Headline Sponsor

BMI Redland

Following the coming together of Redland and Icopal, BMI is the UK and Ireland’s only manufacturer of both pitched and flat roofing solutions, making us uniquely placed to support any new-build or renovation roofing project.


From initial discussions right through to final sign off, BMI Redland delivers end-to-end solutions and support that are custom built to exceed expectations:


·         Specification expertise for every roof

·         Industry-leading training

·         Manufacture

·         Local project support

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Main Sponsors


Forticrete's range of concrete roof tiles, cast stone, walling stone & architectural masonry are unrivalled in their field, having evolved over five decades through close collaboration with our customers in the UK construction industry.

By analysing the needs of an ever-changing market and adding our own considerable technical expertise we have developed products that provide an optimum balance of aesthetics, performance and value.

Forticrete has long been the driving force at the forefront of innovation in architectural masonry products development and this reputation now extends to the processes we use and the services we provide.

Our reputation as an innovator extends company-wide. Our Gemini concrete roofing tile was awarded the prestigious Millennium Products status by the Design Council and was subsequently honoured by a Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation.

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Category sponsors

ALM (Associated Lead Mills)

Associated Lead Mills Ltd is the UK’s leading distributor of Rolled Lead and ancillary products, and ALM HM the largest Hard Metal and ancillary supplier to the UK building industry. Through excellent work ethics and unparalleled service we have become leaders in our field.

Due to the success of both Lead and Hard Metal Sales and to ensure continuation of customer first service, ALM has now defined two sides of the business as ALM 01992444100 & ALM HM 01992801927. ALM covers all lead enquiries and ALM HM (Hard Metals) covers multi metals including Zinc, Copper, Stainless Steel, Steel, Aluminium and all Accessories. All the knowledge is still under one roof but with separate offices and telephone numbers ensuring customers get through to the right people first time.

If you are a regular user of lead we can easily arrange for an account to be set up within our extensive network of builder’s merchants giving you access to the best products and services available in the UK Market. If you are a builder’s merchant, do not have an account with ALM but would like to set one up, please contact us.

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Associated Lead Mills (ALM) is one of UK’s leading manufacturers of rolled lead sheet and flashings, all our rolled lead is manufactured to EN12588 under our Envirolead brand. 

ALM HM is the leading distributor of hard metals and ancillary products for roofing and facades industry, we stock multi metals including Zinc, Copper, Stainless Steel, Steel, Aluminium including rainwater systems and all associated accessories to assist with the install of your roofing or cladding projects. We have recently launched our Warmdex insulation brand which includes 18mm Fire Rated WBP Ply and 22mm OSB 4 finishes on top of Kooltherm Technology.

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Ever since 1980, SSQ Natural Slate has been dedicated to providing natural slate solutions to the building and construction industry.

Over this time we have formed exclusive long-term partnerships with some of the world’s finest slate quarries in Spain as well as opening our own manufacturing facility in Argentina, enabling us to offer slate that rivals the best from any quarry, anywhere in the world.

SSQ has one of the largest sales forces of more than 15 sales and specification managers across the UK and Ireland, as well as more than 10 dedicated salesmen around Europe and Northern America.

SSQ has several representative offices near the quarry locations to ensure a full audit and control of our supply chain from quarry to roof. http://www.ssqgroup.com/

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The Metal Cladding and Roofing Manufacturers Association

The Metal Cladding and Roofing Manufacturers Association was formed in 1990 to support the systems manufacturers in the emerging metal cladding and roofing industry. Since then MCRMA has evolved to encompass the needs of component manufacturer suppliers, independent roofing and cladding inspectors plus industry support services companies, all providing independent building envelope solutions for metal-based roofing and cladding systems, products and services.

MCRMA members have been widely specified and involved in the industry’s most prestigious buildings creating imaginative and innovative building designs that offer cost-effective and sustainable solutions for major developers, clients and end users.

As the voice of the industry, MCRMA works closely with a variety of industry bodies and standards committees to develop building envelope solutions and to disseminate best practice across a variety of industry sectors.

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Drinks Reception Sponsor


Northstone (NI) Limited is the largest construction and building materials group in Northern Ireland. Its divisionalised structure is made up of three operational divisions namely Farrans, Northstone Materials and CUBIS Systems which form a vertically integrated business.

Northstone (NI) Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of CRH plc, the international building materials group, employing in the region of 100,000 people, CRH plc is now the second largest building materials group in the world.

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