Specialists in zinc, copper coil and sheet, and stainless steel

With over 40 years of trading Metra are the UK’s leading distributor of hard metals for the roofing and cladding industry. We specialise in Zinc, in various finishes and colours, Copper coil and sheet, and Stainless Steel. Serving specialist contractors, builders, and merchants, throughout the UK from our vast stocks.

Why Metra Metals

Knowledgeable Staff

Over 60 Years of combined experience in the metal roofing industry

Delivery Options

Same day delivery, timed, dedicated and FORs

Extensive Stocks

Extensive stocks of zinc, copper, aluminium and stainless steel

Hard metals for the roofing and cladding industry

Metals are supplied in both sheet and coil form in various sizes and weights. Ancilliary products such as tools, metal rainwater systems, profiling machines, fixings, and insulants are also available. With our network of haulage suppliers we can usually deliver to most areas in 24 hours. Our knowledgeable staff are able to offer advice and information on all our products and their uses. Please browse the site for further detailed product information.

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Metra Products


The main uses of rolled zinc sheet and strip is for roofing, cladding, flashings, and rainwater disposal.


The natural copper colour , when used externally, gradually forms a patina turning to brown and eventually to the green finish seen on many domes in cities all over the world.

Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel

Stainless steel offers a freedom of creativity and design coupled with sustainability as the material is infinitely recyclable.


Metra are pleased to be able to offer a complete range of machines for use in forming and profiling hard metals.

Tools & Fixings

We are able to supply a wide range of tools for the metalworker from tinsnips to seaming irons.


Aluminium is a relative newcomer to the UK market but has made a significant impact in a short period of time.

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