Grade II listed building roof replacement in Oxford

Heritage category
Grade II listed
List Entry Number: 1048481

Proposed Works – Full main roof replacement

This is was a great project for the Keay Roofing Team. The plan for this full main roof replacement included the following:

Scaffolding erection platform with access pulley for personal and materials

Includes all safety apparatus for pedestrian awareness and notification of signs and additional safety parameters. Strip existing roof to slop sections totalling 215 square metres back to bare rafter. Removal of all waste and clearance from site.

Employ specialist timber joiner to inspect the rafters and carry out any additional repairs based on unforeseen element.

Once rafters have been inspected treated and repaired, install a new breather membrane felt being Tyvek install 50 by 25 factory graded natural slate batten fixed with a lower head lap due to the low pitch of the slope roof. This will give a minimal of 100mm head lap per gage.

Install natural 20 by 10 slates with a 70 year guarantee finest quality fixed with copper nails.

Install lead flashing to all valleys in code 5 cutting slates to create open 100mm valley.

Install lead roll and lead flashing in code 5 lead for hips and ridges.

This will complete the pitched and sloped roof works.

Skips for waste removal.

This will be a signature 3-layer torches on system 25 year insurance back certification guarantee. The current surrounding valley gutters that are encapsulated with felt we recommend removing current felt or leaving in situe either doing overly system or strip back to bare board and relining with 3 layer torches on system fully encapsulating upto 56 square metres of felt covering around perimeter of sloped roof.

Upstanding termination of the felt drip edges will be covered with a 150 mm lead cover flashing which will be fixed and sealed over drip edge and into the brick work.

Masonry and parapet wall copping repairs.

Any brickwork repairs all with lime mortar mix.

These changes have giving this project a new lease of life. Check out our video and our before and after images to see this project in progress.

Needing a roof revamp or maybe a whole new roof, then please contact one of our roofing experts on 01753358267

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    “Richard and his team did an outstanding job on my Grade II Listed building, working with local conservation officers to ensure they adhered to all the rules and regulations while carrying out a complete re-roof.
    My new roof looks stunning, and we are safe in the knowledge that this will be weather proof for years to come.”

    John from Oxford

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