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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 […]
12/10/2016
CUPA PIZARRAS has launched CUPACLAD Design, an innovative concept combining the timeless beauty of slate rainscreen cladding systems with new contemporary shapes and configurations, to truly inspire. Download Press Release (PDF) Edinburgh, 12st October 2016. Developed with input from architects, CUPACLAD ventilated façade systems are able to adapt to any kind of project, by combining alternative […]

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07/09/2016
Producer and world leader of natural slate, CUPA PIZARRAS has a wide range of products, including the innovative roof solar system – Thermoslate. The system is installed on a slate roof to convert sunlight to energy for central heating, hot water or pool heating. Download Press Release (PDF) Edinburgh, 7st September 2016. With climate change pushing […]
17/06/2016
In support of private builders, housing associations and architects, CUPA PIZARRAS sponsored this year’s Scottish Home awards, House of the Year category; the ceremony took place in Edinburgh on 16th June and the winner of the category was Avant Homes – The Westbury. Download Press Release (PDF) Edinburgh, 17st June 2016. There were seven House of […]
22/04/2016
When it comes to quality, sustainability and beauty, prefabricated roofing materials do not quite measure up to the high standards of purely sourced slate. The natural beauty can be found in various shades of black and grey and can be crafted into multiple shapes and sizes. CUPA PIZARRAS, family-owned producers and world leader of natural […]
21/03/2016
Cupa Pizarras has announced that it is amongst those sponsoring this year’s UK Roofing Awards. The UK Roofing Awards ceremony is taking place in May, which will mark the 10th year the slate producer has supported the awards. Download Press Release (PDF) Edinburgh, 21st March 2016. The UK Roofing Awards is organised by the NFRC, […]

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