Global Stone slate comes with a lightly riven surface, sawn sides and a subtle satin finish only seen in real slate stone. Ocean green slate has a silvery green grey colouration
Global Stone is an industry-leading supplier of premium natural stone paving. The company takes pride in selecting all of their natural paving by hand to ensure that it is always of the highest quality. Selected by experts, their stone is used by architects, landscapers, gardeners, designers and homeowners across the country. Global Stone believes in providing their customers with a beautiful variety of stone products that look good today, tomorrow and for years to come. Their product range has grown from a simple collection of paving options to cobble sets, circles, features, fountains and benches in a spectrum of stone types and styles.
Natural Stone Characteristics:
All natural stone products are unique and will vary in colour and texture, often showing distinctive markings, minor imperfections and may include mineral deposits such as iron and quartzite. Sizes are nominal and may vary. Some paving manufacturers include the pointing allowance in the individual slab sizes whereas others include the pointing allowance in the overall pack coverage. The product images shown are as accurate as photographic processes allow and may appear differently in accordance with lighting conditions and screen calibration in addition to the natural variation occurring between batches. Images may not be a true representation of a particular product size. Descriptions provided offer a combination of the manufacturer's and our own opinion of the product's characteristics and features.
Slate is a metamorphic rock, usually formed deep below the earth's surface by heat and pressure. This sort of rock is formed in layers or strata. Because slate was formed in low heat and pressure some fossils can be found in slate; sometimes even microscopic remains of delicate organisms.
Slate paving is predominantly dark grey in colour with other shades adding interest. It is also available with extra gold, bronze and brown colours usually called Rustic colour. Its surface is fairly smooth although it does have a riven texture at times and can on occasions laminate slightly when first laid, however this is just the flaking of the layers from quarrying and will cease once the loose layers have been removed. It is very hardwearing, but exposed edges can be sharp.
Delivery: usually 2-3 working days (if ordered before 1030). Next Day / Express delivery option available for small additional fee
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