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What is BS 5534?

BS 5544 is the Code of Practice for Slating and Tiling.

The full name of its current format (with an amendment published in July 2018) is BS 5534:2014+A2:2018. The document sets out good practice in roof slating and tiling and enables compliance with regulation and industry standards in this area.

You can download a copy of BS 5534 from the BSi website here.

Read some of the general guidance for natural slate design drawn from BS 5534 in our knowledge base post ‘Design a Natural Slate Roof – Start Here’.


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