St. Gabriels School
Installing and securing new roofing system
What was our client looking for?
St Gabriel’s School in Blackburn had been suffering from leaks seeping
through its flat roof for a number of years. Its flat roof allowed large puddles
of water to form, causing water to leak through the built-up felt. Our client
needed a team to rectify the problem while the school remained open
How did we help?
After the options had been discussed with the local authority, we were
asked to carry out a ‘flat to pitch’ conversion at the school. Our team spent
12 weeks installing and securing a lightweight steel Dibsadeck structure,
which was then covered with new steel sheeting. Gutters and soffits were
also fitted. Our client could be sure that, as approved Dibsadeck installers,
we have the necessary knowledge and expertise to fit this complicated
The new roofing system has solved a big maintenance problem for the
school’s owners. The new pitched roofs allow rainwater to drain from the
area completely, which eliminates the problems associated with pooling
rainwater. As well as reducing the general upkeep involved in maintaining
the roof, the new pitched system has helped to transform the appearance
of the school for the pupils, parents, teachers and the local community.