500 x 250 6mm Best Grade, 500 x 375 6mm Best Grade, 500 x 250 5mm Best Grade, 500 x 375 8mm Best Grade


Richmond Natural Roof Slate is an exceptionally high quality natural roof slate.  It is one of the best slates quarried in Spain, and is promoted by Slate Supplies as our best natural roof slate for the most prestigious projects. 

Richmond Natural Roof Slate  

  • Has an attractive deep blue black colour.   

  • Is extremely hard, strong and dense slate, for added life and durability 

  • Distinctive faintly rippled “La Hebra” longitudinal grain and riven texture 

  • Free from potentially damaging pyrites. 

Richmond Natural Roof Slate is a firm favorite of roofing contractors in Ireland and UK as it is easy to work with and requires minimal grading and has minimal waste. 

Richmond Natural Roof Slate is renowned for its durability and strength and has been fitted on the most exposed roofs in Ireland and UK, for more than 25 years.

Richmond Natural Roof Slate is a popular choice with Architects.  They have been approved and fitted on many churches and heritage listed buildings.

Slate Supplies Ltd have 30 years practical roofing experience and confidently classify the Richmond Natural Roof Slate in our Gold Range.


  • Origin : La Bana, North West Spain

  • Colour : Deep Blue/Black

  • Texture:  Faintly – rippled riven texture, vertical grain, minimal metal inclusions

  • Size : 500 x 250 mm

  • Thickness : 6 mm (very consistent)

  • Grade : Prestige/Premier or Best.

  • Certified: NF 228, EN 12326  A1, S1,T1/W1, BS 12326-1:2014

  • Guarantee : 100 years ( quarry backed ), will outlive the building

Once fitted, the client can enjoy all the benefits of the highest quality roof, with a rock solid 100 year guarantee.

Natural Roof Slate need to be fitted in accordance with current Building Regulations.  2 nail holes are punched on all slates for nail fixing at 100 mm headlap.  In areas of high or moderate exposure, point hooks should also be used to fix all natural slates (3 fixings in total).

For further details and assistance, please contact our technical office 043 668 6760.