Ledgestone Charcoal Black Split Face Tiles

Size: 400x122x8/15mm

ID: 11430

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ID: 11430

Ledgestone Charcoal Black Split Face Tiles

4 Stars (44) Reviews

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£35.95 Inc. VAT/Per SQM

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Size: 400x122x8/15mm

ID: 11430

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LEDGESTONE CHARCOAL BLACK SPLIT FACE TILES SPECIFICATION

Product ID 11430
Material type

Slate

Suitability Walls, Internal, External
Size (mm)

400x122x8/15mm

Sold By SQM
Weight 20.5 kg
Tiles Per SQM 20.5
Brand Envy
Finish Matt
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Grade 3
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3 -- Tiles suggested for all residential floors; light to moderate traffic areas only, e.g. bathrooms, halls, kitchens, living rooms and wall applications.

DESCRIPTION

A unique and increasingly popular contemporary charcoal black natural slate mosaic, Ledgestone Splitface Mosaic Tiles are made of pieces of shaded natural slate, of different sizes and thicknesses. These pieces are bonded together to produce a highly modern textural, undulating form. Split face tiles can be used to create feature walls in both interior and exterior schemes, and make for a fantastic kitchen splashback. 

What's special about these tiles? 

> Perfect for creating the popular natural look 

> Ideal for adding a feature wall into a room

> Character, multi-levelled, textured design

> Suitable for use on interior and exterior walls 

> Lovingly and skilfully made by hand 

As seen on DIY SOS

These stunning, textured slate splitface tiles featured on a recent episode of BBC One's DIY SOS. Nick Knowles and the team were in Epsom, transforming the home of Ben and Sam Laws for the sake of their disabled son. We provided 15 Sqm of this splitface tile for the striking two-way feature fireplace, which acted as a focal point in the living area / kitchen / diner. 

Sealing and maintenance 

To help keep these tiles nice and clean, we suggest using LTP Grout Stain Remover. Natural stone tends to be slightly porous, so we recommend sealing your fantastic new tiles with either LTP Grout and Tile Protector or LTP Mattstone Sealer. To keep your tiles looking fresh and new, apply LTP Waxwash Maintenance.

Where to use these tiles

These tiles are perfect for use on most of the wall spaces throughout your home. However, due to the nature of these natural slate split face tiles, we do not recommend them for use in shower areas or areas that receive direct water to the surface, since the manufacturing process of these linear slate tiles can leave very small joints that are difficult to completely seal.

Star Buy product 

This is one of our Star Buy products! Our Star Buy products represent fantastic every day low value and are already discounted to our lowest possible price - therefore, discount codes can not be applied to Star Buy products. 

PRODUCT REVIEWS

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5 Stars

I knew I wanted these to make up a previous order of the same tiles.

Published 14 Oct 2018

5 Stars

Lovely, natural looking product. Looked great in our new outdoor kitchen

Published 3 Oct 2018

4 Stars

Uneven size tiles but ok if you match them together

Published 25 Sep 2018

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Free Samples Free Samples

We always recommend ordering tile samples prior to purchasing to see their true beauty, finish and texture. All our tiles have the option to order a sample online. We offer full size samples and selected free samples are available, no cuts! There are a maximum 6 samples per order, with free delivery.

Place your full order with us and we'll refund the cost of your samples! That makes samples completely free! Find your sample refund code within your order confirmation email. 

Standard Sample Delivery - Free (2-3 working days)

Next Day Sample Delivery - £3.95 (orders placed before 5pm, next working day)

Please note: Sample tiles 200x100mm and under will be sent free full size and not cut. You can order up to 6 different samples, not 6 samples of the same product. All mosaic tile samples will be sent as 1/4 sheets. For a limited time only we're also offering our brand new tile brochure for free with all sample orders. You can even order grout samples now, match your tile sample with a grout swatch here

Find out more about our tile sample service here

Free Delivery Next Day Free Delivery Next Day

We deliver to mainland UK addresses and all delivery prices are fixed inc VAT.

Standard Next Day Delivery (all orders over £99) - Free
Standard Next Day Delivery (all orders under £99) - Up to 10 KG = £6.95, 20 KG = £11.95, 30 KG = £14.95, Over 30 KG = £19.95

Orders placed before 5pm, next working day delivery or Select your delivery date.

AM or PM Delivery - £49.95
Timed Delivery - £49.95
Saturday Delivery - £74.95
Sunday Delivery - £74.95

Standard Sample Delivery - Free (2-3 working days)
Next Day Sample Delivery - £3.95 (orders placed before 5pm, next working day)

Find out more about our delivery service here.

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60 Day Returns 60 Day Returns

Easy online 60-day returns and 365-day tile exchanges. If you receive damaged or incorrect tiles you will need to inform us within 2 working days of delivery. We will refund any surplus tiles in their original boxes within 60 days of the date of delivery. You will have the right to return goods if you are not happy with your selection or change your mind.

As well as our 60-day refunds and returns, we are proud to offer a 365-day exchange period. This means that even after 60 days, you are still able to return any unwanted tiles back to us within 365 days of your original purchase date for a tile exchange. These tiles must be unused, uninstalled, in good condition and in their original packaging. Unfortunately we do not accept exchanges on adhesives and grouts, only tiles. We also do not accept exchanges on clearance and end-of-the-line job lot items.

Find out more about our returns and exchange service here.

Price Beat Promise Price Beat Promise

We always endeavour to offer the lowest tile prices online and like to save you searching elsewhere. We try our best to ensure we keep our tile prices low, however if you find the same tiles cheaper elsewhere online we will beat the price by 5%.

Find out more about our Price Beat Promise here.

Need Help or Advice? Need Help or Advice?

We're here to help! Contact our friendly Sales & Customer Service teams today. Expert in-house tiling advice and help by Phone, Email or Live Chat.

Telephone: 01536 314730 Monday - Friday 8.30am to 7.00pm, Saturday 9.00am to 4.00pm. Email: sales@wallsandfloors.co.uk or customerservice@wallsandfloors.co.uk

We also offer bespoke technical support & advice on your tiling projects. Telephone: 01536 419981 Monday – Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm.

Find out more about our sales and customer service teams here.

Interest Free 0% Finance Interest Free 0% Finance

We've made it easier than ever to unlock your dream home at Walls and Floors. With our flexible finance packages, you pay at a rate that's convenient to you.

You can simply spread the cost of your tile purchase with flexible 6, 9, 12, 24 or 36 month options, and the best bit, it’s interest free.

Choose your tiles over the value of £500 for up to 12 months, £1,000 for 24 months, £1,500 for 36 months finance. Use our calculator and apply online or give us a call on 01536 314730 then choose your flexible 0% interest free option. Spread the cost. Complete the easy application (it only takes a few minutes, no need to print or post anything). Instant decision. Please note price beat promise and voucher codes can not be applied alongside Finance.

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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS (20)

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Do you have the Splitface Black Corner Wall Tiles that go with this range?
Spencer Carter | 14 Nov 2018
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Hi Spencer,

The main tiles are the only ones that are available in the range. For tiling around external corners, you have three options.
The first is to tile the facing wall, overhanging the end and butting the tiles on the return wall to the back of the front tiles.
The second is to mitre corner pieces so that they appear to wrap around the corner.
The third is to purchase a trim of sufficient depth to cloak the edges, however the tiles will take a fair amount of adjustment due to the varying thicknesses within a single tile:
https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/tiling-trims/

Regards
Walls And Floors
Technical Department Reply | 14 Nov 2018
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I would use these tiles for outside cladding. After sealing, how often would I need to reseal over time?
Ed Docherty | 27 Oct 2018
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Hi Ed,

For external use we would recommend using either the LTP Mattstone or LTP Colour Intensifier. Following a couple of coats on installation, the seal can remain effective for up to 5-6 years. However we would recommend checking the seal every 2 years and top up as required:
https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/ltp-cleaning-protecting-ltp-mattstone-tile-sealer-11256
https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/ltp-cleaning-protecting-ltp-tile-colour-intensifier-11264

Regards
Walls And Floors
Technical Department Reply | 27 Oct 2018
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Hi. I'm tilling am outside wall. Do I tile to the bottom of the wall and use the sealer or do I leave an inch gap so water cannot travel up the tile. The fall of the patio is away from the wall. Thanks
Phil | 16 May 2018
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Hi Phil,

We would normally suggest a gap of 5-10mm is sufficient but the gap is mainly used as a buffer for potential thermal movement. This gap will allow water to run out but as the tiles are butted together and left ungrouted, so there is ample opportunity for the tiles to "air out" and moisture to evaporate so you can apply a bead of external grade flexible silicone if required.

Regards
Walls And Floors
Technical Department Reply | 16 May 2018
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Can these tiles be used on a outdoor water feature
Dominic Liddy | 30 Apr 2018
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Hi Dominic,

Slate can be used externally and will be suitable for inside a running water feature. They would need to be installed on a suitable background with a cement based adhesive such as Stand Flex and sealed with the LTP Colour Intensifier:
https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/toolshed-tile-adhesive-standard-flex-grey-tile-adhesive
https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/catalogsearch/result/?q=colour+intensifier

Regards
Walls And Floors
Technical Department Reply | 30 Apr 2018
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If Ledgestone charcoal black split faced tiles are made of slate they are non porous so why do they have to be sealed
Ralph Hay | 27 Apr 2018
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Hi Ray,

Slate, as with any natural stone, is a porous material and will therefore absorb moisture unless sealed correctly with the LTP Mattstone sealer:
https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/ltp-cleaning-protecting-ltp-mattstone-tile-sealer-11256

If you would like a similar effect without the sealing requirement, we have a glazed porcelain version that is impervious to moisture intake:
https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/vesuvius-split-face-effect-tiles-charcoal-split-face-effect-tiles

Regards
Walls And Floors
Technical Department Reply | 27 Apr 2018
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Looking to use these for an outside bar are the suitable ? 61”wx31hx17d how many would I need and can you send me a sample pls
Andrea | 19 Apr 2018
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Hi Andrea

Yes these tiles are suitable for external use and we would recommend sealing them with a couple of coats of the LTP Colour Intensifier to enhance performance against bad weather. If you are tiling the front and two ends, the exact measurement is 2.6 sqm but we would advise ordering 3 sqm to allow for cuts and wastage.
https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/ltp-cleaning-protecting-ltp-tile-colour-intensifier-11264

Regards
Walls And Floors
Technical Department Reply | 19 Apr 2018
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Hello can these be used to place on a wall outside to cover old fashioned stone work?
Lynne | 2 Apr 2018
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Hi Lynne,

These tiles are ok for use externally. However we would need to see images of the wall before advising if it is suitable. Most external tiling is recommended to go on to brick or rendered surfaces, but if you can send the images to sales@wallsandfloors.co.uk we will be able to advise you further on preparation and fixing methods.

Regards,
Walls and Floors
Technical Department Reply | 2 Apr 2018
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Are these split slate tiles suitable for outdoor use?
Claire | 31 Mar 2018
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Hi Claire,

Yes these tiles can be used externally on walls as cladding. We recommend fixing them with a flexible cement based adhesive and sealing the with the LTP Colour Intensifier:
https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/toolshed-tile-adhesive-standard-flex-grey-tile-adhesive
https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/ltp-cleaning-protecting-ltp-tile-colour-intensifier-11264

Regards,
Walls and Floors
Technical Department Reply | 31 Mar 2018
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I have an old, damp retaining wall in my garden - would these work to give it a facelift?
Jo Scott | 29 Mar 2018
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Hi Jo,

These tiles are perfectly fine for exterior use. Ideally the back of the wall should have a waterproof membrane to prevent the sulfates from the soil bleeding through, but if this is not present and the bricks are in good condition, it would be advisable to render over the bare brick to reduce the moisture content before installation.

Regards,
Walls and Floors
Technical Department Reply | 29 Mar 2018
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Is it ok to use these tiles as a hearth in front of log burner as well as on the wall behind?
Jude | 25 Mar 2018
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Hi Jude

Although these tiles are designed with walls in mind, providing they have a full coverage of adhesive beneath and they are not likely to be walked on, we see no reason why they can't be used on the floor in a decorative area. The will also be fine on the walls around the log burn. We would advise they are fixed with the Palace Heat Resist Adhesive:
https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/palace-heat-resistant-tile-adhesive-10-kg

Regards
Walls And Floors
Technical Department Reply | 25 Mar 2018
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Hi, looking at using these for a dining room feature wall. What is the fixing advice? We will also have to fit them behind a radiator on this wall.
Darren | 27 Feb 2018
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Hi Darren,

There would not be enough room on this page to give full instructions on how to tile. Installation would depend on the area and substrate being tiled. If in doubt, have the work carried out by a professional tiler with experience in this type of material. However, here are a few tips to aid installation:
1. Ensure the wall is able to support the weight. If in doubt, we'd advise installing them on a cement backer board.
https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/hardiebacker-board-james-hardie
2. Use a cement based adhesive such as Stand Flex Grey
https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/toolshed-tile-adhesive-standard-flex-grey-tile-adhesive
3. Adhesive to be applied to the wall with an 8mm wall trowel, in addition to skimming the back of the tile to fill any voids
https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/tilerite-tools-tile-trowel-8mm
4. Do not use spacers. These tiles are not intended to be grouted so they can be but up together.
5. Stagger the joints as this will help make the tiles look random lengths.
6. To cut the tiles, you will require either an angle grinder with a diamond blade, or a wet cutter.
https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/tile-cutters/electric-tile-cutters
7. Once installed, seal the tiles with two good coats of either the LTP Mattstone or Colour Intensifier.
https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/ltp-cleaning-protecting-ltp-mattstone-tile-sealer-11256
https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/ltp-cleaning-protecting-ltp-tile-colour-intensifier-11264

As for the radiator, to tile behind it will need removing. the brackets can remain in place and you can tile around them.

If you would like further details or advise, please contact our sales team on 01536 314730 and they will be more than happy to assist you.

Regards,
Walls and Floors
Technical Department Reply | 27 Feb 2018
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Can these tiles be cut? I want to use them as part of my fire surround as the raw edge will not show.
Leanne | 26 Feb 2018
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Hi Leanne,

These tile can be cut with either an Angle Grinder with a diamond stone cutting blade, or a wet cutter such as these:
https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/tile-cutters/electric-tile-cutters

Regards,
Walls and Floors
Technical Department Reply | 26 Feb 2018
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Hi, These tiles are just what we are looking for..
We need to go round corners to show the shape of the old chimney breast. Any suggestions please?
Jo Clay | 14 Feb 2018
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Hi Jo

The easiest way is to tile front face of the chimney is to leave a 10-12mm overhang at each side, then the tiles on the return can be butted up to the back of the front tile. Due to the varying thicknesses and additional shaping of the tile, this can be done via an angle grinder with a diamond blade. Alternatively, the tiles can be mitred.

Regards
Walls And Floors
Technical Department Reply | 14 Feb 2018
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I like the look of these Ledgestone split face tiles but I'd rather not have the joint showing, what grout would you recommend
Paul Simpson | 19 Jan 2018
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Hi Paul,

These Natural Slate Ledgestone tiles are intended to be butted together so no grouting is required. Once fixed and sealed, this will automatically look more seamless than it's imitation counterparts as the joints of the overall tile will be the same as the individual pieces they are made from.

Regards,
Walls and Floors
Technical Department Reply | 19 Jan 2018
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Quick question about these tiles. Will I need edging trim for these tiles or can I fit them without? What would your advice be as I would prefer to fit without edging if this is possible.
Chris Swingler | 13 Dec 2017
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Hi Chris,

These tiles can be fitted with but with the varying thicknesses it can be awkward to get the tiles sitting flush. Most people tend to either but the side of the next tile to the back of the over-hung tiles on the other face, or they can be mitred.

Regards,
Walls and Floors
Technical Department Reply | 13 Dec 2017
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Can you advise what is the best way to cut these tiles?
Kenny | 28 Nov 2017
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Hi Kenny,

As these are a natural slate, they need to be cut with an electric cutter such as these:
https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/tile-tools/electric-tile-cutters

Regards,
Walls and Floors
Technical Department Reply | 28 Nov 2017
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How would you recommend doing an external corner with these tiles?
Sarah | 17 Nov 2017
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Hello Sarah,

There are a few ways to tackle corners depending on the look you are aiming to achieve.

Option 1. Tile the front wall, overhanging the edge by 10-15mm and butt-joint the tiles on the adjacent wall to the back of the front tile.

Option 2. You can mitre the corners but the tiles will need sorting for even thickness. This can be difficult to accomplish but looks very effective if done correctly.

Option 3. Use a square edge tile trim to cloak and protect the tile edges:
https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/tile-trims/aluminium-square-edge-trims

I hope this helps but if you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Kind Regards
Walls and Floors
Technical Department Reply | 17 Nov 2017
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Hi can the slate be used for an inset to a chimney for a gas log burner
Stuart Cresswell | 8 Nov 2017
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Hi Stuart

Slate is heat resistant so perfectly suitable for use behind any form of insulated log burned. We would however recommend they are fitted with a heat resistant tile adhesive such as the Palace Heat Resist: https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/palace-heat-resistant-tile-adhesive-10-kg

Kind Regards
Walls And Floors
Technical Department Reply | 8 Nov 2017
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Can I use the Ledgstone charcoal black split face slatetiles to tile the walls behind and at the side of a woodburning stove? There is a gap of more than 6 inches around the burner. If they are suitable, what is the best adhesive to use given the heat?
Avril Holdaway | 5 Nov 2017
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Hi Avril

Our Split Face tiles are fine to be used in a hearth around a wood burning stove, these tiles are great for feature walls, fireplaces and chimneys, bringing a touch of the outside inside. We supply a specially formulated heat resistant tiles adhesive which is ideal for use around stoves and log burners https://www.wallsandfloors.co.uk/palace-heat-resistant-tile-adhesive-10-kg

Kind Regards
Walls And Floors
Technical Department Reply | 5 Nov 2017
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Are the ledgestone charcoal black split face tiles suitable for shower areas? What adhesive, grout and sealer would I need?
Thanks
Jason Tremain | 4 Nov 2017
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Hi Jason and Thank You for your enquiry.

Split face tiles can be used to create stunning feature walls, their naturally formed layers and textures offer a three-dimensional appearance for a unique and stylish wall covering. Split face tiles are not suitable for grouting which means walls that split face tiles are applied to will not be waterproof, so whilst they are suitable for damp areas they can not be used on walls that will come into direct contact with water. We do have porcelain tiles that mimic the effect of a black split face tile that are suitable for walls in direct contact with water such as Product ID 15621 or 14371.
To keep your split face tiles in good condition we recommend sealing them with the LTP Mattstone sealer (ID: 11256) and maintaining them with the LTP Waxwash (ID: 11276)
Black split face tiles are best fitted with a grey adhesive, our preferred adhesive for these tiles is the Mapei Mapeker Rapidset Flexible (ID: 10655)

Regards
Walls And Floors
Technical Department Reply | 4 Nov 2017
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