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Welsh Slate Landscape Gets World Heritage Site Status

THE SLATE LANDSCAPE of Northwest Wales has become the UK’s newest UNESCO World Heritage Site, recognising the global impact of its roofing slate. The landscape...

Welsh Slate Expert Heritage Roof Refurbishment Completed

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 slates...

Welsh Slate Crushes 2020

THE CRUSHED PRODUCTS division of Welsh Slate has bucked the Covid trend and marked a record-breaking year for its minerals and aggregates commodities. People’s increased...

Welsh Slate Takes its RIBA-Approved CPD Online

“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...

Welsh Slate Helps a Listed Cemetery Lodge with a New Life

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...

Bolton College’s Apprentice of the Year is a Winner

THE WINNER OF BOLTON College’s Apprentice of the Year 2020 is Ben Page who is a roofing apprentice at Together Housing in Blackburn. Ben emerged...

“Landscape That Roofed The World” Up For UNESCO Honour

THE SLATE LANDSCAPE OF North West Wales, which historians say “roofed the 19th century world” has been shortlisted to become a World Heritage Site. While...

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...

Welsh Slate Helps With a Steep Learning Curve

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...

Welsh Slate Helps Give a London Landmark a New Lease of...

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...