Essex Metal Roofing
eSSEX METAL ROOFING
Experts in Zinc Roofing, Copper Roofing, Stainless Steel Roofing (TCS Roofing), Lead Roofing, PLX Roofing and Lindab PLX Roofing, you can trust us because we have over 40+ years experience in all aspects of designing and installing hard metal roofing and we never contract out our work. Our projects range from back garden extensions to royal palaces and landmark buildings. Our approach to each project carries the same high standard of workmanship, whatever the project. Based in Halstead, we cover Essex, Suffolk, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire.
Gary Lyons of Essex Metal Roofing is now also tutoring at the National Construction Training Services (NCTS) Training Centre in Hertfordshire, on all aspects of hard metal roofing. Tutoring the next generation of metal roofing experts on the standards required for NVQ, up to Advanced and Heritage works.
Our portfolios in each of the metals below, shows our standard of workmanship and range of projects, so please take time to look through the different projects and click on anything you find interesting for further photos and information.
If you are considering zinc roofing because of its durability, longevity of life, near zero maintenance and ability to create style and character for your home, we have the experience and capability to help you make that statement. We have created metal roofing for stunning home extensions, new build designs, dormers and statement walls using a range of colours and a myriad of design, some of which you can see in our range of projects shown below.
Zinc Roofing Portfolio
Zinc Roofing Dormers for ‘Building the Dream’ Zinc Roofing Dormers – Created using T Style Standing Seam/Coulisseau Seam and lock welt design on cheeks, for a Project Featured on Charlie Luxton’s ‘Building The Dream’ We were contacted by the client
Zinc Roofing – Rear Extension With Skylights The client on this project was creating an extension which would wrap around the rear of their building. The Zinc Roofing would be installed on a warm roof construction, in which two skylights
Zinc Roofing for Large Kitchen Extension At the beginning of this project the client was able to send us the original architects drawings. We could see immediately that the project had been over designed, with an elaborately hipped flat roof
Zinc Roofing with skylights on an old priory building On this Zinc roofing project , the original roof proposed by the architect had run into some issues and as a result they asked us to provide a solution, they required
Zinc Roof Extension with Velux Windows In VMZinc Anthra The builders of this project contacted us to provide zinc roofing for the kitchen/dinner extension at the rear of this property. The architect had already specified Anthra Grey Coloured Zinc to
Our Copper Roofing work includes design of home extensions, restoration and heritage work on churches, cathedrals, metal domes and new build contemporary designs. We never contract out work and will treat every project we undertake with the same quality of workmanship from a small rear extension to a heritage monuments, in addition we offer extremely competitive rates and examples of our work.
Copper Roofing Portfolio
Copper Roofing on a Small Residential Extension We were contact to supply Copper Roofing to this Victorian Style building located in Hampstead, as the architects wished to create a roof extension to extend the kitchen. They requested copper roofing to
Copper Roofing on Southwark Cathedral As Copper Roofing Ecclesiastical Heritage Work Specialists, we were asked to replace a section of the roof at Southwark Cathedral. A great many churches will choose copper as a roofing material, not only fit with
copper Dormers in Sloane StreetRestoration Works We were asked to examine and replace the ornate dormers on this listed heritage building Sloane Street. These listed copper dormers had to be replaced to match the originals and the request was for
Copper Dome on The Old Bailey Under the Lady of Justice In conjunction with other craftsmen we carried out restoration work on the roof of The Old Bailey. This required replacement of the copper dome and also the leadwork underneath
Copper Cupola at royal botanical gardens, kew We were commission as Copper Roofing Specialists, to replace the copper cupola on this Grade II listed chimney at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew. Designed by the architect Decimus Burton, it was
Stainless Steel Roofing
For strength and durability Terne Coated Stainless Steel Roofing, also known as TCS Roofing, is the perfect solution. Its durability makes it perfect for harsh or marine conditions as it doesn’t thin over time and is exceptionally robust.
It can be given a bright or matte finish – the latter giving a lead like appearance, making it perfect as a lead substitute in either modern or heritage projects. Stainless Steel Roofing is a super eco-friendly material, being 100% recyclable with a potential life of over 100 years when installed by a professional. You can find out more information on this robust material in our Stainless Steel Roofing Technical Information section and examples of our work are shown below:
Stainless Steel Roofing Portfolio
Stainless Steel Roofing on lobby area of block of flats The Stainless Steel Roof on this project was created to cover a new entrance lobby to a block flats. The architect had design the roof and suggested stainless steel roofing
Stainless Steel Porch on a Residential Building We were contacted by the company responsible for these residential units to replace an old lead porch roof. They required a hard wearing material with a long life, which was also exceptionally robust.
Stainless Steel Roofing in the Heritage Batten Style We were contacted by the owners of this Grade II listed thatched property. They had gained planning permission for an extension and the Local Authority had stipulated within that permission a metal
Terne coated Stainless Steel CupolaOn Saffron Walden Castle We were contacted by the specialist restoration and heritage builders commissioned to restore the keep of this Norman castle, to provide a Terne Coated Stainless Steel Cupola to cover the keep. The
Stainless Steel Roofing on a Commercial Building For this project we were asked to provide Stainless Steel cladding to cover exterior pipework on the roof of this commercial building. You can see below that we created this using cladding to
Terne Coated Stainless Steel Roofing for a Valley Box Gutter on a Church Most churches nowadays are replacing their lead roofing with tern coated stainless steel when the opportunity arises, as it has a similar look and colour to lead
Stainless Steel Roof on enclosed Porch (boot room) The owners of an old listed dairy building, which was being split into several homes, contacted us to provide a roof for a porch (boot room). They requested a long-life, hard-wearing
Stainless Steel Roofing on the Terrace of a Residential building We were contacted by the owner of this Victorian house to replace the old, well walked, zinc roof on a terrace. We recommended a stainless steel replacement because of its
Stainless Steel Roofing on A Commercial Building As part of the refurbishment of this train depot, we were asked to create this stainless steel roof. Originally at this point was some glazing with a commercial type steel gutter. The builders
Greencoat PLX & Lindab PLX
This material is perfect for harsh conditions, as it’s hard-wearing and scratch resistant, yet pliable enough for us to create contemporary designs. It is a coated steel, derived from one of the best steels available, which is then coated with a marine grade galvanisation making it highly resistant to the elements and comes in a vast range of colours. Further information about Lindab PLX and Greencoat PLX Roofing can be seen at our Technical Information section.
Greencoat PLX & Lindab PLX Roofing Portfolio
Lindab Greencoat PLX Roofing on the German Embassy, London We were contacted by the builders refurbishing the German Embassy in London to create a small roof extension at the top of the building. As the area would be open to
Lindab PLX Roofing on a listed heritage seaside kiosk We were contacted by the owner of this listed heritage Seaside Kiosk to create a metal roof for an extension to the Kiosk. The planning department stipulated that they did not
Lindab Greencoat PLX Dormers on New Build Development On this project we installed Lindab PLX/Greencoat PLX Dormers in dark grey. We designed these using standing seam and single lock welt fascias and jams. During the development of the site we
Lindab Greencoat PLX Roof on a Residential Extension The owners of this property wished to create a metal roof on their new extension. They were particular about the colour of the roof which they wished to blend in with the
We specialise in creating eye catching home extensions, as well as restoration, heritage and ecclesiastical projects, including Clarence House, Kensington Palace, The Tower of London, Brentwood Cathedral and the Duchess of Kent Morsoleum in Frogmore House Grounds, Windsor. It doesn’t matter how small or secluded your home extension is, we will give it the same standard of high quality workmanship we would apply to any stately home. Below are a few of our Lead Roofing projects in our Lead Roofing Portfolio and more information can be found about this historic roofing material in our Lead Roofing Technical Information Section.
Lead Roofing Portfolio
Leadwork to the Duchess of Kent Mausoleum (Frogmore House) The specialist heritage builders carrying out this restoration, called us in to replace the leadwork on the roof of the Duchess of Kent mausoleum. We stripped the original lead which had been
Lead Roof on Small Rear Extension for Residential House This roof was created to extend a kitchen on a small mews terrace house and thus the exterior working space was tight. The architect did not like the idea of guttering
Lead Roofing heritage work on a Church Roof We were contact by the specialist builders of this project, who mainly deals with ecclesiastical and heritage works, for us to replace the lead roof on this notable church. Because of its
Lead Roofing Work on Brentwood Cathedral We carried out various leadwork restoration to the cathedral which included leadwork to the stone cornices and lead box gutters, but the principle part of the project was the leadwork to the main porch
Metal Roofing Technical Information
How much will my Zinc Roof Cost and what are the advantages of a Zinc Roof? The cost of Zinc roofing may be a little more compared to some other roofing materials, but we would ask you to look at
Zinc Roofing – Technical Information Zinc Roofing is long lasting, being naturally resistant to corrosion, it protects itself by developing a patina that gives it an exceptionally long lifespan. With an average corrosion rate of 1mm/year, even very thin (0.7 mm)
Lead Roofing Technical Information Lead Roofing is one of the oldest forms of metal roofing and is particularly prevalent in heritage and ecclesiastical works, but is also well used in general types of roofing such a lead flashing on private homes
Copper Roofing – Technical Information Copper Roofing is one of the oldest forms of metal roofing and can be utilised for standing seam and capping roofing systems, flashings and copings, complete rainwater systems, building expansion joints, wall cladding, spires, vaults, domes
Stainless Steel Roofing Technical Information Terne coated stainless steel roofing has been preferred by architects for its ability to mimic the colour of aged lead sheets, it’s commonly specified on heritage buildings and churches and is often used to replace lead on ecclesiastical work or
Lindab PLX and Greencoat PLX Technical Roofing Lindab PLX Roofing and Greencoat PLX Roofing are highly pliable, having an extra soft tinsmith quality, consisting of a rich galvanised coating beneath a hard-wearing finish which is resistant to corrosion and thus