Welsh Slate courts the competition in historical town

Welsh Slate courts the competition in historical town

27-05-2021

Cwt Y Bugail is the material of choice for Lyons Roofing’s client. When IT consultant Jonah Beck was looking to reroof his converted oast house, there was really only one option for the material – Welsh Slate. The...
Welsh Slate heads up Sarah Beeny’s new home

Welsh Slate heads up Sarah Beeny’s new home

14-05-2021

Roofing slates by Welsh Slate star in presenter’s new TV programme. Roofing slates by Welsh Slate were the material of choice for TV property expert Sarah Beeny’s own home-in-the-making which is the star of the Channel 4 series...
“Rare” reroof using Welsh Slate wins contractor a national award

“Rare” reroof using Welsh Slate wins contractor a national award

23-02-2021

Greenough & Sons win in the 2021 Pitched Roofing Awards. The renovation of a 17th Century listed café in the Snowdonia National Park, which incorporated some “rare” roofing methods using Welsh Slate, has won the contractors a national...
Welsh Slate takes its RIBA-approved CPD online

Welsh Slate takes its RIBA-approved CPD online

26-01-2021

“Welsh Slate as a building material” is now available remotely. A RIBA-approved CPD on the benefits of natural slate for roofing, cladding, walling, flooring, paving and aggregates is now also available online with Welsh Slate, part of the...
Welsh Slate reroof requires one of the largest freestanding scaffolds

Welsh Slate reroof requires one of the largest freestanding scaffolds

21-01-2021

Clarke Roofing Southern completes a mammoth reroof at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation. 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...
Welsh Slate proves just the topping for Queen’s Lace

Welsh Slate proves just the topping for Queen’s Lace

05-11-2020

Cwt-Y-Bugail roof slates feature on a £5 million new-build private house.  Professional landscaper Claire Merriman commissioned an architect to design the latest project in her burgeoning property development portfolio. When they proposed Welsh Slate for the roof of...
Welsh Slate helps a listed cemetery lodge with a new life

Welsh Slate helps a listed cemetery lodge with a new life

12-08-2020

Five patterns of Penrhyn Heather Blues adorn the steeply-pitched roof. 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...
Welsh Slate renews its support for Roofing Apprentice of the Year

Welsh Slate renews its support for Roofing Apprentice of the Year

06-03-2020

North West Roof Training Group celebrates with a Welsh Slate trophy. Roofing apprentices in the north west have again been rewarded for their achievements with the help of Welsh Slate. The UK’s leading manufacturer of natural slate supplied...
Welsh Slate helps with a steep learning curve

Welsh Slate helps with a steep learning curve

28-10-2019

Architect Gareth Sullivan has turned an awkward plot into an award-winning home. 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....
Welsh Slate scores a double at a unique church in Everton

Welsh Slate scores a double at a unique church in Everton

17-09-2019

Manufacturer replaces unique slating system at the famous St George’s Church. 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...
Welsh Slate helps give a London landmark a new lease of life

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

11-09-2019

Roofing slates from Welsh Slate 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...
Welsh Slate wins Westminster’s vote

Welsh Slate wins Westminster’s vote

10-07-2019

“I want to thank the Welsh Slate team for the support they provided during our project and especially in relation to protracted issues relating to the listed building consent approval.”