flat Roofing Ltd. Based in South Lanarkshire, Procast Building Contractors Ltd has been carrying out roofing projects and other building disciplines across Scotland for more than […]

New Guidance Note

The association has launched its newest Guidance Note 13: Safe Drying and Preparation of Roof Substrates Prior to Installation of Liquid Waterproofing Systems. Developed to outline the alternative methods of drying a roof that do not involve hot works, the guidance available to download free of charge on the website. Steve Cookson, chair of the […]

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