Welsh Slate Roofing Information for Architects and Specifiers

Welsh Slate’s unrivalled technical team can guide you through the process from design and sampling through to the installation on site.

Our team’s experience is available to you either virtually or in person. We are happy to undertake site inspections to help offer the best choice of slates to match in with or replace an existing roof. From detailed technical advice to providing both CAD and BIM detailing, even a bespoke specification for your project.

Our technical team will work with you to find the best solutions to any roofing challenges in the design.

CLICK HERE TO ARRANGE A RIBA APPROVED CPD SEMINAR AND/OR A CPD FACTORY TOUR

*Welsh Slate RIBA certified Factory tour and seminar both earn double points towards your CPD time

 

Working with Architects and Specifiers

  • Penrhyn® Slate has been designated as Global Heritage Stone Resource, an indication of Welsh Slate’s importance to building heritage Worldwide
  • Welsh Slate implement a fully quality assured production process to deliver the best natural roofing slate available
  • When selecting the correct size of Welsh Slates for a project there are several factors to consider; these include location, roof pitch as well as the desired aesthetics

 

Providing digital, virtual and face-to-face support on everthing Welsh Slate

Within this section of our website we have numerous resources to support you in designing and specifying Welsh Slate within your project.

Here's a quick resume and links to the relevant information:

 

Welsh Slate Roofing Products on NBS Source

Welsh Slate has partnered with NBS to provide a single source for all product information.

This platform brings together the NBS BIM Library, NBS Plus and Product Selector which means all our products can be specified directly into projects by importing the enhanced product data directly from NBS Source using the NBS Chorus cloud-based specification writing platform.

Below is an overview from NBS Source offering the full Roofing product range all authored to both CAWS and Uniclass 2015 standards. Simply select the relevant Welsh Slate product(s) and highlight the relevant items to match your product and project requirements.

 

Certification & Data Sheet Downloads

This area of our roofing information for Architects and Specifiers provides an additional level of enhanced product data, in a consistent, structured format to help you save time chasing product information.

 

Slate Material Safety Data Sheet - PDF

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Cwt-y-Bugail Roofing

Capital Roofing Slate DOP - PDF

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County Roofing Slate DOP - PDF

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Celtic Roofing Slate DOP - PDF

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Capital Roofing Commercial document - PDF

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County Roofing Commercial document - PDF

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Celtic Roofing Commercial document - PDF

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Penrhyn Roofing

Capital Roofing Slate DOP - PDF

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County Roofing Slate DOP - PDF

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Celtic Roofing Slate DOP - PDF

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Capital Roofing Commercial document - PDF

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County Roofing Commercial document - PDF

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Celtic Roofing Commercial document - PDF

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Roofing ATG Certificate 

Penrhyn ATG Certificate 

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Cwt-y-Bugail ATG Certificate 

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