Alpina

Alpina is a natural Brazilian slate of the highest quality, selected from the finest deposits and produced at some of the best facilities in Papagaios, Brazil. It is available in two colours: grey green and graphite, in a variety of sizes, and with its flat surface and pleasing shade variations can be relied upon to create an attractive and long lasting roof. Alpina slate has virtually no unstable minerals such as pyrites, graphite, carbon and un-oxidised irons and will withstand the most severe weather conditions: it is unaffected by sunlight, ultraviolet light and even acid rain. Laid correctly Alpina slate will last the lifetime of the building and is ideal for use on any major project including supermarkets, schools, city offices and prestige homes.

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Contessa

Contessa is a natural slate selected from well established sources and produced by some of the most efficient quarries in Spain. It is available in two colours: blue/black and grey, in a variety of sizes, and with its textured surface can be relied on to create an attractive and long lasting roof. Imported by Cembrit Limited for over 15 years, Contessa has become one of the UK’s leading specifi ed Spanish slates. Contessa slates will last the life time of a building if installed correctly and have been widely used on major projects such as supermarkets, schools, hotels, city offi ces and prestige buildings. They can withstand the most severe weather conditions and are unaffected by sunlight, ultraviolet light and even acid rain.

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Duquesa

Duquesa is a natural slate from a specially selected quarry with a history of producing consistent high quality slates. Duquesa is renowned for its light grey colour, uniform appearance, regular surface texture and absence of unstable inclusions. These characteristics make for a stable, long lasting roof covering. Duquesa is available in a variety of sizes. Imported by Cembrit Limited for over 20 years, Duquesa has become the UK’s best known Spanish slate brand. Duquesa slates will last the lifetime of a building if installed correctly and have been widely used on major projects such as supermarkets, schools, hotels, city offices and prestige buildings. They can withstand the most severe weather conditions and are unaffected by sunlight, ultraviolet light and even acid rain.

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Glendyne

Glendyne slate is produced in the town of Saint Marc du Lac Long, Quebec, Canada. This blue/grey slate is available exclusively from Cembrit. Glendyne slate has a fast growing reputation for quality due to the exceptional slate deposit and the combination of modern extraction technology with traditional fi nishing skills. Produced from deposits laid down in the Ordovician era some 500 million years ago this quarry was first opened by British slate quarrymen in the early part of the 20th century. Roofs with Glendyne slate can still be seen today around the area of the quarries, some 90 years later.

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Montleon

Montleon is a natural slate selected from well established sources and produced by some of the most effi cient quarries in Spain. It is available in blue/black, in a variety of sizes. With its stable composition and textured surface Montleon can be relied on to create a durable attractive roof.

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Welsh & Cumbrian natural slates

Traditional UK roofing slate
Well established and accepted appearance and quality
Available from all Cembit’s depot network

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