Tag Archives: Roofing

PHMI reveals positive year-on-year for plumbing and heating

PHMI July 2023 Infographic Higlights

The Plumbing and Heating Merchant Index report indicates sales for July 2023 through specialist plumbing and heating merchants were up +8.5% on July last year, prices increased +4.9%, as did volumes (+3.4%). It also showed that Month-on-month, value sales in July were -3.9% lower than June. Volume sales decreased by …

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Russell Roof Tiles completes £1 million manufacturing upgrade

Russell Roof Tiles completes 1million manufacturing upgrade to its Lochmaben site

Russell Roof Tiles has announced it has officially completed its latest £1 million manufacturing upgrade, the investment is to improve the efficiency of the facility. The investment follows a £2 million utility plant investment at the site last year, which involved the firm’s first robotic packer helping to increase production …

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EDAF Building Supplies joins H&B

EDAF Joins hb Development Group August 2023

h&b has announced EDAF Building Supplies has joined its Development Group, marking a significant milestone in the company’s development. EDAF Building Supplies, who operate out of Llanysul in Dyfed, is a provider of a comprehensive range of products, including timber, insulation and roofing materials. EDAF will now benefit from a …

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Russell Roof Tiles re-roofs Rochdale golf club

Rochdale Golf Clubs New Roof Using Grampian Russell Roof Tiles

Russell Roof Tiles announces it has been named as the supplier for the ambitious re-roofing project at Rochdale Golf Club. The project, which is aimed at enhancing the clubhouse’s infrastructure and ensuring its long-term durability, now features Russell Roof Tiles Grampian tiles in its slate grey colour. Steve Holmes, director …

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Beeseley & Fildes adds new roofing showroom

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Independent builder’s merchant Beesley & Fildes, which has 11 North West branches, has opened a dedicated roofing centre at its Radcliffe branch near Manchester to serve the north west’s trade requirements. The new facility, which launched in April, is headed up by Beesley & Fildes’ roofing product manager, Steve Linacre who …

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NBG adds Manchester merchant

Phil Bonar NBG New Partner Development Recruitment welcomes Henshaw Managing Director Adrian Shelley to NBG

Independent builders merchant buying group National Buying Group has welcomed Manchester roofing and mixed building materials merchant Henshaws Roofing & Building Supplies, as a Partner. Founded in 1985,  Henshaws has expanded its turnover three-fold since managing director Adrian Shelley bought the business four years ago, and the firm is now …

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Klober supports young roofers

Edinburgh College

Roofing and ventilation component manufacturer, Klober has donated materials to a number of colleges nationwide as part of its commitment to supporting the next generation of roofing professionals. Several colleges in Scotland and the South West of England received a wide variety of materials, which will be used by students …

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SIG Roofing expands in Slough


Specialist building products distributor SIG UK is opening a new SIG Roofing site in Slough, Berkshire on Monday (February 1). The 10,288sq ft newly refurbished premises are located on the Slough Trading Estate close to J6 of the M4 and will stock a range of everyday and specialist roofing products. …

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The impact the UK lockdown has on builders’ merchants and stockists

Adrian Buttress MD of Permaroof resized 1

Adrian Buttress, managing director at Permaroof, said: “There has been lots of confusion among the construction industry after Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered people to stay at home unless ‘absolutely necessary’ in his statement addressing the nation last night (23 March). “Ministers have today been working to provide clarity, with …

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Russell Roof Tiles recognised in 2020 Parliamentary Review

Parliamentary Review 2020

Russell Roof Tiles has been recognised as a leading manufacturer in the UK, after being handpicked to appear in the 2020 Parliamentary Review. The Parliamentary Review is a prestigious independent publication, featuring insight commentary from Government officials, ministers and sector leaders for more than 20 years. Each annual issue showcases …

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