Quality CUPA PIZARRAS slate stars in Somerset

  • 13 Dec 2017

CUPA PIZARRAS has supplied quality natural slate roofs to a high end housing development in Somerset, which contains a listed mill property and sophisticated new roof designs.

The lifetime guarantee of the CUPA PIZARRAS product, alongside its stunning visuals, were key factors in helping the company to secure the specification for the West Country project for developer Zero C.

Merriott-based Tail Mill is undergoing refurbishment and a conversion, as well as the development of new residential properties, consisting mainly of three and four bedroom executive properties, with price tags of up to half a million pounds.


Exeter outlet Roofing Supplies Ltd (RSL) stock the CUPA R12 Excellence Slates and proposed the use of them for this project.

RSL branch manager in Exeter, Lee House, commented on why the CUPA product was an obvious choice for specification.

“It was a job where quality and longevity were paramount and we know that is always certain with CUPA PIZARRAS, with the R12 Excellence offering a 100 year guarantee. I have also dealt with the area rep, Nigel Tozer for a number of years and we get good support from the company.”

CUPA PIZARRAS delivers to anywhere in the country, assuring to make it an easy and efficient process for those involved in a project. With its salesmen being slate experts, the Tail Mill project had expert advice and specialist knowledge on hand to help.


Present throughout the process, CUPA PIZARRAS can aid with any queries, whether it be in terms of selecting the right slate or product installation. Merchants can be assured they have the backing of the supplier, with the possibility of the quality director personally visiting the roof construction.

Natural slate is popular amongst roofing contractors due to it is simplicity to work with and for the merchant, selling is made easier. Furthermore, the lengthy guarantee and traceability of CUPA PIZARRAS slate ensures confident they have sold customers a supreme product.

The product range on offer also allows merchants to sell to a whole host of needs; for the Tail Mill project, CUPA R12 Excellence’s dark grey with thin laminations and smooth surface appealed hugely from a design perspective.

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