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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Flex-R makes another key appointment

Flex-R makes another key appointment

Flex-R has further strengthened its growing team with the appointment of Barry Shorrock as Area Sales Manager for the North of England. It’s a newly created role for the company in the region, and Barry eyes opportunities for Flex-R products to be the roof covering of choice for simple domestic projects right up to larger…

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Flex-R opens second depot along M62 corridor

Flex-R opens second depot along M62 corridor

Flex-R has opened a second UK depot in Huddersfield as part of ambitious growth plans to increase both its capacity to train roofing contractors and the availability of flat roofing materials. We have opened the new depot on Old Fieldhouse Lane on the outskirts of the town, as it is ideally positioned along the M62…

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Flex-R creates Specification Manager role

Flex-R creates Specification Manager role

Flex-R has kicked off the first of a series of new appointments in newly created roles within the business as part of ambitious growth plans. Michael Iddenden-Smith has joined as Specification Manager for the South of England, and he will be responsible for developing the specification side of the business. His role will encompass two…

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