Menu

La Hebra Slate

La Hebra natural slate is a great quality slate option available from North West Spain. It is a flat, blue/black slate which is mined (as opposed to open quarried) in deep slate tunnels near to Ourense, Galicia and is a popular seller throughout the UK and Ireland. It is readily available in 50×25 and 40x25. *Other sizes are available on request.

The La Hebra Spanish slate is a very consistent natural slate and requires minimal grading, making it a popular choice for roofing contractors, self-builders and architects.  Available in Prime 5mm.

La Hebra Slates fully comply with BS 12326-1:2014 (W1, S1, T1), and come with a full quarry backed guarantee. 

Slate Colour and Finish Blue/Black
Available in Sizes 50x25, 40x25 & Others on request
Available in Grades Prime
Nominal Thickness 5mm
Minimum Pitch 22.5 deg for standard 100mm h/lap (for pitches below 22.5 deg please contact LBS Technical Dept)
Maximum Headlap All LBS slates are holed for 100mm head-lap
Alternative Headlaps For availability and advice please contact LBS
Gauge 200mm for slate pre-holed for 100mm head-lap
Batten Size Please refer to BS 5534 or SR 82:2017
Nails Copper, Aluminum or Silicon Bronze
Slate Dimensions 500x250mm N/A N/A
Weight per sqm Laid (kg) 5|7mm 38 | 44.8 - -
Slates per sqm at 100mm h/lap 20 - -

Speak to one of our specialists today