We Provide a Range of Solutions for Lead Roofing in Sydney

Lead is a unique material that is fast becoming a popular choice for roofs, particularly on heritage buildings. Although lead is extremely malleable, lead is tough and is able to resist damage and stand up to harsh weather conditions. Unlike most things, lead ages well. If well maintained, lead looks just as beautiful decades later as it did the day it was first installed. One only needs to think of buildings such as St Michael and All Angels Church in England which dates to the 13th Century, and Windsor Castle which boasts a two acre lead roof, to see that lead is a long lasting choice for roofing.

Architectural Leadwork offers lead roof restoration and a wide range of lead roofing solutions to suit both residential and commercial buildings. As one of the leading companies specialising in heritage roof repairs in Sydney, we are committed to excellent craftsmanship and unmatched customer support.

We offer specialist repair services for the following:

  • Flashing around chimney’s
  • Flat roofs
  • Box gutters
  • Customised Lead Sheet orders

Why lead is Number 1 product with heritage building roofers?

In construction industry, lead is ideal due to such characteristics malleability, water proofing qualities, corrosion resistance, sound proofing capability and ease of coupling and assembly.

Lead is resistance over time to withstand any atmospheric conditions. Lead sheets used for roof or dove covering makes it atmospheric corrosion resistance as it creates protection film when in contact with oxygen and carbon dioxide of the atmosphere. Such remarkable qualities of lead are continually used till today to preserve emblematic buildings belonging to our magnificent architectural heritage.

  1. Flexibility

Lead is a flexible material to work with. Lead can be easily stretched and pulled taut to any tricky shapes and areas to give total roof protection. Furthermore, lead can contract and extract depending on the temperature and is an extremely suitable roofing material to suit unpredictable weather of NSW, Australia.

  1. Corrosion resistant

Lead can truly stand the test of time to bear all in its stride. Lead is a RESILIENT and tough metal and resists to any type of corrosion. This can include damaging UV rays and pollutions in the atmosphere and above all stand the test of time to last between 80 to 100 years.


  1. Architectural Leadwork uses 100% recyclable lead. Today, lead is one of the most recycled metals in the world. As a result, using 100% recyclable lead in every job ensures us that we are contributing towards reducing carbon emissions and in creating sustainable environment for all.