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Northern Welsh Quarries Ltd

Llechwedd Slate Quarry, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, North Wales, Ll41 3NB

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q Can you deliver your stone products?

A Yes, we can arrange delivery worldwide, we do run own own trucks as well as arranging transport through our list of aproved hauliers.


Q Do you supply the public as well as trade?

A Yes, please contact us to discuss any requirements you may have, anyone that has an interest in our products is welcome to visit us at the Quarry at any time, our Quarrying operations and production mill is quite an eye opener when experienced for the first time.


Q Do you make bespoke items?

A Yes, we do bespoke work to suit any requirement you may have, we are of the opinion that the use of natural Slate and Stone is only limited by the the human imagination.


Q Is limestone suitable for lintels?

A Yes, it has been used for centuries for this application, we can also supply Welsh Slate Lintels.


Q How many square meters will 1 ton of stone cover?

A At 200mm thick it would cover roughly 2 square meters (please note this is a rough calculation and will vary with every type of stone).


Q Does your slate take a polish?

A Yes, it will take a polish, we can polish our slate to a very high standard.


Q Do you supply stone as sawn six sides?

A Yes, we do supply our Welsh Slate slabs in sawn finish, we have several trades that buy raw scant and carry out the finishing work themselves. We produce 20mm, 30mm, 40mm and 50mm for use in window sills, fire hearths, bar tops and coping, we also produce 75mm for memorial headstones and bases.


Q Is your Wesh Slate genuine and quarried in Wales or do you import from elswhere ?

A Yes, our Welsh Slate is genuine and quarried from the Ordovician slate veins at our LLechwedd Quarries of North Wales.


Q Are you Welsh and can you speak Welsh ?

A Yes, we are Welsh and we can also speak fluent Welsh, Yndan, mi ydani yn Gymraeg ac yn hollol rhugl yn Gymraeg.


Q Do you offer a supply and install service for dry stone walling ?

A Yes, we do offer this service and the work we carry out is of superior standard and is guaranteed, we pride ourselves on the superiour skills of our workforce and our approved Contractors.


Q Do you carry out site clearance and preparation ?

A Yes, we can also arrange for all waste materials to be removed and recycled, Waste Carriers Licence No CBDU5632.


Q Do you produce and sell welsh slate roofing ?

A Yes, our standard range of sizes are 16/10s, 16/8s, 14/7s and 12/8s, we do also produce other sizes to order as well as random celtic roofing for traditional random slate roofing projects.


Q Do you sell reclaimed welsh slate roofing ?

A Yes, we do supply reclaimed Welsh Slate Roofing, please contact us for information on available stock.