OUR WORK


Local Roofers Reading & Wokingham ~ Benjamin James Roofing

Benjamin James Roofing Limited - The Local Roofing Specialists

Tile Roofing | Slate Roofing | Flat Roofing - Felt, Fibreglass (GRP), EPDM Rubber


Roofers near me:

Arborfield | Burghfield | Calcot | Caversham | Crowthorne | Earley | Finchampstead | Grazeley | Lower Earley | Mortimer | Pangbourne | Purley | Reading | Riseley | Shinfield | Sonning | Spencers Wood | Swallowfield | Theale | Tilehurst | Twyford | Wargrave | Wokingham | Woodley


Our Project Gallery

The transition from old to new!

Here we have put together a very small sample of some 'before and after' photographs. These show a range of roofing projects including replacement pitched roofs, flat roofs, a chimney rebuild,  new flashing and more..

Our Case Studies

Here are some examples of a range of successfully completed local roofing projects with a short resume of the scope of works and some photographs of the work in progress

Slate Pitched Roof replacement - 2 adjoining properties

Scope of works:

  • Removal of existing roof slates and battens
  • Re -felting and battening of roof area using treated battens and breathable roof membrane
  • Re slating of roof area using new slates
  • Installing new lead work to chimneys and front bays
  • Re-pointing of chimneys
  • Replacing existing dormer felt flat roof with EPDM Rubber warm roof
  • Installing new deep flow guttering
  • Installation of new Velux window and sun tunnel
  • The thermal upgrading of insulation to meet Part L Building Regulation requirements
  • Liaison with Local Authority to achieve Building Regulation sign off

Flat roof replacement ~ block of flats

Scope of works:

  • Removal of old felt roof covering
  • Re- boarding and installation of new vapour barrier
  • Installing new 120mm Celotex insulation board
  • Fitting new EPDM rubber roof (20 year guarantee)
  • Securing Local Authority Building Inspection sign off

Chimney Rebuild ~ with lime mortar

Scope of works:

  • Dismantling of old chimney
  • Rebuilding chimney in matching bricks using lime mortar
  • Fitting of new Chimney pots
  • Liaison with Listed Building Office to approve materials used

Tile re-roofing project

Scope of works:

  • Removal of existing roof tiles and battens
  • Re -felt and battening of roof area using treated battens and breathable roof membrane
  • Re-tiling of roof area using Marley Eternit Heather Sand faced clay roof tiles
  • Fitting new lead work to chimneys
  • Removal, cleaning and re-use of existing ridge tiles to match with neighbouring property