Projects

New Cottages, Melbury Sampford

Private Contract

Work carried out on behalf of a local estate.

The existing roof coverings were failing due to the age and allowing water ingress.

As a company we are committed to the effects on the environment and we recycle as much as possible, so we sent the existing clay tiles for recycling rather than landfill.  

The main roof coverings are a traditional clay plain tile produced at Imerys' Phalempin factory in northern France.

The tile is available in a unique range of mellow natural colours and with the purpose made valley tiles and ridge tiles designed to add distinction.

The tiles were fitted onto new treated and graded timber tile battens along with breathable membrane all fixed as per the manufactures specification and complying  with BS 5534. lead works to the chimney abutments was replaced with appropriately sized and coded  lead which was fabricated as necessary and dressed to detail and patination oil was applied.

All of the lead works involved were carried out by Rowsell’s fully trained operatives. Works were carried out to BS EN 12588 and as per the Lead Sheet Association Guide (LSA).

Ventilation was introduced into the loft space using ventilation at eaves level along with a dry fix vented ridge system to prevent condensation issues within the loft.



So impressed with the team at Rowsell roofing. We’ve now had 3 separate roofing replacement jobs carried out by the team and all have been faultless. From the initial quote and brilliant communications with Steve through to the awesome...

Thomas, Chilthorne Domer
June 2022

I found the service very good from the initial visit by your Contracts Manager, Neil Mason, who came when he said he would, through to the removal of the scaffolding. Everything was well organised and everyone I came into contact with was...

Handley, Sherborne
February 2022

Like usual you and your guys have excelled themselves with the roofing works. The Cedar shingles look great and I was super impressed with how they have finished the ridge. The clients are really pleased and complemented how the guys took great...

Stonewood Builders, Cranmore
February 2022

Very good, workers arrived promptly and got on with the job.

Harris, Crewkerne
January 2022

Thank you very much for your prompt attention. Also, thanks to the two chaps - they were really polite and a pleasure to have on my property.

Good, Sherborne
November 2021

An extremely professional and competitively priced job which was managed expertly by Neil Mason. We are so pleased with the quality of the workmanship and the job was completed within the quoted timeframe. Would highly recommend.

Hudson, Martock
November 2021

An excellent job in every respect. We are both extremely pleased with the work.

Hewlett, Blandford Forum
June 2021

As always - Excellent, professional job done.

Jutting, Sherborne
May 2021

Just wanted to let you know how impressed my wife and I are with Mike and Sean. They were so good and considerate ... I found them to be most professional and rightfully proud of their work.

Hudson, Galhampton
February 2021

We would like to compliment your company on the high quality of the workmanship, and the excellence of your staff in coming together to provide us with a lovely porch canopy.

Rogers, Sherborne
January 2021

Thanks to you all for all your help. The roof looks good. Very many thanks to Neil Mason for all his work and support at our property, which was very much appreciated.

Chard, Yeovil
December 2020

May I say how hard Dave and Mark worked... They remaining cheerful, positive and polite throughout. Many thanks to you all.

Hurford, West Coker
August 2020

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