Family run business, with over 30 Years experience supplying Reclaimed Welsh Slates.
Reclaimed Welsh Slates Available Every Slate Checked and Crated by Roof Slates.com Traditional British Name for Slate Size. Size Imperial Inches Slates Available Slates needed per m² at 75 mm Head Lap Wide Duchesses 24 x 14 7,000 10.54 Duchesses 24 x 12 11,000 12.31 Small Duchesses 22 x 12 5,000 13.61 Marchoiness 22 x 11 5,000 14.91 Wide Countess 20 x 12 3,000 15.21 Countess 20 x 10 13,000 18.24 18 x 12 5,000 17.22 Wide Viscountesses 18 x 10 9,000 20.67 Viscountesses 18 x 9 8,000 23.13 16 x 12 4,000 19.87 Wide Ladies 16 x 10 2,000 23.85 Broad Ladies 16 x 9 3,500 26.72 Ladies 16 x 8 4,000 29.81 14 x 12 2,000 23.48 Headers 14 x 10 2,000 28.18 Small Ladies 14 x 8 2,000 35.23 Narrow Ladies 14 x 7 2,000 40.79 Small Headers 13 x 10 2,000 30.00
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Only the best quality Reclaimed Slates supplied, at the best Reclaimed Slate prices.
Quality is key to us here at Roof Slates, allowing us to guarantee that all our customers are only supplied with the Highest Quality Roof Slates.
- We only stock the best quality roof slates.
- Colour matching service provided on roof slates.
- Specialists in supplying large quantities of slates.
- All reclaimed slates sorted and graded.
- Nationwide delivery service available.
- Worldwide shipping available on all roof slates.
We work very closely with architects and major building firms to source and supply large quantities of quality reclaimed slates for prestige projects nationwide.
Whether you are looking for just a small number of roof slates or are wishing to place a bulk order, please do not hesitate to contact Roof slates for all your reclaimed slates, and we can assure you that you will be more than happy with the service and roof slates you receive.
Wastage of Roof Slates:
Normal wastage in Transport of any slates New or Reclaimed is approximately 2% to 3%.
Normal wastage to get the Slates up to Roof Level is approximately 2%.
Sorting and Grading:
Before the Roofer / Purchaser receives the slates they will have been sorted and graded:
Reclaimed Slates are bought from demolition sites / refurbishment projects etc. Once purchased they are sorted and graded either on site or back at our premises.
Sorted Slates: Broken and unusable slates discarded, and then all usable slates are crated / palletised and counted ready for sale and transport.
Once the sorting process has been completed we then move on to the grading of the slates:
Grading of Slates: i.e. we ensure that each job / batch of slates are kept together so that the end user receives the slates from the same job / batch. This is so that the slates in each crate / pallet are as similar to each other as possible.
This sorting and grading process ensures that the slates supplied to the roofer are as suitable as possible for his project.
The Roofers: sorting and grading is a completely different process which involves sorting thickness, coursing, re-holing and dressing ready for fixing to the roof.
Wastage: when fixing the slates depends on many factors i.e. the complexity of the project, ( valley cuts, skylights etc) and the experience of the Roofer.
Taking all these factors into consideration, we recommend you allow approximately an extra 10% when ordering your slate.
The waste created by the roofer's sorting and grading process should be calculated into the quantity of slates ordered. This can vary greatly due to the type and complexity of the roofing project, and can be especially high and difficult to predict when using Random Sized Slates.
Calculating Wastage of Random Sized Slates:
It is very difficult to work out your expected Coverage and Wastage from just looking at the slates in the crates, because of the nature of the slates all being random sized.
This is where the experience of the Roofer and/or Purchaser is essential.
When we supply random sized slates, we can calculate an approximate m² coverage per crate, from the variation in the sizes and number of slates.
You should also take into account that when the roofer's dressing and coursing of the slates in preparation for fixing is complete, the purchased m² may be insufficient to cover the area required. Therefore, additional slates may need to be purchased.
You may have to make a random sized slate smaller, which can still be used on the roof, but will reduce how much your purchased m² will cover, and increase your wastage %.
Therefore the true calculation of wastage is only possible once the project is complete.
Roof slates supplies ITV - CORONATION STREET
Roof slates supplied the slates for the new set of the most famous Street in the uk.
12,000 - 24 x 14 reclaimed welsh slate supplied for Coronation Streets new set.
Roof slates is one of the largest supplier of roof slates in the uk.
Roof slates supplies BBC - DIY SOS in Manchester
DIY SOS: Building A Veteran's Village
Roof slates supplies Channel 4's - Grand Design's - Chez Jallot:
We delivered 18,000 Balmoral Grey Roofing Slate.
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