Farington Roofing


Leadwork Contractors Covering Lancashire and Beyond


Traditional Leadwork Services

Farington Roofing offer a range of leadwork service to our customers throughout Lancashire including Nelson, Chorley, Preston, Blackburn, Bolton Wigan. Our leadwork services cover everything from lead flashing to lead roof repairs and much more.

Farington Roofing has almost 40 years’ experience of working on traditional and modern leadwork on properties of all ages and styles including conservation and listed buildings.  No matter what your leadwork requirements might be, you can count on Farington Roofing to provide you with a professional and reliable service.

Lead Work Techniques

Lead is a material which is used in several places on modern, historic and traditional buildings. It is a material which offers strength, style and durability for lead roofs, roof flashings, valleys, dormers, cornices, lead welded gutter boxes and more.

Farington Roofing provide a range of residential and commercial roofing services, ranging from the first installation on a new build a repair service to we can ensure that even the oldest roofs stay watertight and weatherproof.

  • Lead Bossing is the method used to shape and form lead sheet into complex shapes and joints without leaving tool marks or causing any significant reduction in the thickness of the metal.
  • Lead burning or welding involves using a lead burning bar which matches the same chemical compound of the lead being fused together and the two are then melted and fused together.
  • Lead dressing sticks can be used to work lead in a several ways. They are used to flatten sheet lead and can also be used to set in folds in sheet metal before it is used for roof flashing.
  • Heritage lead work is a feature of conservation roofing carried out with traditional materials and workmanship to roofs which have a historic value or are listed or conservation roofs.


Leadwork Specialists

Farington Roofing are leadwork specialists, from repairs and maintenance to installations, with nearly 40 years’ experience, we have the skills and experience needed to undertake professional leadwork services to an professional standard. Having provided leadwork services to customers across the Northwest for many years, we have become well-known for the high-quality lead roofing service we provide.

You can contact us on

01257 272 084

07776 236 289




Please feel free to contact me on 07776 236 289 or 01257 272 084 to arrange a survey and a FREE quote.


Please feel free to contact me on 07776 236 289 or 01257 272 084 to arrange a survey and a FREE quote.