681 blue black slate board
Emperor 681 church Netherlands replace slate roof
Emperor 681 Chinese slate on a modern house in the Netherlands

Emperor 681 blue-black roofing slate

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A highly durable slate: retains its elegant deep colour for years and contrasts well with lighter colours. Except no imitations, China Slate is the original source of Emperor slate!

  • Available with a 75 year guarantee
  • Passes BS EN 12326:Part1:2014 to A1, S1, W1 & T1 standards
  • Countersunk holes
  • Traditional hand-deckled edges and natural riven texture
  • Pre-graded at the quarry to minimise on-site grading
  • A wide range of size and thickenesses stocked
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Size (mm)Size (“)
400×25016×10 Wide Lady
Random diminishing sizes
Slate and half are available
Above: UK stocked sizes, a range of thicknesses available. Other sizes by request subject to minimum order of 18-22 pallets.