Slate

Slate is a fine-grained metamorphic rock.  It is produced by a low grade metamorphism, which is caused by relatively low temperatures and pressure. 

Liscannor Walling StoneLiscannor Walling Stone

Liscannor Walling Stone can be purchased in two forms;  Random Rubble or Machined Block.  Random Rubble is hand - picked stone and is available in pallets or bulk loads (approximate coverage from 4 -5 sq. m. per pallet and 40 -50 sq. m. per truck load).

Another alternative is Machined Block.  This material is machine split and is available in bags or pallets (approximate coverage of 3.5 - 4 sq. m. per bag or 6 - 7 sq. m. per pallet).

 

 

Donegal Blue SlateDonegal Slate Walling

Donegal Slate Walling stone can be purchased in two forms; Random Rubble or Garden Walling.  Random Rubble is hand picked and is available in pallets or bulk loads (approximate coverage of 5 -6 sq. m. per pallet and 35 - 40 sq. m. per truck load).  The alternative is Garden Walling supplied in cages (approximate coverage of 3.5 - 4 sq. m.).

Slate is perfect for exterior needs, commercial or mere gardening use.  Therefore it is not surprising the escalating interest that has been shown by architects and developers working on contract projects and large dwellings.

Design Tip

Bring some life to your garden by adding a Slate Monolith water feature.  Adding a Slate Monolith water feature to your garden, gives you the opportunity to incorporate the stone from your house into your garden.