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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Decorative Aggregate / Chippings – Selection tips and maintenance this Autumn

    Decorative Aggregate / Chippings – Selection tips and maintenance this Autumn

    Decorative aggregates / chippings are a low maintenance solution for any project, hence why they continue to prove so popular.  Why use decorative chippings / aggregates? Decorative aggregates / chippings are very durable, making them a perfect choice for withstanding day to day life, whether being used on a pathway, driveway or as a
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  10. A DAY IN THE LIFE OF WELSH SLATE’S RESTORATION MANAGER, TONY HEANEY

    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF WELSH SLATE’S RESTORATION MANAGER, TONY HEANEY

    As a part of Welsh Slate and the Breedon Group, we care about our surroundings and environment.  This is evident in the key work our colleague, Tony Heaney, does on a daily basis. Welsh Slate’s restoration manager for the past 17 years, it seems come rain or shine Tony’s never had a bad day. Which is saying something, in the sometimes-
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