Leadwork Services in Swindon

Welcome to Skyline Swindon Roofing, your local experts in providing top quality leadwork services for homes and businesses across Swindon. With over 15 years of experience serving our local Swindon community, we have established ourselves as a trustworthy and reliable company that delivers exceptional craftmanship and customer service.

We are accredited members of The Lead Contractors Association, so you can rely on our high standards. Our skilled leadworkers handle everything from small repairs to large scale projects for all roof types.

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Whether you need lead flashing installed, roof valleys re-leaded, chimney repairs or new lead dormers – we have extensive expertise across all applications. We are also run eco-friendly practices.

As reliable contractors in Swindon, we carry out all kinds of roof installation and roofing repair jobs to the highest quality. We know how important it is to protect your property against the elements, which is why we only ever use the best materials including high grade quality lead for unrivalled durability.

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Our Services

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Extensive Local Reputation

With well over a decade serving Swindon homes and businesses, we’ve built an excellent local reputation for exceptional service. Our many happy customers are proof you can trust us.

Highly Trained Specialists

Our roofing experts have qualified through rigorous LCA-approved training schemes for mastery of the intricate methods and techniques involved in leadworking across various applications.

Bespoke Service

We tailor our solutions precisely to the needs of each unique property after thoroughly inspecting and identifying any problem areas that require attention to provide customized high quality solutions.

We Take Pride in Quality Work

Attention to detail and quality craft is our top priority. We refuse to cut corners or take shortcuts. Our work speaks for itself and provides customers peace of mind.

Fully Compliant & Accredited

As accredited LCA members, we deliver work that meets all governing building standards. We maintain the proper insurance, regulations and qualifications to safely carry out all types of new roof projects.

Why Choose our Leadwork Services in Swindon?

When it comes to finding a reliable and experienced leadwork specialist in Swindon, there are many good reasons to choose our roofing service:

Our Professional Approach

At Skyline Swindon Roofing, we bring a diligent, professional approach to all our projects to ensure excellent results for customers:

Detailed Property Inspection and Quotation

Before any work begins, we will thoroughly inspect your roof and provide a comprehensive written quotation outlining the full scope of work. This allows us to identify all problem areas and specify solutions for repairs or replacements.

Expert Workmanship

Our team of highly qualified leadworkers bring mastery and vast experience working with lead across various applications and property types. You can expect careful, meticulous workmanship from our roofing company.

Advanced Leadworking Techniques

We utilise modern leadworking methods for improved aesthetics and weatherproofing. This includes double-lock standing seams on flashings installed by our professional roofer team.

Eco-Friendly Practices

We recycle lead onsite and ensure hazardous materials are properly disposed of. Our practices minimise environmental impact through sustainable building standards.

Fully Code Compliant

All our installations meet current building codes and regulations. We handle any required approvals paperwork in a transparent and polite manner.

Manufacturer Guarantees

The high-quality lead we use comes with manufacturer guarantees up to 30 years. We also offer our own workmanship guarantees for complete peace of mind.

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Our fully accredited roofing contractors have amassed over 15 years providing quality services backed by reliable workmanship guarantees.

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Extremely Durable

Types of lead like Code 5 lead is highly malleable yet extremely strong and stands up to decades of exposure to weather elements like rain, wind and sun without deterioration. Lifespans over 100 years are common.

100% Recyclable

Lead is environmentally friendly as it can be recycled repeatedly without loss of quality. We recycle all lead onsite and take sustainability seriously through eco-friendly practices.

Unrivalled Weatherproofing

The unique physical properties of lead make it completely water tight. When installed correctly, it prevents any water ingress or damp issues arising in underlying roof timbers or insulation.

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Low Maintenance

Other than occasional cleaning, It is maintenance-free for very long periods. It does not corrode or rust over time like other metals, saving you money.

Aesthetically Pleasing

Lead naturally develops a desirable patina and the traditional grey colour fits beautifully into period architecture. It is ideal for heritage buildings and adds character.

Highly Customisable

Lead can be fabricated into any conceivable shape and formed around intricate architectural features like dormers and gutters. This allows creative solutions for even unique flat roofs.

Enhances Property Value

Period homes with lead details often command far higher selling prices after we have involved the complete roof area.

The Main Benefits of Leadwork

Installing leadwork offers some major advantages over other types of roofing and flashing materials:

Average Prices of Leadwork

Leadwork is a significant investment that will last for decades to come, so understanding approximate costs is important in budgeting and deciding on the viability of a project. Prices can vary based on Type, Size of Project, Access Considerations and Specialist Heritage Considerations. As a general guide around the Swindon area, you can expect to pay:

Minor Lead Flashing Repairs 

From £200 per linear metre

Lead Flashing Replacement

£350+ per linear metre

Complete Re-Leading of Bay Window Roofs


Full Chimney Flashing Rebuild with Lead Flaunching


Complete Roof Re-Covering

£175+ per m2 (labour)

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Please contact us directly for accurate quotations tailored to your specific roof and property needs. Site surveys are free with no obligation around Swindon and the wider Wiltshire area.

Areas We Serve In Swindon

We provide our professional installations and repair services throughout Swindon including:

Our skilled teams are familiar with the various residential and commercial buildings throughout Swindon. If you have a home or business anywhere in the wider Swindon area, as well as WiltshireBerkshire and Gloucestershire requiring services, we are happy to schedule a site visit to assess your needs. We also serve neighbouring areas like Cirencester and Marlborough. From minor repairs to complete roof re-covering projects, our expertise spans across the Swindon region and allows us to find the right solutions for your roofing needs in any location.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why choose lead over other metals?

Lead is unmatched in durability, weatherproofing ability, customisability and sustainability. It lasts over 100 years and is 100% recyclable. Other metals corrode, deteriorate or stain nearby stonework through oxidation.

Is it safe to have lead on my roof?

Yes, lead is entirely safe once installed. We follow strict protocols during installation and recycling. The key is avoiding contact before it is sealed within the roof structure. We take safety very seriously.

Is planning permission needed?

Not usually, unless your home is grade listed or in a conservation area with special restrictions. We can advise if permissions are needed for repairsreplacements or re-covering and assist with any applications required.

How long does lead work last?

When properly installed and maintained, lead will last well over 100 years before needing any refurbishment. Many lead roofs in the UK are still performing perfectly after 120-150 years of service.

Does lead work add value to my property?

Yes! There is consistent market data showing period properties with original lead roof details sell for higher prices compared to modern tiles. And it also prevents damp/rot which makes homes more saleable.

How often does lead work need maintenance?

Barely ever – just occasional cleaning every 5-10 years. Unlike other metals, lead does not corrode or rust. It can last incredibly long without intervention when installed correctly by our specialists.

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Trust Skyline Swindon Roofing For your Leadwork Needs

When it comes to expert leadwork services from an established local company, we are the number one choice for homeowners and businesses across Swindon.

We are familiar with all regional architectural styles we service that depend on the durability, customisability and enduring aesthetics of traditional lead work. Whether you need minor lead repairs, lead roof refurbishments or complete roof re-leading, or have any question – please get in touch. We are here to help breathe new life into your property with beautiful bespoke lead features designed to last generations.

Call us today to arrange your initial no obligation site survey and competitive quotation. We would be happy to replace any existing roof coverings and answer any queries without hesitation. Our roofing specialists can also offer free quote and advice on the best solutions for your needs.