Del Prado

Spanish Slate Quarries UK Ltd

Del Prado slate gives a stylish and aesthetically pleasing roof finish. The natural minerals, shimmering in the sunlight, make the roof a striking feature and enhance the overall design of a building.

Quarried and hand split exclusively for SSQ in North-West Spain, SSQ Del Prado slate has an elegant blue-black colour and strong, deep texture.

SSQ Del Prado has achieved excellent results when tested in accordance with EN 12326, in addition to passing SSQ’s own rigorous quality control tests, performed at source. It also carries the CE marking and is classified as ‘W1-T1-S1’ as well as been tested to the demanding Norm Français (NF 228), which has the strictest slate testing criteria and procedures in the world.

Each pallet leaving the quarry is subject to inspection and certification. Independent, random spot checks are also carried out to ensure the best quality.

SSQ Del Prado roofing slate has a riven texture and a natural unfading deep blue-black colour.

SSQ Del Prado roofing slate is covered by 75-year guarantee.


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Spanish Slate Quarries UK Ltd

Spanish Slate Quarries UK Ltd

SSQ was formed in 1980 to import quality Spanish slate into the UK. It was a bold move by their founder and chairman, Ahmed El-Helw, who correctly identified a lack of supply of local materials to satisfy the thirst of an increasingly slate-hungry...
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