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Contact Our Experts

We’ve made it even quicker and easier for you to contact our team with a brand new number: 0333 987 4581 This number gives you direct access to our experts: Use option one for general enquiries and membership, option two for all training enquires, and option three to get hold of our technical team. We […]

Promote Job Vacancies via the LRWA

We know that it can be challenging to fill job vacancies in our industry, so we’ve launched a new section on our website to help. Located in a prominent position on the homepage, the new jobs section enables our members to post details of any vacancies free of charge. To help you spread the word […]

Train the Trainer: How We Can Help

If you are a liquid roofing manufacturer involved in the BCP, we can support your trainers too. ‘Train the trainer’ funding is available to help those who are taking the time to upskill roofers and ensure they know how to install your products effectively. This funding equates to £400 per person and can be used […]

More Funding Secured to Boost Training

We are delighted to announce that we have secured additional funding for our Basic Competency Programme (BCP). This means we can continue to offer both manufacturers and contractors £50 for each candidate they successfully put through the course. The incentive is available from now up to and including 30th April 2019. The BCP is a […]

LRWA Bolsters Technical Team

The Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) has bolstered its technical team with two new appointments. With more than 30 years’ experience of the roofing industry, Paul Franklin is the LRWA’s new technical secretary. He is joined by Gary Baines as the association’s new technical chair. Paul was formerly a consultant at RAM Consultancy, a […]

Meet Our New Technical Chair

Congratulations to Gary Baines who has been appointed by our Board as the LRWA’s new Technical Chair. With nearly four decades of experience in the liquid roofing sector, Gary was nominated by manufacturer members, Sika Liquid Plastics. As Technical Chair, he will lead the LRWA Technical Committee meetings, attend LRWA Board meetings and develop guidance […]

Welcome to New Members

We’re delighted to welcome two new members to the association – roofing contractors Group Tegula and Penny Roofing.                Group Tegula Based in the North East, Group Tegula specialises in commercial projects in both the public and private sector. It provides a wide range of roofing services, including liquid […]

Two New Directors Appointed

Stuart Hicks from Kemper System and Gary Hemmings from Westwood Liquid Technologies were officially appointed by our members at our recent AGM and will be collectively responsible with the Board for providing strategic guidance to the management team. Stuart Hicks is UK marketing manager at Kemper System. Since 2011, he has been an integral member […]

How You Benefit from CPA Membership

The Construction Products Association (CPA) is a really important organisation that represents the UK’s manufacturers and distributors of construction products and materials. It is the leading voice for the construction industry and acts as an ‘umbrella’ trade body for product-specific trade association members – including the LRWA. As a member of the LRWA, this means […]

LRWA Reaches Training Milestone – 1,000 candidates complete BCP

We’re delighted to announce that 1,000 candidates have completed our Basic Competency Programme (BCP) which means we’ve hit our target a year ahead of schedule. A first for the industry, the BCP was launched in 2015 as a collaborative approach for the entire roofing industry alongside the Single Ply Roofing Association (SPRA), the National Federation […]

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