Golfer weathervane supplied on a double arch 45 degree ridge tile

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  • Description

    This steel golfer weathervane comes fitted to a double arch ridge tile, offering a distinctive and captivating embellishment. Its presence adds a touch of elegance and character to the roof. The weathervane serves a functional purpose as well, with the golfer figure pivoting in response to the winds direction. This charming addition not only decorates the rooftop but also provides a practical indication of the winds movement. The ridge tile fitting is supplied in a standard terracotta colour, though alternative colours and finishes are available upon request.


    Overall height: 39 inches (99cm)

    Ridge base: 45degree angle, measuring 12 inches (296mm) in length and 9 inches (225mm) in width.

    Wondering why not just install the weathervane using a bracket? Consider that the integrity of the roof, especially in terms of waterproofing, is of paramount importance. Attaching brackets through drilling can raise concerns among roofers, as it could compromise the roofs ability to keep out rainwater or affect the internal roof space and there is the time factor and hassle. In contrast, installing the golfer weathervane is straightforward. The ridge tile fitting can securely affixed to the roof using mortar. Additionally, for added stability and convenience, the weathervane includes an optional mechanical fix fitting in the form of a metal strap. This robust and flexible strap can be cut down to the required size. It features a series of holes, enabling it to be affixed via screws, nails, or other secure means to the roof structure. As the installer places the ridge base using traditional mortar, they can discreetly conceal the metal strap, ensuring a neat and seamless appearance.

    Customers have the flexibility to adorn various roof types with these golfer ridge weathervanes, including gable ends, hip ends, houses, cottages, sheds, workshops, and even summer houses. Their versatility extends beyond rooftops; they can also be positioned ornately within a garden setting. This weathervane serves as a perfect solution for those seeking to infuse their rooftops with intricate detailing and a captivating focal point.

  • 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