Reclaimed Bangor Blue Roof Slates

Reclaimed Bangor Blue Slates From Wilsons Yard

Blue Bangor Roof Slates

Wilsons range of reclaimed Bangor Blue Slates & Welsh slates are sourced on quality and strength. 


Reclaimed Welsh roof slates are extremely durable with a beautiful appearance. Using reclaimed slates on new buildings can transform the look of a property. Creating instant character and charm





Cost of reclaimed Bangor Blue slates is approx half the price of new Bangor Blue roof slates.

All reclaimed slates are stacked in new slate boxes ready for transportation

Reclaimed Blue Bangor Roof Slates

We are  recognized as Ireland’s largest stockist of reclaimed Bangor Blue roofing slates.

All our reclaimed slates are sourced on quality and strength, each slate is handpicked and packed into new slate boxes ready for transportation.

Reclaimed Blue Bangor roof slates add timeless character to your new build or restoration project.

At Wilsons we stock in excess of 400,000 reclaimed slates with large batches for large projects.



If you would like to discuss using Reclaimed Bangor Blue / Blue Bangor roof slates on your project  please call us for a friendly chat.

TEL : 02892 692304 

Email:   [email protected]




West Morland Green Slate.Twice The Character Half The Price

Reclaimed roof slates Ireland West Morland Green Roof Slate

Reclaimed roof slates from Wilson’s yard Ireland


West Morland green roof slate are the rolls Royce of roofing material, it is 1 of the most prestigious products in the building industry, and was the choice of slate on buildings such as Buckingham Palace.

These slates are very unique in appearance, and their quality and durability adds real value to any property. Westmorland green slates will add instant character to any property, character that has never been replicated with new slates .   



                  375 square meters available @ £60 + vat per sq meter          

To reserve please call +44 02892 692304


Reclaimed roof slates Ireland West Morland Green Roof Slate

Wilson’s Yard largest supplier of reclaimed roof slate


Our dedicated team of reclaimed slate specialist’s carefully remove each slate to ensure nail holes and quality  for our customers. Once removed each slate is then checked by hand, before being carefully crated ready for dispatch.

Our process for reclaiming roof slates very time consuming  but ensure quality and consistency throughout all our batches of slates.

It is this process that has allowed us over many years to become Ireland’s Largest supplier  of reclaimed roof slates.

Reclaimed roof slates Ireland West Morland Green Roof Slate

Wilson’s yard Ireland’s largest supplier of Reclaimed roof slates.

To reserve please call +44 02892 692304

Antique Chandeliers

So what’s hot in lighting this year.

Well, antique chandeliers never go out of fashion but particular styles are more in demand at times than others.

Vast range of Antique Chandeliers from Wilsons Yard Ireland

Antique chandeliers Ireland

 At present, the style of antique lighting that is most in demand by Interior Designers and home interior lovers are the Maria Theresa Chandelier.  

 Maria Teresa chandeliers have very fine frames that are covered with glass.  The arms are often enhanced with delicate beading and are dressed with glass rosettes and draped with beaded crystal swags. These are then finished with either slab or pear drop crystals.



Maria Theresa Chandeliers tend to look slightly lighter, delicate and not as heavy as traditional Bronze or Gilt chandeliers.


These antique chandeliers work very well with current colour schemes such as various shades of grey or different combinations of white tones, plus as a dramatic offset for dramatic dark Farrow and Ball shades such as Down Pipe or Black blue etc. They simply add some relaxed sophistication to current interior design trends.


Marie Theresa Chandeliers Ireland Wilson’s Yard


We hope our selection of WHATS HOT Marie Therese Chandeliers help to provide a little inspiration for those looking to create unique lighting plans.



 Whether private or commercial, we hope you will be able to find the perfect period chandelier from our vast selection of antique & period light fittings, and ensure your project has that Wow factor.














Wilson’s Yard have been in business for over 40 years. Wilsons are a specialist supplier of Antique Chandeliers and period lighting. This includes antique lighting such as Marie Therese Chandeliers, French lanterns, French Empire lighting, Gilt Chandeliers plus Nickel lighting. We always have beautifully restored Edwardian light fittings plus lots of other original vintage and antique light fittings. More recently we have expanded to include a wide rang of restored industrial and urban lighting.




Bespoke Tables From Wilson’s Workshop

Bespoke Tables From Wilson’s Workshop

Handmade Bespoke Kitchen Tables

Bespoke tables Wilson Yard Ireland













At the heart of every home is the humble Kitchen table, where stories are told, laughter is shared and family’s grow together.

It is for this reason that many of us take so much time to search for that perfect table. There are so many choices and things to consider. – Are you looking for a traditional country kitchen table, an Oak dining table or perhaps a trendy industrial wooden table –  the choice is endless.  Then once you have picked a style, you need to work out the best size to suit your home and family. Frankly this can be a little daunting for people. They find a table that they like but it’s not big enough, too small, the wrong colour etc etc ……



Handmade Bespoke Kitchen Tables

Bespoke tables Wilson Yard Ireland

We understand this and often get comments from our customer such as “it is lovely, but it would be perfect if it was a little shorter” or ” do they come in different colours etc.

Well at Wilson’s we embrace this and make tables the perfect size for our customers. This is probably why our  Moss vale  Joinery shop is now producing more bespoke tables than ever.



As the team at Wilson’s Yard have been dealing with both reclaimed and new timbers for over 40 years, a wealth of knowledge has been gained in how to get the best from any wood grain.

All we ask is that our Customers give our team a steer on the look they are trying to achieve, provide their dimensions. Then once design is finalised we can usually turn an order around in 4 – 6 weeks…….


Table finishes depending on each person or families individual preference or needs. Tops can be waxed, oiled , varnished, stained bleached or even hand pained and distressed.

In relation to size, we regularly create bespoke tables to seat as few as 4 people, right to the opposite spectrum, with massive tables that could seat up to 18 people – fit for a banquet or commercial needs.

Being salvaged timber specialist’s we can offer reclaimed timber tops for those looking a ECO table, which simply have a certain look that cannot be replicated by modern timbers.

Handmade kithcen tables Ireland

Bespoke kitchen tables Wilsons Yard Ireland




















Handmade Bespoke Kitchen Tables

Bespoke tables Wilson Yard Ireland


Are choices are not limited to traditional kitchen tables or classical french style dining tables.

We offer bespoke tables featuring one of tops, with metal legs to create a very urban look.



If you would like to discuss using our bespoke kitchen tables service please drop us a line for a friendly chat .






Kadai Fire bowls Barbecue Day Wilson’s Yard

Kadai Fire bowls are being lit this Saturday 6/5/17 come sample some food.

kadai fire bowls from wilsons yard Ireland

Kadai fire bowls from Wilson’s Yard Ireland

After last years Kadai  Fire bowl day, we have decided to light the bowls again, and show these wonderful cooking bowls in action.

Our range of Kadai fire bowls are perfect for hosting guests. Our smallest size fire bowl cooks for 4 people and the largest over 20 people.

Once food has been cooked the fire bowls can then be transferred (using heat gloves of course) to a lower stand, and used a fire pit to enjoy the late evening.


kadai fire bowls from wilsons yard Ireland


Handmade Kadai Fire bowls are made by hand beaten in the traditional way one piece of thick steel, to form a beautiful fire bowl with robust hand forged  handles.

Recycled  Kadai Fire bowls are made by local family run workshops in India, using recycled steel plates and hand riveted in the traditional way for strength and durability.




A full range of accessories are available from grill plates, cooking bowls, to skewer racks all helping you prepare your banquet for family and friends.

On Saturday the 6th of May 2017 we will be showcasing these beautiful fire bowls to our customers, and providing delicious food for those in attendance.

kadai fire bowls from wilsons yard Ireland

If you would like to view Kadai fire bowls in action drop into our main yard and grab a bit to eat .

Visit our website on the link below to view our full range including the large original Kadai Fire bowl.

Original Fire bowls are available up to a whopping  1800cm diameter, allowing to invite as many as you wish for food.




Featuring hand riveted recycled steel plating with wrought iron handles, these large fire bowls look amazing and become a real feature piece.

Forecast is good so we hope to see you there.

kadai fire bowls from wilsons yard Ireland











Click here to view our Kadai Fire bowl Range


Unique Wooden Flooring Only At Wilsons

Superb Range Of Unique Wooden Flooring across N.Ireland.

At Wilson’s with over 40 years of experience, we have been supplying our unique wooden flooring products locally from the first days of trading.

Looking for individual unique wooden flooring across Northern Ireland












With over 40 years’ experience, Wilson’s Yard have been supplying our unique wooden flooring products, locally, nationally and internationally. We deeply care about our local market which is every bit as important to us as our international sales.

Based in the picturesque little country town of Dromore in County Down, we have sourced, salvage and reclaimed wonderful unique wooden floors from great old

building, which had reached the end of their current use. Buildings such as

  • Warners  Sewing Factory – Dromore
  • Lotus Shoes – Banbridge
  • Donnaclony Mill
  • Hillsborough Primary School
  • Brownlow House Lurgan

The salvaged, unique wooden flooring boards are then given a new lease of life in our customer’s home, business or offices.

Wilsons Yard reclaimed Unique Wooden Flooring Dromore


Not limited to reclaimed wooden flooring, our range has expanded over the years.





We have develop our own unique wooden flooring range after listening to what our local customers want, whilst taking inspiration from what is on trend in large cities such as London.

We supply beautiful pre finished oak, plus a wide range of finest quality unique engineered floors.

These are very popular with customers from surrounding areas such as Lisburn, Hillsborough, Banbridge and Belfast to name a few

Wilsons Yard pre finished unique wooden flooring Ireland


What’s on Trend

Wooden flooring is increasingly popular in Northern Ireland and is very much on trend.



Belfast is now a hub for trendy bars, restaurants, shops and boutique hotels which often have old wooden flooring or unique reclaimed parquet / wood block (many of which Wilson’s Yard have supplied)

Wilsons New Designer Parquet Flooring Range


This has resulted in wooden flooring product such as parquet and herring bone floors being Hot products for people’s homes. 




Our new designer parquet flooring which has been developed in house, offers an endless supply of beautiful parquet / woodblock flooring, with all the charm and mixed tones of a salvages parquet floor.


So if you are looking for an individual, unique wooden floor and want expert advice from a company that has been in the business for over 40 years, then why not pop into Wilsons yard.  We are right on the side of the main Belfast to Banbridge road just 30 minutes from Belfast or Newry. You will be amazed at the vast range of very individual products that we have – as expressed by so many of our new customers on their first visit.

Reclaimed York Stone Paving

Wilsons Yard Supply Reclaimed York Stone Paving for Chelsea Flower Show


This has been quit a year for Wilsons yard.  Earlier in the year we were delighted to be involved with award winning garden designer Diarmuid Gavin and his Harrods Eccentrics Garden featuring at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Wilsons Yard were personally selected by Duirmuid Gavin to supplying all the reclaimed York Stone paving for the prestigious project.

Reclaimed Yorkstone by Wilsons Yard Chelsea Flower Show Diurmuid Gavin

Both Diurmuid and all the team at Wilsons were deghlighted how it turned out. It looked as if it had always been there.

Planning for 2017 tips

Whilst you may not be an award winning garden designer like Duirmuid Gavin, however one thing common to any successful garden designer is planning.

As I write this blog its may be Early Winter,  but this is a really good time to start planning any  garden landscaping project for next year.  Hard landscaping and construction can take place during the bleaker months, so that you can plant out and enjoy the fruits of your efforts next spring and summer.

Its also worth taking into consideration that at this time of year, that you can often get better deals on what are classes as summer materials, so its a good time to buy products such as:-

  • Reclaimed York Stone
  • Water features and fountains
  • Paving and edging
  • Fencing and Gates
  • Garden seating

Why not checkout our this BBC clip of Durmiud Gavan’s wonderful garden creation shot earlier this year. Hopefully it will give you a little inspiration

Wilsons Yard  are widely recognised for stocking the finest reclaimed York stone flag stone, plus lots of other natural stone paving and cobbles.

So why not start planning  how to make the very best of your outdoor space, rather than leaving it to the middle of summer.  Pop in and have a chat with our team or visit our website for products to use in your design

Best Architectural Salvage Yard 2016 – UK & Ireland

Best Architectual Salavge Yard 2016

We would like to thank everyone who voted for Wilsons Yard as the Best Architectural Salvage Yard 2016 – UK & Ireland in the Sustainable Building Awards 2016.

We are very proud of what we do and blessed with the wonderful people who visit our premises and website. We also want to mention all our wonderful suppliers and salvagers around the world, who work with us to find all the beautiful, interesting, unique items that fill our shop.  

Below is an extract from the magazine saying a little bit about Wilsons Yard

“Wilsons Conservation Building Products (Wilsons Yard) are widely recognised as one of the United Kingdom and Ireland’s premier architectural salvage and design businesses. We profile this dynamic and professional firm and explore how it came to win this prestigious accolade.

Wilsons Yard is a family business that has been built up over the past four decades. Living up to its company slogan, “Purveyors of the unusual” the firm offers a vast selection of reclaimed and sustainable materials which is arguably the biggest in the UK and Ireland. Owners Geoffrey and Rosie Wilson pride themselves in the diverse nature of the business; catering for both commercial and private customers wishing to find interesting, individual yet functional items to build into their homes or businesses.

best salvage yard 2016 wilsons yard

Best Architectural Salvage Yard 2016 – UK & Ireland

With a reputation for supplying quality materials, the business has continually expanded year on year. Wilsons Yard combines two main areas:

Structural “build in” items such as reclaimed flooring, reclaimed Bangor blue slates, salvaged bricks, restored cast iron radiators, reclaimed paving etc.

A decorative side, supplying anything from vintage, Industrial Urban and antique items, Industrial lighting, reclaimed wall cladding, tables and more.

The business has become a must visit site for commercial architects, interior designers, shop fitters, creative individuals and Entrepreneurs who wish to embrace sustainability whilst using interesting individual products. Customers are as varied as international chains such as Urban Outfitters, corporations such as Google, Historic Royal Palaces plus the general public. Whilst many may not have visited Wilsons, there is a significant chance that you have seen products sourced from Wilsons Yard in restaurants, boutiques, shops or cafes that you will have visited.

Best salvage yard 2016

With architectural salvage being a relatively new phenomenon, one of the biggest challenges has always been the firm’s ability to get across our message to the general public as to what products and services it provides.

To address this, Wilsons Yard have developed a user-friendly website to act as a window which shows the majority of products and give potential customers an overview of the firm and its offerings.

The other challenge is that Designers and shop fitters do not actually share with others where that they get their materials from, they keep Wilsons Yard as their own ‘secret supplier’ (one of the best kept secrets in the UK). This highlights the firm’s excellence and, ultimately, why the firm makes the ideal supplier of construction, fit out and design materials.

With all of this it’s not hard to see why Wilsons Yard is the Best Architectural Salvage Yard 2016 – UK & Ireland”

Old Whiskey Barrels!! Its Whiskey Galore at Wilsonsyard

Old Whiskey barrels


Great find of old whiskey barrels

There has been a real shortage of old whiskey barrels for the last few years, so when we were offered a large batch straight from the distillery, we jumped at the chance. Our yard now looks like a backdrop to an old Whiskey Galore movie


The salvaged whiskey barrels came from the world renowned Scottish distillery “Glenfiddich”.  Having stored whiskey during there lifespan, most of these reclaimed whiskey barrels contain just a little whisky that has seeped back out of the oak timbers. In fact, you can hear it swishing around inside when you move some of the old barrels.  Obviously any whiskey residue wont be safe to drink due to contamination, nevertheless,  the smell is absolutely delightful and a real talking point for those who have came to buy them

Potential uses for Old whiskey barrels

These old oak barrel have a beautiful weathered aged appearance and are cheep to buy. They are ideal for gardeners to plant with potting plants or set baskets on, but other than garden planters, what else do people use old wooden barrels for? Well frankly all sorts.  

  • Make bar tables
  • Make coffee tables
  • Beer garden table
  • Make funky rocking chairs
  • Shop displays
  • Displays in brewers and craft beer house
  • Strawberry planters
  • Water butts
  • Make garden water features
  • Hen houses and dove cots

So if you are wondering to find old whiskey barrels and live  anywhere near these places:-

  • Belfast
  • Lisburn
  • Bangor
  • Newry
  • Co Down
  • Antrim
  • Armagh
  • Tyrone
  • Fermanagh
  • Derry Londonderry
  • Dublin
  • Northern Ireland
  • Republic of Ireland

then Visit our website for more details….click here

Hillsborough Castle Restoration Project

Wilsons Yard – Hillsborough Castle Restoration Project

Hillsborough Castle Restoration Project

Yorkstone Paving by Wilsons Yard at Hillsborough Castle

At Wilsons Yard we have been involved with some wonderful, interesting, and prestigious projects, but none more so than when we were asked to undertake work at Hillsborough Castle, as part of a major project by Historic Royal Palaces. The charity is embarking on an ambitious project to improve the visitor experience at Hillsborough Castle and open it up to the public, ready to welcome 200,000 visitors every year from 2019. 


Inside the castle, the State Rooms will be restored and re-presented. Externally, new visitor facilities including car parking and a learning centre will be created, and the beautiful gardens, which cover nearly 100 acres, will also be opened up for visitors to enjoy and explore. Wilsons Yard was asked to help establish the South Terrace, one of the earliest aspects of the project to be completed.

Hillsborough Castle Restoration Project

Yorkstone Paving at the gardens of Hillsborough Castle

A number of meetings were held on site at Hillsborough Castle to establish the requirements for the terrace and identify the very best stone to achieve the desired look. After careful consideration, Wilsons Yard recommended that reclaimed Yorkstone flagstones, with a natural warmth and light textured appearance would be ideal and would work perfectly with the existing buildings. It was agreed that the stone would have a nicely aged look and therefore must come from a single salvage project to ensure continuity; always a challenge when large volumes of reclaimed paving are required.

Hillsborough Castle Restoration Project

Timescales were agreed and plans were jointly put in place by Wilsons Yard and Historic Royal Palaces. A very talented local landscape gardener Brian Kerr (Garden Innovations) who was experienced in working with reclaimed Yorkstone flagging was recommended by Wilsons Yard and the work was ready to commence. Approximately 8 weeks later the hard landscaping was finished and the Hillsborough Castle gardening team took over in order to put in place their planting schemes and naturalise the project.

Hillsborough Castle Restoration Project

Yorkstone Flags at the entrance to Royal Historic Palaces Hillsborough Castle

Over the past forty years, Wilsons Yard has become recognised as the largest architectural salvage yard in Ireland, and one of the top 10 in the UK.  With a proven track record of supplying a broad range of fine quality reclaimed/salvaged building materials, incl. reclaimed Yorkstone and paving, Wilsons Yard have gained a reputation for being professional and reliable while supplying reclaimed stone paving not only in Ireland to clients such as The National Trust but also to Garden Designers throughout the UK, Ireland, Europe and as far afield as the Hamptons in the USA and Australia.

Click to view our Yorkstone Paving

used in the

Hillsborough Castle Restoration Project


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