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  1. Interior Designs

    Interior Designs

    As the days start to shorten and more time is spent inside, thoughts turn to interior projects.  For centuries natural stone has been the building material of choice thanks to its technical characteristics, longevity and aesthetic appeal.  Therefore consumers throughout the centuries and decades have chosen natural stone for use in their
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  2. And the next train for slate aggregate is stopping at …

    And the next train for slate aggregate is stopping at …

    As part of the Breedon Group, we extend our commitment to sustainable rail infrastructure. A joint initiative between Breedon Group, Network Rail and the Welsh Government has brought the disused Llandudno Junction freight yard sidings back to life. The Llandudno Junction freight yard had not been used for several years but extensive work -
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  3. Sustainability through Quality

    Sustainability through Quality

    At our sister company, Welsh Slate, the environment we work in is extremely important to us.  To this end, we are continuously identifying ways in which we can reduce the impact on the environment of our quarrying and manufacturing activities and at the same time maximise material yield. Therefore, as part of the Breedon Group, we have
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  4. Welsh Slate and Breedon Special Aggregates aid the return of container gardens at RHS Chelsea

    Welsh Slate and Breedon Special Aggregates aid the return of container gardens at RHS Chelsea

    Products from Welsh Slate and Breedon Special Aggregates feature on five new container gardens at the 2022 Chelsea Flower Show. Hard landscaping products, including decorative aggregates from Welsh Slate and Breedon Special Aggregates will complement the return to the 2022 Chelsea Flower Show of the container gardens introduced last year. Welsh
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  5. Advantages of natural stone paving and decorative aggregates / chippings

    Advantages of natural stone paving and decorative aggregates / chippings

    As part of the Breedon Group, we are very excited to be supplying a number of amazing Garden Designers with our Breedon and Welsh Slate material to use in their gardens at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2022. As they are starting to build their gardens for the show, we take a look at the various advantages that natural stone products can
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  6. Exciting new products this Spring

    Exciting new products this Spring

    As we spend more time in our gardens over the coming weeks and months, it is worth refreshing any decorative aggregates / chippings already laid or create a new area. We have just added a number of stunning new decorative aggregate / chippings to our range which are the perfect complement to any landscaping project. Autumn Blush 20mm Granite – a
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  7. A comprehensive range of hardscaping products for your garden projects this Spring

    A comprehensive range of hardscaping products for your garden projects this Spring

    With signs of Spring in the air and the days getting longer, people are starting to look forward to spending time in the garden again.  As part of the same group as Welsh Slate, we are proud to be able to offer a wide range of high quality British natural stone for use in all your garden landscaping projects. Welsh Slate is one of the few
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  8. Welsh Slate launches newly updated website

    Welsh Slate launches newly updated website

    Our sister company, Welsh Slate, have just launched their newly updated website, www.welshslate.com, which showcases their wide portfolio of products, along with stunning examples of some of their projects from around the world. Welsh Slate is the world's leading supplier of high-quality slate for a range of exterior and interior design
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  9. New container gardens at the Chelsea Flower Show feature Welsh Slate and Breedon Special Aggregates.

    New container gardens at the Chelsea Flower Show feature Welsh Slate and Breedon Special Aggregates.

    Natural landscaping products by Welsh Slate and Breedon Special Aggregates helped Covid-conceived container gardens debut at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Along with balcony gardens, the new container gardens category provided plenty of ideas for using containers to maximise outdoor space or for those wanting to take their gardens with
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  10. The Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales wins UNESCO World Heritage Site status.

    The Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales wins UNESCO World Heritage Site status.

    The building materials manufacturer at the heart of The Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales, which has become the UK’s newest UNESCO World Heritage Site, has applauded the recognition of the ongoing global impact of its roofing slate. The landscape has become the UK’s 32nd UNESCO World Heritage Site and is the fourth in Wales, following the
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