Slate Roofs

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Natural slate has been used throughout Europe for centuries as an attractive, durable and efficient roof covering. Modern reconstituted slates can have a natural slate content of up to 80% and provide a completely natural appearance, including a riven slate like surface. Our most popular natural slates are Spanish and Welsh.

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Reconstituted slates are available with an interlocking design which can be laid on pitches as low as 17.5 degrees, or for a more traditional look, slates can be overlapped to form a conical shaped roof. The slates do not need on site sorting or holing unlike natural slate, and as a result there can be an overall weight reduction of up to 30%. They are maintenance free, and because of their high slate content they should retain their colour and appearance just like natural slate.

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