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Roles Broderick Roofing Ltd ®

Hard Metal Specialists

Roles Broderick Roofing is recognised as a leading company within the industry with a reputation for award winning projects. We offer a full supply and installation service that aims to provide a tailor made solution for all aspects of your roofing and facade requirements. We install fully built up systems, to include vapour control, insulation, decking substrate, breather membrane and metal coverings. This ensures the continuity of the entire roofing or facade envelope. The team draws on over fifty years of experience within the industry and has developed a trusted reputation for its knowledge and expertise with Copper, Zinc , Stainless Steel , Aluminium and pre coated Steels.  

We cater for all types of build from the small domestic extension to large infrastructure projects. The core site workforce are directly employed by Roles Broderick with a close link to the NFRC (National Federation of Roofing Contractors ) in continuing to develop the hard metal apprenticeship schemes.  

Roles Broderick are happy to offer technical advice and bespoke solutions to any size project. We aim to install our metal finishes to the highest standards and build on our successful reputation.  

Roles Broderick cover a geographical area of the South East,South West, London and the southern area of the Midlands. Click here to view map!

Accreditation's and training

All our staff have the required CSCS card qualification, from apprentice level , to skilled worker and heritage Gold card operatives. All site supervisors and managers have the required SSSTS and SMSTS qualifications. The relevant personnel have IPAF / PASMA and First Aid certifications. We run in-house training and specialist manufacturer training courses to maintain continued professional development.

Our services



All metals used for traditional hard metal roofing will be between a gauge of 0.5mm and 0.7mm thick from coil material.

This allows us to hand form the metal to irregular shapes ,curves and profiles. A typical standard tray will comprise a 25mm high standing seam joint at a range of seam centres from 600mm down to 185mm dependant on design and local environmental factors.

Metals available for roofing applications include:

Copper, Bronze, Brass, Zinc, Stainless Steel, Pre-Painted Steel and Pre-Painted Aluminium.

We can offer a batten roll joint detail on lower pitched roofs down to a three degree slope.

The type and finish of metal used will be entirely dependant on the client or architect's design criteria but we are happy to provide guidance on the best or most appropriate finish and detailing.


Roles Broderick can offer a variety of metal and jointing methods for facade work. From 25mm high angle seam, flat lock or shingles panels. All in the lighter gauge 0.7 and 0.8mm thick coil material.

We also manufacture interlocking panels systems in a 1mm thick material from both sheet and coil. These panels have a secret fix recessed joint detail of between 15-30mm.  

All these systems and techniques can be used for fascia, soffits, barge boards, dormer and facades coverings.

Metals available for facade applications include:

Copper, Bronze, Brass, Zinc, Stainless Steel, Pre-PaintedSteel and Pre-Painted Aluminium.

Fabrications & Bespoke Rainwater goods

Roles Broderick have the ability to produce bespoke items for supply and installation. These include gutters and down-pipes made to individual specifications. The options include half round, box and ogee gutter styles, with down-pipes in square, rectangular or round profile.  

Rainwater hoppers can be made to the customers requirements and numerous others anciliary products such as perforated panels systems, louvres and external vent covers.

Roles Broderick offer a supply and fix service for 2mm thick Aluminium PPC external cappings. All made in a variety of profiles and widths, with secret fix Aluminium extruded brackets. All cappings are polyester powder coated to the required RAL colour.

Roles Broderick can produce tapered standing seam roof trays and manufacture curved archbent panels in our workshops

Technical Advice & Design

Roof inspections and reports

Roles Broderick Roofing Ltd offer a roof inspection and investigation service, carried out by fully qualified metal roofing experts, following the guide to good practice below.

Technical advice & design

Due to the companies wealth of experience and knowledge in the field, we can provide detail drawings for specific projects. As a co-author of the UK Guide To Good Practice for Traditional Metal Roofing 3rd Edition, we have the knowledge to give sound advice on all aspects of fully supported metal roofing and façade work.

Roles Broderick are approved installers of all the metals and substrates offered. We are confident of providing a complete service to meet the clients programme and quality requirements.

Supply only

Supply only fabrication

We are happy to provide a supply only service on many items including the manufacture of interlocking panels up to six metres in length with a maximum width of 333mmm down to a185mm face panels. Standard light gauge flashings in all metals are available to order.

Please speak to our office for pricing and availability on any of our fabrications and rainwater goods.

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