Honister’s Westmorland roofing slate is one of the most prestigious products in the building industry. It has appeared on significant buildings such as Buckingham Palace, New Scotland Yard, RAF Cranwell in Lincolnshire, and many other landmark properties.
It can be found on schools in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh, to rural churches in Devon as well as many Lake District hotels and businesses. Its quality and durability adds real value to your property and means that unlike many cheaper alternatives, it does not require replacing every 30 years. So convinced are we of its longevity - it comes with a 300 year guarantee.
Here are some of its technical features on Westmorland Green Roofing Slate:
Tests show it has a density of 2748kg/m3. It is highly resistant to abrasion and has a compressed strength, flexural strength and modulus of elasticity.
It is also non-combustible and is highly resistant to the elements. In terms of rain, it has very low water absorption. It is hard-wearing which defends it against pollution and common chemicals.
Another feature is that it does not rot or allow mosses and lichens to flourish. The thermal conductivity of this roofing slate has been found to be approximately “2.0 W/mK; it is dimensionally stable, with a thermal coefficient of expansion of 10.4 x 10.6.
For a quote, please get in touch with Honister Slate Mine on 017687 77230 or email Michelle