Lead, Zinc, and Copper

One of the South East’s leading roofing companies for both residential and commercial roofing, White & Sons Ltd has been replacing and repairing lead, copper, and zinc roofs in West Sussex, Surrey and Kent since 1986. Contact us if you wish to find out any more about the metal services that we offer.


Lead Roofing and Repairs

White & Sons Ltd have many years experience renewing and refurbishing leadwork on domestic buildings, historic buildings, commercial buildings, as well as new-builds. We can also fabricate any lead gutters and vent products to match existing, or from design drawings. We also offer ornamental and cast lead and are able to match your existing decorative lead, or create a new piece to add the personal touch to your roof. 

All leadwork is carried out to British Standards using rolled lead sheet (BS12588) and leadwork carried out to BS6915 and to the recommendations of the Lead Sheet Association. If you wish to find out more about lead, please have a look at our Brief Introduction to Lead. 


Copper Roofing and Repairs

Surrey based White & Sons Ltd offer copper roofing services and repairs for all types of buildings, from the ornate to the functional, using long strip and traditional copper sheet roof covering. The benefits of using such a material is that copper is versatile, long lasting, great to look at, and it has a high resistance to corrosion. Ask a member of our team to find out about our range of copper roofing services, copper vents and copper gutters.



Zinc Roofing and Repairs

White & Sons Ltd carry out zinc roof replacements and repairs using either new or pre-weathered zinc material, that are available in a range of colours.  All Zinc is generally pre-fabricated and then taken to site for installation.

Due to the versatility of zinc a number of different profiles can be achieved such as batten rolls; shingles; standing seams; rain screens; cross joints; and double lock welts. Get in touch with a member of our team and we will ensure that your zinc roof is long lasting, and aesthetically pleasing.

Lead, Zinc, and Copper

We can carry out all aspects of leadwork to create a longlasting roof. 

Slating and Tiling

From concrete to handmade clay, we will help you pick the right tile to improve your roof.

Rooflight Installation

Installing a rooflight, such as a Velux, can offer a new dimension to your home. 

Flat Roofing

We offer a lot of different flat roofs, including lead, copper, zinc, single-ply, and EPDM.

Ecclesiastical and Heritage

We carry out work on all places of worship, with a vast experience working on churches, heritage, and listed properties.

Do I need Building Regulations?

If over 50% of your roof is to be replaced, then your Local Authority needs to be notified of the work. As members of Competent Roofer, we are able to self-certify that our refurbishment work complies with Building Regulations. Upon completion, Competent Roofer will send the necessary certification.

Do you issue a guarantee for your work?

White and Sons Ltd offer a 10-year written workmanship guarantee for all of our full roof replacement work. In addition to this, as members of Competent Roofer, we offer a 10-year insurance backed guarantee for refurbishment work (over 50% of roof). Written guarantees are sent upon completion of the works.

Do I need a scaffold?

The safety of our staff is paramount, and we will not carry out work where we feel it unsafe to do so. As such, we will require a scaffold to be erected where it would be unsafe to carry out the work without one. We own an aluminium tower which can be used for small scale works to help reduce costs and we can also arrange for and manage scaffolds on your behalf.

How do the guys on site take their tea and coffee?

The guys on site take their drinks white with either 1,2, or 3 sugars depending on who is on site. Mark and Joe in the office both take their coffee black and without sugar.

Are you insured?

White & Sons Ltd are fully insured for both Public (£5m) and Employers Liability (£10m) insurance. Copies of both of these can be seen upon request.

Do you need a deposit, and how do I pay?

White & Sons Ltd do not ask for any form of deposit but do require an ‘Acceptance Form’ to be signed agreeing to the work under our Terms and Conditions. We send interim invoices (job size dependent) which can be paid by bank transfer. We can also take credit card payments but are obliged to charge 2.5% to cover the additional costs.

How do you keep the rain out when you remove my roof?

We will always ensure that the areas of roof that have been stripped off can be weathered within the same day and weather forecasts are checked daily. Also, all the membranes that we use have been tested by BBA.

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