Britmet Lightweight Roofing
Britmet is the UK’s only manufacturer of lightweight roofing systems and materials. From their West Midlands factory, they craft high-quality materials for a variety of building types. This includes their lightweight plastic slates and du...
Britmet is the UK’s only manufacturer of lightweight roofing systems and materials. From their West Midlands factory, they craft high-quality materials for a variety of building types. This includes their lightweight plastic slates and durable metal tiles, each designed to achieve the stunning aesthetic of traditional tiles without their excessive weight.
Weighing as little as 7kg per square meter, Britmet tiles and sheets can be used on both timber and steel structures. Their innovative design also makes them suitable for pitches as low as 5°. Making them ideal for a variety of buildings, such as conservatories, garages and garden buildings.
Despite being manufactured from lightweight plastic and steel, Britmet roofing offers unwavering durability and is guaranteed for up to 40 years.
By combining tough materials with unique coatings, they irradiate the chance of discoloration or corrosion. Ensuring they maintain their kerb appeal throughout the decades.
Benefits of Britmet Roofing
Decades of innovation can be seen in each of Britmet’’s products and this heritage reduces the cost of projects whilst also minimising any disruption they may cause. It is for this reason that Britmet tiles and sheets are used on thousands of commercial and residential projects each year.
Through the use of plastic and steel, Britmet has produced a range of lightweight materials that weigh as little as 7kg per square meter. In fact, Britmet is the only manufacturer of lightweight roofing systems in the UK.
Britmet roofing combines sturdy materials such as plastic and metal with resilient coatings that are able to withstand the toughest weather conditions. Plus with up to 40 years guarantee, you can have confidence in your choice of roofing materials.
Because of its lightweight and innovative designs, Britmet roofing can be used on pitches as low as 5°. Both steel and timber structures will also be able to support these products with ease.
Britmet has significantly reduced installation time by maximising the coverage of their tiles and sheets. In fact, a single sheet allows for the equivalent converge of 8 concrete tiles or 5 natural slates.
Popular Britmet Tiles and Sheets
From their iconic Ultratile to minimalist Plaintile, Britmet continues to introduce lightweight roofing systems. Roofing Megastore is, therefore, pleased to have partnered with the British manufacturer to offer their full range of profiles and accompanying ancillaries.
Perfect for outbuildings, the Britmet Shingle can be used on pitches between 15° and 90°. Due to its superb coverage, it is quicker to install than felt shingles but provides the same finish. It is also far more durable with a lifespan in excess of 40 years with minimal maintenance being necessary.
Although its manufactured from plastic, the Britmet LiteSlate replicates the classic appearance of natural slate. Unlike slate, however, it weighs as little as 12kg per square meter and can be fitted to pitches between 14.5° and 90°. It also provides a similar lifespan to slate and is guaranteed for 40 years.
Britmet Slate 2000
Suited for homes, the Britmet Slate 2000 is manufactured from 0.45mm steel and features a granular coating. The blend of these materials offers protection from the weather as well as vandals. Due to each tile covering approximately 2.17 square meters the installation time is also significantly reduced.
Available in a choice of either 0.7mm or 0.9mm steel, the Britmet Ecopan is a tile-effect sheet that offers strength and durability for over 40 years. Designed to mimic traditional tiles and featuring a smooth coating, this sheet is ideal for garden buildings, timber lodges, garages and more.
Have More Questions About Britmet Roofing?
Whatever your questions, our award-winning team is here to help! Simply use the online live chat or call 01295 565 565 to have your questions answered. We’ll help you pick the ideal Britmet roofing material for your needs and will ensure you have all the required ancillaries to complete your project.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who Are Britmet Lightweight Roofing?
Britmet Lightweight Roofing (previously named Britmet Tileform) is the only UK manufacturer of lightweight roofing systems. The majority of their materials are crafted at their 37,000 square feet factory in the West Midlands before being distributed to tradespeople and homeowners nationwide.
In recent decades, Britmet has become recognised for its range of metal roof tiles. These include popular profiles such as the Britmet Ultratile, Britmet Plaintile, and Britmet Villatile. Each is manufactured from steel and feature granular coatings to protect from corrosion and more.
For those seeking greater coverage, Britmet Lightweight Roofing introduced a range of tile effect panels to accompany their metal roof tiles. These include the Britmet Pantile 2000 and Britmet Ecopan, the latter of which is made to measure and available in lengths of up to 5m.
In 2019, the UK manufacturer launched Britmet LiteSlate. Produced from plastic, it is designed as an alternative to natural slate and ideal for buildings lacking structural support. Unlike natural slate, this synthetic tile is available in a choice of colours such as charcoal, oak, and sunshine.
Roofing Megastore is delighted to offer the full range of Britmet tiles and sheets. When ordered online or by telephone, they will typically be on your doorstep within 5 days accompanied by an easy to follow installation guide.
Is a Warranty Supplied with Britmet Products?
Due to their confidence in the durability of their products, Britmet guarantees most of its roofing materials for up to 40 years. This is significantly longer than competing products, some of which offer a warranty of only 15 years.
Some of the warranties supplied with Britmet tiles and sheets are backed by the BBA (British Board of Agrement). This requires the materials to be thoroughly tested and certified by the UK's leading construction Certification Body.
Please refer to the downloadable PDFs found on each product page. These will confirm whether the product is guaranteed and under what conditions. It is also vital that you follow Britmet's installation methods to keep any warranty valid.