What are the benefits of a Heritage listed building?

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What classifies a building as heritage listed? New South Wales has two main types of heritage listings known as “heritage items” and “conservation areas”. A Heritage listing flags that a place or object has a strong heritage significance. Their are four main statutory lists containing heritage lists for places that are significant locally, state-wide, Australia-wide and/or world-wide. Locally significant heritage places are listed on local … Read More

HERITAGE SLATE GOES CARBON NEUTRAL!

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HERITAGE SLATE ROOFING is officially a carbon-neutral company according to the Pathzero Carbon Trust. A long-term sustainable solution to global warming and climate change requires that we eliminate or substantially reduce the amount of carbon being emitted into the atmosphere from human activities. It can be achieved by creating carbon zero or carbon neutral construction practices. Hence why we signed … Read More

Is natural slate considered a green roofing material?

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It is not surprising that natural slate, which requires only minimal processing, has the lowest embodied energy of all the roofing materials (Table 1 – Below).  A significant talking point is the sustainability and environmentally friendly attributes slate offers. Slate is a mineral product that is completely inert & ecological on behalf of its simple efficient production process. Slate is subject only … Read More

The clean contemporary look of Koramic Roof Tiles

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The elegant flat line of these quality Koramic clay tiles makes them the perfect complement to a wide range of architectural styles, building materials and house environments. Featuring a low 18 degree pitch, (with sarking) this flat profile was designed to provide the greater design flexibility that contemporary rooflines demand. Koramic has been providing homes and buildings with quality clay … Read More

“Is Welsh Slate available in Sydney, Australia?”

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Welsh Slate, The best and most popular in the world. Comes with a 100 year warranty direct from the quarry and with a 20 year workmanship guarantee from Heritage Slate Roofing. Heather Blue in colour makes this one of the most desirable slates on the market. Operating from its quarries in North Wales, Welsh Slate has been supplying the world … Read More

The Woolwich Church | Home Restoration

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Heritage Slate Roofing had the honour to assist in the restoration of this beautiful old heritage church by stripping back the existing slate, replacing the existing roof with Reclaimed Welsh Penrhyn slate, new sarkin & insulation, installing skylights, capped off with new terracotta ridges to add to the heritage value & vision the client set out to achieve.  OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH … Read More

Newcastle East Primary School

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Newcastle East Public School is the oldest school in continuous operation in Australia. Newcastle East Public School is a public school located in the New South Wales town of Newcastle, Australia. It is the oldest continuously running school in Australia, established in 1816 by a convict on conditional pardon, Henry Wrensford. The Tyrrell Street school is now a site of … Read More

The Hunting Lodge

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“The Hunting Lodge” built by S.H Terry for Governor Bligh of the first fleet. The land on which the building is located was granted by Governor King to Governor Bligh in 1806 and ratified by Governor Macquarie. It was Bligh’s private property and was named Copenhagen Farm after one of his sea battles. Our Role Original materials difficult to source … Read More

Tilcott House, Katoomba

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Tilcott has local significance as a good representative example of the well-built holiday homes erected in the Upper Mountains by Sydney business-people in the 1920s. Tilcott is an intact representative example of an inter-war Californian bungalow residence. With its fine detailing and striking sandstone fencing it has above average appeal. Historic Value Tilcott was built in 1921 on lot 1 of … Read More

The Swifts, Darling Point

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The Swifts is a heritage-listed late-Victorian castellated Gothic Revival mansion located in the suburb of Darling Point, Sydney. Swifts is a rare survivor of a group of similar grand private residences sited on the southern shore of Sydney Harbour. It is described by the Australian Heritage Council as “perhaps the grandest house remaining in Sydney”. Swifts was listed on the … Read More