Setting Out & Re-Laying Of Historic Roof Coverings

Course Overview

This course involves the setting out and re-laying of both slates and single lap tiling to historic roof structures. It involves the appropriate selection and re-use of the existing materials where possible.

Learning Objectives

Setting out tiling battens to the required gauge for both slates and plain tiles
Selecting and cutting tiles and slates and fixing to battens
Detailing of tiles and slates at the roof edges and abutments.

Who is the Course For?

This particular course is suitable for anyone interested in specification and repair of historic roof coverings.

Further Information

The specific dates and costs are available on the course timetable on the website. Each course will run with between 5 and 15 students. Bespoke courses for organisations can also be arranged upon request.


Apply either via the website, email or telephone to book a place.

Clothing and PPE

Please bring overalls or suitable working clothes and safety footwear. Gloves and goggles will be provided during the course.

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