Shire Green Roof Substrates Ltd

Green roof substrates for the commercial and DIY markets

Shire Green Roof Substrates Ltd

Organisation, Product and Services Overview

Shire Green Roof Substrates Ltd has developed a series of substrates for green roofs blended using a mix of recycled materials to provide both intensive green roof soil and extensive green roof soil mixes.

Shire Green Roof Substrates Ltd Green Roof Soils & Substrates:

  • Are free draining,
  • are lightweight thus reducing the load on roofs,
  • are sourced from sustainable sources,
  • provide aeration for plant growth,
  • contain the right balance of nutrients [i.e. low] to allow extensive plants to be grown successfully,
  • can allow herbs and sedums to be successfully grown in the soils depending on the depth the soils/substrates are applied,
  • have good water holding capabilities thus ensuring that a good percentage of rainfall is retained within the growing medium that can be used by the plants or released into the atmosphere through evapotranspiration,
  • use various aggregate types including crushed brick, aircrete and fired clay pellets, with others in development.

Street Address

Hathersham Lane [ for pre-arranged collections only ]





Enquiries Phone Number

01403 732186

Email Address for Enquiries