In this section you will find CUPA PIZARRAS latest press releases, as well as information and updates on our latest activities and events.

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Communications manager

Yasmin Herfegar
yherfegar@cupapizarras.com
+44 (0) 20 3904 3001

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Press Kit

Today, 1 in 3 roofing slates carry CUPA PIZARRAS brand in the world. 

14/08/2019
A listed building in the seaside town of Helensburgh required a complete re-roof in order to accommodate new luxury apartments. Due to strict planning restrictions, CUPA PIZARRAS’ Heavy 3 slate was specified due to its close resemblance to the original Scottish slate used on the project. Built in the 1860’s and extended by celebrated Scottish […]
18/07/2019
CUPA PIZARRAS’ versatile Heavy 3 natural slate has been specified to deliver a traditional aesthetic to a unique contemporary residential property in the Bearsden conservation area. Located in the Glasgow suburb of Bearsden, the Gables is a bespoke, detached five-bedroom family home that features extensive use of glazing and a modern open layout to achieve […]
05/03/2019
Cupa Pizarras has launched its first slate training course in Livingston. Combining hands on training with a RIBA accredited CPD, it aims to provide architects with both the theoretical knowledge and practical experience required to correctly and confidently specify slate. Working with Burton Roofing Merchants Ltd. in Livingston, West Lothian, the training day is run […]
07/01/2019
CUPA PIZARRAS, the world leader in natural slate, will be exhibiting at the ARCHITECT@WORK show at the Old Truman Brewery in London from the 30th to the 31st January 2019. The company’s stand will promote its CUPACLAD natural slate rainscreen cladding system, specifically CUPACLAD Design which offers a range of new shapes and style combinations for […]
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10/10/2018
Two Leeds College of Building apprentices have just returned from the trip of a lifetime after winning a competition to go on an all-expenses-paid journey to northern Spain for three days. The students flew to Madrid and then on to the famous CUPA PIZARRAS quarries – the biggest tectonic natural slate reserves in the world […]
30/07/2018
CUPA PIZARRAS’ CUPACLAD® 101 and 201 slate cladding systems are now BBA Certified – an industry recognised symbol of quality, safety and reliability. Download Press Release (PDF) For use over external masonry, concrete, timber and steel frame walls, CUPACLAD® rainscreen cladding is made from highly durable tectonic slate to create a completely sustainable alternative to […]
23/06/2017
It has been 125 years since the founders of CUPA PIZARRAS extracted the first slate from the Solana de Forcadas quarry in Northern Spain. This significant milestone is unrivalled by competitors in the slate industry and reinforces the company’s position in the market. Download Press Release (PDF) Still producing the CUPA 3 tile today, the […]
25/05/2017
HEAVY 3 tiles naturally possess the density and resilience required to cope with the most volatile of weather conditions, and with an unrivalled thickness of 7.5mm this product’s quality and durability is unequivocal. Download Press Release (PDF) HEAVY 3 slate was first extracted from the CUPA PIZARRAS Quarry Number Three near San de Pedro de […]
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