Marcher Roofing prefer SBS Modi Torch

Specialist roofing company Marcher Roofing Ltd based in Leeds have provided roofing solutions for residential, commercial and industrial properties throughout the Yorkshire and Humberside region for the last 25 years.

They are a family run business and when it comes to felt flat roofing Managing Director Martin Gallagher won’t use anything other than our products purchased through local stockist Burton Roofing Merchants ( ) in Leeds who offer a wide range of Rose Roofing Materials.

“Myself and all my operatives have tried the other major brands, but we prefer to use Rose. It’s not just because it’s the best quality, I’ve visited the factory in Castleford and really like the fact that it’s a local, independent business”. Martin Gallagher, Marcher Roofing Ltd

Here at Rose Roofing we’ve developed a range of products over the last forty years. At our UK factory in Castleford Leeds we manufacture products to meet any requirement of the bituminous waterproofing market; from the high performance SBS Modi-Torch and Dura-Torch, to torch on-felts slater’s felt and roof shingles.

Marcher use Rose Roofing products on new build, repair and refurbishment projects including flat roofs, balconies, terraces and walkways and tell us SBS Modi Torch is the perfect product for complex detailing, upstands, penetrations and terminals.

“It offers excellent flexibility in extreme weather conditions and will accommodate movement of buildings due to the high tensile strength along with the fire protection properties you would expect. Manufactured in rolls for ease of application, it’s also easy to repair and maintain.” Martin Gallagher, Marcher Roofing Ltd

SBS stands for Styrene Butadiene Styrene – a type of synthetic rubber which 50% of car tyres are made from. The advantages of SBS Modified Torch on over APP include faster flow of bitumen, less heat required (cost, time & energy savings) and greater flexibility in cold climates.

Marcher Roofing Ltd have provided details of a couple of recent Modi-Torch jobs. An example of their commercial work was the 400m roof for their customer Shire Timber and Truss Ltd in Leeds.


“The roof had been overlaid many times and needed stripping right back to the original and a trough gutter adding. Work took approximately 2 weeks, but the majority of the time was spent stripping it back”. Martin Gallagher, Marcher Roofing Ltd


A smaller private job by Marcher Roofing Ltd in Filey

Our products are available in a variety of colours and surface finishes that resist oxidisation and damage from UV rays along with solutions including bitumen primer and felt adhesives. We offer 7, 10, 15 & 20 year material only guarantees dependent upon system used. For more information on our product guarantees, stockists or any other advice please contact us now!