Many of these roofs now need replacement and Redland has introduced Postel to provide a close visual match for the original product.
Postel is a small format profiled clay tile with a distinctive single roll (“fine cornet”) aesthetic and can be installed on low pitches with gauge variability.
Postel is an interlocking tile, giving the convenience of fast installation with the aesthetic of a traditional tile range. It is being introduced into the UK market as a red tile with random brindle patterning.
Postel is available in main tiles and left hand verge tiles and a compatible ThruVent Tile is available for roof space ventilation and mechanical and soil pipe venting. Postel is available through merchant stockists immediately.
Bolton takes aim at top prize
Full classrooms, new ways of working and the return of a motivating competition. Luke O’Gorman, roofing tutor at Bolton College, is looking forward to a year free from Covid-related restrictions and the chance for his students to win a top industry award.
Training in the time of Covid
As building colleges take in the latest crop of apprentices Total Contractor catches up with David Mallory, Roofing Lecturer at Leeds College of Building. Now that Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted, he welcomes students back to the classroom and the return of the BMI Apprentice of the Year Competition.
A Knight on the tiles
Since featuring on our very first front cover, Tom Knight – Highly Commended in the BMI Apprentice of the Year 2017 – has continued to have great success in his roofing career. . Total Contractor met up with him on site near Truro for a chat.