Format Shakes (split)
Suitability Roofing
Siding
Timber species Red cedar
Appearance Straight edge
Properties Fire retardant
Preservative treated
Dimensions (l x w) 600mm long, random widths
Thickness (mm) 19
 
 
 

Marley Shakes, made from the premier No 1 Grade Blue Label Western Red Cedar, are used for roofing and cladding. The Blue Label grade ensures that all Shakes are made from cedar that is 100% heartwood and 100% clear. A maximum 20% flatgrain is permitted with the shakes certigrade grading rules.

Marley Shakes differ from JB Shingles in that they have a split, rather than sawn face. They are available in several combinations of width and length. The size that is readily available from stock is 600mm x 19mm ‘Heavies’.

Shakes are supplied by the bundle and are in random widths, similarly only the top grade is supplied, No.1 Grade Blue Label. Marley Shakes can be supplied untreated, clear treated with MicroPro® preservative treatment in compliance with BS 8417:2011, or Fire treated on request.

Key benefits

  • Excellent thermal performance
  • Low carbon
  • Lightweight and durable
  • Natural beauty
  • Zero maintenance
  • Clear preservative treated

Typical applications

  • Conservation projects
  • Heritage projects
  • Low carbon projects
  • Listed buildings


Marley Shakes, made from the premier No 1 Grade Blue Label Western Red Cedar, are used for roofing and cladding. The Blue Label grade ensures that all Shakes are made from cedar that is 100% heartwood and 100% clear. A maximum 20% flatgrain is permitted with the shakes certigrade grading rules.

Marley Shakes differ from JB Shingles in that they have a split, rather than sawn face. They are available in several combinations of width and length. The size that is readily available from stock is 600mm x 19mm ‘Heavies’.

Shakes are supplied by the bundle and are in random widths, similarly only the top grade is supplied, No.1 Grade Blue Label. Marley Shakes can be supplied untreated, clear treated with MicroPro® preservative treatment in compliance with BS 8417:2011, or Fire treated on request.

Key benefits

  • Excellent thermal performance
  • Low carbon
  • Lightweight and durable
  • Natural beauty
  • Zero maintenance
  • Clear preservative treated

Typical applications

  • Conservation projects
  • Heritage projects
  • Low carbon projects
  • Listed buildings


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Lichfield Road
Branston
Burton-on-Trent
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