Slate roofing is what Abbey Roofing Services specialise in. We believe that slate is excellent for many different style roofs and also cladding on Dormers. Ext. Welsh slate is the most common slate throughout the UK. Its uniformed sizes make it easy to work with and easy to source for any repairs needed.
Slate roofing usually come in 20″x 10″ but also common to find them in random sizes.
Burlington Slate is also found locally in Cumbria. Not far from Ambleside, there’s a quarry where you can still buy slate for floors, roofs & walls. Buttermere green slate is locally sourced and can still be found throughout Cumbria, and the Lake District in historic towns such as:
There are many listed buildings throughout the Lake District which we have repaired and made watertight with original & traditional roofing methods including lead work & lime mortars in strict code, complying with local heritage guidelines.
You must first apply for listed building consent from your local planning authority. Otherwise, it’s actually a criminal offence. Here is a link to a very informative video on consent, (LBC)
No wonder it is still a very popular choice today! In fact, for roofing it is still the most popular choice!
- Westmorland green
- lakeland green slate
Abbey Roofing specialise in all aspects of slate roof repairs, natural slating and maintenance throughout Cumbria, North of England and Scotland. We offer traditional & modern roofing repairs.
If you have a slate roofing project coming up around Cumbria, or Scotland we are the company for you! We have been providing exceptional traditional roofing for many years and have a series of very satisfied clients.
To receive a free no obligation quote why not call us or fill out the contact form and we will be in touch.