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WELCOME NEW MEMBER

A warm welcome to our latest member – UK Gunite. London-based UK Gunite offers external refurbishment and specialist concrete services throughout the UK and Europe. Its highly experienced management and site team offers professional solutions from specification right through to site completion.

GETTING MORE FOR YOUR MEMBERSHIP

A key part of the LRWA’s role is to ensure our members are kept informed of the latest industry developments, including any changes to legislation that could affect your business. To do this, we build partnerships with various organisations and most recently have joined forces with key players in the coatings market to bring you […]

New Liquid Roofing SAP Announced in Ipswich – Book Now

THE EASTERN Roof Training Group has announced that it will host the Liquid Roofing & Waterproofing Association’s (LRWA) Specialist Applied-Skilled Programme (SAP) in September 2019. The LRWA SAP is an 18-month training programme that leads to a Level 2 Vocational Qualification (NVQ) Liquid Applied Roofing. The course consists classroom and practical training for two days […]

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS

We’re delighted to welcome three new members to the association this month. Topek Southern Limited (TSL), Tower – Flat Roofing Specialists, and USL StructureCare. Topek Southern Limited, or TSL, is a leading company in the refurbishment and maintenance sector, offering life expectancy surveys, site inspections and proposals, and 24/7 maintenance assistance. Operating in London and […]

LRWA Insulation Subcommittee Update

The BS 6229:2018 – ‘flat Roofs with continuously supported flexible waterproof coverings’ – Code of Practice was published in November 2018. It provides an overall recommendation for the design, specification and, to a degree, the installation and later maintenance of a flat roof. As you may be aware, the LRWA has taken stewardship of an […]

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 […]

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