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TILED AND TESTED

The Heathland range of concrete tiles is designed to be a cost effective alternative that is virtually indistinguishable from its handmade clay tile counterparts. Jonathon Pons, the owner of the house in Albourne chose the product for just this reason: “they look just like the leading brand clay tiles at a fraction of the cost”.

 

The Heathland tile features varying hanging lengths and irregular sides to mimic the handmade tile look. Finished with a subtle surface texturing of randomly applied fine sands it has all the visual features of a handmade clay tile without the price tag.

All the colours in the range have been developed to impersonate the traditional artisan product perfectly. Jonathon opted for the Heathland tiles in Elizabethan for the majority of the roof and Heathland hanging tiles in Wealden Red to frame the windows and street facing façade.

The Heathland Tile range has been meticulously tested in Redland’s wind tunnel. High wind and driving rain are used to determine the tile performance with respect to wind loading and weather tightness which is proving to be an important factor to consider when choosing tiles in light of recent weather.

Along with exceptional quality and aesthetic benefits, the Heathland Tiles have a significantly lower level of embodied carbon than equivalent clay products they imitate.

Jonathon explained: “I’m delighted with the roof. The two colours contrast beautifully and it’s exactly the West Sussex countryside appearance I was after.”

Heathland Plain Tiles conform to BS EN 490: 2004 Concrete roofing tiles and fittings for roof covering and wall cladding.

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