Leon Slate

  • Leon is one of the best quality slates found in Spain
  • It is quarried in the Castille de Leon area of North West Spain, and the quarry has been supplying into the UK and Irish markets for over 30 years
  • Leon has an attractive dark colour, and a pronounced visible grain
  • Readily available in 50x25cm, 50x30cm and 60x30cm
  • Minimal grading required
  • Leon slates achieve the highest possible classification under the European standard BS EN 12326-1:2014 and are W1, S1 and T1 graded
  • Leon slates come with a comprehensive quarry backed guarantee
  • One of the few Spanish slates on the market which is free from potentially damaging pyrites
  • Available in Ultra¬†and Mixed grade
Our natural Leon slate was the number one choice for this self build project

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Leon Natural Spanish Roofing Slate

This beautiful bungalow is situated on the hillside overlooking Carlingford Lough, Co Louth.¬† The choice of roofing slate not only needed to be visually appealing but also had to withstand the rigours…

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Slate Colour and Finish Black Riven
Available in Sizes 50x25, 50x30
Available in Grades 5mm and 7mm
Minimum Pitch 22.5 deg for standard 100mm h/lap (for pitches below 22.5 deg please consult 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, Aluminium or Silicon Bronze
Slate Dimensions 500x250mm 500x300mm N/A
Weight per sqm Laid (kg) 5|7mm 38|44.8 37.01|45.22 -
Slates per sqm at 100mm h/lap 20 16.6 -