About us

About us

The First in the North West

Seamless Aluminium Guttering is a proven product going back to the first half of the twentieth century in Canada and the USA. However, it only reached the UK in the 1980s, where InterCounty was one of the first to see its potential.

In 1982, Jerry Willock started one of the first companies to offer Seamless Aluminium Gutters in the UK, and the first in the North West region. InterCounty Seamless Gutters continue to operating from its base in Hyde in Greater Manchester / Cheshire.

InterCounty is proud both of its own heritage and that of the region itself. Manchester and the manufacturing towns of the North and Midlands are regarded as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, and InterCounty is conscious of its place as a metal fabricator within that heritage and is proud to continue to serve the region.

Product History

Seamless gutters originated in Canada and the USA as long ago as the first half of the 20th century. Jerry Willock was instrumental in the introduction of Seamless Aluminium Gutters into the UK in the early 1980’s, when there was a strong demand for low-maintenance property solutions. Jerry Willock was the first supplier of Seamless Aluminium Gutters in Manchester and the North West and has now become a leading authority in rainwater goods and systems in the UK and the Republic of Ireland.

Why do people choose aluminium rainwater goods?

Damage caused by leaking gutters can run into thousands of pounds and lead to days of misery and worry. Insurance companies expect that you will take responsibility to maintain and upkeep your property. Many will not pay out to rectify problems caused by leaking gutters. Seamless aluminium gutters offer several advantages over traditional sectional gutters and inferior materials. Being seamless, there are no joints, and since there are no joints, there are no leaks. The factory-applied paint finish is resistent to cracking and blistering, reducing the need for time-consuming and costly maintenance and repair. Aluminium will not rot or rust and, whilst lightweight, it is incredibly strong and rigid, easily withstanding the weight of a ladder. Seamless gutters are produced to your exact requirements on site so there is no wastage to consider. Flow capacity is around three times that of a normal half-round domestic gutter, making it far less prone to overflowing and spilling water back into your property during heavy rainfall.

  • Stronger than inferior materials
  • Attractive Ogee shape
  • Colours: black, brown, grey or white
  • Long life expectancy
  • Single lengths of up to 30m (100 feet)
  • Size:125mm x 100mm (5×4″)
  • Large internal flow capacity carries three times more water
  • Recyclable material
  • Environmentally friendly
A selection of early installations and leaflets by Jerry Willock
A leaflet from the 1980's

Pick a Colour. Any Colour.

We can powder coat your rainwater goods in any colour. Why not go for a funky red, a cheerful yellow or something that matches other features of your home – maybe the pale green of your conservatory?

Find out more

Give us a ring on 0161 366 8866, we are always happy to discuss your requirements.

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