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Application

Resists high transverse breaking loads – suitable for trafficked areas.

Description

A natural porphyry stone paving product for use in both internal and external areas.


Features and benefits:

  • Protects against the action of frost.
  • Excellent durability and strength.
  • Sourced from Northern Italian quarries.
  • Low coefficient of absorption.
  • Resists high transverse breaking loads – suitable for trafficked areas.
  • Retains all historical values of the natural stone, including aesthetics and quality.
  • Can be tailored to various applications, including binders, cubes, slabs, kerbs, pebbles, walling and specials.
  • Available in a choice of colour and finish, and various size configurations.
  • Five-year guarantee.


Certifications:

  • CE marked.
  • Tested to BS EN 1341:2001, BS EN 1342:2001, BS EN 1343:2001 and BS 7932:2003.
  • Hardscape practice the ethical transparency framework of the United Nations Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) – consult manufacturer for further information.
  • Manufactured in accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 production and environment quality management systems.

General information

Color

Red

Purple

Green

Grey

Gold

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Finish

Other finishes available upon request; consult manufacturer for information.

Honed

Sawn

Flamed

Polished

Material

Porphyry

Shape

Rectangle

Square

Size

  • Consult manufacturer for information.
  • Can be created on request.
  • Sizes available on request.

Length

Bespoke

Width

Bespoke

Height

Bespoke

WarrantyDescription

Five year

Uniclass

Pr_25_93_60_58 Natural stone paving slabsPrimary

CAWS

M40/110 Tiling to

M40/5 Tiling to

Q25/310 Natural stone slabs

Specification data - Natural stone paving slabs

Standard

To BS EN 1341:2001, BS EN 1342:2001, BS EN 1343:2001 and BS 7932:2003.

Stone denomination

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Petrological family

Porphyry.

Colour

The stone can be found in shades of red, purple, green, grey, gold, brown and black, meaning that colour shades may vary. Other blends can be developed on request. Consult manufacturer for information.

Red.

Purple.

Green.

Grey.

Gold.

Brown.

Black.

Grey mix.

Violet mix.

Physical properties

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Dimensions and associated tolerances

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Nominal sizes

  • Size range: 100–150 x 100–300 x 50–150 mm, W x L x D (binder).
  • Size range: 40–60 to 140–180 mm, depth (cube).
  • Size range: 50–150 mm head width, and any chosen length (kerb). Specials and radii kerbs are also available on request.
  • Size range: (pebble). Supplied in various diameters. Consult manufacturer for information.
  • Size range: 100–600 mm width, 30–150 mm depth, and any chosen length (slab).
  • Size range: (specials). Consult manufacturer for information. Can be created on request.
  • Size range: (walling). Consult manufacturer for information.

Finish

Flamed.

Natural.

Semi-polished.

Other.

  • Other finishes available upon request.
  • Consult manufacturer for information.

Split.

Type

Binder.

Used to contain or mark the edge of areas/ streets, or for decorative purpose to embroider pavings.

Kerb.

For shaping footpaths, flower beds and stairs, or for marking the edges of paved areas.

Walling.

Retaining walls of roads, gardens and buildings can be faced with course pieces or cut slabs of prima porphyry.

Pebble.

  • Used in aesthetic projects.
  • Available with a sawn surface.

Cube.

  • Adaptive for streets, squares, pedestrian areas and pavements.
  • Adaptable to civil, industrial, ancient or modern projects.

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Third-party certification

CE marked.

Environmental information

Country of material origin

Italy

Country of product manufacture

Italy

Embodied carbon

Data available upon request.

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Case studies

Elephant Park, London

Elephant Park, London

Holywood Public Realm, Belfast

Holywood Public Realm, Belfast

Maribor Park, Woolwich, London

Maribor Park, Woolwich, London

Oban Public Realm

Oban Public Realm

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