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21/03/2019
Heavy 3 and CUPA 12 roof slates have been assessed and certified by BRE Global, which is an independent, third-party approvals organisation, expert in Life Cycle Assessment. Environmental Product Declaration The environmental product declarations of Heavy 3 and CUPA 12 are now listed in the Green Book Live database. This is an important milestone for […]
11/03/2019
A renovated private house in Suffolk has been roofed with CUPA 12 slates. This roofing material was chosen for its high-quality and appearance. The building, known as Street Farm, was designed and built by JRF Developments. A bungalow transformed into a stunning private house This property, located in historic Bury St Edmunds, was originally a […]
01/03/2019
This impressive house covered with natural slate is in Magdalenka, a village 15km away from Warsaw, in Poland. Its location, surrounded by large trees, is extraordinary. This stunning project was led by the architecture firm Kuryłowicz & Associates. As they explain on their website, their aim is to improve and create space through the power […]
22/02/2019
This new village hall in Thakeham has opted for a standard detailed slate roof. CUPA 12 has been the selected roofing slate, which has been supplied by our distributor Burton Roofing Merchants (BRM). A 380 sqm roof covered with natural slate Oakford Homes have gained this fantastic new facility as part of their unique housing […]

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06/11/2018
Inspired by the aesthetics of the historic towns of northeast Scotland and the performance of traditional Scottish slate roofing, CUPA PIZARRAS’ Heavy 3 slate has been specified and installed by three housebuilders for the roofing at Chapelton – a new £1 billion town being built from scratch near Aberdeen. The largest of three new large-scale […]
16/10/2018
Scottish homebuilder David Byson designs homes for those that want a brick-and-mortar legacy that will last for generations to come. The roof plays a crucial role as first line of defence against the environment, and no other roofing product matches the durability and resistance of natural slate. Having purchased a dilapidated farm building along with […]
09/10/2018
When building planning requested the use of natural slate for the roofing of Lansdowne House, a large contemporary property in Cambridge, CUPA 12 slate, which is both cost-effective and met the required finish, proved the perfect product for the job.  Homeowners Tim and Moira Ewbank had looked into using Welsh slate for this sophisticated new-build […]
05/10/2018
When Shauna Cameron Architect required a product that could replicate the aesthetics of Scottish slate for the Atlantic Islands Centre, CUPA PIZARRAS’ Heavy 3 roofing slate was the ideal solution. Located in Cullipool on the Isle of Luing, Scotland, the Atlantic Islands Centre sits on the periphery of an old quarry pond on the site […]
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