Welsh Slate in Dark Blue Grey is a stunning looking slate and is the preferred slate for roofers and architects all over the world. The slate is quarried from the Cwt-y-Bugail quarry above Ffestiniog in North Wales. The slate is renowned for its stunning looks, realiabilty and general ease to work with, there are not many slates that even come close.
The slate is available in a wide range of size and thickness options to suit every type of roof design. Capital Grade slate is 5.5mm nominal thickness, County grade is 7mm nominal and Celtic grade is 9mm nominal. The thicker grades are progressively more rugged and suit projects where character and definition of the edge detail are required more
Welsh Slate is generally regarded as the finest slate in the World, it has been used for many centuries on all kinds of buildings and houses. Recent projects such as, St Pancreas Station, Kings Cross Station, Buckingham Palace, and Number 10 Downing Street have all used Welsh Slate for its roofing.