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Muir Homes, Blairs Royal Deeside, Aberdeen

The impressive turrets on this stunningly designed Muir Homes development exemplify Forster Roofing’s high level of slating craftsmanship. The exclusive 44 home development on the banks of the River Dee include 10 homes with conical turret features. 888 Cupa Galicia slates were expertly cut and installed onto the turrets of the Cairness house type. A […]

January 24, 2017

CALA Homes, St Mary’s Gardens, Perth

The beautifully crafted homes on this exclusive CALA development provided the ideal setting for Forster Roofing to showcase their exceptional clay tiling skills. Sandtoft clay double pantiles and thin edged slate look-a-like clay tiles were specified to create a natural finish, adding to the beauty of these distinguished homes. Forster covered the roofs of this […]

BMI, Kings Park Hospital, Stirling

This sensitive hospital roof renewal project provided Forster Roofing with the perfect platform to demonstrate its workmanship, communication and project management skills. The Stirling-based single storey Kings Park Hospital is part of the BMI Healthcare group, one of Britain’s leading providers of independent healthcare. Monier Redland was initially commissioned by BMI to carry out an […]

Muiredge Primary School, Uddingston

As part of South Lanarkshire Council’s primary schools modernisation programme, Muiredge Primary School was scheduled to be extensively refurbished and extended to provide a modern learning environment for children. After a successful tender process, Forster Roofing were appointed to carry out the slating works on this Grade B listed building. This was a special project, […]

Airlie Gardens, Brechin

Forster successfully completed the installation of an 80 panel (20kWp) in-roof PV installation in conjunction with the re-tiling of the Airlie Gardens sheltered housing complex in Brechin for Angus Council.  This was the second sheltered housing roofing project completed by Forster’s for Angus Council. The project was awarded to Forster’s as a result of their […]

Drum of Garvock, Dunning

Architects Yeoman McAllister created a stunning design for this mansion house near Dunning in Perthshire.  Forster completed the slating works which covered an area of over 1,000m², across 23 roof panels including a spectacular turret.  Cupa Heavy 3 Spanish Slate was selected due to its rough surface and close resemblance to the traditional highland slate […]

January 18, 2017

Sacred Heart Church, Aberdeen

The refurbishment of this beautifully designed Grade B Listed church in Aberdeen provided Forster with a perfect opportunity to showcase an outstandingly high level of workmanship.  Forster completed the retiling works for main contractor Robertson Construction Eastern.  Under the watch of Historic Scotland, 25 panels and 4 conicals (covering a roof area of 409m²) were […]

COPFS, Ballater Street, Glasgow

The in-roof solar installation of the Crown Office, Procurator Fiscal’s Office provided Forster with the ideal opportunity to showcase their integrated roofing and solar service on a sensitive, fully operational building in central Glasgow.

September 20, 2016

Barratt, South Gyle, Edinburgh

Forster were offered the ideal platform to showcase their combined roofing and solar PV service on a mixed Barratt Homes East Scotland development of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom houses and apartments in Edinburgh.

September 19, 2016

Barratt, Ocean, Aberdeen

Barratt Homes’ modern, well situated, executive apartment development provided an ideal opportunity for Forster to further showcase their combined roofing and solar PV installation service.

Scotia, Cove

The eclectic individual design of the homes – a standout feature of the Scotia homes – encompassed a mix of roof materials (natural slate, clay and concrete tiles), colours and detailing, including slating of a conical turret, mansard roofing and mitred hip slating on hips above dormers and bay windows.

McCarthy and Stone, Haddington

This beautifully designed, 49 home McCarthy & Stone flagship retirement living development in Haddington provided a great opportunity to showcase Forster’s slating craftsmanship.

A & J Stephen, Plot 18, Clathymore

The prestigious, flagship 42 home development designed by renowned Scottish architect James Denholm, showcases some outstanding slating craftsmanship.

Bellway Homes, Cowdenbeath

This 49 plot social housing development in Cowdenbeath provided the perfect opportunity for Forster Roofing to showcase their fully integrated roofing and in-roof solar PV service for volume house builder Bellway Homes. Two (0.5kWp), three (0.75kWp) and four (1kWp) panel systems were installed, depending on the size of the house type. The GSE in-roof fixing […]

January 19, 2016

Doo’cot Cricket Pavilion and Shelter, Perth

The striking setting and impressive design of the Grade B listed Doo’cot Park pavilion in Perth combined with its historical significance created the perfect context for Forster to demonstrate their skills in heritage tiling. The pavilion was designed by Smart, Stewart and Mitchell and built between 1924/1925. The Gannochy Trust was later founded in 1937 […]

April 26, 2015

Morgan Academy, Dundee

Morgan Academy is a prominent A-Listed landmark in Dundee, devastated by fire in March 2001. It was a spectacular blaze, which gutted the internal construction and roof, leaving only the stone facades. Rather than demolish the remainder of the School, Dundee City Council opted to restore the building, whilst creating a modern secondary school behind […]

Victoria Primary School, Airdrie

The re-slating and solar PV installation of Victoria Primary School in Airdrie provided Forster with the perfect context to demonstrate their slating skills, highlight their ability to overcome operational and logistical challenges and also deliver additional complimentary services. As a result, Forster helped the school reduce their energy costs and cut their carbon footprint. The […]

Victorian Market Arcade, Inverness

Forster successfully completed the £800,000 roof-renewal of the Grade B listed Victorian Market Arcade in the centre of Inverness for Highland Council. The works involved re-slating the 1,500m² roof (using the existing salvaged Welsh slate and new Cupa H3 500x250mm slate), including the striking atrium. The renewal of lead (including large finial detail), roof lights, […]

Lochgelly High School, Lochgelly

Fife Council appointed Forster to act as principal contractor for the re-roofing of Lochgelly High School. The project consisted of three phases, with the initial pilot phase dedicated to establish the specification and practicalities of working in a busy community school environment. Following the pilot, the finalised specification was introduced for phase 1 (completed 2006) […]

Barratt Homes, Evolution, Aberdeen

This well situated city centre development of executive apartments presented Forster with yet another opportunity to excel in their ability to combine roofing and solar PV installation services. Having worked with Forster’s for over 20 years, and following their success on the previous Devona Gate and Pinefield sites, Barratt Homes again selected Forster’s to install fully integrated […]

Springfield, Fife Housing Innovation Showcase, Dunfermline

We were involved in an exciting sustainable showcase development in Dunfermline in the Spring of 2012. The innovative project, a partnership between Kingdom Housing Association & Fife Council, involved 27 new houses which for three weeks in May 2012 became ‘The Housing Innovation Showcase’. The house designs and ground-breaking construction methods demonstrated the benefits of […]

City Legacy, Glasgow Commonwealth Games Athletes Village

Involvement with the high profile Commonwealth Games Athletes’ Village development provided us with the perfect platform to showcase our competence in delivering sensitive projects, present innovative product solutions and provide integrated solar PV services. Forster were selected by Mactaggart and Mickel, one of the “City Legacy“ consortium of development partners, to deliver a ‘one stop’ […]

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