Forster welcomes twelve new roofing apprentices

October 2016

Earlier this week, Forster Roofing welcomed 12 new apprentices to their industry leading Skills Academy. The apprentices, who come from all over Scotland, include the company’s first female roofing apprentice, Adelle Martin from Denny. “We need to build more homes in Scotland, to meet an increasing demand, but the industry wide skills shortage presents the […]

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New apprentices join Forster

December 2015

We were joined by Margo Williamson, Strategic Director at Angus Council, to welcome six new apprentices to our Skills Academy in Brechin. The apprentices have begun their first year of the newly created Modern Apprenticeship (NVQ) qualification in roofing, designed specifically for new-build housing. Maureen Douglas, our Group HR Director said: “To address the shortage of suitably […]

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Discussing the future of renewables in Scotland at Scotland Build 2015

November 2015

Next week we will be in Glasgow for Scotland Build 2015 – a free to attend construction expo at the SECC.  At the expo our Chairman John, will be speaking as part of a panel, discussing “Building to enable Scotland’s renewable energy ambitions” alongside Ian Cuthbert of the Energy Saving Trust, Sepi Golzari-Munro from EG3 and Ken Ross OBE from Ross Development & […]

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Our integrated solar approach recognised at roofing awards

November 2015

We are delighted to have picked up the ‘Solar’ award at the National Federation Roofing Contractor’s (NFRC) annual Scottish Roofing Contractor of the Year Awards, for integrated roofing and solar works at Bellway Homes’, Cowdenbeath development. Our project was recognised by the judges for its pioneering approach to integrating traditional roof tiling with in-roof solar Photovoltaic (PV) […]

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Apprentices With Trainer Working at Forster Skills Academy (May 15)
Forster Roofing Invests in Next Generation

May 2015

Scotland’s leading roofing and roof-integrated solar contractor, Forster Roofing, has launched its own in-house Skills Academy to train the next generation and directly tackle the challenge faced by the construction industry’s skills shortage.

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Back to Back NFRC Solar Awards for Forster Roofing

October 2014

For the second successive year Forster Roofing picked up the NFRC Scottish Roofing Contractor of the Year Award for Solar at a special luncheon held at the Trades Hall of Glasgow earlier today.

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House Builder Prefers Integratred Roof PV

August 2012

Scottish house builder Stephen have selected Forster Energy’s Redland integrated PV tiles for their latest development of 9 homes, in the picturesque village of Kinnesswood.

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