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Welsh Slate tops the menu at Clifton College

Welsh Slate

Two types of Welsh Slate roofing slates have helped breathe new life into the stunning Grade II listed dining hall of a top independent school. A total of 15,000 of Welsh Slate’s rectangular Cwt y Bugail and arrow-head Penrhyn Heather Blue slates now feature on the duo-pitch roof at Clifton College in Bristol. The three-storey dining hall/kitchen, which is one of, if not the biggest building in a cluster of stunning Victorian constructions, had not been re-roofed since it was built 156 years ago to a design by architect Charles Hansom.

Welsh Slate set to star at two RHS shows

Welsh Slate

Welsh Slate materials are being used by Paul Hervey-Brookes at Chelsea and Chatsworth. Natural slate boulders, cleaved walling and decorative aggregates from Welsh Slate will feature in two gardens being created for the RHS Chelsea and Chatsworth Flower Shows by multi award-winning garden designer Paul Hervey-Brooke

Welsh Slate helps bring integrity to a British Museum development

Welsh Slate

Flooring by Welsh Slate features in a new gallery at the British Museum. Natural slate flooring by Welsh Slate was specified for the refurbishment of a gallery at the British Museum for a multitude of reasons. Some 172m2 of various sizes of Cwt-y- Bugail dark blue grey floor slates from Welsh Slate Ltd were used on the redevelopment of the museum’s “Middle Room”, one of the oldest rooms in Sir Robert Smirke’s Georgian museum. They were specified by Purcell architects, the museum’s conservation architects and lead consultants, based on their working knowledge of the product.

Welsh Slate helps give a London landmark a new lease of life

Welsh Slate

Roofing slates from Welsh Slate's Cwt-y-Bugail quarry were specified for the new-look Royal Pagoda. Welsh Slate roofing slates have played a “critical” role in the award-winning renovation of one of London’s most unusual buildings. A two-year conservation project to restore the roofs, and 80 decorative dragons, on the 18th Century Great Pagoda in the World Heritage Site of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew will give the public access to the upper floors for the first time in decades.

Welsh Slate products help strike the balance between design and crime

Welsh Slate

Natural slate walling and decorative aggregates from Welsh Slate feature on the headquarters of an international crime agency. The manufacturer’s Cwt-y-Bugail blue/grey pillared and rustic walling and Cwt-y-Bugail blue/grey pillared and rustic blocks in various sizes, have been used for and around a 232m2 feature waterfall at the new €105 million offices of Eurojust, which combats serious cross-border crime and organised crime within the EU. The walling and decorative aggregates are part of Welsh Slate’s architectural portfolio of products that also includes flooring and paving.

Two types of Welsh Slate feature on the new roof of London’s Irish Embassy

Welsh Slate

The £2.5 million re-roof of the Grade II listed Irish Embassy in London, with more than 10,000 Penrhyn Heather Blue slates from Welsh Slate, has required its own exceptional levels of diplomacy. DarntonB3 Architecture had multiple challenges to factor in when it came to specifying the replacement slates, including the City of Westminster’s planning department, which was keen to see as many of the existing slates re-used as possible and required convincing to embrace the “new” metric sizes.

Roofing and cladding features on The Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice.

Welsh Slate

Welsh Slate has been specified for its aesthetics and robustness, for the roof and innovative cladding of a ground-breaking new hospice. The £21 million Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice in Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park features Welsh Slate’s Penrhyn Heather Blue Celtic grade 270mm x 180mm roof slates which are complemented by a cladding veneer of the same colour over a total of 1,400m2 of the outer façade layer of ‘protective’ eaves and bedroom terraces.

The Beauty of Slate With None of the Drawbacks

IKO PLC

When the garage at a house in Sheffield had to be rebuilt from scratch due to unforeseen circumstances, the homeowner was keen to make sure that re-cycled products were used for the job. He also wanted a roofing tile solution that would complement the original slate on the main roof of the house.

elZinc Slate Advance - Coast Bournemouth

SIG Zinc & Copper

A new development of luxury seafront apartments known as ‘Coast’ is the first in the UK to take advantage of elZinc Slate Advance. Specifically designed for use in marine environments, elZinc Slate Advance has a protective coating which provides a barrier to salt damage .

Cupa r4 slates on show at welsh art gallery

Cupa Pizarras

A private art gallery in Betws Y Coed has been roofed using CUPA R4 natural Spanish slate, selected by the client and their contractor on the basis of appearance, performance and cost, as well as their ready availability through local stockists. Work on The Galeri was begun by the owner some three years ago, with locally based Willparr Roofing being tasked with sourcing and installing the thousands of new slates required to weather a structure featuring a dormer window, the valley junction to an existing pitch, and other challenging details.

Redland launch thin leading edge Slate 10 range

BMI Redland

Redland’s introduction of the new Slate 10 range marks an evolution of the company’s thin leading edge offer. Keeping excellent aesthetics and performance, the second generation is quicker to lay, comes in a wider colour range and has an A+ BRE rating. 4 brands make up the range; Landmark Slate 10, Saxon 10, Richmond 10 and Mockbond Richmond 10. Improvements include: • 10 slates per m² required (improved shunt performance) • No requirement for eaves and top slates • Lower minimum pitch, as low as 17.5° • Single nail fixing using Aluminium Alloy or S/S Ringshank nails (dependent on specification)

A brand new Cupa Pizarras slate roof for the Renfrew Town Hall

Cupa Pizarras

If there is one thing that characterizes Scotland and touches all its visitors, that is its natural surroundings and historical buildings, which still retain their original charm. So, as the world leader in natural slate, we are proud that our slates have been chosen to renovate one of these heritage buildings: the Renfrew Town Hall and Museum. THE BEST CHOICE FOR HERITAGE BUILDINGS As part of a refurbishment programme, The Renfrew Town Hall roof has been recently renewed with our natural slate Heavy 3. This slate has been the perfect choice to keep its original appeal of tradition and heritage.

elZinc Slate Advance - Coast Bournemouth

SIG Design & Technology

This group of seafront apartments on the site of the former Bournemouth International Hotel is perched right on the cliff side. The modern aesthetic of white render and glazed balconies is offset with crisp elZinc zinc cladding supplied by SIG Zinc & Copper and installed by the specialist cladding team at ICEE. The project for Taylor Wimpey Southern Counties was designed post-planning and managed on site by architects WADP.

Cupa Pizarras roof slate chosen in prestigious langton homes development

Cupa Pizarras

Easton Square, an exclusive development of four bespoke, luxury 6-bedroom houses, features CUPA 12 R Excellence roofing slates. The product was selected for its superior qualities including its adaptability, longevity and polished finish. The exclusive Langton Homes development is set in large private grounds in Great Easton. Each property features over 5,500 square feet of accommodation and has been tailored towards the individual needs of each occupier. CUPA 12 slate has been used across all four Easton Square dwellings including the properties’ associated outbuildings and garages.

CEMBRIT BBA CERTIFIED SLATES TAKE CARE OF ROOFING AT A NEW RETIREMENT VILLAGE IN OXFORDSHIRE

Cembrit Ltd

Westerland and Moorland, BBA certified fibre cement slates from Cembrit, have helped achieve a Code for Sustainable Homes and a BREEAM ‘Very Good’ rating for a newly built £30 million retirement village in Oxfordshire.Built by BAM Construct UK and due for completion in December 2016, the project is built in an attractive, traditional style which is complemented by Cembrit’s Westerland and Moorland slates. Based in Hertfordshire, BAM Construct UK worked with roofing specialist Attleys Roofing Ltd on the project.

Clement slate profile conservation rooflights look wonderful in this Grade II* Listed mansion

Clement Windows Group

City & Country have created an selection of exquisite apartments at Bentley Priory, a Grade II* listed18th Century Mansion House and adjoining historic buildings. Clement supplied all the conservation rooflights for the stunning development which is set within 57 areas of parkland. The Clement 6 range, in a slate profile, was specified for its fine looks and to fill the living areas with light. The slate profile ensured a beautiful, flush finish on the outside in keeping with the magnificent property, as well as a sophisticated appearance on the inside to match the luxurious feel of the rooms.

Cembrit BBA certified slates provide attractive finish to new housing development

Cembrit Ltd

The oldest street in Coventry features a newly built housing development that remains in keeping with the area’s historic background, thanks to the installation of Cembrit’s Jutland fibre cement slates. Far Gosford Street is setting of many historic stories. Now, it features a new gated community, comprising 30 three and four bedroom mews style houses. Kilby Mews forms part of a wider multi million pound private and public sector regeneration project to develop Far Gosford Street.

elZinc Slate Rhomboid Shingles - Vita Student Newcastle

SIG Design & Technology

This is Vita Student Newcastle, a new development of 259 high quality student accommodation studios on Westgate Road in Newcastle town centre. Architects and interior designers Fuse worked with Historic England and the city’s planning and design officers to develop a façade that is unashamedly contemporary, but has a timeless quality the client required, complementing the neighbouring buildings without imitating them.

Natural slate brings heritage feel to new garden village

Cupa Pizarras

When Crest Nicholson began planning its Chertsey regeneration site, it looked to create a neighbourhood with its own unique character, which harmonises perfectly with its surroundings. This led to CUPA PIZARRAS being specified to provide its high quality H18 tiles for the recently launched Upper Longcross development, which forms part of the government-backed Longcross Garden Village. The Upper Longcross site consists of a collection of homes, comprising a mix of two, three, four and five bedroom properties and one and two bedroom apartments.

Quality and durability put Cupa Pizarras slate on Crewkerne development

Cupa Pizarras

A top end housing development in the heart of the West Country features the conservation of a listed mill property as well as elegant new roof designs: all articulated using CUPA PIZARRAS, specified for their quality and long lifetime guarantee, as well as their highly aesthetic appearance. Tail Mill in Merriott, close to Crewkerne in Somerset, is being refurbished and converted along with the construction of new residential properties, built by developer Zero C - with the three and four bedroom executive homes commanding asking prices of £4-500,000.

Kings Hill Primary School is an early 19th Century building. The old roof slates were flaking due to frost damage with many slipped / lost slates needing replacing.

IKO PLC

IKOslate was chosen by the client (Walsall MBC) as a low weight, cost effective alternative. The products CO2 credentials were also a key factor. During the installation IKO Rubershield Pro and IKO Armourvent were also installed to provide cross flow ventilation, and IKO’s lead substitute IKOflash was installed in the valleys and for flashing the chimneys. The steep pitch of the roof provided the contractor with a challenge particularly with the cold damp Autumn mornings.

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