DAVE WILKIE FOR WORK TO REAR LEAD DOME, HIGHMEAD MANOR, EASTBOURNE
A four-storey residential Victorian building which was converted into flats. The work was to renew the existing rear lead dome, incorporating insulation and replacing timber decking and any other decayed timber, retiling the pitched tiled roof slopes and ﬂat roof adjoining the dome.
LIAM O’NEILL FOR WORK TO EAST STREET, CHICHESTER
The shop and residential unit were being renovated and extended. The original tired and dilapidated ﬂat mineral roof canopy was to be re-roofed with an ornamental lead work design. The new roof was hand bossed with welded corners and sand casted lions’ heads were added for a striking visual effect.
LIAM O’NEILL FOR WORK TO PALLINGHAM QUAY, WEALD AND DOWNLAND LIVING MUSEUM, CHICHESTER
Instructed by Manorwood Construction to roof May Day Barn, May Day Stables and The Cart Shed. Work included hand nailing riven chestnut lath and hand whittling timber pegs to ﬁt the random sized holes of the peg tiles supplied. All tile cuts were by hand with the use of hot lime for the bonnets, ridges and verges.
Submitted by: Lion Rooﬁng, Chichester www.lionrooﬁng.co.uk
Contractors: Lion Rooﬁng | Ben Kirk, Manorwood Construction, Midhurst www.manorwood.co.uk
Craftsmen: Liam O’Neill, Andrew Carrigher and Andrew Logan, Lion Rooﬁng
RICHARD SOAN ROOFING SERVICES FOR LARGE HOUSE IN EAST SUSSEX
A character country home dating back to possibly around 1914. Work included replacing peg and nibbed tiles with handmade clay tiles, eco-friendly sheepswool insulation with a specialist stonemason employed to replace the stone copings. This project was voted as the winning project for workmanship at the UK Roof Tiling Awards 2019.
Submitted by: Richard Soan Rooﬁng Services, Lewes www.richardsoan.co.uk
Contract Manager: Stephen Burgess, Richard Soan Rooﬁng Services
Site Manager: Graham Powell, Richard Soan Rooﬁng Services
Specialist Sub-Contractor: Rother Stone Restoration