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Re-slating Church in Ilkley, Leeds

 

Re-roofing project at a stone cottage in Grassington.

 

Recovering a school in Halifax

 

Recovering a pantile roof in Linton, Wetherby

Schedule Week Commencing 22nd July 2013

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Schedule Week Commencing 22nd July 2013

John Flanagan and Sean Dixon re-rendered chimneystack, replaced

lead work with new code 3 and code 5 lead respectively; all in full

compliance of Lead Code regulations.

Re-slating with reclaimed Welsh slate roof covering in Green Hammerton,

York.  Re-building chimneystack with lime mortar.  Replaced the

box gutter with new code 5 lead.  Replaced guttering with a new aluminium

OG profile system along with new cast aluminium rain water pipes.

Completed a re-roofing project in Weetwood, Leeds 16 with random

diminishing courses in Burlington slates, using  permeable breather able

under slaters felt.  Replacement lead valley with new code 5 lead.  Supplied

and fixed rigid board insulation in compliance with current Building

Code regulations.  Re-lined stone eaves guttering with lead together with

lead burnt outlets.

Jackdaw`s New Home

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Jackdaw`s New Home

Enclosed photograph of a completed project where a client asked us

to demolish a chimneystack below roof line, cover over the top of the

flue but to enable his resident Jackdaw to make its new home.

Week schedule 15th July 2013

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Really good week at Pickles Bros driven by the glorious good weather, all

plans have come to fruition.  It has been an extremely busy week:

Working on stone slate farm house completion

Working on a Burlington slate roof, new lead valleys, new lead work to

Chimneystack and stone lined lead gutters.

We started re-roofing project at a farmhouse in Green Hammerton, near

York with second hand Welsh slate, aluminium OG profile gutters, cast

Aluminium rain water pipes.  Repairs/maintenance work to the outbuildings,

Installing Velux roof lights

General maintenance

Completion Welsh slating works, lead works at a Church in Bradford.

Reclaimed Welsh slate roof covering

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Reclaimed Welsh slate roof covering

Nearing completion in second hand/reclaimed Welsh slate roof covering in Headingley, Leeds 6.   After removal of existing roof covering old timbers were found to be rotten requiring our craftsmen carpenter to replace: wall plate, spars, hip rafters and ridge tree in treated timber.  Installed 300 mm insulation quilt.  New lead box gutters.  With blue capped ridge in mortar with a traditional finish.

Wenning Hipping, Clapham completing

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Wenning Hipping, Clapham completing

Completed stone slate roof  at Wenning Hipping, Clapham.

Re-slated stone slates on new permeable felt, tanalised laths,permeable breatherable felt.  Installed 300 mm insulation quilt laid to Building Code regulation.  The slates have been laid in random diminishing courses as existing.  Fully rebed ridge to apex and gables in lime mortar using traditional/heritage skills.  For more information on traditional/heritage works we can carry out please contact our office tel: (0113) 2752620.

Dome Roof Light

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Dome Roof Light

Newly installed double skinned polycarbonate dome roof light – with code 5 lead vertical and horizontal lead surround; all fixed to Lead Code regulations.  For more information on roof lights contact Pickles Bros on tel: (0113) 2752620

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Wenning Hipping, Clapham- The works are nearing completion.  The main roof is now completed.  We have been working on a 400 year old crook barn truss and repaired with new purlins etc.  Slating is completed to the main roof including lime bedding to ridge and gables (see photograph).

We are also working on re-slating with reclaimed Welsh slates in Headingley, Leeds.  All new lead work.  Re-pointing brick work to chimneystacks and isolated areas.  Craftsman joiners on site to replace hip rafters, ridge tree, spars and wall plates: all rotten.

Other works completed this week: flat roof recovered with torch-on felt covering in Kirkstall, Leeds 5.

General repairs and maintenance works on numerous properties in the Leeds area.  Large brick chimneystack re-pointed, re-flaunched including cleaning down the roof and guttering on completion in Adel, Leeds 16.

Projects to commence next week; re-roofing with Double Roman concrete interlocking tile covering.  Re-roofing with Burlington slates with all associated lead work including lead burning box gutter details.  Working on a Church in Bradford.

 

Mitred slated hip

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Mitred slated hip

Project in Sheffield.  Re-slated mitred hip roof with new Spanish slates, with new code 3 fish tail soakers.