About Us

William Briggs established his own company in 1865 since then BriggsAmasco has continued to grow into one of the country’s leading roofing companies.

William Briggs established his own roofing company in Arbroath in 1865, he founded an asphalt works in the same year and was appointed agent for the original Limmer and Trinidad Lake Asphalt Company. He steadily expanded the business based on technical expertise and service to the customer and in 1900 William Briggs and Sons Ltd was registered as a limited company.

Since then BriggsAmasco continues to grow and look to the future based on the tradition of technical expertise and customer service.

Today BriggsAmasco is part of the international IKO group who are one of the world leaders in waterproofing, with manufacturing plants in the USA, Canada and across Europe.

In the UK the group companies manufacture and supply a complete range of Bituminous, Mastic Asphalt, Single Ply, Liquid Roofing and ancillary products to the roofing market all of which are installed by BriggsAmasco.

We undertake over 800 projects every year, from relatively small refurbishments to major multi-million pound contracts, supported by a dedicated technical department.


BriggsAmasco has operated a quality system since 1988 and are registered to

  • ISO 9001:2015
  • ISO 14001:2015
  • ISO 45001:2018

Please visit the Accreditations and Certifications page for our ISO certificates and polices.

150 Years

In 2015 BriggsAmasco celebrated their 150th anniversary and have had designed and produced a commemorative coffee-table book.

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The Founder of the company
William Briggs 1839-1919
An early asphalt plant of the 1930s
A state of the art asphalt finishing machine which operates five times faster than traditional hand lay
BriggsAmasco 150th Anniversary Book