Wright person for new Flex-R role

Wright person for new Flex-R role

Flex-R has appointed Brian Wright as an Area Sales Manager (ASM) after identifying Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland as areas for growth opportunities. Brian has hit the ground running developing opportunities to showcase Flex-R’s range as the right choice for flat roofing projects of all sizes. He brings more than 20 years’…

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Nobu Hotel case study

Nobu Hotel case study

Project at a glance Project name: Nobu Hotel, Shoreditch, London Project type: New development Roofing contractor: G.S. Moore Roofing Contractors Ltd. Flex-R System: RubberBond® FleeceBack™   The project Nobu Hotel is a new development in Shoreditch, East London, and was opened by Hollywood legend Robert De Niro and Japanese chef Nobu Matsuhisa in May 2018….

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Why Permicoat chose RubberBond EDPM for Grade II listed project

Why Permicoat chose RubberBond EDPM for Grade II listed project

The first phase of the restoration of the roof of Leigh Spinners Mill, a Grade II listed building in Greater Manchester, was to install new flat roof areas between the pitched bays. Permicoat’s Commercial Director James Mattison explains why the company specified Flex-R’s RubberBond® FleeceBack™ for the six-month-long project. Spinners Mill is one of the…

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Cold-applied flat roof system awareness heating up

Cold-applied flat roof system awareness heating up

The UK construction industry’s awareness of cold-applied flat roof systems is on the rise – but there’s still work to do to overturn hot-melt systems being seen as the ‘default’ for use on many new builds and renovation projects with flat roofs. That’s the main finding from Flex-R’s review of our continuous professional development (CPD)…

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Leigh Spinners Mill case study

Leigh Spinners Mill case study

Project at a glance Project name: Leigh Spinners Mill, Leigh, Lancashire Project type: Renovation Main contractor: Permicoat Flex-R products: RubberBond® FleeceBack™   The project Leigh Spinners Mill is a Grade II listed building and one of the finest examples of a working mill in the UK. It was opened in 1915, and the ground floor…

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Flex-R on board with surf project

Flex-R on board with surf project

We are delighted to announce Flex-R’s involvement in a project to support the construction of a new clubhouse for St Ives Surf Club. The not-for-profit community group was founded ten years ago to create a happy, safe and inclusive environment for local children who want to get involved in surfing. As well as running its…

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Moses’s appointment completes Flex-R’s trio of Specification Managers

Moses’s appointment completes Flex-R’s trio of Specification Managers

Flex-R has appointed its third Regional Specification Manager to complete a newly created team to support architects and specifiers across the country on roofing projects. Moses Adelowokan originally trained as an architect, achieving his BSc, but saw more opportunities for progression in the roofing industry more than a decade ago – initially working as a…

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Flex-R supports youth football

Flex-R supports youth football

Flex-R is proud to support grassroots football with the sponsorship of a youth league football team. We are sponsoring Tiptree Jobserve U14s, who play in Division A of the Colchester & District Youth League. Our sponsorship for the 2018–19 season has seen the purchase of a new team kit for the club – which carries…

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Flex-R signs General Electric deal

Flex-R signs General Electric deal

Flex-R has reached an agreement with American giant General Electric (GE) to be one of the first companies in Europe to act as a supplier of its silicone liquid coating product. We saw GE’s Enduris roof coating at the International Roofing Expo in the US earlier this year and wasted no time in striking a…

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New Flex-R Specification Manager eyes flagship projects

New Flex-R Specification Manager eyes flagship projects

Flex-R has made the latest in a series of key appointments this year with Simon Blackham joining the growing team as a Regional Specification Manager. Simon has already hit the ground running for the company as he looks to get Flex-R specified on some flagship projects. He brings more than 15 years’ experience to the…

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