UK Green Roof Market Report 2017

The UK green roof market report launched at City Hall, London on July 26th can be downloaded here or on the image below. In essence the report shows that the green roof industry is in a healthy place. As importantly, there are also hopeful signs that it continue to do so.

green roof market report 2017

This is the first time a full analysis of the UK Green roof market has been undertaken. Over the years, here at, we have regularly made estimates. Thanks to research undertaken by us and Greenwich University,  pleased to be able to publish this report.

Furthermore, the report was undertaken in collaboration with the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) and the Green Roof Organisation. (GRO). It is important to note that GRO is an industry backed group that was formed to establish and update on a regular basis the green roof code of practice for the industry in the UK. Of course is an active member of the organisation.

Sponsorship – UK green roof market report


UK green roof market report


Of course undertaking the research and the preparation of the report would not be possible without our sponsors – Bauder Ltd, SkyGarden and Radmat Building Products Ltd. Furthermore, the main UK substrate suppliers, provided sponsor and data. So thanks to

The NFRC Green Roof Finalists

Another feature of the report is the support of three of the finalists in the NFRC’s green roof awards 2017 – the winner being:

Macallam Distillery, – Aberlour, Scotland by SkyGardens Ltd

NFRC green roof winner 2017


A biodiverse roof in Southampton by Axter Ltd

NFRC Finalist 2017

And also the innovative movable green roof on a pumping station in Hull installed by Brdigman and Bridgman Ltd with the green roof system supplied by Optrigreen Ltd.

green roof Hull

The awards prove that exceptional green roofs are being delivered along the spine of the UK,

The Future

Although this is the first detailed market report, aims to revisit the market in future years to chart the success of an industry that is important both environmentally, socially and economically. If you are interested in supporting or taking part this aspiration do not hesitate to get in contact.