Furber Roofing has a long standing history on the Wirral and throughout Merseyside and the North West it was first established by Frank Furber in 1957 having gained his experience with the Manchester Slate & Tile Company.
Furber Roofing first traded from a small lock up in Brighton Street, Wallasey but soon realised larger premises where needed and moved to an old dairy building in Trafalgar Road, Wallasey where the company prospered for many years.
Frank Furber successfully ran the company until his retirement in 1992 with over 35 years providing the Wirral and North West with a truly professional quality service using only the finest tradesmen and quality materials.
Specialising in Slating, Tiling, Flat Roofing and all Roof Repairs they quickly became one of the most recognised roofing companies in the area.
Early Years: Furber Roofing Van – 1957
Frank Furber on the far left with roofing team – 1957
To Present Day;
David Furber left school in 1967 to start work at Furber Roofing and progressed through the company from trainee to qualified roofer working his way up to surveyor and project manager and becoming Managing Director in 1992.
In 1993 the current offices and yard in Alfred Road, Wallasey was purchased. Situated in the Wallasey Dock area giving direct access to the M53 and all areas throughout Wirral and the North West.
David has been joined by his three sons over recent years who all take an active role in the running of the company;
Joe Furber joined the company on leaving school in 1993 and has worked his way up from trainee to qualified roofer and has now been Surveyor/Estimator since 2003.
Craig Furber joined the company on leaving school in 2001 and has also worked his way up from trainee to qualified roofer and is currently involved as a Tradesman with joint roles as Project Manager/Estimator.
Karl Furber joined the company in 2002 and has also worked his way up from trainee to qualified roofer and is also currently involved as a Tradesman with joint roles as Project Manager/Estimator.
Left to Right; Karl Furber, David Furber, Craig Furber, Joe Furber
Furber Roofing a family business ensuring that the fine tradition of providing a quality service continues for many years to come.