Slate Roofing

Slate Roofing has three main categories, Natural slate, reconstituted slate and fibre reinforced cement slate.

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Properties of slate roofing include:

  • Durable and low maintenance
  • Non-Porous
  • Practical and Hard Wearing
  • Unaffected by extremes of temperature
  • Resistant to moss and mould growth
  • Resistant to Insect attack and rot
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Natural Slates

Natural Slates offer a traditional, effective and attractive alternative to tiles and now, due to a wide selection of imported varieties, offer financial benefits over the long-standing traditional “Welsh Slate”, enabling this product to be more widely specified throughout the building industry.

Available in a variety of sizes and natural colours.

Alternatives to the traditional slate now come in two main categories

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Reconstituted Slate

Formed from thermo-setting plastic and recycled slate which benefits from modern materials and fixing technology; this can be especially relevant where ventilation products need incorporation within the roof covering and: –

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Fibre reinforced cement

Similar in appearance to traditional slates, This product has a smooth surface, is available in a variety of colours and offers a light-weight, economical solution to many roofing projects, which allows this product to be widely specified throughout the building industry.

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All forms of slate are generally secured with smooth shanked copper nails to tanalised, 50 x 25 mm timber battens over a ventilating / sarking felt.

Minimum pitches: – [for guidance only]

Natural slates 20 deg;

approximate weight 20kg/m sq.

Reconstituted slates 17.5 deg;

approximate weight 20kg/m sq.

Fibre reinforced slates 20 deg;

approximately 21 kg / m sq

Based in Tunbridge Wells, we work with homeowners and commercial businesses from across Kent, London, Surrey and Sussex, providing the highest quality installations and repairs of slate roofing. Our work regularly takes us to Hildenborough, East Grinstead, Epsom, Sutton, Purley, Bromley, Gravesend, Dartford, Rainham, Gillingham, Maidstone and Ashford.

We provide slate roofing installations throughout the South East

Contact us today to get advice, recommendations and information or to arrange a free survey and no obligation quotation at your convenience.

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For complex and intricate contracts we can offer a design service with the use of CAD technology to prepare and present professional, detailed drawings for both simple and complex details. Using the latest insulation products we can offer the highest specification roof coverings conforming to Part L of the Building Regulations on both flat roofing and pitched roofing.

Tunbridge Wells Roofing Limited

Springfield Works
Royal Tunbridge Wells
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN4 0RD

Freephone: 0800 056 3991
Phone: 01892 531719

Email: sales@tunbridgewellsroofing.co.uk
Web: tunbridgewellsroofing.co.uk

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Areas Covered

Bromley, Cranbrook, East Grinstead, Etchingham, Hailsham, Lewes, Maidstone, Mayfield, Rochester, Saint Leonards-on-sea, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Uckfield, Kent, & London

Tunbridge Wells Roofing Ltd, 46 Sandhurst Park, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 3SZ, UK. Registered in England. Company number: 04810253