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Colorcoat Urban® is a quick fit roof and wall cladding system, specifically developed to offer fast, simple on-site installation.

Made from British steel, Colorcoat Urban® standing seam roof and wall cladding systems come highly recommended with testimonials from clients that have been delighted with the superior smooth finish provided by the panels that fit seamlessly together.

The choice you’ll be glad you made

There is no limitation to the design that Colorcoat Urban® can provide. Whether it is a traditional look, or a more contemporary or modern finish that you are looking for, our team of experts can help you turn the most challenging or even simplest of designs into reality.

So whether you are looking for a one off building or a housing estate, Colorcoat Urban® is the choice you’ll be glad you made.

Aesthetics, performance and eco-credentials

Our secret-fix standing seam roof and wall cladding delivers excellent aesthetics, performance and eco-credentials and is increasingly specified on both new build residential and refurbishment projects.

Manufactured in the UK, Colorcoat Urban® is produced to the highest quality. You can be confident in the durability of Colorcoat Urban® and the rigorous testing regime that has been undertaken to validate its performance in different conditions.

The benefits at a glance:

  • Quick fit system with invisible fixings
  • Manufactured off-site and supplied as a kit of parts;
  • Fast, simple and consistent on-site installation;
  • Available in a range of colours designed to blend with the landscape, including colour matched gutters and fascias;
  • Guaranteed performance up to 40 years on roof pitches as low as 5 degrees;
  • Low maintenance;
  • Backed by independent testing and BBA certification. 
  • Meets Class 0 ‘low risk’ fire classification requirements of the UK Building Regulations and when used as part of a roof cladding system, can achieve a Class AA performance rating, when tested to BS 476 Part 3 1958.

This is one roof and wall cladding system that will turn your concept into reality, from the smallest to the most ambitious.

For the complete solution for your project Colorcoat Urban® provides a wide and varied range of products including Urban Seam®, gutters, fascia, plank profiles, roof and wall fabrications, bespoke fabrications, and accessories that are all designed to help you create an innovative, strong, durable, high performance, low maintenance home that you can be proud of.

The beauty of steel

Colorcoat Urban® standing seam provides a showcase modern aesthetic for urban roofs. There is no limit to the shape and form that can be achieved and choosing the right profile is crucial, particularly in relation to the size of the build. 

The innovative Urban Seam® profile is ideal for houses, apartments, public and commercial buildings, schools, and sports pavilions. Its inherent light weight and strength make it ideal for new build, refurbishment, temporary buildings and over roofing applications.

Available in the Colorcoat Urban® colour range that has been inspired by architects specifically for the urban environment, the natural colours blend with the urban landscape as well as making a bold statement for sustainable urban design in contemporary building. The ability to achieve a stable colour ensures a consistent even tone, which most other roofing materials are unable to achieve.

Ease of installation

Our quick fit system is provided with invisible fixings and has been developed specifically to offer fast, simple, on-site installation.  We can provide technical assistance at the design stage and at the start of the installation, and supply the necessary equipment for installation.

Colorcoat Urban® roof and wall panels must be installed in accordance with our recommended requirements and all installers must be Tata Steel trained and approved. We offer a free training course to all installers to ensure every installation achieves the maximum performance.

Developed to require little to no maintenance, providing complete peace of mind

All manufacturing processes are carefully controlled to the highest environmental quality standards and are ISO 14001 certified.

Durability: The durability of Colorcoat Urban® is derived from its metallic coated substrate and the high performing three paint coat system, all brought together in a carefully controlled, ISO 9001 approved manufacturing process, to deliver the very best quality and performance.

BBA Certification: Colorcoat Urban roof and wall panels are certified by The British Board of Agrément, following extensive internal testing and validation of the products.  The roof and wall panel have been assessed by the BBA as being fit for their intended use provided they are installed, used and maintained as set out in Certificate No. 09/4698 – Sheet 1 covering the roof panel and Sheet 2 covering the wall panel.

CE Marking: Colorcoat Urban® is CE Marked in accordance with harmonised European Standard BS EN 14783: 2006 for the roof panel (514mm and 305 mm cover width).

Behaviour in Fire: Colorcoat Urban® roof and wall panels meet the Class 0 requirements of the Building Regulations for the UK. When used as part of a roof cladding system, Colorcoat Urban® can achieve a Class AA performance rating, when tested to BS 476 part 3 1958.

Rainwater harvesting: Suitable for grey water collection, inspiring the confidence to broaden the number of uses for collected water, for example clothes washing.

Wind Uplift deflection values: Specification of the 305mm/514mm wide panel is dependent on location, wall height, storey height and roof pitch. A structural engineer should complete a wind uplift calculation for your specific area before making any final decision. 

Weather-tightness: When incorporated into a cladding system designed and installed in accordance with conventional good practice will adequately resist the passage of moisture. 

BBA certified to look good and perform well in excess of 40 years. 

Tata Steel recognises that truly sustainable appeal comes from excellent aesthetics, performance and eco-credentials. Colorcoat Urban® satisfies the heart, mind and eye by providing a sustainable solution.

Colorcoat Urban® has been developed using eco-design principles, aimed at minimising the environmental impact of the product from raw material production all the way though to re-use or recycling.

Steel is infinitely recyclable with zero degradation in materials properties when recycled – unlike nearly all of the other construction materials. It also contains more than 25% recycled steel content.  All manufacturing processes are carefully controlled to the highest environmental quality standards and are ISO 14001 certified.

Tata Steel is the largest company to achieve BES 6001. All Colorcoat® material had achieved a ‘Very good’ rating under the BREs sustainable procurement framework, providing assurance that you are specifying a sustainable product which can help increase the potential for obtaining credits under the Responsible Sourcing of Materials section of BREEAM.

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