A Look at the Pitched Roof in London

Pitched roofs have an understated but long-standing history across much of Europe, and especially the UK. Iconic images of architectural landmarks and terraced rows with red brick chimneys are known the world over.

The pitched roofs we see in London are a visual and enduring display of the city’s history, from the Elizabethan age to the Greek and Gothic revivals of the Victorian era. These buildings and their roofs have seen more history than anyone could imagine, withstanding everything from the Great Fire of London and the Blitz to the harshest winters and hottest summers. Even in the midst of urban regeneration and contemporary construction, they stand proud as part of London’s landscape.

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Benefits of a Flat Roof

Depending on your particular project and needs, you may be toying with the idea of a flat roof instead of a pitched one. Here at Chris Ball Roofing, we are big fans of flat roofing, having seen the wonders it can work for residential and commercial properties across London. However, if you’re not convinced or you’ve not yet thought seriously about the benefits of a flat roof, we can help round up the top perks of this pitch alternative.

Check out our brief overview below.

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