Projects and case studies featuring tiles and slates on BUILDING DESIGN. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • Marley: Western Red Cedar shakes for new ride at Alton Towers
    Western Red Cedar shakes for new ride at Alton Towers
    Marley
    Marley's Western Red Cedar shakes were specified for the huts on Alton Towers Resort’s latest attraction, Wicker Man, which opened in April 2018. Wicker Man is the UK’s first new wooden rollercoaster to be built in over 20...
  • Marley: Treated cedar JB Shakes, Alnwick Tree House
    Treated cedar JB Shakes, Alnwick Tree House
    Marley
    Marley supplied 249 bundles of sustainably sourced treated cedar shakes, 305 bundles of clean cedar shakes (ie not treated), and 48 bundles of clean cedar shingles for the building of the Alnwick Tree House, located in the...
  • Marley: Shingles for historic Greek Theatre, Berkshire
    Shingles for historic Greek Theatre, Berkshire
    Marley
    JB Shingles were specified for the Greek Theatre at Bradfield College, Berkshire, a world-renowned amphitheatre for hosting plays in Ancient Greek. In 2009 it was condemned after falling into disrepair causing safety issues...
  • Marley: Acme double camber clay plain tiles for private home
    Acme double camber clay plain tiles for private home
    Marley
    One of the largest private homes ever to be built in Cheshire features Marley's Acme double camber clay plain tiles. An important consideration was the fact that planning officials had specified that the roof covering needed...
  • Marley: Interlocking roof tiles for private housing in Windsor
    Interlocking roof tiles for private housing in Windsor
    Marley
    Kebbell Homes has used Ashmore interlocking double plain tiles on a small private housing development in Windsor. Ashmore was chosen because of its ability to provide a plain tile appearance with all of the performance...
  • Marley: Marley Shingles for Llwynderw School
    Marley Shingles for Llwynderw School
    Marley
    Marley Shingles made from Western Red cedar with FRT Exterior® fire retardant treatment (AA Rating) provided this primary school in Swansea with feature cladding to the curved external walls, in order to create what the...
  • Marley: Western red cedar shingles for Elmswell eco-housing
    Western red cedar shingles for Elmswell eco-housing
    Marley
    Marley supplied 930 bundles of Shingles and 245 kilos of nails for use on a development of 26 affordable eco-homes commissioned by Orwell Housing Association and the Suffolk Preservation Society. The project increased the...
  • Marley: Canadian cedar shingle roofing, listed highland cottage
    Canadian cedar shingle roofing, listed highland cottage
    Marley
    The Bothy at Gorthleck in the Scottish highlands required external refurbishment due to the failure of the existing heather roof. The roof was re-specified using JB Shingles from Canadian Red Cedar, supplied by Marley, to...
  • Marley: Acme Double Camber clay plain tile - award-winning roof
    Acme Double Camber clay plain tile - award-winning roof
    Marley
    Marley's Double Camber clay plain tiles were used for the award winning, technically challenging roof of Quintain House, a unique two-bedroom house in rural Gloucestershire designed by Kirkland Fraser Moor. The expansive...
  • Marley: Shingle roof solution for school in conservation area
    Shingle roof solution for school in conservation area
    Marley
    Marley Shingles made from Red Cedar were specified for the new performing arts space at Frensham Heights School in Farnham. This was to help the building blend into its natural environment as the courtyard looks over a...
  • Marley: Shakes make sustainable roof for Archerfield Links
    Shakes make sustainable roof for Archerfield Links
    Marley
    The Nike Performance Fitting Centre at Archerfield Links is a world-class golf facility built on the Archerfield estate. The main challenge for Aitken Turnbull Architects was to combine the clean, contemporary feel of the...
  • Marley: Interlocking concrete roof slates for exposed housing
    Interlocking concrete roof slates for exposed housing
    Marley
    Marley supplied Edgemere concrete interlocking roof slates for a luxury housing development by AJC Homes Scotland. Edgemere interlocking slates in a Smooth Grey colour provided an aesthetic, slate-like roofing solution that...
  • Marley: Handmade Clay plain tiles for conservation area cottage
    Handmade Clay plain tiles for conservation area cottage
    Marley
    Marley supplied Canterbury clay plain tiles for a new build cottage in a conservation area to adhere to the traditional, heritage look demanded by local planning. These blended in well with the rafters and open eaves on the...
  • Marley: Interlocking roof tiles for new housing development
    Interlocking roof tiles for new housing development
    Marley
    Llanmoor Homes specified Modern interlocking tiles for the roofs at one of their newest private housing developments, located in Bridgend, South Wales. Moderns were chosen in order to satisfy local planners who sought a...
  • Silva Timber: Western Red Cedar shingles - Durham University
    Western Red Cedar shingles - Durham University
    Silva Timber
    The Palatine Centre at Durham University was designed and built with sustainability very much in mind. Four years in the making, the £50m development programme created a hub at the heart of the city. Western Red Cedar...