Excellence in Roofing
Sponsor: The National Federation of Roofing Contractors
Winner: Karl Terry Roofing Contractors Ltd
Frog’s Hall represents a no expenses spared restoration of a 14th Century Wealden Hall Home. The existing roof was dismantled and replaced with new timber to the original design with lime mortar used to secure the ridge and hip tiles.
The judges noted that the roof was brought up to current thermal energy efficiency standards using modern insulation materials and to prevent condensation a high performance breather membrane was incorporated below the tiles.
Runner-Up: Traditional Roofing and Building Ltd
For the refurbishment and energy efficiency upgrade of a city centre building being developed for residential use.
Runner-Up: Claude N Smith
For the re-slating of an 18th Century grade ll listed cottage in Cambridgeshire using traditional Collyweston Stone with a thermal upgrade.