WELSH SLATE WALLING HELPS NEW HOTEL WIN INTERNATIONAL AWARD

WELSH SLATE WALLING HELPS NEW HOTEL WIN INTERNATIONAL AWARD

A £13 million conversion of a listed country house into a boutique restaurant with rooms during the Covid pandemic has been rewarded with a Top 100 hotels award, thanks in part to Welsh Slate rustic walling. The manufacturer’s...
WELSH SLATE REROOF REQUIRES ONE OF THE LARGEST FREESTANDING SCAFFOLDS

WELSH SLATE REROOF REQUIRES ONE OF THE LARGEST FREESTANDING SCAFFOLDS

Work has drawn to a close on the two-year refurbishment of the roof of a historic arts college that required 26,000 new Welsh slates for 39 separate roof areas. The £4.8 million project won specialist contractor Clarke Roofing...
WELSH SLATE HELPS WITH THE ISLAMIC HEART OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM

WELSH SLATE HELPS WITH THE ISLAMIC HEART OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM

Bespoke slabs of Welsh Slate flooring have helped the British Museum make a successful move of one of its galleries to a larger home. The new Albukhary Foundation Gallery of the Islamic World features more than 250m2 of...
WELSH SLATE HELPS A LISTED CEMETERY LODGE WITH A NEW LIFE

WELSH SLATE HELPS A LISTED CEMETERY LODGE WITH A NEW LIFE

A derelict Grade II listed cemetery lodge in West Yorkshire is being repurposed with the help of a multi-patterned Welsh Slate roof. The Victorian building at Edgerton Cemetery in Huddersfield was built as a home and office for...
WELSH SLATE WINS A GOLD TOP AT COBHAM DAIRY

WELSH SLATE WINS A GOLD TOP AT COBHAM DAIRY

Work has finally drawn to a close on a year-long project to re-clad with Welsh Slate a unique listed Georgian building that has now been re-purposed for the 21st Century. The Grade II* listed Cobham Dairy, in the...
WELSH SLATE HELPS GIVE A LONDON LANDMARK A NEW LEASE OF LIFE

WELSH SLATE HELPS GIVE A LONDON LANDMARK A NEW LEASE OF LIFE

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...
WELSH SLATE TOPS A GROUNDBREAKING LUXURY APARTMENT BLOCK

WELSH SLATE TOPS A GROUNDBREAKING LUXURY APARTMENT BLOCK

A total of more than 1,000m2 of Welsh Slate’s Penrhyn Heather Blues feature on the mansard roofs of four new storeys of luxury penthouse apartments priced between £17 million and £38 million at a former diplomatic building. They...
Welsh Slate Helps With a Steep Learning Curve

Welsh Slate Helps With a Steep Learning Curve

Welsh Slate was specified for the roof of an architect’s challenging but award-winning own self-build for a trio of reasons – its quality, durability and aesthetics. More than 600 Penrhyn Heather Blue slates were selected for the front...
Welsh Slate scores a double at a unique church in Everton

Welsh Slate scores a double at a unique church in Everton

One of two unique cast iron churches in Liverpool is enjoying a new lease of life after a second phase of reroofing has been completed with Penrhyn Heather Blue slates from Welsh Slate. The unique patent slate roofing...
Welsh Slate Products help strike the balance between design and crime

Welsh Slate Products help strike the balance between design and crime

Natural slate walling and decorative aggregates from Welsh Slate are bringing a soothing calm to the new headquarters of an international crime agency. Cwt-y-Bugail blue/grey pillared and rustic walling and Cwt-y-Bugail blue/grey pillared and rustic blocks in various...
Irish Embassy

Irish Embassy

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...
WELSH SLATE HELPS ATTLEYS CATCH A CURVE BALL AT COAL DROPS YARD

WELSH SLATE HELPS ATTLEYS CATCH A CURVE BALL AT COAL DROPS YARD

Formerly a seedy area worth avoiding, London’s Kings Cross has now been transformed into a go-to destination for office workers, students and tourists. Developer Argent’s regeneration of the area has sensitively re-purposed the early Victorian railway buildings into...