What are the best kind of roofing slates?
There are lots of different types of roofing slates to choose from. New or reclaimed slates may be specified by your architect or project manager. Haydock Slating can advise you on the best kind of roofing slates to use on your property. High quality roofing slates are available from quarries in the UK, these include:
• Welsh slates
• Green Westmorland slates
• Red Welsh Penrhyn slates
• Random Burlington slates
• Burlington Grey slates
• Yorkshire Grey slates
Natural roofing slate is also imported into the UK from around the world, increasing the range that is available. Many stone built farmhouses and barns in Lancashire and Cumbria have a roof with stone slating.