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APPEAL FOR HELP FROM THE ROOFING COMMUNITY TO HELP BUILD A WORKSHOP FOR CHARITY 

Ex LRWA Technical Secretary, Terry Wain is asking for help in sourcing building materials to create a workshop for a charity based in his home city of Salford called Incredible Education.   The charity is a social enterprise specialising in health & wellbeing programmes that are delivered through horticulture and forest school activities for children and adults.  The integrated workshop and […]

WINNERS REVEALED AT THE 2022 LRWA AWARDS

The winners of the 2022 Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) Awards have been crowned at a gala dinner in Liverpool. More than 300 people attended the sell-out event at the Titanic Hotel to celebrate the outstanding workmanship and technical excellence across the liquid roofing and waterproofing sector. The winning projects were selected from 20 […]

Spring Statement

Rishi Sunak has made a series of announcements today to help support businesses through the current economic challenges.  “The government wants to create the conditions for the private sector to invest more, train more and innovate more. This includes cutting and reforming taxes to support these aims.”Spring Statement page 35Announcing a package of measures and […]

NFRC statement on the funding of remediation of safety-critical cladding on medium rise buildings

Following the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities’ letter toresidential property developers on 10 January 2022 and to the Construction ProductsAssociation (CPA) on 22 January 2022, we urge the relevant developers and manufacturersinvolved to agree on a fair and proportionate settlement with the Department, ahead of theSecretary of State’s deadline of the […]

FINALISTS REVEALED FOR THE LRWA AWARDS 2022

The finalists for the 2022 Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) Awards have been announced. A panel of independent judges, including specifiers and technical experts, drew up the shortlist based on strict criteria, including project complexity, standard of workmanship, evidence of problem solving and aesthetics. The 20 finalists span four main categories, including Liquid Roofing […]

IMPORTANT FLAT ROOFING ADVISORY COMMUNICATION – PLEASE READ

Within the flat roofing industry, there is a growing demand for products with limited combustibility to be used as alternatives to OSB3 and plywood, due to the drive of Approved Document B towards increased uses of less combustible decks and the fluctuation in supply and prices of building materials throughout 2021. This has resulted in […]

WHAT NEXT FOR THE LIQUID ROOFING AND WATERPROOFING INDUSTRY?

A message from Sarah Spink, CEO of the LRWA The liquids industry has changed dramatically over the last four decades and so has the LRWA. In line with market growth, the association has continually evolved and this year will be no exception. Following the Hackitt Report, the need for trusted technical advice as well as […]

LRWA LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE TRAINING FOR LIQUID-APPLIED FLAT ROOFING

The Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) has launched a new online training course, which is the first of its kind to independently introduce the sector. The ‘Foundation in Liquid Applied Flat Roofing’ covers six modules designed to help candidates understand how to design and install liquid-applied membranes, flat roofing, and other types of waterproofing […]

MOY NAMED HEADLINE SPONSOR OF LRWA AWARDS & GALA DINNER 2022

The Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) has secured MOY as the headline sponsor for its Awards & Gala Dinner 2022. Returning to the Titanic Hotel in Liverpool, the LRWA Awards & Gala Dinner will take place on 23 March 2022. Hundreds of people from across the liquid roofing and waterproofing sector are expected to […]

Building Safety Bill Published

The long awaited Building Safety Bill was published on 5th July 2021. The bill sets out how residential buildings should be constructed and maintained. In addition it gives additional powers to residents to hold builders and developers to account and toughens sanctions against those who threaten residents safety. The main aspects of the bill are […]

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