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Rotorgraph will happily provide a thorough roof  inspections to determine the health and condition of any roofing system and will lead to early detection of problems, protection of assets, and maintenance of safe working environments for building occupants.

Rotorgraph have a large network of qualified drone operators throughout the whole of the UK. So if you’re looking for an independent roofing inspector – we are always happy to answer any questions and provide a quick free competitive quotation. 

We use the very latest in drone technology which enables us to inspect all types of roof designs; pitched roofs (including vertical/mansard areas), flat roofs (including protected membrane & barrel roofs), car parks, balconies and industrial roofs. Roof coverings inspected are usually constructed from: 

Drone - Roof / Roofing Inspection - Dilapidation - Gutter / Guttering - Chimney Stack - Broken Tiles / Slates - Independent roof inspector near me

Drone – Roof / Roofing Inspection – Dilapidation – Gutter / Guttering – Chimney Stack – Broken Tiles / Slates – Independent roof inspector near me


  • Natural slate
  • Artificial slate

  • Clay tiles

  • Concrete tiles

  • Metal slates/tiles

  • Felt membranes including Hot Melt Systems 

  • Single-ply membranes

  • Mastic asphalt

  • Liquid applied membranes including fibreglass/GRP  

  • Profiled Steel & Fibre Cement Sheeting and Cladding

  • Sheet Metal (Lead & Copper)

Each of our drone roofing inspections & survey will be carried out to a set of procedures depending on the existing design and existing type of coverings. We are also able to provide a full map of the route the drone took on larger roofs – ensuring when looking back at photos or video footage you will know exactly what part of the roof has any given problems. 

  • Roof coverings to the main (or field) areas

  • Ridge tiles including mortar and fixings condition

  • Roofline Products – Fascia, Soffit & Barge Boards

  • Rainwater systems

  • Pitched Valleys & Internal Box Gutters  

  • Chimney Stacks including chimney pots, flaunching & flashings

  • Parapet Walls & Copings

  • Fixings & Flashings to profiled sheet roof coverings

  • Rooflights to all types of roof coverings

  • Flat Roof Decking checked for soft areas caused by water ingress or condensation

  • Condensation or Cold Bridging Issues within the loft space or rooms directly below the loft.  

  • Overall Pitched Roof Structure; we check externally and internally for any signs a roof structure may be sagging or spreading if unfit for purpose. We also check internally if purlins or any other roof timbers are sufficiently supported.

Drone - Roof / Roofing Inspection - Dilapidation - Gutter / Guttering - Chimney Stack - Broken Tiles / Slates - Independent roof inspector near me

Drone – Roof / Roofing Inspection – Dilapidation – Gutter / Guttering – Chimney Stack – Broken Tiles / Slates – Independent roof inspector near me

All our Drone Roofing Inspections & Surveys are recorded using high resolution still or video imagery utilising only the very latest technology at our disposal.

Who usually ask us to carry out Drone Roofing Inspection & Surveys?

We carry out roofing inspections for a wide and diverse range clients throughout the residential, commercial and industrial sectors. Examples of our main client base include: 

Homeowners/Property Owners/Landlords – Independent roof inspector near me

Prudent and proactive property owners request periodic roofing inspections to ensure their property is well maintained, thus minimising the risks of disruption and high costs incurred when a roofing system fails. 

Drone Roofing Inspections are also required in the unfortunate situation when the quality of workmanship of recently completed roofing works is in dispute and a 100% independent and impartial viewpoint is required.

Property vendors request roofing inspections to date record and provide evidence of the current  condition of their property’s roof coverings to estate agents and their clients.  

Home Buyers – Independent roof inspector near me

After a potential Home Buyer has already obtained a RICS Home Condition Report and/or Home Buyer Report, they may decide they would like a separate inspection & survey of the roof coverings of their new dream home for peace of mind. We will provide a more specific and detailed inspection of all roof areas using the safest and most cost effective method at our disposal. We will also include a visual inspection of the roof coverings and structural timbers from within the loft space if accessible.

Insurance Companies – Independent roof inspector near me

A roofing inspection & Survey is required by some Insurance Companies on certain properties to enable them to prepare a policy quotation for a new client. This initial inspection will provide a date stamped visual record of the condition of the new policyholder’s roof coverings at the commencement of cover to minimise the risk of a dispute should any future claims arise.     

In addition to the above, more and more Insurance Companies are requesting annual roofing inspections are carried out in order to maintain existing building cover under their terms of business. 

Loss Adjusters & Loss Assessors – Independent roof inspector near me

When a roof covering has been damaged by storms, fire or any other reason, our drone services are often required to provide specialist assistance in our qualified capacity as roofing experts to give the best possible advice and recommendations.

Certified Building Surveyors – Independent roof inspector near me

We work closely with Certified Building Surveyors providing specialist roofing inspections & surveys when required. 

Local Authority Asset Management

Facilities Management Companies & Other Contractors

Letting Agents – Independent roof inspector near me

We provide roofing inspections & surveys for Letting Agents to provide a date stamped visual record of the condition of the condition of their client’s roof coverings at the commencement of a lease agreement. This information is particularly useful for both Landlords and Tenants with a full repairing lease agreement or for comparing to the condition of the roof coverings at the end of the lease term.     

Solicitors – Independent roof inspector near me

We provide roofing inspections & surveys for solicitors and their clients whenever there is a requirement for visual evidence during a legal dispute. Our inspections will provide unbiased and impartial observations of the health and integrity of any roof coverings which may be in dispute. 

Following on from our on-site Roofing Inspection we will create a detailed Roofing Condition Report to provide our clients the information they require to meet their objectives

Areas Covered

Bradford – Independent roof inspector near me

Addingham,   Baildon,   Bingley,   Burley-in-Wharfedale,   Cottingley, Crossflatts, Cross Roads, Cullingworth, Denholme, East and West Morton, Eccleshill, Eldwick, Esholt, Great Horton, Gilstead, Harden, Haworth, Ilkley, Keighley, Menston, Oakworth, Oxenhope, Queensbury, Riddlesden, Saltaire, Sandy Lane, Shipley, Silsden, Stanbury, Steeton, Thornbury, Thornton, Tong, Undercliffe, Wibsey, Wilsden. 

Halifax – Independent roof inspector near me

Bailiff Bridge, Boothtown, Brighouse, Copley, Cragg Vale, Elland, Greetland, Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall, Hipperholme, Holywell Green, Luddendenfoot, Mytholmroyd, Norwood Green, Rastrick, Ripponden, Shelf, Shibden, Sowerby Bridge, Todmorden

Huddersfield – Independent roof inspector near me

Almondbury, Batley, Birkby, Birkenshaw, Birstall, Cleckheaton, Dalton, Denby Dale, Dewsbury, Emley, Golcar, Gomersal, Hartshead, Hartshead Moor, Heckmondwike, Holmfirth, Honley, Kirkburton, Kirkheaton, Linthwaite, Liversedge, Marsden, Meltham, Mirfield, New Mill, Norristhorpe, Roberttown, Scammonden, Shelley, Shepley, Skelmanthorpe, Slaithwaite, Thornhill

Leeds – Independent roof inspector near me

Allerton Bywater, Beeston, Boston Spa, Collingham, Garforth, Guiseley, Harewood, Harehills, Headingley, Holbeck, Horsforth, Hyde Park, Gipton, Kippax, Kirkstall, Ledsham, Ledston, Methley, Middleton, Morley, New Farnley, Otley, Oulton, Pool-in-Wharfedale, Pudsey, Rothwell, Rawdon, Scarcroft, Scholes, Stourton, Swillington, Walton (Leeds), Wetherby, Yeadon, Woodhouse

Wakefield – Independent roof inspector near me

Ackworth, Alverthorpe, Castleford, Crigglestone, Crofton, Durkar, Fairburn Ings, Featherstone, Ferrybridge, Fitzwilliam, Hemsworth, Horbury, Knottingley, Newmillerdam, Normanton, Nostell, Ossett, Outwood, Pontefract, Ryhill, Sandal, Sharlston, Stanley, Walton (Wakefield), West Bretton


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