Natural Slate & Stone Tiles


Smooth, fine grain in dark grey

Haddon CHN Best

A strong durable standard grade Chinese slate with excellent proven reliability in the UK and Europe for over 30 years.

Minimum roof pitch 25˚ Moderate Exposure 30˚ Severe Exposure
Headlap (Average) (85mm -105mm) pre holed at 90mm
Batten spacing (Average) 205mm
Size of tile 500 x 250mm
Covering capacity 20.0 slates per m² (Guide)
Cover width 250mm
Weight as laid 38-40kg per m²
Battens per m² 4.88m
Batten size 50 x 25mm
Nail size/ type for tiles 30/32mm x 3.35g

All our slates are regularly tested to the British and European Harmonised Standard BSEN 12326-1: 2014 with the following results:

  • Highest Class A1/W1 for water absorption
  • Highest Class T1 for thermal cycle resistance
  • Highest Class S1 for sulphur dioxide exposure resistance
  • Excellent transverse and longitudinal flexural strength
  • Acceptable non-carbonate content

Copies of the latest test results, Declaration of Performance and CE Marketing are available as downloads from our website or please contact us and we will send them to you.

All our slates are waterproof and unaffected by normal extremes of temperature, highly resistant to acids, alkalis and other chemicals and are colour-fast and non-fading, even in UV light.

This blend of quality and aesthetics, as well as the large format sizes available, make our natural roofing slate much desired for heritage and prestigious projects as well as new builds and extensions alike.

Slate is available in many sizes, but the most common and economical to purchase and fix per m2, is 50x25cm as is our stock. In areas of moderate rainfall this size slate can be used on roof pitches down to 25, and by using a 30cm wide slate as low as 200. Technical downloads are available on our website or contact us and we can send them to you.

The Lifestiles Difference

Ethically Sourced

All of our products are ethically-sourced, ensuring the highest quality for our customers.

Expertly Crafted

We make sure all of our natural roof tiles are expertly handmade and handcrafted, for superior quality.

Beautifully Finished

We work closely with our manufacturers and you to supply the perfect natural roof finish to suit your project.

Trusted Experts

Whether a homeowner or a professional, we are here to help plan and deliver the perfect roof.

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Product Samples

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Holkham Pantiles
Edillian Phalempin Plain Tiles
Edilian Profile Tiles
Edilian Pantiles
La Escadella

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