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Covid-19: Construction Leadership Council Write a Letter to Boris Johnson

The Construction Leadership Council wrote to the Prime Minister on 17th March 2020 to outline a list of supporting measures that the construction industry requires to keep sites operational, while avoiding job losses and costs increases on crucial programmes and projects. Read the letter in full by clicking on the link

CPA STATE OF TRADE SURVEY

The Construction Products Association (CPA) has published its latest State of Trade Survey which is available to LRWA members. The report analyses the activity of construction products manufacturers throughout the last quarter of 2019. Findings reveal that towards the end of 2019 during political uncertainty, the industry “ended the year on a subdued note”, and […]

CPA UNVEILS DRAFT MARKETING CODE

The Construction Products Association (CPA) has unveiled a draft Code of Conduct for product marketing, following the Hackitt review. The guidance, which will go out for consultation this April, is an important step towards improving product claims from manufacturers in their marketing material. The draft code includes a commitment to honest claims, and to avoid […]

LRWA EXPANDS SUPPORT TEAM

We’re delighted to introduce you to our new Admin Support, Clare Readman. Clare will support the LRWA’s CEO, Sarah Spink, and take on a number of administrative tasks as the association continues to grow. Clare has worked with large corporations for more than 30 years in customer service, operations and project management roles, with experience […]

LRWA & SPRA WORKSHOP JOIN FORCES TO TACKLE FLAT ROOFING ISSUES HEAD ON

The Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA), together with the Single Ply Roofing Association (SPRA), successfully hosted its first industry workshop with The British Board of Agrément (BBA) to discuss and offer support to the flat roofing industry as it battles through a complex period of change. Following the Grenfell tragedy in 2017, organisations across […]

HEADLINE SPONSOR ANNOUNCED FOR LRWA CHARITY DRAGON BOAT REGATTA

The Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) has secured a headline sponsor for its second Dragon Boat Regatta, which will take place on 14 May 2020. Proteus Waterproofing will be the main supporter of the event, which will help raise money for mental health charity, Mates in Mind. Open to everyone in the roofing and […]

A MESSAGE FROM OUR CEO

As we enter the new year, I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you sincerely, for the support you and your colleagues have shown to the LRWA. We endeavour to provide your team with the kind of expertise and added value that helps your business grow and manage risks. As we enter another year […]

THE GENERAL ELECTION 2019

The LRWA (Liquid Roofing & Waterproofing Association) would like to congratulate the Conservative party on the result of the 2019 General Election and hope that it will help to put an end to the political uncertainty.  Lets hope that a majority government can break the deadlock in Parliament that has become damaging to business, stalling […]

LRWA ChemReg – Have you notified Poison Centres to get your UFI extension?

The deadline for submitting your product information to benefit from the transitional period until 2025 is January 2020. Background As you should be aware, due to changes in regulation, there are some essential changes coming to the packaging of products containing hazardous properties. All packaging must contain a UFI number, a 16-character code which will […]

WINNERS REVEALED AT THE 2019 LRWA AWARDS

The winners of the 2019 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 to celebrate the outstanding workmanship and technical excellence across the liquid roofing and waterproofing sector. The winning projects were selected from five finalists in four main […]

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