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Welcome to the home of roofing excellence. The Single Ply Roofing Association (SPRA) is the trade association representing the UK’s single ply roofing industry.

SPRA is the trade association representing the UK’s single ply roofing industry. Our mission is to achieve growth and sustainability in all sectors of the single ply roofing industry by raising the awareness of single ply technology, its value and ensuring manufacturing and installation standards remain high. SPRA is an increasingly influential voice in the roofing sector and is working in close co-operation with our sister trade associations to raise the overall profile of the UK roofing industry.

SPRA members are actively involved in the monitoring, development and reporting of cutting-edge technologies to improve single ply products, installations and aftercare. Access our Technical Resources. SPRA members also believe that quality comes through knowledge and skills. Members are working hard to improve training accessibility and affordability. Learn more about our training programmes, courses and qualifications.

Current SPRA Council Representation

Cathie Clarke, SPRA CEO

Cathie has considerable experience within construction, particularly on skills and training, funding and membership organisations.

Jim Hooker, SPRA Technical Director

An engineer by training, Jim Hooker joined the British Flat Roofing Council in 1991 as its technical director. Jim will be leaving SPRA at the end of 2018.

Dr Ronan Brunton, SPRA Technical Manager

Joined SPRA as Technical Manager in Aug 2018. As a civil engineer I have worked in the roofing side of the construction industry for over 30 years. I was a SPRA Council member 2016-18.

Mark Thornton, SPRA Training Manager

Mark's background is within the commercial roofing sector, with over 30 years' experience he has a wide and extensive knowledge base.

Martyn Holloway, SPRA CHAIR. SFS Group Fastening Technology Ltd, ASSOCIATE MEMBER

I have 37 years' experience in the roofing industry, having worked for 25 years with Rockwool Limited and 12 years with SFS in both commercial and technical roles.

Anthony Ferri, SPRA VICE-CHAIR. Briggs Amasco, CONTRACTOR MEMBER

I have 42 years experience in the roofing industry. After joining BriggsAmasco in 1989 and holding positions at various levels within the Company, I am now Operations Director Scotland) Ltd.

Nigel Blacklock, SPRA TECHNICAL COMMITTEE CHAIR. Bauder Ltd MEMBRANE MEMBER

Having gained commercial and practical experience in the Single Ply sector in Technical Sales with Sarnafil I had several roles including Head of Technical for all Sika brands, until my most recent move in 2016, when I took up the position of Technical Director at Bauder.

Peter Baker, Tata Steel, ASSOCIATE MEMBER

After passing his engineering exams and working in aerospace for many years, Peter Baker moved over to the roofing industry and is now Technical Manager at Tata Steel Panels and Profiles

Adrian Brazier, Kingspan Insulation Ltd, ASSOCIATE MEMBER

I have worked within the construction products industry for 28 years and am currently Technical Projects Manager for Kingspan Insulation Ltd

Mike Crook, SIG DESIGN &TECHNOLOGY, MEMBRANE MEMBER

Mike has a wealth of commercial experience and expertise in roofing and cladding having spent 24 years working for SSQ and Eternit. Moving to SIG D&T in 2009, he is now Trading Director.

Ian Muddiman, SIKA Roofing, MEMBRANE MEMBER

Ian joined Sarnafil in 1990 as Northern Field Technician, and has since progressed through the business, taking on the roles of Senior Field Technician, Applications Manager, National Applications Manager, and is currently Head of Applications for Sika Roofing. With responsibility for all the training and application techniques for Sika’s three roofing brands, Ian’s 35 years’ experience in the roofing industry is invaluable.

John Whittaker, Carlisle Construction Materials Ltd, MEMBRANE MEMBER

Technical Manager - UK and Ireland (MIoR)

Steve Downey, Commercial Director, DANOSA, MEMBRANE MEMBER

Steve has over 17 years experience in the flat roofing industry covering first contracting and later manufacturing and distribution and is currently Commercial Director for DANOSA UK.

Steve Shreeve, Swift Roofing, CONTRACTOR MEMBER

I have 37 years experience in roofing contracts, generally with large roofing contractors and manufacturers. I was Director of Swift Roofing for 10 years before going into semi-retirement in 2014, since when I have been acting as Consultant.

Brendan McNulty, Delomac Ltd, CONTRACTOR MEMBER

I have been involved in the roofing industry for over 42 years and have been installing single ply membranes since 1984. I am currently Operations Director at Delomac Ltd.

Stephen Duffy, SPRA VICE TECHNICAL COMMITTEE CHAIR. Topek Ltd CONTRACTOR MEMBER

As a Designer with Topek Ltd, I look after all flat roofing projects from design, procurement, and monitoring quality on site with the goal of driving technical excellence.

SPRA COUNCIL - CONTRACTOR MEMBER. To be filled

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Standing Ovation for Jim Hooker at SPRA Technical Committee - 17/10/2018


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