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LRWA’s Charity Team Challenge Returns 

The Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA)’s Charity Team Challenge is set to return in 2022, as the association continues its commitment to raise money for worthwhile causes.   Now in its third year, the Challenge invites teams of up to ten people to walk, run, cycle or swim as far as they can in […]

LRWA/CIOB Webinar ‘Changes to Fire Regulations for Flat Roofs on Buildings in England’

Thanks to all who joined us for our webinar yesterday in partnership with CIOB and Bauder that provided an essential update on the changes to regulations and Approved Documents relating to fire safety for flat roofs on ‘Relevant Buildings’ in England. The webinar covered: -Changes in legislation relating to fire safety-Implications for flat roofing and […]

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 […]

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