Leon Slate

The Leon Slate is a hard, dense slate with a characteristic strong longitudinal grain and riven finish.  It is one of the few Spanish slates on the market which is free from potentially damaging pyrites.

The slate is extracted from some of the finest deposits in the La Bana region of North West Spain.  The Leon is available in 50x25cm and 50x30cm sizes.

It is a very consistent natural slate and requires minimal grading, making it a popular choice for roofing contractors, self-builders and architects.  Available in ultra and mixed grade.

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

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Leon Prime Case Study

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 -

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