All about Welsh Slate

Updated: Nov 16, 2021


Natural slate has been used as a roof covering for Centuries and Welsh slate is known to be one of the best available, leading to its exportation Worldwide. Its natural, lightly rivened finish and variation in colour give this material an aesthetic appeal which adds character to any roof.


There are three main variations of colour, the most common being blue / grey but Welsh slate also comes in a purple hue as well. The soft purple coloured slates are referred to as ‘Heather’ and the brighter, more pink coloured slates are known as ‘Blush’.