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20/05/2024
Inside Budapest city center history whispers through every cobblestone. The hallowed halls of 25 Andrássy Avenue dating from 1883 now pulsate with new life as the W Hotel Budapest. At the heart of this transformation lies the replacement of the roof, now embellished with our CUPA 12 natural slate roofing. This undertaking was pivotal for […]
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 […]
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 […]
11/10/2023
CUPA 12 natural slate was recently specified for the refurbishment of a Grade II listed school building in Newport, South Wales. Selected as a cost effective yet authentic alternative to traditional Welsh slate, the CUPA 12 helped the project team retain the original aesthetic of the St Woolos Primary School annexe building while creating a […]
26/07/2023
CUPACLAD 101 Logic was recently specified by student accommodation provider Study Inn for a large-scale building at Walnut Gardens, Exeter. The natural slate cladding system was chosen for its durability as well as its premium aesthetic. The project involved the demolishment of an empty office building on the land at Walnut Gardens and construction of […]
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