Roof coverings uk: Roof tiles buyer’s guide – Roofing Superstore Help & Advice

Roof tiles buyer’s guide – Roofing Superstore Help & Advice

With an ample choice of roofing materials available, it can be hard to decide on the perfect finish for your project. But whether you’re aiming for a traditional look or a more modern finish, you can guarantee there’ll be a roof tile on the market to meet your needs.

Crafted from a number of materials, popular choices include slate, which gives an aesthetically pleasing finish, and concrete, which is known for its durability and minimal maintenance requirements. You’ll also find an array of metal roof tiles on the market, which are often picked for their fire-resistant properties.

Whether it’s a residential or commercial roof you’re working on, you can pick a tile that not only looks good but serves a purpose too.

Table of contents:

  • Types of roof tiles
  • Choosing the right tiles for your roof pitch
  • How many roof tiles will I need? 
  • How to tile a roof
  • How to maintain a roof

Types of roof tiles

At Roofing Superstore, we’re often asked:

How many types of roof tiles are there?

Quite a few, as it turns out.

Now, there are many different factors to consider when choosing from the many different types of roof tiles. But for an inexpensive covering that requires minimal maintenance two of the most popular options are clay and concrete. Meanwhile natural slate is very tasteful and metal roof tiles boast a long lifespan.

The key to choosing the best roof tiles for your project is to consider your budget and the overall finish you’re looking to achieve. So what roof tiles are used in the UK?

You can find a more comprehensive overview of the different roof tile types popular in the UK below.

Clay roof tiles

Clay roof tiles are extremely popular and have been used for thousands of years. They are commonly used because they look good and provide strong protection from the elements. Having an absorption rate of only 6% means they take in less water than their concrete counterparts and are able to remain lightweight. While many manufacturers offer a 30-year guarantee on clay tiles, typically you can expect to get around 50-60 years of wear before you’ll need to consider changing clay tiles.

Concrete roof tiles

Concrete roof tiles are domineering the UK market, having seen a surge in popularity over the past 50 years. They adapt well and their lower price point makes them attractive, especially to developers. You can expect the lifespan of a concrete tile to be anywhere in the region of 50-60 years, however, they are much heavier than clay tiles. Using concrete tiles will give you a low-maintenance finish. These tiles are fire resistant too which will reduce the damage a fire could do to your property.


Natural slate roof tiles

The biggest advantage of owning a slate roof is the authentic appearance it achieves, closely followed by its extreme durability, with experts believing a well-maintained slate roof can last up to 150 years. However, slate roof tiles are extremely heavy and the roof deck will need to be reinforced before they can be applied. It’s unsurprising then that the installation of slate tiles is a costly process. But in return, you get an environmentally friendly roof that produces very little waste as used slate can often be repurposed.



Metal roof tiles

There are a variety of choices when it comes to metal roof tiles with options including zinc, aluminium, copper and galvanised steel. Crafted with longevity in mind, metal roof tiles tend to last 40-70 years and are extremely durable. They are both environmentally friendly and energy-efficient, however, they can be up to three times the price of alternative roofing materials and can be noisy in extreme weather conditions.


Lightweight roof tiles

Over the past few years, a trend for using lightweight roof tiles has developed. To be classed as lightweight a roof tile must be under 20kg. This weight is advantageous during the installation process and handy if you plan on doing the work yourself. It’s also more environmentally friendly and the options for roof coverings are still plentiful, with choices including metro tiles, synthetic slate and lightweight tiles. The latter is a family-run firm developing ultra-lightweight, durable roof coverings that are laid in a similar way to traditional tiles.


Reclaimed roof tiles

Using reclaimed roof tiles is a great alternative to buying new ones. It’s good for the environment and adds authenticity to renovation projects. If you’re working on a heritage project or live in a conservation area, using reclaimed roof tiles is a great idea. Clay or slate tiles that have previously been well maintained will almost certainly have a lot of life left in them, but stumbling blocks can appear if you can’t source enough tiles to do the job. You should also be aware that reclaimed tiles need to be fitted in accordance with the current standards, regardless of how they were previously installed.


Interlocking roof tiles

Interlocking roof tiles mimic traditional concrete and clay styles, but their interlocking technology makes installation quicker and easier. The tiles are generally larger than standard tiles which makes them more eco-friendly and cheaper to install, while they remain versatile and can be used on roofs with a pitch as low as 10 degrees.


Double style Roman roof tiles

The traditional appearance of a Double Roman tile is its biggest selling point. While clay versions of the tile are difficult to source, most Double Roman tiles are now crafted from concrete and benefit from interlocking technology. This makes the installation process quicker and easier, reducing costs and ensuring swift completion. The colour and price of the tiles vary depending on which option you pick from the range.




Traditionally found in the Netherlands, pantiles have been around for over 500 years. While older pantiles were made of clay, most these days are made from concrete, though they can still be up to a third lighter than most tiles. They add real character to a building and are extremely durable, even in harsh weather conditions. With six main types of pantiles on the market, there’s a range of colours and designs available in both traditional and interlocking styles.


Choosing the right tiles for your roof pitch

Roof pitches and angles can be quite a complex subject but, put simply, the roof pitch is how steep a roof is. There’s no standard size for roof pitches, they vary depending on geographical location and era of construction, but you’ll find some tiles are suited to higher pitches while others can be used on low-pitched roofs.

If you have a flat or low-pitch roof, you’ll often find the installation process quicker and cheaper. It’s also easier to access it for maintenance and repairs, but you might find cracks and crevices appear as a result of standing water and ice. A high-pitch roof will often stay drier and prevent a build-up of snow or ice, but it can be harder to maintain due to access difficulties.

Every roof tile has a minimum roof pitch to prevent water penetration, so it’s worth noting this down to ensure the tile you want is compliant with your roof pitch.



How many roof tiles will I need?

Whether you’re hiring an expert or planning to install the tiles yourself, you’ll need to know how many to order to ensure your roof is completed in one go.

Although it’s difficult to determine the exact amount, a good indication of the quantity needed can be achieved by calculating the total roof area and dividing it by tile size. More detail on this calculation can be found in our handy guide.

To gauge how much budget you’ll need to set aside for your desired tiles, you’ll find the prices of our roof tiles by reading our ‘how many roof tiles do I need?’ guide.

How to tile a roof

Calculating the number of tiles you need is the very start of the roofing process. If you’re a keen DIYer, make sure you source roofing nails, timber battens, underlay and sealant in order to complete the job.

To prepare the roof, remove any existing material and inspect the sheathing to make sure it’s in good condition. The underlay can then be applied from the bottom upwards to ensure there’s an overlap between each roll.

Once the underlay is complete, you need to install timber battens to provide a solid surface for the roof tiles to sit on. The tiles can then be evenly spread across the battens.

You can find more information about fitting timber battens and installing roof tiles in our more comprehensive guide to tiling a roof.

How to maintain a roof

The best way to make sure you benefit from the maximum lifespan of your roof is to ensure it’s well maintained. A basic check from the ground twice a year will allow you to see if there are any problems with guttering, lifting tiles or loose flashings. Spring and autumn are usually the best times to look, as this gives you the opportunity to check your roof is in optimum condition before and after winter.

While roof tiles are largely classed as low-maintenance roof covering, they will still need to be cleaned from time to time. Dirt, moss and algae can build up on roof tiles which not only looks unsightly but can put added pressure on the roof and also cause problems with guttering.

There are ways to prevent moss from growing, but regular gutter inspections and thorough roof cleaning* will promote the lifespan of your roof tiles. You’ll also want to check your roof is safe from nesting birds. Installing an eaves protector and immediately replacing missing tiles are two keys ways to deter wildlife from entering your roof space.

*Please always check the warranty on your chosen tiles before cleaning them. You may find the warranty is invalid when certain cleaning products or methods are used. For example, Marley tiles warranty is invalid if a power washer is used to clean them.

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Types of roof tiles: Choosing the best roof tiles for a home

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Choosing the right types of roof tiles is essential in order to complete your project in style. This is one element that it really pays to do your research on. Whether you are building, renovating or extending, this is your chance to add some crowning character to your project. 

Roofs occupy such a prominent and obvious position meaning that your choice of roof covering is just as important as the way you choose to clad your property and the windows you fit. Not only will it form a protective shield over your home but it also needs to look good.

From traditional and timeless clay roof tiles to more contemporary metal roof coverings, the material you choose for the surface above will create a distinct personality to your home. 

Of course, some types of roof tiles suit certain styles of house more than others. While in other cases you may find yourself restricted by strict planning rules relating to the materials you are allowed to use. 

Here, we take a look at some of the most beautiful options and explain what benefits each material could bring to your roof.  

Choosing the right types of roof tiles for your house

Before getting ahead of yourself and dreaming of a roof covered in striking zinc or weathered handmade clay roof tiles, it is crucial to make sure that you have carefully considered what materials and styles are going to best suit your house. Bear in mind too that the roof can account for as much as 20-30 per cent of the visible exterior area of a house.

Not all roof coverings are going to suit certain houses, plus some will just not be practical in certain locations, will not work with the pitch of the roof, or because of budget restrictions. 

When it comes to the main types of roof tiles there are three designs to consider: pantiles, interlocking and plain, all of which are generally available in clay, concrete and slate. 

Here we delve into the types of roof tiles you might consider.

1. Interlocking roof tiles

Beloved by developers and those on a tight budget, interlocking tiles – usually made from concrete – are the cheapest way of covering a pitched roof. They are shaped to fit together tightly so only a single lap is needed. They are very large and don’t require much in the way of an overlap and so as few as 10 can be used to cover a square metre, which makes them very quick to lay. 

Another benefit is that they can be specified on roofs with shallower roof pitches, which is not the case with all types of roof tiles.

However, they lose much of their cost advantage where the roof shape is more complex and lots of cutting is involved while tiling a roof. 

Interlocking concrete roof tiles such as these, from Forticrete, are a good, cost-effective option.  (Image credit: Forticrete)

2. Plain roof tiles

Plain tiles are laid at around 60 tiles per m² and give a far more traditional look than either pantiles or interlockers. 

Although they vary in price and in appearance, they are generally simple and rectangular in shape and tend to be smaller than interlocking tiles. They are laid ‘double-lapped’ and result in a subtle, traditional look.  

At the upper end of the market are handmade plain clay tiles, where every tile looks different, adding a wonderfully rich texture and plenty of character to the roof.

On the downside, they are more costly than interlocking tiles. 

Plain clay roof tiles can work well on both modern and more traditional styles of house.  (Image credit: Richard Kiely/Oakwrights)

3. Pantile roofs

Pantile roofs were almost the forerunner to interlocking tiles, and are widely specified on the eastern coast of England and throughout Scotland, where they are a vernacular choice. 

Although usually thought of as a traditional option, they are also now available in more modern designs and in materials other than clay, making them a more affordable option than they once were. 

Pantiles are large format, S-shaped tiles designed to be laid in a side lapping arrangement, with the ends of the tiles overlapping the course directly below. While traditional clay pantiles were not interlocking and were single and had a right-hand edge that turned down and a left-hand edge that curved upwards, they are now available in different profiles too, such as double pantiles.

Pantiles are a common sight in certain parts of the UK, such as on the eastern coast of England and in Scotland. (Image credit: Getty)

4. Clay roof tiles

This type of roof tile is available in a huge range of beautiful colours, from characterful reds to eye-catching greys and blues. 

Clay roof tiles also come in design that are suitable for both traditional and modern homes. Clay roof tiles come in all kinds of sizes and profiles, including the very widely used plain and S-shaped pantile units, to intricate designs, such as bullnose — ideal for many period homes.

One of the biggest draws of clay roof tiles is that their appearance actually tends to improve over time rather than degrade — their colour will not fade and the weathering process often only serves to enrich their tones. 

On the downside, they are most certainly not the cheapest option around. Although opting for machine-made rather than handmade will go some way towards cutting costs.  

Roofs with a gradient of 35° or steeper are considered suitable for this type of covering. That said, certain interlocking clay tiles are now available for roof pitches as shallow as 15°.

This barn conversion features clay pantiles on the original section and more modern slates on the extension.  (Image credit: Jeremy Phillips)

5. Concrete roof tiles

Both interlocking and plain formats are available in either concrete or clay. Concrete roof tiles are always cheaper, usually around 20% less, but they never weather as well as clay, which tends to improve with age. In contrast, the colour of concrete roof tiles tends to fade and weather after a number of years.

For most people the debate between concrete vs clay roof tiles comes down to cost as opposed to looks. There is also the matter of pitch. Concrete roof tiles can be used on roofs with lower pitches than clay — some on pitches lower than 15˚.

Do bear in mind that concrete tiles tend to be heavier than clay. Your roof structure will need to be suitably strong in order to take their weight so talk this through with your roofer or builder.

Concrete roof tiles can offer a cost-effective alternative to clay. These tiles, from Marley, are a great example of how good they can look.  (Image credit: Marley)

6. Slate roofs

Slate roofs became the roofing material of choice for the Victorians, with the railways opening up the Welsh slate quarries to the whole of the country. Today it continues to be in demand, both as a replacement and as a new material, though most slate is now imported from Spain or China. 

Slate looks good in both traditional and modern designs and is a fair, mid-priced option for a roof covering. It also gets better with age.

There are a number of slate alternatives available. Some are basically thin concrete tiles, some use fibre-cement, and a range use reconstituted slate — basically slate dust bound together with resin. These can be moulded to look like natural slate and are available as interlockers, making the laying much simpler and quicker.

It is generally advised that a minimum roof pitch of 20˚ is suitable for slate roof tiles — although their size will dictate the pitch they can be used on.

This house showcases slate roof tiles to complement the traditional design.  (Image credit: Nigel Rigden)

7. Stone roof slates

Although less widely seen that the other types of roof tile mentioned here, stone roofs are a common sight in the Cotswolds, Yorkshire Moors and other rural areas of the UK. 

A stone roof can last 100 years and could even last 200 to 300 years if well cared for — so whether you are renovating or building a new house with a stone roof, it is vital to get the laying spot on and maintain it properly thereafter. 

Split slates as opposed to sawn slates are preferred by planners and it is always advisable to use the services of an experienced stone roofer to lay this type of roof. They will understand how to ‘dress’ a stone slate with a chisel edge hammer or similar. They will also be able to dress any damaged slates to a smaller size to be used higher up on the roof if required. Plus they are usually skilled in how to repair a roof in need of some TLC. 

Stone roofs are typically at a minimum pitch of 45˚. They are certainly not a cheap option, but are incredibly long lasting and, in some cases, the only option for those with listed or historic homes. 

Many Cotswolds properties feature stone slates on their roofs — although traditional, they look surprisingly good combined with more contemporary elements.  (Image credit: Emma Lewis/Mark Ashbee)

Which types of roof tiles are best?

The best type of roof tile for each project will be based on budget, location and style preference — and in some cases by the types of roof they are being laid on. Sometimes, especially if you live in a conservation area, the materials might be dictated as a planning condition.  

Both stone slates and clay roof tiles are the most long-lasting options — but do carry a hefty price tag than other materials. 

For those on a budget, concrete roof tiles are going to be very appealing. They have a similar life span to clay but will fade and lose much of their initial appeal appearance-wise over time.

What are the cheapest roof tiles?

Cost is likely to play a large role when it comes to making your decision on what type of roof tile to opt for and while you certainly don’t want to scrimp in a way that will mean you end up with a unattractive final roof finish or one that requires replacing in a couple of years, some materials are undoubtedly more suitable for those on a tight budget than others. 

And it’s not just the material cost you need to consider — installation costs can also be a factor. “Of the three mainstream roof covering choices, plain tiles, whether clay or concrete, tend to be the most expensive, and that’s mainly down to the increased labour costs of having to lay and fix around 60 tiles per square metre,” says self build expert David Snell, author of Building Your Own Home.

Each interlocking tile costs over twice the cost of a plain tile. But, at an average of 11 to the square metre, far fewer tiles are needed and the labour costs for fixing them are significantly reduced,” he explains.

While slate and clay tiles tend to start at similar prices, handmade clay are generally more expensive. 

What tile roof alternatives are there?

Of course tiles are not your only option when it comes to roof covering — there are many alternatives to consider, some of which may well be more suitable for your house. 

Thatched roofs today exist primarily as a restoration activity, but every year there are few thatched new builds as well. Thatching is not something you would ever consider adding to a house as an afterthought — you more or less have to design the house around it. Thatch roof costs are considerable and thatch roofs require fairly frequent attention over the years.

There is currently enormous interest in green roofs, whether that’s wildflower planted or sedum. In fact, these are nothing new – being commonly used in parts of Scandinavia and Scotland for hundreds of years – but today’s green roof is a very different beast. 

You have to build such a roof up in layers, paying careful attention to waterproofing details, and the planting regime has to be carefully thought through. There are many environmental benefits claimed to derive from using green roofs, but these are hard to substantiate.

Metal roofing is a somewhat specialised roofing material. It’s typically laid in sheet form and the two most popular metals currently being used are zinc and copper. Lead is now mostly used for flashing material, around chimneys and at roof junctions. 

There are also steel roof tiles available, which are an alternative to concrete, clay or slate, especially suitable for windy sites.

Finally, single ply membrane is a great, lower cost, alternative to metal roofing that is ideal for flat roofs and can do a very good job of mimicking zinc when installed well.  

The Norfolk reed thatch roof of this self build cottage in Cambridgeshire works with the Dutch herringbone patterned brick to give the appearance of a home that has been standing for centuries. (Image credit: Jeremy Phillips)

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Sun roof

During the entire period of its operation, the roof of any structure is exposed to constant exposure to direct solar radiation. It carries out its destructive work constantly, without stopping it even on cloudy days. And although the effect of this exposure cannot be observed with the naked eye in real time, it can appear quite soon, if timely care is not taken to use material , which has good resistance to UV rays.

First of all, this is relevant for the southern regions, where there are more sunny days a year, the radiation intensity is higher, and the angle of incidence of sunlight on the roof is closer to 90 °. Figure 1 illustrates the mechanism of the action of invisible rays on the polymer coating. Over time, the protective layer is gradually destroyed, which at the initial stage may be imperceptible, but then it is clearly manifested. First, when UV rays break down the top layer, the coating becomes rough and begins to scatter light, a loss of gloss is observed. Then color change occurs as a result of the destruction of pigments in the paint. Subsequently, a white coating appears on the surface of the coating, due to the formation of titanium oxide (which is part of the dye) under the action of radiation. Finally, the destruction of the plasticizers that make up the coating begins, the paint layer loses its original plasticity, begins to crack and delaminate.

In the end, the roof not only loses its visual appeal, but also inevitably begins to corrode, since the peeling polymer coating no longer protects it from moisture. Especially fast this occurs in regions with unfavorable technogenic conditions, near water bodies, as well as in coastal regions where the atmosphere is much more aggressive due to the salty sea water vapor it contains.

Figure 1. Mechanism of failure of a colored polymer coating over time.

This pattern is observed if the polymer coating does not have sufficient resistance to UV radiation. To classify materials by this parameter in Europe, indicator 9 is used0003 Ruv – category of resistance to ultraviolet rays. Table 1 provides guidelines for material resistance in Ruv and Rc (corrosion resistance) for various geographic regions. “In most cases, these parameters should be considered together, since together they characterize the intensity of the environmental impact on the coating,” says Andrey Maltsev, Head of the Roofing Systems Department of the Metall Profile Group of Companies, a leader in the production of facade and roofing systems in Russia.

North of 45th parallel

Between 45 and 37 parallels

South of 37th parallel


RUV 2(3)







RUV 2(3)



RC 3

RC 3

RC 3


RUV 2(3)



RC 3. 4 or 5

RC 3.4 or 5

RC 3.4 or 5



RUV 2(3)



RC 3.4 or 5

RC 3.4 or 5

RC 3.4 or 5


industrial zone







Table 1. Recommended Ruv and Rc classes for different geographic latitudes.

The table shows that for most of the territory of Russia, roofing materials of class Ruv2 9 are suitable0004, in particular, metal tiles with polyester coatings. However, when choosing them, due attention must be paid to the quality of the material. “Unfortunately, the quality of pre-painted steel on the Russian market sometimes varies significantly,” Andrey Maltsev comments. “Standard polyester is not differentiated by quality: steel from European, Russian and Chinese manufacturers of different qualities is sold at about the same price, and there is no accessible and simple criterion for classifying it according to performance characteristics.”

According to the specialist, the main reference point for the consumer in these conditions is the reputation of the seller or manufacturer of coated rolled products. So, there is a polyester-based metal tile on the market, the manufacturer’s warranty for which is 1 year, while there are brands in almost the same price segment, for example, Norman MP , with a 10-year warranty.

Today in Russia metal tiles of the premium segment, mainly from European manufacturers, are gaining more and more popularity. It is not much more expensive, but much better in quality and more durable. So, manufacturer’s warranty for metal roofing of steel coated with Colorcoat Prisma TM based on polyurethane produced by Tata Steel (Great Britain) is up to 15 years.

It is also important that premium roofing materials have higher resistance to UV radiation. If we go back to Table 1, we can see that even in Russian latitudes, along with Ruv2 class coatings, Ruv3 class coatings are recommended for use. In accordance with European standards, their use corresponds to the task of achieving a long-term aesthetic effect, i.e. maintaining a uniform shade of roofing for a long time. And this means that a house covered with premium metal tiles will not lose its attractiveness for a long time and its owner will not have to think about replacing the roofing ahead of time.

The intensity of exposure to UV radiation can also be enhanced by some extraneous factors, which must also be taken into account when choosing a coating. For example, for objects on the sea coast, especially if the roofs are flat and they get glare from the waves. “In the southern regions of Russia, in particular, in the Krasnodar Territory, the resistance of the polymer coating of metal tiles to UV radiation is especially important for objects located on the coast. In addition to direct solar radiation, there is polarized light reflected from the surface of the water, which greatly enhances ultraviolet aggression,” explains Andrey Maltsev (GK Metall Profile). In such cases, according to the expert, it makes sense to use roofing coatings with UV resistance class Ruv4, which at the same time have good anti-corrosion properties (category Rc4 and higher).

The height of the object above sea level is also important , , since with its increase the protective properties of the atmosphere weaken and the intensity of UV radiation increases. For example, the recommendations given in Table 1 are valid for heights not exceeding 900 meters. For the construction of roofs at higher heights, it is better to use metal tiles corresponding to the Ruv3 class, and for long-term preservation of the aesthetic properties of the roofing – choose the material of the Ruv4 category.

Figure 2. Tata Steel’s main color coated steel grades and their UV and corrosion resistance.

In order for the roof to reliably protect our houses from bad weather and cold, it must have good resistance to various natural factors, including solar radiation. First of all – in the most aggressive ultraviolet part of the spectrum. Properly choosing the roofing material for this parameter, as well as for resistance to corrosion, you can be calm about its condition for many years.

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