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Slate by SSQ

SSQ have been supplying people with the ultimate in natural roofing slate since 1980.

That’s 40 years and counting of whispered awe as customers step back to take in the sight of their finished building for the first time.

There is nothing like being captivated by your finished project, and knowing that not only does it look beautiful, but it will last a lifetime too.

Natural slate has a spellbinding magic to it.

Maybe it’s because it has been millions of years in the making.

Maybe it’s because every single slate is split by hand.

Or maybe it’s the way the sun plays across its surface, revealing a rich shimmer unique to a material so skilfully carved from the earth.

Whether you are an architect, a homeowner, a contractor or you are involved in heritage projects, SSQ slate will add magic to your building.

Latest News and Case Studies

The Natural Slate Story: From Romans To Roofs

  Slate is the result of hundreds of millions of years of geology. Originally, millennia ago, it was a soft rock like shale or mudstone. Then it was buried, and, subject to incredible heat and pressure over almost unimaginable lengths of time, it became slate. Those processes gave it the characteristics that made it so [...]

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Del Carmen crowns spectacular Gallery House development

  When it came to Ty Oriel (‘Gallery House’ in Welsh), the brief was ambitious. Architects Nic Downs and Carolyn Merrifield wanted something sleek but striking. Eco-friendly, but instantly classic. A family home that was angular and modern, but that could simultaneously blend with its more conservative suburban surroundings. And they were that demanding for [...]

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