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Read all about school roof repair and refurbishment, how you can apply for funding and what to expect.
LIVE BLOG: Architecture Today Education Seminar #ATEducation
Join us LIVE here on the morning of 25th September 2019 for highlights from the Architecture Today Seminar: Building and Remodelling Schools for Tomorrow: adapting to growth and change.read more
Join us at the 2019 Architecture Today Education Seminar #ATEducation
Find out more about the Architecture Today Seminar: Building and Remodelling Schools for Tomorrow: adapting to growth and change.read more
School Roof Repairs – Why a Good Survey is Essential
This post looks at the importance of getting an accurate picture of the state of your school flat roofs before you carry out school roof repairs. A good survey will help inform a detailed maintenance, repair and reroofing strategy and can assist you in CIF Funding applications.read more
Condition Improvement Fund 2019-20 Results – Were You Successful?
As the Condition Improvement Fund 2019-20 results are announced, we look at what to do if your bid was not successful, particularly if it involves roof repair or replacement.read more
Safe2Torch – A Guide for Schools
Safe2Torch is a new risk assessment strategy instigated by the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC), which aims to reduce the risk of roof fires when using gas torches on roofs. This brief guide introduces the strategy and describes how schools can ensure that they benefit from it when work is being done on school roofs.read more
Flat Roof Replacement for Schools – five questions to ask
Before you commission a flat roof replacement on your school, here are five questions to ask which will save time and provide peace of mind.read more
Poor Roof Installation – what can go wrong
When you commission a team to survey, design and install a replacement roof you rely on their trustworthiness and competency, forming an unbreakable chain of trust throughout the process. Here’s a story about a roof we inspected where a link in the chain was broken.read more
Why Flat Roofs Leak – 7 Reasons
If you’re a headteacher or school business manager for a school that wasn’t built relatively recently, you’ll have flat roofs. But why do some flat roofs leak, and can be done to prevent it? This article looks at the most common causes of flat roof failure so that you...read more
Condition Improvement Fund 2019-20 Funding Round Opens
The Condition Improvement Fund 2019-20 bidding round for capital funding has opened. Single academy trusts, multi-academy trusts (MATs) and sixth-form colleges can apply for capital funding to keep their buildings safe and in good working order. Download the...read more
CIF Surveys: Don’t Leave it Too Late!
You know how you can spot the student who has spent hours on his homework, and the student who has rushed and spent only a few minutes? It’s not hard to tell the difference: The deadline for submitting an application for this year’s round of Condition Improvement Fund...read more