Cembrit Contessa natural slate for new build homes

Cembrit Contessa natural slate for new build homes

Cembrit’s Contessa natural slate have been installed on 23 beautifully designed and high specification homes in Dorset, just a few miles from the seaside town of Weymouth.

Located on the south coast of England, in an area renowned for its natural beauty, Lorton Gardens is situated near Lorton Meadows Nature Reserve. The development consists of three and four bedroom detached and semi-detached properties, six affordable homes, dedicated parking spaces and an open wildlife area. While it is set in a peaceful, semi-rural location, the development has attracted many commuters due to it being within walking distance of a main line railway station.

Dorchester-based roofing contractor, Weatherbury Roofing installed 25,000 blue/black Contessa slates on the new build properties. Specified for its attractive, natural finish, the slates complement the picturesque surroundings. Contessa slates have a textured surface, which helps to create a traditional-looking home.

“We’ve installed Cembrit slates on a number of other projects in the past,” comments Simon Coleman, Contracts Manager for Weatherbury Roofing. “We’re always impressed with the look of these slates, and knew that they would suit this project perfectly. We enjoy working with Cembrit natural slates as they are easy to handle, cut and lay – three very important aspects of a roofing project.”

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