Lead Thieves strike twice at Wakefield Cathedral

The roof of Wakefield Cathedral has been targeted by lead thefts twice in recent weeks. It is not clear when the thieves first struck, but they returned on Tuesday night. The thieves used the Cathedral’s own ladders on both occasions to strip the…


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A Well Maintained Roof Gathers No Moss

Moss growth on roofs can cause damage to the roof covering. It can block gutters and build up behind chimneys and gullies. Moss acts like a sponge by absorbing rain water and thereby increasing the weight and stress on the roof. When moss freezes it…


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Roof Repairs to Pontefract Home

DPR recently completed a project on a customer’s house in Pontefract. They were called out to inspect some damaged roof tiles and also to recommend some repair work for the porch roof. Following a detailed inspection the project involved…


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DPR Brings Air of Confidence to Pontefract Customer

Roof ventilation is an important part of roofing, as ventilation will extend the life of a roof and reduce problems caused by the temperature difference between the roof space and the outside air. Proper ventilation will remove moisture and heat…


DPR Complete Barnsley Roof Project

DPR have recently completed a job on a property in Wombwell, Barnsley. They were contacted by a customer to inspect the roof after concerns that the roof was leaking. A full site survey was completed by DPR and it was discovered that the chimney…


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DPR Bring Air of Confidence to Monk Bretton Customer

DPR recently completed a project on a roof in Monk Bretton, near Barnsley. They were contacted by a customer requesting a new ventilation cowl to their existing chimney pot. A cowl is used to provide good ventilation and also gives added protection…


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DPR Replace Commercial Flat Roof in Barnsley

DPR have completed a commercial roof repair to a flat roof on the rear single storey outshot of H Samuels store in Barnsley. They were called out to the shop after a leak was discovered in the rear of the building. After a full site survey,…


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A Well Maintained Roof Gathers No Moss

Moss growth on roofs can cause damage to the roof covering. It can block gutters and build up behind chimneys and gullies. Roofing materials like concrete tiles, slates, and cement can all become damaged by the growth of moss. Moss acts like a…


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Lead theft remains a huge problem

The theft of lead and other metal has become a huge problem in recent years, due to the rising value of metal worldwide and churches are among the most popular targets for thieves. However the crime is a growing problem in Huddersfield with roofs of…


Optare HQ - Leeds roofing project for DPR

BURTON ROOFING & DPR LTD COMPLETE LEEDS ROOF REPAIR PROJECT AT OPTARE HEAD OFFICE, LEEDS

Burton Roofing have recently supplied a range of roofing materials to aroof repair project at the head office of transport company, Optare in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Optare is one of the most respected names in the bus and coach industry, designing…