Save money on your heating bills

Fully tested and approved to all thermal and structural standards, the Guardian™ roof is a high performance insulated roof system comprising of a pre-engineered lightweight frame, two layers of rigid insulation board, internal insulated plasterboard, exterior grade plywood and a vapour membrane.

All together this creates a thermally efficient living space; keeping the warm air out in the summer and preventing the heat from escaping in the winter thus saving the amount of heat energy required to keep the room at an ambient temperature.

Technical Specification

Technical bullets

  1. Choice of tile finishes
  2. Membrane
  3. Exterior grade plywood
  4. 25mm high performance insulation
  5. 40mm high performance insulation
  6. Timber battens
  7. 72mm high performance insulated plasterboards
  8. Rafter
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Building regulations

Since October 2010, it has been possible for anyone to put a solid roof onto a conservatory, however in August 2013 the LABC released a circular containing some basic rules that must be followed. This applies to any roof that, with any conversion is no longer made of a clear or translucent material.


The building as a whole must be structurally sound. Any alterations that affect the original structure must be carefully considered. The foundations must be checked to ensure their suitability for an increased loading. The conservatory window framework must be assessed also and the new roof structure must be proven structurally sound.

Thermal regulations

The new roof only must comply with part L of building regulations. This means the overall U value (thermal measurement) of the new roof must comply with current building regs (currently 0.18).

More information on these building regulations can be found here.

The guardian roof is the only lightweight tiled roof system that is fully approved by the London Authority of Building Control. As part of the installation process Country View will take care of all aspects of the building control process. For supply only orders, Country View can assist customers with becoming an LABC partner to enable use of the Guardian LABC building control portal.

Velux Skylights

Modern living is all about creating spaces that work for you and your family, and Skylights can be utilised to allow light to flood into your room or extension. Our stunning skylights will be a beautiful addition to any roof or extension, adding natural light
and volume to the room below.

Velux skylights

We offer a wide range of sizes in the collection, suitable for both new build and refurbishment projects. Our roof lanterns are particularly popular as part of single storey extensions and orangeries. Used above kitchens, dining rooms and living spaces, a roof lantern adds a spectacular focal point.

Together with our knowledge and expertise we’re passionate about providing our customers with the best possible level of customer service to meet all budgets. We hope this website gives you a comprehensive insight into innovative, beautiful options on replacement conservatory roofs or new build extensions and please do not hesitate in contacting for further information and guidance.

Guardian Solstice Panels

For those that want to still see more sky through the roof, a Guardian Solstice panel is a fully glazed glass panel in the solid ceiling.

Glazed with self-cleaning glass, reflecting an astounding 83% of the sun’s heat and with a U value of 1, a full height glass panel can give a stunning architectural feel without compromising the overall efficiency of the roof.

Guardian solstice roof

Guardian Shingle

Metrotile forty yearFar more durable and a better value than traditional asphalt roofing products, The Guardian shingle manufactured by Metrotile will stand good for years to come hence the unique manufacturers forty year weather proof guarantee.

The Guardian shingle’s 93km/h wind warranty makes it one of the most enduring roofing products available today. A stone coated Steel tile is aesthetically pleasing and will weather naturally rather than bleach in the sun.

  1. 6.35cm Hailstone Warranty
  2. Interlocking Design prevents leaks & adds durability
  3. Battenless installation for lower install costs.
  4. Lightweight at 54.55kg per 9.29m
  5. Cyclone tested for use in America

Stone Coated Steel

Stone-coated steel roofs have become the economical roof of choice for many homeowners. For years consumers have had limited roof selections which deliver aesthetics but are often short lived.

Why Stone Coated Steel?

The Stone-coated steel shingle is thriving and experiencing immense growth in popularity because of its superior durability, architectural styling and aesthetic appeal. Stone-coated steel is virtually bullet proof, will not crack or curl, and carries an excellent warranty.

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