Richard Bishop, Category Marketing Manager for Roof at Wienerberger, looks at the market, and current trends in clay tiling.
Protracted delays within the construction market are being created with the increasing demand and limited availability of many popular concrete roof tiles.
The roof of the Grade II listed building, The Old Vicarage in Suffolk, has been restored with Keymer’s Traditional Elizabethan and Antique roof tiles.
Following demand for its Rivius range, Wienerberger has developed the Heather Slate, offering the aesthetics of slate and the benefits of clay.
Klober has developed a Permo extreme underlay to enable the use of plain tiles on low pitch extension roofs.
Klober has developed a solution for exposed locations that are susceptible to roofing materials being dislodged in the form of its Trapac Tile & Snow Guard.
BBA Certified cement roof slates from Cembrit enhance a new housing development built in one of Coventry’s oldest streets.
Redland’s Cathedral Clay Pantiles and Postel Clay Tiles have been specified to roof Fosters Croft, a family housing development in a conservation area.
Redland has extended its Rosemary Clay Craftsman range to include a third tile: the Victorian boasts a coarser texture than its counterparts.
Bradstone has made changes to the mix design of its reconstituted stone roofing range to enhance colour pigmentation and environmental credentials.