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.
Cathie has considerable experience within construction, particularly on skills and training, funding and membership organisations. She is a co-opted Board member of the Institute of Roofing.
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.
Mark's background is within the commercial roofing sector, with over 30 years' experience he has a wide and extensive knowledge base.
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.
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.
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
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 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.
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.
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.
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.