Glendyne

Glendyne slate is the top quality imported natural roof slate in Cembrit’s range. This blue/grey slate, available exclusively from Cembrit has a long-standing reputation for quality due to the exceptional slate deposit and the combination of; modern extraction technology, emphasis on quality control and traditional finishing skills. The consistent thickness and high strength makes Glendyne an excellent alternative to Ffestiniog Welsh slate which is no longer available. Glendyne’s consistency makes it popular with slaters as less grading and sorting is necessary for a regular, neat finish.

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Duquesa

The Duquesa brands’ flat, consistent profile is popular with designers wanting to match roofscapes where top quality locally produced slate has been used in the past. The Duquesa name is synonymous with carefully sourced roofing slate which is durable, requires limited on site grading and sorting and is popular with slaters and designers. These features make for a durable roof covering which will create a neat uniform, flat but natural roofslope. Duquesa brands are 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. The best natural slates are a low carbon footprint, high quality roofing material used for centuries and with a very long service life.

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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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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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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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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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