Vigo Slate

  • Vigo is a quality slate offering from LBS, and we have been supplying it into the market for more than 20 years
  • It is quarried in the Castille de Leon area of North West Spain
  • It is a family business and one of the largest quarries in the region
  • The Vigo quarry is major supplier to the French market, as well as the UK and Ireland
  • This slate has a rustic appearance, which makes it a popular slate with natural stone houses
  • Readily available in 50x25cm, 50x30cm and 60x30cm (other sizes available upon request)
  • Vigo slates achieve the highest possible classification under the European standard BS EN 12326-1:2014 and are W1, S1 and T1
  • Vigo slates come with a comprehensive quarry backed guarantee

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Vigo Case Study

Clotworthy House Antrim

Built as a stable block in the 1840s Clotworthy House is now a popular Arts and Visitor Centre in the grounds of Antrim Castle.  Although the Castle has long since disappeared the area is steeped in h…

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Slate Colour and Finish Blue /Black
Available in Sizes 50x25, 50x30, 60x30
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 600x300mm
Weight per sqm Laid (kg) 5|7mm 38|44.8 37.01|45.22 35.91|39.9
Slates per sqm at 100mm h/lap 20 16.6 13.3