Roof Slating by Priory Roofing Services of York

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Roof Slating York

Although methods and materials have changed over the years, we have been able to invest time and training so that all of our fitters remain fully qualified to work with a wide range of both traditional and modern roofing materials. All of our fitting teams are fully trained in slating and tiling and regularly carry out re-roofing work using natural slate fibrous cement slate, clay tiles and concrete tiles from all over the world.

Types of Roof Slate

Fibrous Cement Slates

The most cost-effective slates are fibrous cement slates. London & Kent Roofing use these slates from the Marley Eternit range, which are the only fibre cement slate produced in the UK. Fibrous cement slates are the only product in the UK that can achieve an A+ (The lowest environmental impact) in the BRE’s green guide.

Spanish Cupa Natural Slate

Cupa have been quarrying slate for more than a century
Cupa H12 is a grey slate with a smooth matte surface, it is noted for its exceptional consistency of thickness and surface appearance.

Canadian Glendyne Slate

The Glendyne slate is produced in Quebec, Canada. A slate of consistent, high quality and high strength. Glendyne is a good match for festooning or other blue/grey British natural slate.

Rivendale Slate

Rivendale closely resembles natural slate and will add the appeal of a natural slate look to any roof. Rivendale slates offer the latest in outstanding aesthetics with a finely detailed textured surface with a dressed edge.

Welsh Penrhyn Slate

It benefits from a number of highly practical properties, making it an exceptional roofing slate. Welsh roofing slate from the Penrhyn quarry is known to produce some of the finest slate in the world.

Birkdale Slate

Birkdale slates feature a smooth surface with a dressed edge. These slates can now be installed at a pitch of 15 degrees using hook fixings. Suitable for low pitch roofs with a rafter length of under 6 metres.

Garsdale Slate

Garsdale slates feature a detailed textured surface and crisp square edge. Suitable for projects where an aesthetic texture is important.

Thrutone slate

The market leading Thrutone slates offer superb aesthetics at an affordable price. A smooth surface with a square cut edge. Thrutone slates can be installed at 15 degrees using hook fixings. Suitable for low pitch roofs with rafters not exceeding 4 metres.

Spanish Contessa Slate

The contessa slate is selected from well-established sources and is produced by some of the most efficient quarries in Spain. With its natural textured surface, it can produce an attractive and long-lasting roof.