SSQ Del Carmen Celtas Spanish Slate

  • Very minor quantities of inert pyrite.
  • Well graded although requires some grading on site.
  • Longitudinal grain (similar to Welsh Slates).
  • Value alternative to Del Prado and Del Carmen First.
  • High quality slate.
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SSQ Del Carmen Celtas Spanish Slate

Del Carmen Celtas slate is a high-quality well grade Spanish slate that can be used as a value alternative to the Del Carmen First or Del Prado.

It has a riven texture and is a non-fading blue/black colour, with a strong vertical grain, like traditional native slates such as Welsh. 

This roofing slate contains a small amount of inert pyrite and has been used on heritage agency projects in National Parks and conversation areas across the UK. This slate carry’s SSQ 50 years guarantee with it.

Del Carmen Celtas slate complies with building regulation EN12326, is rated A1, T1, S1 and is CE marked.

For more information on standards for roofing can be found on our resources centre, or from our masterclass in slates from our resident slate expert.

Head Lap

Below are the charts for the recommended head lap based on moderate exposure to wind-driven rain. This map can be seen on BS 5534:2014+A2 2018.

United Kingdom

In general, any area that is within 30 miles of a west-facing coastline is considered to be in a severe exposure area.

This being said localised effects on any site must be taken into consideration.

Further reference to BS 8104 is advisable to ascertain localised effects.

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The below information is areas that are in the moderate exposure area (< 56.5 l/m² per spell). For information on installing in a severe exposure area please consult the datasheet below.

Slate Size (mm) 20° 22.5° 25° 27.5° 30° 35° 40° 45° 80°
600 x 300 115 105 95 85 80 70 60 55 -
500 x 300 115 105 95 85 80 70 60 55 -
500 x 250 115 105 95 85 80 70 60 55 50
450 x 300 - - - - 80 70 60 55 50
400 x 250 - - - - 80 70 60 55 50
400 x 200 - - - - 80 70 60 55 50


Product Delivery

Ashbrook Roofing offers Pallet Deliveries across the United Kingdom. (excluding the Highlands, Islands and Ireland)

Delivery expectation for orders placed before 14.00hrs (Mon - Fri) are:

  • Pallet Service - 2-3 Working Days


Pallet Service orders will be arranged beforehand with the customer as someone will need to be on site to accept the goods.


There is an additional delivery charge based on the weight of the goods. (£60 base charge for items under 750Kgs) 

And remember, if you need help, have any concerns or if you need a delivery extra quickly, simply give our customer service team a call on 01629 828500, or email us and we'll do our very best to help.

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