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...
PATENT SLATE ROOFING HELPS BRING UNIQUE CHURCH BACK FROM THE BRINK

PATENT SLATE ROOFING HELPS BRING UNIQUE CHURCH BACK FROM THE BRINK

Work is due to start this month on the second phase of a unique patent slate roofing project which will safeguard a Grade 1-listed pioneering building currently on the Heritage at Risk register. The project is the re-roofing...
WELSH SLATE TOPS THE MENU AT CLIFTON COLLEGE

WELSH SLATE TOPS THE MENU AT CLIFTON COLLEGE

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...
WELSH SLATE COMPLETES A QUADRUPLE OF SCHOOLS IN SCOTLAND

WELSH SLATE COMPLETES A QUADRUPLE OF SCHOOLS IN SCOTLAND

Welsh Slate has completed the fourth in a series of primary school modernisations for South Lanarkshire Council. Some 53,000 dark blue grey slates from Welsh Slate’s Cwt-Y-Bugail quarry in North Wales have been used to re-roof West Coats...
Welsh Slate helps welcome in a new era for The Monastery Manchester

Welsh Slate helps welcome in a new era for The Monastery Manchester

The new wing of a 19th Century Grade II* listed monastery has been topped by 9,000 roofing slates from Welsh Slate, part of the Lagan group. The 500mm by 300mm Penrhyn Heather Blue County-grade slates have been used...
MAC MAKES GOOD FOR ALBERT

MAC MAKES GOOD FOR ALBERT

Some 24,000 Welsh slates have topped the challenging £7 million renovation of the oldest part of Bolton Town Hall. The county-grade 500mm x 300mm Penrhyn Heather Blues from Welsh Slate, part of the Lagan Group, were specified by...
WELSH SLATE IS MUSIC TO A CITY’S EARS

WELSH SLATE IS MUSIC TO A CITY’S EARS

A former musical warehouse which had to be rebuilt brick by brick to make way for a city link road has been topped with Welsh Slate. Rose House, on the corner of Lincoln High Street and Tentercroft Street,...
WELSH SLATE HELPS BRING INTEGRITY TO A BRITISH MUSEUM DEVELOPMENT

WELSH SLATE HELPS BRING INTEGRITY TO A BRITISH MUSEUM DEVELOPMENT

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...