Bradstone Conservation roofing slates are visually authentic, long-lasting cost-effective slates, specifically developed to meet stringent demands of conservation planning areas. 

BES 6001      

Conversation roofing South Cerney application
Conversation roofing Cambridgeshire application
Conservation roofing Cotswold application

Features and benefits

Variety of sizes available

Conservation range consists of main slates, under ridge and eaves slates with matching accessories including ridge, hip and ventilation units. Supplied in a complete rationalised range of diminishing lengths and random widths for an authentic appearance that can be laid to a traditional diminishing course

Easy application

The slates are easy to lay and are readily available to help reduce the time and costs associated with second-hand material. Slates are twice holed to facilitate nailing where appropriate and are nibbed for fast application

Alternative to natural stone

Readily available, Conservation roofing is a highly acceptable reconstructed stone alternative to natural stone slates. Suitable for roofs down to a minimum pitch of 30°.

  • Bradstone Structural
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  • Non-residential
  • Residential
  • Buildings
Product category
  • Roofing tiles
  • Building products
Product range
Length (mm) 203 Under ridge 254 Main slates 279 Main slates 305 Main slates 330 Main slates 356 Main slates 406 Main slates 457 Main slates 508 Main slates 305 Under eaves 203 Under eaves
Numbers M1-5 J1-6 H1-6 G1-6 F1-6 E1-6 D1-7 C1-8 B1-7 A1 A4
Width (mm) 100, 125, 150, 200, 250 150, 175, 200, 225, 250, 275 175, 200, 225, 250, 275, 300 175, 200, 225, 250, 275, 300 175, 200, 225, 250, 275, 300 175, 200, 225, 275, 325, 350 200, 250, 275, 300, 325, 350, 375 200, 250, 275, 300, 325, 350, 375, 400 225, 250, 325, 375, 400, 425, 450 400 250
Sets 40 68 60 60 58 36 24 20 20 80 *See below
M2/pack 6.26 with A1's 8.38 8.77 9.59 10.38 7.56 7.67 8.61 9.47 6.26 with M's n/a
Colour avialable All All All All All All All All All All All

Each slate is identified by a letter and number, the letter indicates the slate length and the number its width please see table above. The main slates (B to J) forming the bulk of the roof are supplied and laid to a double-lap in eight lengths, reducing from eaves to ridge. There are between six and eight different widths in each length. Equal quantities from the full range of widths are supplied in each particular length. The length of rafter determines the number of courses in each slate length supplied. Use A4 slate for shorter rafters i.e. dormers and porches. Ridge units – For roof pitches up to 35°, a 110° (internal angle) ridge unit is available in 600mm lengths. For roof pitches above 35°, a 90°(internal angle) ridge unit is available in 450 and 600mm lengths. Hip units – available in 450 and 600mm lengths. Ridge vent unit – available in 450mm lengths. Gas flue ridge unit – available In 450mm lengths. Slate vent – Slate size is 406mm (l) x 375mm (w) (slate D7).

*No standard pack. Supplied as required.

External roofs, extensions and new builds where a natural appearance is required. 

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