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WELCOME NEW MEMBERS

We’re delighted to welcome a new manufacturer member to the association – LRS Systems LRS were the first member to successfully go through the rigorous updated audit process, so we would like to congratulate them and look forward to working with them in the future.  

CPA INDUSTRY FORECAST

The Construction Products Association (CPA)’s ‘Construction Industry Forecast Spring 2019 edition has been published. The forecasts anticipate overall construction output falling by 0.4% in 2019, revised down from a forecast of marginal growth of 0.3% in the winter forecasts. Construction activity has been downgraded due to the impacts of continued Brexit uncertainly on investment, divergences […]

TURNOVER FIGURES REQUIRED

Members will shortly be receiving a letter asking for their turnover figures for the year ending 2018. This data is important as it helps us to positively promote the liquid market and understand its growth rate. Submitting the information is also an extremely important part of being an LRWA member as it allows fellow manufacturers […]

MEMBERS AUDIT

All manufacturer members of the LRWA will be re-audited this summer in line with our revised criteria, which will be presented at the next Members Meeting on 11 June 2019. This criteria will result in a more robust and transparent membership process. The re-audit follows the rapid growth of the liquid waterproofing sector over the […]

WORK HAS BEGUN ON LRWA PRODUCT REGISTER

Following discussions in our members’ meeting and workshop earlier this year, we are preparing to start work on the new LRWA Product Register, which we are aiming to officially launch by the end of this year. This is a new initiative that will provide contractors, distributors and specifiers with a tool enabling them to quickly […]

NEW VICE CHAIR FOR TECHNICAL COMMITTEE

We’re delighted to announce a new Vice Chairman of the Technical Committee has been appointed by the LRWA board. Mike Bradbury, Liquid Product Manager at Bauder, will take on the role from June 2019. Mike’s experience in flat roofing and liquids spans more than 15 years. He has previously worked in a variety of technical […]

LRWA’S INAUGURAL CHARITY EVENT IS ROARING SUCCESS

Following the launch of the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association’s (LRWA) first Charity Dragon Boat Regatta, CEO Sarah Spink speaks to RCI and looks back at the highlights. On 2nd May,  the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, played host to the LRWA’s first Charity Dragon Boat Regatta. Open to everyone in the roofing and […]

LRWA Charity Dragon Boat Regatta – Vote for the Best Team Logo

With less than two weeks to go until the inaugural LRWA Charity Dragon Boat Regatta on 2nd May, we are proud to announce the final team list. We are overwhelmed with how many teams have signed up to participate and thank you for your support! TEAM LIST (In alphabetical order) Decothane Dragons – Sika Liquid […]

Raising Awareness of Mental Health in Construction

In addition to supporting Mind, our nominated charity for 2019, we are backing Mates in Mind, a charity which is raising awareness of mental health in the construction sector and providing guidance and support for employers. Over the next three years, we are committed to working with the charity to help improve and promote positive […]

Welcome to W Hughes and Son

We’re delighted to welcome a new member to the association – W Hughes & Sons. Based in Preston, W Hughes & Sons was established more than 50 years ago and has forged a reputation as a leading installer of high-performance roofing and coating systems. The specialist contractor has delivered projects across the UK, including a […]

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