Cockerel weathervane on a ridge tile fitting with multiple angle options

Code FIN-OA-GG-COCKEREL
£0.00
£350.00
Click the image to enlarge
Code FIN-OA-GG-COCKEREL
£0.00
£350.00
inc. VAT and FREE delivery to mainland England & Wales
Earn 0 reward points with this product.
  • Description

    Elevate your rooftop aesthetics and weather tracking capabilities with our steel cockerel weathervane, ingeniously designed to effortlessly attach to a ridge tile fitting. This unique feature empowers you with multiple angle options to perfectly match your roof's pitch, ensuring a seamless and customized installation experience. Crafted from durable steel, this weathervane blends functionality with beauty, serving as both a charming wind direction indicator and a stunning rooftop finial and focal point. While our default terracotta finish exudes timeless elegance, we offer a range of colour and finish options to cater to your specific preferences.

    Why opt for a ridge tile fitting over conventional brackets?

    Say goodbye to concerns about compromising your roof's watertight integrity. Installing our cockerel weathervane is a breeze, with the ridge tile fitting securely fastened using mortar, you can ensure a swift and trouble free setup. Additionally, for enhanced stability and adaptability, our weathervane can be mechanically secured with a metal strap. This robust strap boasts multiple attachment holes, accommodating screws, nails, or seamless integration into your roof structure. Once in place, the metal strap vanishes from view during ridge base installation, concealed seamlessly by the mortar bed

    Versatility meets aesthetics in our cockerel ridge weathervanes, suitable for mounting on various structures such as gable ends, houses, cottages, sheds, workshops, and even summer homes. Beyond their practical utility, these weathervanes serve as stunning ornamental elements that can enhance your garden's visual appeal. Seize this opportunity to transform your roof into an architectural canvas, showcasing your creativity and adding a touch of timeless charm to your outdoor space.

    Measurements for the 110/35 degree ridge fitting

    Weathervane height: 37 inches (94cm)
    Ridge tile base width: 13 inches (33cm)
    Ridge tile base length: 11 inches (28cm)

    Measurements for the 90/45 degree ridge fitting

    Weathervane height: 35.5 inches (90cm)
    Ridge tile base width: 11 inches (28cm)
    Ridge tile base length: 11 inches (28cm)

    Measurements for the 70/55 degree ridge fitting

    Weathervane height: 37.5 inches (95cm)
    Ridge tile base width: 10 inches (25.5cm)
    Ridge tile base length: 11 inches (28cm)

  • How to fit and install

    There are several ways to install roof finials, as outlined below:

    Traditional mortar bedding:

    Roof finials can be installed following the same method used for ridge tiles, utilising standard mortar bedding. In cases where the finial is tall or heavy, or if enhanced stability is desired, an additional mechanical fix method can be employed alongside the mortar bed installation.

    Mechanical fixing strap and mortar bedding:

    For this type of install, a galvanized metal strap is included, discreetly fastened to the underside of the finial ridge base during manufacturing. This durable and flexible metal strap can be adjusted in length by cutting it down to size. Featuring a series of holes, the strap can be screwed, nailed, or embedded in mortar to anchor it to a section of the roof structure. After securing the metal strap, installers can conceal it from sight by applying traditional mortar bed. The mortar used to join the finial with adjacent ridge tiles effectively conceals the strap, resulting in a seamless and neat appearance.

    Dry fixing:

    Another approach to affixing finials to the roof involves the dry fixing method. This technique involves using a specific manufacturer's dry fixing system, typically incorporating brackets or alternative mechanical fasteners to attach ridge tiles and finials to the roof without the use of mortar. If you are considering a dry fix ridge system, please get in touch with us to determine if this finial design can be adapted to be compatible with your chosen system.

  • Delivery

    APC Courier tracked and signed for delivery to England and Wales UK Mainland is included in the price for all products

    Delivery days are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays. Sometimes if the delivery is local to our Workshop we may also opt to deliver using our own transport

    When the order is ready we contact each customer to arrange a convenient delivery day

    Other areas

    The delivery rate will be calculated during the checkout process for other parts of the UK (Please note that we cannot offer shipping to the EU or internationally)

    Lead time

    Please see the main message in the notification area on the website for an up to date guide on lead time

    We make all products to order so there is a lead time associated for manufacturing, curing time and delivery. If you order multiples of the same product, need colour matched or special order items please allow extra lead time. If there are extreme weather events or other circumstances beyond our control this may affect the lead time

  • Product Performance & Quality

    The ridge tile is British Kitemarked, which is a certified industry standard for quality. All products are made in accordance with British Standard versions (BS EN 490: 2004 and BS EN 491: 2004). The ridge fitting is made from a concrete based mix reinforced with small fiberglass strands and additives, with several top coats applied to give its final appearance. The colour of the finial runs all the way through the piece resulting in a strong and long lasting product