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20/05/2024
Heworth House was designed in 1865 by the architect George Fowler Jones. More than a century and a half later, another architect, Matthew Groom, has led the renovation of the building, including his trusted roofing choice: our CUPA 12 natural slate. Brierley Groom Architects was founded in 1750, making it one of the oldest cabinets […]
09/04/2024
Since at least 2014, the Victorian Gothic Church stood empty and neglected. Constructed in 1872 and classified as a Category C Listed building, its revival has been nothing short of remarkable. Today, this historic structure in Monifeth (Scotland) has been reborn as four exquisite luxury apartments, thanks in no small part to the pivotal role […]
11/03/2024
When choosing your style of roof, the first thing you may think about is aesthetics. While this is important, it is also vital to consider efficiency, lifespan and durability. In fact, the roof represents the primary protective barrier of a building against inclement weather. If you’ve ever wondered what the importance of a good roof […]
21/02/2024
Parkstone stands as an elegant Edwardian dwelling transformed into five apartments. Steeped in history, the property’s proximity to the site where British battalions mustered during the First World War adds a unique and compelling narrative to its distinguished character. In orchestrating the meticulous refurbishment of Parkstone, a paramount consideration was to seamlessly blend contemporary luxury […]

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24/01/2024
This secret gem can be found on the waterside of Strandvejen, in the heart of the finest area of Hellerup (Denmark). Once home to a wartime diamond merchant, historic treasures echo within these walls. The house holds another tale – during the war, a hidden room in the tower served as refuge for Jewish individuals. […]
17/01/2024
Architect Jon Moorhouse and his wife purchased a 1980s derelict bungalow in Tarporley, Cheshire with aspirations to keep the original eco-friendly design but bring it into the 21st century to create an almost zero-carbon home. Throughout the project, emphasis was placed on sourcing the highest quality materials that would blend in with the surrounding rural […]
10/11/2023
A façade acts as the public face of a building. The visual appeal of the construction depends on the aesthetic of its design. However, the technical properties and performance of a façade are equally important although they often remain in the background. In a rainscreen cladding system, the most efficient solution for envelope purposes, the […]
02/11/2023
In the world of sustainable building materials, natural slate has always stood out for its impressive life span and eco-friendly properties. Today, we invite you to join us on a virtual journey from quarry to roof in our latest video animation.  Every natural slate bearing our brand originates directly from our quarries in North-West […]
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