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OUR MEMBERS

Between them our members account for almost 100% of all UK manufactured clay bricks and pavers. They supply the domestic market with exceptional quality components and respond swiftly and reliably to meet the needs of the UK's construction industry. Whether you seek high-volume lines or a one-off bespoke product, our members will welcome your call. For further details of individual member businesses, click on their respective website links.

Ibstock

is the country’s largest brick maker operating from 22 locations across the UK. Ibstock’s roots can be traced back to the 1820s to the village of Ibstock in Leicestershire where the business is still based. Ibstock has over 600 different bricks and pavers in its product range which also includes external wall insulation and rain screen cladding systems. This range and variety makes Ibstock bricks the first choice for architects and builders alike.

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Forterra

is one of the leading manufacturers of building products for the UK’s construction industry. We provide the materials for life’s essential structures, helping our customers build with ease and confidence.

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Wienerberger

founded in 1819, is a world class provider of wall, roof and landscaping solutions with a global reach. With 204 plants in 32 countries – 14 of them in the UK – we lead the way in the new build and renovation markets, offering more than 1,000 products encompassing the complete building envelope.

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Michelmersh Brick Holdings PLC

is the largest British owned producer of bricks, clay pavers and tiles. Our trusted brands each enjoy a rich heritage, they’re names behind some of the most prestigious built environments in the UK. MBH PLC leads the way in high quality stock bricks, handmades, wirecuts, tiles, specials and terra cotta.

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Carlton Brick

manufacture 35 million bricks every year. We are the largest independent in the UK, and continually strive to make bricks that are a perfect match for the regional variations in brickwork that exist in Britain, especially those brick types that might be found in the Midlands and North of England. We blend our clay before using it in the production process; this ensures exactly the right mix for making consistent, high quality red, buff or brown facing bricks.

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Northcot

Blockley in Gloucestershire is the home of the Northcot Master Brickmakers. We have been quarrying clay and making bricks here for nearly 100 years. During that time the Northcot brickworks has produced one of the broadest ranges of bricks available, in many variations of colour, texture, size and type. These richly-coloured bricks are made by Master Brickmakers who have hundreds of years of experience between them in the skilled art of brickmaking.

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Ketley

manufactures clay pavers and Class A bricks for both facing and engineering applications in Staffordshire blue, brown brindle and red as well as a wide range of bricks slips, special bricks and paver fittings and accessories. Our expertise and flexibility allows us to tackle all kinds of projects from bespoke clay products and special shapes to standard engineering as well as class a special bricks, in large or small volumes.

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Furness Brick

established in 1845, is an independent family-run brick manufacturer, specialising in the production of traditional pressed, clamp and handmade facing bricks and pavers. As well as producing a standard range of facing bricks, our years of brick-making expertise enables us to manufacture bespoke blends, weathered bricks , non-standard and imperial sizes in a wide variety of colours and textures.

Furness have been crafting their unique range of hand-blended bricks for over 150 years and have a great history and tradition in brick-making, producing bricks of exceptional charm and character seldom found in modern bricks.

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The York Handmade Brick Company

is based in Alne just North of York and has been making bricks here for over 70 years. Since 1988 when the company was established, we have spent almost £2million in building and maintaining the most up-to-date facilities for producing our individual, handmade products.

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Bulmer

bricks are made from the finest London Clays, dug from our seams almost continually since Tudor times. All Bulmer bricks are hand made, using traditional methods of making, drying and are fired in a coal burning, down draught kiln. This helps to give the distinctive finish that blends so well with the originals. We are a small family business continuing the traditions of brickmaking on this site dating back to the Middle Ages. Our facings and specials can be made with almost any texture, with some 150 different sizes of facing and a range of over 5000 special shapes.

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Coleford Brick & Tile

is a family owned business with a 90 year old commitment to quality and personal service.

All our products are hand thrown by local craftsmen using traditional moulds and locally sourced clay. This enables us to make facing bricks, British standard specials and bespoke products of exceptional strength and durability, unequalled by any other British Handmade.

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W H Collier Ltd

manufacture traditional Handmade Facing Bricks, Fireplace Briquettes & Kits. Handmade bricks have been produced on our site at Marks Tey since 1863 carrying on a tradition first introduced by the Romans when Colchester, our nearest town, was their capital. We use our own locally dug clay to produce most of the range of bricks, special shapes and fireplace briquettes. A locally sourced red firing clay is brought in for our new Aldeburgh range of bricks. All of our Handmade Bricks are genuinely "thrown" by hand in the traditional way.

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Matclad

supply brick slips for brick cladding to retail and trade customers with competitive discounts available for trade customers. Whatever your brick cladding project is our brick slips are standard UK sizes so will align correctly with underlying brick or block work and are suitable for external as well as internal brick cladding projects. We also manufacture brick specials in all our colours so you can clad with design freedom and confidence. Whether going around corners, under window reveals or working around steps in the structure Matclad can offer you the special to meet your project needs, even custom-making pieces for those 'unusual' situations.

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H.G.Matthews

Rolling chalk hills, magnificent beech woods and charming brick and flint villages characterise the Chilterns, now designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty. It is in everyone's interest that properties are built or restored in keeping with their setting, paying attention to vernacular features and the use of materials that compliment the natural surroundings. As manufacturers and suppliers of hand made bricks and machine-made bricks since 1923, using local clay and traditional firing processes, H.G. Matthews are proud to play their role in supporting the heritage of the Chilterns and the heritage of our nation.

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Raeburn Bricks

is an established family run business and we have developed our manufacturing process over the years to a point whereby we produce large quantities of brick types to European Standards. Our customers include some of the UK's largest housebuilders.

Raeburn Brick prides itself in providing our customers with the best possible value and service at all times.

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