Tiling

Coast to Coast Roofing Limited delivers high quality building solutions to every customer every time. As a company, we are committed to supplying the best materials and projects to a very high standard, which is why you should give us the opportunity to work in partnership with you for your next job. Our comprehensive service ensures that we are there every step of the way.


Interesting Facts
Tiles have been used in the United Kingdom since the Roman times but it wasn’t until the Great Fire of London in 1666, when thatched roofs were no longer allowed in London. Tiles were used more commonly along with slate and the newer systems of today, GRP (Glass Reinforced Plastic) which is used in the construction of yachts, caravans and swimming pools. 


Since then the design of a plain tile has not changed; the size is still the same (10.5 x 6.5) and clay is still used - although they can be made of other materials such as stone, wood and plastic. From the 1920’s, concrete started to be used. With a more regular weight and shape, and being cheaper, they became the choice of material for many contractors all over the country.

We are ready, willing and able to commit to your commercial or domestic building projects today.

Slating

  • Natural slate is known through the world as one of the finest building materials, and has been quarried or mined in the UK for many centuries. Natural slate comes from sedimentary rock formed 500-600 million years ago. 

    Slates used in England were solely mined from Wales until improvements in transport meant they could be imported from all over the world - including Spain, China and Canada.

    Slates from abroad are much cheaper than Welsh slates, although Welsh slates are of a superior quality, so as a Sussex based company we use different slates for different jobs, depending on the tiling and slating needs of the client.

    Artificial slates made of fibre cement are also used as a cheaper alternative to natural slate.
     

Cedar Shingles

Cedar shingles are used for domestic and commercial roofing, and are normally used for summer houses, stables and gazebos.

They provide an environmentally friendly, durable and lightweight solution. Shingles can be fixed at a roof pitch as low as 14 degrees offering a different option to felt and lead, and can be guaranteed for up to 40 years, making them a good option for a different roof covering.

They are also very aesthetically pleasing and cedar shingles is green, renewable and sustainable roofing & cladding material, with one of the lowest carbon footprints of any widely used building product.

They are light for transport but offer a high degree of thermal insulation.

All Coast to Coast Cedar Shingles are used to ensure both a legal and sustainable product is developed locally.

Felt Roofing

Felt roofing is the one of the most popular types of flat roof covering. Felt roofs in the past were moped out using melted bitumen, poured and moped between three felt layers. In recent years torch applied felt has become more popular.

Felt is very versatile and can be used on any flat roof. From a small dormer to a block of flats, or even just capping fire walls, felt can make any covering impermeable.

Coast to Coast Roofing provides a flat roofing service to meet the needs of any commercial property or private home in the East Sussex area. We are able to give advice on felt, GRP and liquid plastic roofing solutions for residential houses through to industrial units.

We conduct flat roof repairs as well as the installation of a new flat roof or the replacement of an existing flat roof in and around the West Sussex region.