Roof and Render works to various properties in Camelon, Falkirk

Value £2,531,000
Term Dec 2018 - Oct 2019

Working with Falkirk Council, A. C. Whyte & Co. Ltd were employed as Main Contractor to carry out roof and render works to 183 properties, throughout the Camelon area of Falkirk. The properties consisted of a mix of end and mid terraced, semi detached bungalows as well as 3-in-a-block flats. The properties and the area surrounding them were tired and in need of rejuvenation, therefore Falkirk Council instructed A.C. Whyte to carry out additional groundworks such as new pathways, hedge removals and excavation, which improved the overall look of the area.


  • Existing downpipes removed and replaced with new UPVC downpipes
  • Existing services extended or removed from the building and temporarily relocated then refitted upon completion
  • Gas safety checks carried out before and after the works to ensure it remains fully operational and safe
  • Mastic pointing to window and door reveals
  • Masonry Painting to basecourses
  • New overcills installed to existing windows to suit new render system
  • UPVC fascia, bargeboard and soffit fitted with new structural timbers
  • Removal of TV aerials and satellite dishes and the installation of a communal integrated reception system (IRS System)
  • Re-roofing slate and tile covered roofs with Russell Highland Anthracite Tiles
  • New leadwork to flashings, valleys and owner occupier joints
  • Existing walls prepared to allow re-roughcast works using polymer dashing render, comprising of reinforcing alkali resistant fibre glass mesh coat and finished with a dashing render complete with dry dash aggregate
  • Excavating gardens and laying spey chips, building walls and installing bowtop fences