CONTACT DETAILS
Brackenfell Head Office:
Tel:  +27 21 981 1156  Fax:  +27 21 981 5527  Email:  info@hpplum.co.za
Landsdowne Branch:
Tel:  +27 21 797 9127  Fax:  +27 21 7619459  Email:  info@hpplum.co.za

HP Plum History

Natural slate in the quarry

Slate is a sedimentary rock, formed by layers of clay lying in water over millions of years. These layers compress to become stone. Different minerals and metal oxides determine the various colours.
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Quarrying

The slates are manually cracked or split with hammers and chisels along natural fault lines.
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Ready for delivery

Flooring slate cut, sorted and ready for delivery. Note the different colours caused by the various minerals and oxides.
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Roofing

A completed roof in Albertinia, specially designed to follow the contours of the mountains behind the house.
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