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ADVANCED NOTICE – WORKSHOP WITH BBA

We are holding a cross federation workshop with the BBA on the 22nd of November at or near to the NEC to address important industry issues relating to certification, standards and impacts of Brexit. This is an excellent opportunity to collaboratively debate directly with the BBA and we hope that you or a representative from […]

BOOK NOW FOR NEW SAP COURSES

The LRWA’s Specialist Applied-skills Programme (SAP) will be running in Suffolk in October 2019. Places are limited so book now to secure your place. Open to roofers of any age, the training enables candidates to achieve an NVQ Level 2 qualification, which can lead to obtaining a blue CSCS card. The fully grant-aided SAP programme […]

NEW CHAIR AND VICE CHAIRMAN FOR TECHNICAL COMMITTEE

We would like to say thank you and pass on our best wishes and thanks to Gary Baines who is retiring as our Technical Chair. The role will be taken over in September by Mike Bradbury, Liquid Product Manager at Bauder. We are also pleased to announce that Steve Henshaw, Technical Director of Polyroof has […]

NEW CONTRACTORS JOIN THE LRWA BOARD

We’re pleased to announce that we have appointed contractor representatives to the LRWA board for the first time. Rafal Drabik, managing director of London Seamless Flat Roofing, and Chris Bott, managing director of Mars Construct, have been co-elected to represent both the southern and northern regions of the UK. Rafal has worked in the liquids […]

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.  

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