Minster, the specialist insulation and dry-lining arm of SGBD UK has launched a specialist roofing business.
Minster Roofing and Roofline’s first branch opened in Crawley on Monday December 3; a second in Luton is opening imminently, followed by further branch openings in 2013.
The new brand takes Minster Group firmly into the domestic roofing market and it will be headed up by Nick Ratcliffe, Minster group marketing director, supported by Paul Maidment, Minster Roofing and Roofline commercial director.
The company will serve specialist and roofing contractors, fabricators and builders merchants, offering specialist distribution of major brands supplying: pitch and flat roofing – including tiles, slates and metals; fascias and guttering; roofing insulation; decking and trusses.
In the past year, Minster has also successfully extended out from its core markets of insulation and dry lining by adding a ceilings offer to its portfolio.
Chris Whitlock, managing director of the Minster Group said: “This expansion represents an exciting opportunity. Minster Roofing and Roofline will give roofers more choice. The mix of expertise, innovative product solutions and helpful, knowledgeable staff mean the business is well positioned to bring added value to its customers.”