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Lead Roofing Services
In Bath, Somerset

At Empire Roofing  Bath, we are the leading experts in lead roofing services in the Bath and surrounding Bristol area. As a local roofing company, we offer high quality lead roofing applications and repairs, for homes and businesses across Somerset. We’ve provided quality roofing services, including the installation of long-lasting lead roofing, for over 25 years.

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Our Services

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Why Choose Lead Roofing?

Lead has been used as one of the primary types of roofing materials across the UK for centuries, thanks to its many advantages:

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A flat roof with lead can last over 100 years with proper maintenance and repair, boasting an impressive life span. This makes it an excellent investment for your home. Lead is one of the oldest materials in the industry and it’s still commonly used on most roofs today.


Due to its superb malleability and low melting point, lead is flexible, meaning it can withstand weathering and last through storms. It won’t crack, warp, or suffer corrosion like other materials which makes it ideal for all roofing applications.


Lead is 100% recyclable. At the end of its life, the lead can be reclaimed and recycled into new products.

Aesthetically Pleasing

The natural grey patina of aged lead is a classic, attractive look for period homes, especially around the chimney stack. It adds character.

Our Lead Roofing Services

We’re specialists in lead works. At Empire Roofing Bath, we provide a complete range of services, including:

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New Lead Roof Installation

Our experienced roofers can provide a premium installation if your home requires a brand-new lead roof. View our work, and you’ll see that we:

Lead Roof Repairs

Has your existing lead roof developed cracks or holes over time? Our team of lead welders can identify any problem areas and carry out spot repairs to restore your roof’s integrity. Common repairs include:

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Why Choose Empire Roofing
Bath For Your Lead Roof?

With over 25 years of experience, we are the lead roofing contractors in Bath that you need. Here are some key reasons to choose us for your project:

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Fully Accredited

We are accredited installers for the Lead Sheet Association and Confederation of Roofing Contractors. We pride ourselves on our commitment to producing quality work.

Local Reputation

We have an excellent reputation across Bath and the surrounding areas for quality craftsmanship and service. Don’t hesitate to recommend us, check our 5-star customer reviews.

Dedicated Team

Our roofers specialise exclusively in lead roofing projects. They have the skills and expertise to deliver outstanding results.

Attention To Detail

We go above and beyond building standards to ensure your roof is installed or restored to the highest quality.

Full Service

We handle everything from surveys and planning applications to installation, repairs, and maintenance.

Insurance Work

We work directly with insurers and loss adjusters to deliver covered lead roof repairs.

Our Experience Shows

With over 500 lead roofing projects successfully completed, our high quality lead roofing applications show our expertise in handling any job. We’ve carried out many intricate Victorian re-roofing projects in Bath, full roof restorations for listed buildings, and repairs on historic churches. No matter the age, style or complexity of your roof, we’ve seen it before.

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We Follow Best Practices

All of our leadwork services follow industry best practices and standards. This includes using the optimal lead code thickness, proper underlay materials, high-quality solders, and precision fabrication. We also ensure correct ventilation, drainage, and minimal disruption to your property during installation.

We Use The Best Materials

We only use branded lead from trusted UK suppliers like Midland Lead and Britannia Lead. This ensures the lead is authentic, BSI approved, and meets thickness standards. For accessories, we choose high-quality underlays, solders, patination oils, and coatings.

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Our Roofs Are Built To Last

With lead’s longevity, it’s important that roofs are built to high standards. Our expert teams pay attention to crucial details like overlap, angular folds, bonding, and seam placement. This prevents any weak points or water ingress issues down the track. You can view our work to see the quality of our craftsmanship.

We Offer Warranties

For extra peace of mind, we provide up to 20-year workmanship warranties on new lead roof installations. This covers any defects in our workmanship. We stand by the quality of our roofing projects.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Still have some questions? Below we’ve answered some of the most common queries we receive about our services:

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How long does a new lead roof installation take?

For a typical residential property, installing a new lead roof usually takes around 1-2 weeks depending on size and complexity. We’ll provide an accurate timeframe when we survey your specific roof.

What maintenance does a lead roof require?

Lead roofs are very low maintenance if installed correctly. We recommend having an annual inspection to check for any damaged areas. Occasional cleaning and patination oil application may also be required.

Is lead environmentally friendly?

Absolutely! Lead is among the most eco-friendly roofing options. It’s 100% recyclable and doesn’t end up in landfill. Lead can also be re-used many times over.

Can you match existing lead work?

Yes. Our teams are experts at blending new and existing leadwork. We can match the codes, patination, and aesthetic of the original roof to provide an invisible repair.

Do you handle storm/hail damage insurance claims?

Definitely. We work directly with insurers and loss adjusters to deliver speedy, professional lead roof repairs covered under your policy.

Choose Empire Roofing Bath
For All Your Lead Roofing Needs

For over 25 years, Empire Roofing has been Somerset’s premier lead roofing specialists. Whether you require a new lead roof installation, repairs, restoration or maintenance, we have the expertise to deliver exceptional results. Our experienced roofers are fully accredited, follow industry best practices, and use only high-quality materials from trusted UK brands. We offer workmanship warranties for peace of mind.

With a perfect 5-star reputation and hundreds of satisfied customers who would highly recommend our experts in lead works, you can count on us for any residential or commercial lead roofing project – large or small. We work closely with insurance companies on approved repairs too.

For unmatched quality, service and expertise, choose Empire Roofing Bath. Contact us today to get a quote or arrange a free roof inspection. We’re ready to make your roof lead the way!

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Areas We Cover Near Bath
And North East Somerset

We serve homeowners mainly in the BA1 & BA2 postcodes. We also cover several other locations and surrounding areas listed below that you can browse online. However, under certain circumstances, we also cover Trowbridge, Frome, and Wiltshire.

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