• House fire by Adam Belles (creative commons)
    Flat Roof Fire Performance: What architects need to know Flat Roof Fire Performance: What architects need to know

    Flat Roof Fire Performance: What architects need to know

Flat Roof Fire Performance: What architects need to know

At the start of the year a fire broke out on the roof terrace of the new Ivy Restaurant in Manchester. You’ll see many photographs and videos of the fire available on social media, as the restaurant is surrounded […]

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    Helping the industry to Select Natural Slate Helping the industry to Select Natural Slate

    Helping the industry to Select Natural Slate

Helping the industry to Select Natural Slate

SIGA Natural Slate, one of the largest suppliers of natural slate in the world, has launched a new website with a unique Product Finder feature which helps select the right slate options for any project in the UK.

The ambition […]

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    Protecting Britain’s Heritage: The Old Toll House, Stratford upon Avon Protecting Britain’s Heritage: The Old Toll House, Stratford upon Avon

    Protecting Britain’s Heritage: The Old Toll House, Stratford upon Avon

Protecting Britain’s Heritage: The Old Toll House, Stratford upon Avon

The Old Toll House is a ten-sided, Grade 1 listed Toll House which sits next to Clopton Bridge, a Scheduled Ancient Monument in historic Stratford upon Avon. It was built in 1814, originally to collect tolls, and was then used for […]

  • Standing Seam Membrane Roofing at Baxter Green
    Standing Seam Membrane Roofing on Luxury Housing Developments Standing Seam Membrane Roofing on Luxury Housing Developments

    Standing Seam Membrane Roofing on Luxury Housing Developments

Standing Seam Membrane Roofing on Luxury Housing Developments

Standing Seam roofing is becoming increasingly popular on new housing developments; it is attractive and compliments contemporary designs. Not all standing seam roofing is metal however. Here’s a luxury housing project which we’re working on where the standing seam […]

  • Liquid Roofing Best Practice
    Liquid Roofing Best Practice Liquid Roofing Best Practice

    Liquid Roofing Best Practice

Liquid Roofing Best Practice

Liquid roofing is not a new concept; indeed it has been around in the form of natural bitumen since the early 1800s. However, unlike some other roofing types, the science behind it has developed over the decades, thanks […]

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    Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2018 Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2018

    Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2018

Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2018

Last week we kicked off our top ten roofing design blog posts published in 2018 with numbers ten to six. Here are the top five most read roofing design blog posts […]

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    Our Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2018 Our Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2018

    Our Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2018

Our Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2018

It’s December, we need a distraction from the dreaded Brexit shenanigans, and as per tradition, we’re counting down the top ten blog posts.

So which are the most popular posts we’ve written on our roofing design blogs this year? Once again this year […]

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    Planning your 2019 CPD Programme – Roofing and Cladding Planning your 2019 CPD Programme – Roofing and Cladding

    Planning your 2019 CPD Programme – Roofing and Cladding

Planning your 2019 CPD Programme – Roofing and Cladding

If you are planning to include Roofing and Cladding in your 2019 CPD Programme, SIG Design and Technology has FIVE great seminars for you to check out. Take a look and see which ones might be suitable for your […]

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    Raising Awareness of Mental Health in Construction – Join us on the Flag Raising Awareness of Mental Health in Construction – Join us on the Flag

    Raising Awareness of Mental Health in Construction – Join us on the Flag

Raising Awareness of Mental Health in Construction – Join us on the Flag

We are delighted to be backing specification manager Ian Dryden’s initiative to climb Mount Kilimanjaro to raise awareness and provide information about mental health in construction.

You can help by […]

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    Flat Roof Penetrations: Best Practice Flat Roof Penetrations: Best Practice

    Flat Roof Penetrations: Best Practice

Flat Roof Penetrations: Best Practice

Penetrations are one of the greatest threats to the integrity and long-term performance of flat roofs.  So how do we ensure that they are absolutely necessary, correctly detailed and properly installed? Daniel Bosworth, Design & Technical […]