Binchester Roman Fort, Co. Durham

Situated in the countryside of County Durham, Binchester Fort is approximately six and a half miles north of Bishop Auckland.

On the site, excavated remains of part of the large built-up Roman Fort from around AD80 can be found.

Durham County Council appointed the company to undertake the roofing to a new build tourist information office located in the centre of the fort

Objectives

  • To create a roofing structure that is both environmentally beneficial and sustainable. Britmet tileform – a lightweight tile effect roofing system was recommended and installed.
  • Durham council requested the team fit timber trusses, a breather membrane, counter battens and Britmet metal sheets across the whole roof area

Customer feedback

A simple but aesthetically pleasing project delivered in an extremely pleasant environment