WL West & Son Ltd; Sawmillers Timber Merchants Fencing Contractors

W.L.WEST & SONS LTD Est.1865

inc. PRO Fencing

Sawmillers Timber Merchants Fencing Contractors
Hardwoods · Machining · Worktops · Cladding · Decking · Gates · Fencing and so much more . . .

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Grown in Britain

Hand Cleft Shingles

Hand Cleft Timber Shingles

SHINGLE PRODUCT CATALOGUE

W L West & Sons Ltd have been appointed as UK distributors for Rapold GmbH shingle products.


Rapold GmbH are based in Bavaria close to the Austrian border. They pride themselves on a hand made shingle using the experiences of a company that was founded in the early 1930's by Karl Albert Rapold.

Shingles have been used for centuries if not thousands of years, dating back to the Greeks and Romans. More recently church spires and roofs have used shingles, and now we are seeing them used on more contemporary buildings.

Shingles must be one of the most environmentaly frIendly and sustainable ways to roof or clad your property. Good straight grained trees are selected, cut to length and hand cleft into various lengths.

Uses:

Roofs in a three ply (three layers of overlap)

Wall cladding in a two or three ply

Species:

LARCH - OAK - WHITE FIR - ROBINIA - SPRUCE - EASTERN WHITE CEDAR

Benefits:

  • Environmentally friendly
  • Renewable resource - The only renewable roofing product
  • Durable - life expectancy of upto 50 years dependant on species
  • Breathable
  • Low Carbon footprint
  • Good insulating properties
  • Hand made
  • European product
  • Natural product
  • Low maintenance

SHINGLE PRODUCT CATALOGUE



Photographs courtesy of Rapold GmbH