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Welsh Slate

 

Welsh Slate is the world's leading supplier of high-quality slate for a range of exterior and interior design applications.  Over 500 million years old, the material is widely recognised as the finest natural slate in the world.

Welsh quarries have been supplying the world with the highest quality slate for hundreds of years. Welsh Slate own and operate the famous Penrhyn, Ffestiniog and Cwt-y-Bugail quarries in North Wales.

Natural Welsh slate is sustainable with a life expectancy of well over 100 years and can withstand the most extreme environmental and weather conditions. Combine this with its unique natural beauty, makes Welsh Slate the material of choice for an extensive range of diverse applications.

Roofing

Natural slate from Welsh Slate’s Penrhyn, Ffestiniog and Cwt-y-Bugail quarries is globally recognised as producing the finest roofing slates in the world. It is the heritage and durability which sets Welsh Slate roofing tiles apart from other roofing slates, this is derived from its density and the unique geological formation found exclusively in North Wales.

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Hard Landscaping

Welsh Slate's use in hard landscaping has long been a favourite among architects, designers, home owners, builders, and landscapers.  The inherent durability and versatility of Welsh Slate, together with its availability in a range of stunning colours and choice of finishes, make it the perfect solution.

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Exteriors

Welsh Slate is often used for walling, cladding and paving, because it provides the home owner and designer with immense scope for creativity.  Available in a variety of exquisite colours, Welsh Slate possesses naturally occurring veining and variations in tone which add to its beauty.

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Interiors

Slate’s versatility, sophistication and durability make it the surface material of choice for so many homeowners, architects and designers, Welsh Slates' unique properties make it practical, easy to maintain, and beautiful to look at. Which is why it's used in interiors from floor tiles to worktops for its natural beauty, hard-wearing properties and uniqueness. Welsh Slate adds a smooth warm to touch finish or texture which gives depth to any space.

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Bespoke

Skilled craftsmen, stone masons and interior designers often choose sawn scant from Welsh Slate because of its unique aesthetic characteristics. Whether unfinished, textured or honed, Welsh Slate sawn scant allows the artisan craftsman to create a host of beautiful individual pieces. Anything from memorial stones and decorative plaques, to a functional rainscreen system or designer kitchen and bathroom worktops.

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Aggregates & Minerals

Welsh Slate is a major supplier of high-quality aggregates and specialist sand to the construction industry for a range of core applications.  Welsh Slate decorative aggregates are available in commercial volumes direct from us in three colours and two sizes.  Minerals can be used in the production of bituminous roofing felts in a range of pigmented and natural colours and in two grades as well as being bonded with resin to make a variety of products.

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We were happy to welcome members of the Blaenau Ffestiniog Fire Service at our Ffestiniog Quarry recently to carry out a training exercise.

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It was an great opportunity for the students to learn about the rich history of Penrhyn and the current modern operations and processes

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