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The Herne Bay Clock Tower Project

They say that the 176 year old, Grade II Listed Herne Bay Clock Tower is the oldest freestanding, purpose-built clock tower in the world. At 82ft tall and having been exposed to the harsh marine elements, this  traditional structure has started to erode and deteriorate, so the Heritage Lottery Fund and Canterbury City Council are funding a complete restoration of the Tower, to hopefully keep it in Herne Bay for a good few more decades.  Ballman Roofers part of the Herne Bay Clock Tower  Project We are very proud to be part of the restoration works to the clock tower, as this is a major … [Read more...]

Historic Tower House Project in Canterbury

Work has begun on Canterbury s Tower House to make it more accessible to the pubic with modernisation. The City Council has £646,000 to spend on improving usability so that  Tower House can be available for private hire, such as weddings, and other events and so that it is also still able to be used by the council for civic events. Tower House is a Grade II listed building located in Canterbury and the Tower is said to have been around since 1600. Improvements at the Tower House Project in Canterbury The modernisation of this historic property in Canterbury will include a lift baby … [Read more...]

Old Kent Pegs and Leadwork Turret Roofing

One of our favourite projects involved intricate detailing of not only lead work, but mitred tiling to form corners, the type of job to really test a roofer! I will soon be adding another page to this site relating to Oast house roofing and turrets in clay tiles and Old Kent Pegs. I will then up load some images of our proud work. The tiling itself was fishtail with bull-nose and plain peg tiles mixed, forming a nice pattern. The turret has 8 sides with vertical tiling beneath the windows.  The mitres were cut and lead soakers dressed for weathering, giving a smooth transition from once … [Read more...]

Kent Roofing Contractor

Ballman Roofing Contractors Just to give a follow-up on some of the recent work that has been carried out by Ballman, your Kent roofing contractor, and the specialist services we provide. Liquid Applied Membranes (LAM) – Ballman Roofing won the flat roofing contract at the former Hallets Site in St Dunstan’s Canterbury, to use an advanced system beyond any fibreglass roofing in Kent. 3M Scotchkote is an AA Fire rated flat roofing membrane and has flexible qualities. This system also benefits from being infinitely repairable, saving the need to ‘rip up’ and replace. Please contact us for … [Read more...]

Lead Workers In Canterbury

Lead Roof Work in Canterbury We were proud of our leadwork project of 20 lead bays to an orangery roof in Canterbury. As we all know, lead roofing is coming under quite a bit of bad press lately, due to the desirability for scrap value. Still, despite this, there is a great call for lead workers, lead sheet roofers and lead work contractors in Kent. The reason for this is due to architectural design, conservation requirements and because when lead is correctly applied it is still the most durable roofing material available on the market. This particular project contains many bays with … [Read more...]

Slate Roof Extension In Canterbury

Slate Roof Extension in Canterbury This first floor extension over the garage, built by Ballman Roofing Contractors and designed by Anthony Swaine Architecture, demonstrates the importance of detailing, in particular the slate roof and ironwork create a subtle decoration to a simple and subservient extension. Slate roofs tend to be simple in form, due to the use of larger slates, meaning the surfaces are plain - the beauty is created in its arrangement and detail of the junctions with other roof surfaces or parts of the building. Slates of different shape, size and colour (which can … [Read more...]

Roof Replacement in Broadstairs Kent

Roof Replacement in Broadstairs, Kent Here is our video of work in progress of a roof replacement contract we are currently carrying out in Broadstairs, Kent. The job entails the complete re-roofing of Abbortsford House in Broadstairs. Abbotsford House was originally a school, then a hotel and has now been converted into flats. The scope of our works was to provide all access requirements, remove and replace all roof coverings with composite fibre cement slates. All leadwork was replaced and we carried out timber and gutter repairs, as required. Contact us on 01227 741094 for new roof, … [Read more...]

Quality Guaranteed

Ballman Roofing Contractors Insurance Backed Guarantees Ballman Roofing provide a minimum ten year insurance backed guarantee with all new work. We take our customer services very seriously and understand that home owners have great concerns when contractors are carrying out projects on their house and especially the validity of guarantees provided. This is due to the few unsavoury characters in society that cannot be trusted. To give our customers peace of mind with all new work, we offer to set up and pay for a policy that provides you with insurance protection. Details listed … [Read more...]

Commercial Roofer in Kent

Ballman Roofing Contractors is at the leading edge of commercial roofing. We are proud to offer professionalism, attention to detail and unrivalled passion and advancing knowledge in our industry. Ballman Roofing Contractors is Health and Safety compliant when undertaking any roofing project, to enable safe operation in the commercial roofing environment. You can have every confidence that Ballman Roofing Contractors is the right contractor for your project. Our consultation and quotations are free of charge and we tender for all contracts. After choosing our company, you will find … [Read more...]