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Hênslate Paving

£41.25 + vat / m2

Create a rustic ‘olde world’ appearance with Westminster Stone Hênslate Paving Flagstones, reclaimed and faithfully reproduced from reclaimed slate originals, bringing a timeless weathered and worn appearance to any home.

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10m2 Project Pack (10 sizes)

Order Any Quantity (split packs available)

Price (exc VAT)

Free Delivery on orders over £500+VAT

Additional information

Brand

Westminster Stone

Weight

93kg per square metre

Thickness

40mm (approx)

Colour

Mid to dark grey with natural slate blue tones

Style

Traditional, Aged, Antiqued, Weathered and Worn with a hand fettled edge.

Type

Hand made, high specification fibre reinforced reconstituted stone reproduction

Country of Origin

United Kingdom

Application

Patios, Paths, Terraces, Driveways* (Driveways should be laid on a concrete base). Interior flooring spec also available.

Treatment

For Paths, Patios and Terraces, Sealing is optional (If preferred we recommend HG product 32 impregnating protector). For Driveways we recommend HG product 32 impregnating protector

Also Available

Interior Hênslate Flagstones

Pointing Gap

12-20mm

Maintenance

Low – HG patio cleaner or HG algae and mould remover recommended (clean every 3-5 years with patio cleaner, algae remover when required). We do not recommend the use of high pressure washers on any paving products.

Flag Sizes

915 x 610 mm – Qty 3, 915 x 457 mm – Qty 3, 762 x 610 mm – Qty 3, 762 x 457 mm – Qty 3, 610 x 610 mm – Qty 3, 610 x 457 mm – Qty 4, 610 x 305 mm – Qty 4, 457 x 457 mm – Qty 4, 457 x 305 mm – Qty 4, 305 x 305 mm – Qty 3, (Based on 10 square metre pack containing all 10 sizes)

Split Packs

Yes

Delivery

This product is usually available from stock – Standard Delivery 7 – 10 days. Express delivery and overnight options may be available upon request.

Description

Old Slate originals are very rare, and Westminster Stone Old Hênslate Paving Flagstones are a top quality authentic alternative that will enable you to create the same character rustic effect, with a keenly priced authentic replica stone.

These flagstones look as though they have been down for two centuries, from the moment you finish laying them. Ideal for conservation or restoration projects. Flagstones are delivered stacked with our innovative paving anchor spacer systemReclaimed and reproduced in fine detail, these glorious Hênslate slate flagstones create a rustic aged effect. Authentic old Welsh slate reproduction flags in blue-black colour hues offer an olde world paved area with a timeless appeal.

Westminster Stone Old Hênslate Flagstones, packed for ease of laying in 10 square metre paving projects packs, originate from North Wales, and will make the perfect traditional rustic garden patio or pathway. Old Slate (Hên Llech in Welsh) originals are very rare, Westminster Stone’s authentic alternative enables you to create the same traditional character rustic effect at a fraction of the cost.

Hênslate Paving offers an immediate ‘aged’ effect which is perfect for projects where sourced originals cannot be found or the price is prohibitive. Made from high specification fibre reinforced reconstituted stone which is frost and algae resistant and naturally non-slip. Henslate Flooring is also available for interior stone floors, with a slimmer 25mm thickness they are perfect for creating a seamless blend between patio and living spaces.

Watch top gardener Saul Walker suggest his favourite plants to match our Henslate Paving, Yorkstone Flags and Old Provence Tiles at the 2019 Gardeners World Live, read our full show review here.

 

Slate is first thought to have appeared in use in Wales during Roman times in Caernarfon, with widespread use not increasing until the 18th and 19th centuries. By the end of the 1700s Wales was responsible for half of the UK’s total slate production. The main quarries of Wales were Penrhyn Quarry near Bethesda, Dinorwic Quarry near Llanberis and Nantlle Valley. Blaenau Ffestiniog is home to the biggest slate mine in the world, and now houses a number of great outdoor activities such as the Bounce Below caverns and the custom made Antur Stiniog downhill mountain biking trails. Smaller slate facilities were found in South Wales in Corris and Pembrokeshire.

In a garden paving setting, slate makes a definite statement. It’s cool blue/black/grey tones help define garden design spaces and provide a wonderful contrast to carefully chosen planting. The greens, whites, purples and silvers of flowers and plants appear more vibrant with natural slate patio stones, the balance of light and dark matched evenly across the garden paving space.

Free UK Delivery is available for Hênslate Paving, applicable to all orders over £1,000+vat. Standard shipping for orders under £1,000+vat is £62.50+vat.

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