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Welsh Slate in exterior construction

Welsh Slate is the perfect natural exterior construction product.

It's non-porous, exceptionally uniform, inert, non-combustible and probably the most adaptable material for the widest range of exterior applications.

 

How the unique geology of Welsh Slate makes it perfect for exterior construction

Welsh Slate is easily maintained and hard wearing, making it perfect for exterior construction applications. Available in various colours and finishes, with exquisite naturally occurring veining and textures that create an added dimension to any application. Welsh Slate is totally unreactive to both acid and alkali, so runoff from the stone will have no effect on the pH level in the surrounding soil. This chemical stability of Welsh Slate makes it compatible with all other building materials. Welsh Slate will naturally weather in the landscape, but the colour will not fade and the structure is unaffected by moss and lichen growth, so its practical life is measured in centuries rather than years.

Welsh Slate exterior construction applications range is much wider than its reputation for the best roofing product. From hard landscaping to window sills, copings and thresholds - to cladding, walling and paving.

Welsh Slate exterior construction applications

Few building materials are as capable of being used in such a wide ranging number of exterior construction applications as Welsh Slate. It's the unique natural beauty that makes it the material of choice for contemporary and heritage projects alike. Natural Welsh Slate is available in a range of finishes and textures and can withstand the most extreme environmental and weather conditions.


SLATE SILLS

Welsh Slate is an ideal material to produce Sills (Cills) Copings and Thresholds meeting the highest requirements of the British Standard (BS5642 Class A) and brings a detailed finish to refurbished and new-build commercial and residential properties.

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Rainscreen Cladding

Welsh Slate’s unique natural properties make it an ideal material for an array of cladding options with a range of colours and finishes. It is ideal for both commercial and high-end residential projects.

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Commercial Slate Walling

Welsh Slate walling is a highly cost effective natural stone and is available in a range of finishes including pillared, sawn, cleaved and rustic and available in heather and dark blue grey colours.

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Commercial Slate Paving

Welsh Slate is suitable for commercial paving with excellent slip resistance, chemically inert and has outstanding strength properties due to its laminate structure.

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