Gloucester Roofers offers roof repair, roofing services, flat and pitch roof installation, slating & tiling, Chimney & Leadworks and general roof maintenance services to Gloucester and surrounding areas in Gloucestershire.
Gloucester Roofers has been recognised for her excellent customer service and high-quality finishes for all services provided. The company is also known for its affordable roofing services.
In addition to free quotes for most jobs, Gloucester Roofers also offers affordable roof maintenance packages which keeps customers roofs in good shape and enables it last longer.
Although Gloucester Roofers predominantly provides services in Gloucester, it also covers surrounding towns like Cheltenham, Tewkesbury and Lydney amongst others.
Gloucester is a major county town in the district of Gloucestershire in South-West England.
Gloucester lies on River Severn between Cotswolds to the east and the Forest of Dean to the West.
Gloucester is a cathedral city and is one of the 69 cities with this status in the United Kingdom.
Gloucester has a population of 129,128 which is part of Gloucestershire’s 633,558 population. If the city’s urban area is extended to Brockworth and Churchdown the population is 150,053.
It is the location of the Gloucester Cathedral, a major attraction to the town. The Gloucester Cathedral was also the burial place for King Edward II and Walter de Lacy.
The cathedral also features in the Harry Potter films.
Gloucester postcodes are GL1, GL2, GL3 and GL4.
Gloucester is served by a port linked through the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal to the Severn Estuary.
The town was founded by the Romans and was an important city and colony.
Gloucester is predominantly known for its aerospace and service industries. It was the base for the Gloster Aircraft Company which manufactured fighter jets in the past. Initially called Gloucestershire Aircraft company, it was changed to “Gloster” as some international customers complained they could not pronounce it.
Now, a sculpture in Gloucester City Centre celebrates the city’s aviation history and great strides in the jet engine.
GE Aviation Dowty Propellers and Messier-Dowty’s Landing Gear plants are based on the outskirts of the city
Other economic activities in the area include financial services, research, distribution, and light manufacturing.
Ecclesiastical Insurance owned by the Allchurches Trust are based in the city. Lloyds Banking Group and TSB Bank also have offices in Barnwood area of the city. The city was also the home of Priday, Metford and Company Ltd, a milling firm that survived for over a century and Fielding & Platt, the hydraulic engineering firm.
Fortis and BAE Systems Applied Intelligence are some of the major blue chips companies based in Gloucester Business Park on the outskirts of the city.
Gloucester is split into 18 wards with 39 councillors.
Gloucester has the lowest bridging point of the River Severn, the longest river in Great Britain.
Gloucester has major transport links connecting it to other parts of the UK. There is road, rail, sea, and air transport systems.
Gloucester Railway Station has frequent trains to London Paddington through Reading. The station also has connections to Nottingham, Bristol, Cardiff, and Birmingham.
The closed Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Company Railway works sites were in Gloucester.
The M5, A38, A40, A46, A4173 and A417 are some of the motorways linking Gloucester with Bristol, Tewkesbury, Cheltenham, Monmouth, Swansea, Stroud, and Cirencester, among others.
Gloucester has local buses run by Stagecoach West and National Express Coaches run from Gloucester to London, Heathrow, and Gatwick airports.
Gloucester is linked to the River Avon and it can be navigated by small coastal vessels.
There is also a private airport – the Gloucestershire Airport 8 miles east of the city for chartered flights only.
There are many high-quality primary and secondary schools which are well known. Some of the secondary schools are Sir Thomas Rich’s School, High School for Girls, Millbrook Academy, Beaufort Co-operative Academy, St Peter’s High School, Chosen Hill School, Severn Vale School and Gloucester Academy.
Gloucester is also home to University of the West of England.
Gloucester is known for its sporting attributes. The city hosted the Rugby World Cup in 1991 and 2015 with matches hosted at the Kingsholm Stadium.
Kingsholm Stadium is home to the local Rugby team Gloucester Rugby, a member of the Aviva Premiership.
Gloucester Cricket Festival is held at the King’s School in Gloucester. There is also the Gloucester City Swimming Club that competes in county and national swimming championships. Others include the City Hockey Club and the American Football Club.
There are various media companies including BBC Radio Gloucestershire and various print and online newspapers and magazines.