What is slate

Slate is a fine-grained, foliated, homogeneous metamorphic rock derived from an original shale-type sedimentary rockcomposed of clay or volcanic ash through low-grade regional metamorphism. It is the finest grained foliated metamorphic rock.[1] Foliation may not correspond to the original sedimentary layering, but instead is in planes perpendicular to the direction of metamorphic compression.[1]

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Millers Pt Sydney Copper Roofing with Skylights project

MLR Slate roofing has worked on older buildings throughout the greater Sydney area. This project was  a four hipped copper standing seam roof, complete with velux skylights and custom made flashings. MLR Slate Roofing [...]

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Slate and Copper Roofing Project in Vaucluse

MLR  Slate Roofing has been contracted to do a very detailed, two level copper octagon roof  with some slate details in Vaucluse. This roofing project has Welsh slate with copper roofs, gutters and downpipes. [...]

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Marrickville Fire Station

Heritage Slate Roof: Marrickville Fire Station Located in the inner western Sydney suburb of Marrickville is this significant landmark property and heritage-listed site. It is the fire station of Marrickville which is still in operation. MLR [...]

St Matthews Church and Rectory

Heritage slate roofing: church This project entailed replacement of Church and Old Rectory roofs in Welsh Penrhyn slate The work was done with minimal disruption to the many church activities taking place in and around [...]

Heritage Slate Roofing Project, Leicester Street

MLR Slate Roofing provides a comprehensive heritage slate roof repair service like this re-roofing for a Heritage property in Leicester Street in Marrickville NSW.

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“Best Use Of Slate” Award

Residential Slate Roofing Award Winner 2016 MLR Slate Roofing has been awarded the “Best Use of Slate” award for 2016. The award-winning slate project is located in Mosman NSW and features a roof of Penrhyn [...]

By |September 16th, 2016|Categories: Best in NSW, Residential, Residential, Slate Roofing, Slate Roofing Residential|Comments Off on “Best Use Of Slate” Award