• LBS Website Case Study Outcomes and Beneits
    New Case Study: London Business School Roofing Best Practice New Case Study: London Business School Roofing Best Practice

    New Case Study: London Business School Roofing Best Practice

New Case Study: London Business School Roofing Best Practice

The Sammy Ofer Centre at the London Business School has been created out of two Grade 2 listed buildings of the Old Marylebone Town Hall. SIG Design and Technology worked closely with Wates Construction Limited and EJ Roberts Roofing […]

  • CIF Funding 2018-19 Opens
    CIF Funding: 2018-19 Funding Round Opens CIF Funding: 2018-19 Funding Round Opens

    CIF Funding: 2018-19 Funding Round Opens

CIF Funding: 2018-19 Funding Round Opens

The Condition Improvement Fund 2018-19 bidding round for capital funding has just opened. Single academy trusts, small multi-academy trusts (MATs) and sixth-form colleges can apply for capital funding to keep their buildings safe and in good working order.

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  • school roof refurbishment hands
    School Roof Refurbishment – Learn More School Roof Refurbishment – Learn More

    School Roof Refurbishment – Learn More

School Roof Refurbishment – Learn More

Back in June we reported on the launch of a new website for schools, fixmyschoolroof.com, which provides advice and information about school roofs, and explains how schools can obtain grant funding for repairs and replacement.

We’re here to report […]

  • Fix my School roof
    New Website for Schools with Leaking Roofs New Website for Schools with Leaking Roofs

    New Website for Schools with Leaking Roofs

New Website for Schools with Leaking Roofs

SIG Design & Technology has launched a new website specifically for schools, called FixMySchoolRoof.com. The website provides advice and information about school roofs, and explains how schools can obtain grant funding for repairs and replacement.

Leaking roofs have become […]

  • replacing a cathedral roof - mastic asphalt at Westminster Cathedral
    Replacing a Cathedral Roof – Mastic Asphalt at Westminster Replacing a Cathedral Roof – Mastic Asphalt at Westminster

    Replacing a Cathedral Roof – Mastic Asphalt at Westminster

Replacing a Cathedral Roof – Mastic Asphalt at Westminster

When Westminster Cathedral’s roof was first asphalted back in 1903, it would have utilised naturally occurring asphalt deposits dug up from an overseas lake.

These days, things are done a little differently. Instead, IKO’s Permaphalt – a polymer modified mastic […]

  • flat roof overlay
    When to use single ply membranes for a flat roof overlay When to use single ply membranes for a flat roof overlay

    When to use single ply membranes for a flat roof overlay

When to use single ply membranes for a flat roof overlay

This week Frank Williamson, Technical Manager at our product partner IKO Polymeric, asks whether you can use single ply membranes for a flat roof overlay, and what you should consider […]

  • Interstitial Condensation: Core Sample of Cold roof showing failed deck and Unvented void
    Leaking Roof? Check it isn’t Interstitial Condensation Leaking Roof? Check it isn’t Interstitial Condensation

    Leaking Roof? Check it isn’t Interstitial Condensation

Leaking Roof? Check it isn’t Interstitial Condensation

We’ve been talking to Ian Dryden, Business Development Manager at SIG Roofing, about an increasing concern he has for flat roofs built in the 1980s and early 1990s, and incorrectly refurbished roofs which appear to be leaking, but they […]

  • re-roofing vue cinema doncaster
    Re-Roofing a Building when in Use: Vue Cinema Doncaster Re-Roofing a Building when in Use: Vue Cinema Doncaster

    Re-Roofing a Building when in Use: Vue Cinema Doncaster

Re-Roofing a Building when in Use: Vue Cinema Doncaster

When this multi-screen cinema on the outskirts of Doncaster needed a section of its asphalt flat roof refurbished as part of extension and maintenance works, the owners needed the building to stay open to the public throughout the installation.  […]

  • Dry Roof Electronic Leak Detection Kit
    Electronic Leak Detection for Roofs – Advice for Architects Electronic Leak Detection for Roofs – Advice for Architects

    Electronic Leak Detection for Roofs – Advice for Architects

Electronic Leak Detection for Roofs – Advice for Architects

We speak with Paul Hoveman, Managing Director of Buckleys (UVRAL) Ltd about their leak detection equipment and his advice for architects.

Buckley’s is an interesting company. Originally set up in 1926, they have specialised in testing […]