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Last Updated: 7th Feb 2023

What is the UK's average roof life expectancy?

Slate roofing has a lifespan of between 80 and 100 years. However, it can last for longer if properly maintained.
How Long Does Last Tile Roofs?
Material Type Life Expectancy
Clay 60-year minimum
Concrete 60-year minimum
Natural Slate Minimum age 80-100 Years



Many people also wonder how often Roofs should be replaced.

It's important to know when and what material a roof was made. This will give you an idea of how long it has been in use. A typical asphalt shingle roof should last 20-25 years. However, a roof that was installed on top of an existing layer shingles roof should be replaced after 20+ years.

What is the cost of a new roof in the UK? The UK cost of replacing a roof is around APS5500. The cost for a roof repair will vary depending on the size and location of the property. The average homeowner in the UK will spend between APS2200 to APS7200 on a roof replacement.

What is the UK's recommended roof replacement frequency?

The average roof can withstand the elements for 20 years before it needs to be replaced or repaired. Other factors, such as the climate and type of insulation used, can also affect the life expectancy of your roof.

What is the UK's average cost of a new roof in 2019?

Roof installation costs vary depending on the roof area and the materials used for reroofing. To remove your roof and install a new one, you will need to spend between APS1,050 and APS2,100.

Roof Cost .

National Average Cost APS5,300
Maximum Cost APS16,300
Average Range APS2,300 to 7,300