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Blocks and bricks

Blocks, bricks, brick reinforcement materials and cutting services.

Durable, weight-bearing blocks or bricks for use in masonry.

Bricks are common ceramic construction blocks available in standard shapes and sizes, and usually comprise clay and shale. Bonded with mortar, bricks are used in permanent structures. Facing bricks may be manufactured, hand moulded or wire-cut for different aesthetic effects. Engineering bricks are designed for performance with increased resistance to ice and thaw and higher tensile strength. Air bricks and clay bridging ducts provide ventilation through cavity walls.

Cement blocks or breeze blocks may offer a cheaper alternative, sometimes injected with colour pigments for visual effect. Reconstituted stone blocks contain stone fragments bonded with cement.

Brick and block cutting services cut and bond bricks to specific angles to suit design requirements. Brick and blockwork reinforcement strengthens masonry, for example using stainless steel reinforcing bars or expanded metal lath.

Source blocks, bricks, brick reinforcement materials and cutting services on this page.

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Airtec Thin Joint Construction Guide
An overview of the benefits of Thin Joint construction using Airtec aerated blocks along with detailed instructions as to construction techniques and best practice on site.
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Concrete Blocks Brochure
A comprehensive product and technical brochure for all concrete blocks within our range including Ultralite, Insulite, Dense Concrete and Airtec aerated concrete blocks. Contains solutions for mee...
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U-Value Tables
A unique, detailed and comprehensive series of solutions for meeting a range of current and future u-values with a range of block type / wall type combinations. Containing over 900 individual calc...
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We supplied Masterdenz Fairfaced concrete block due to its high performace and ease of use for a multi-functional development
 
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A bespoke blend of handmade Imperial size Farmhouse Orange and Urban Weathered bricks supplied by Imperial Bricks magnificently transformed an hist...
 
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Wienerberger’s Hathaway Brindled brick was used to harmonise this grand home's exterior.

Featured Companies

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Bekaert is a global leader in the development and production of metallic wire based materials used in the manufacture of many different types of products around the world. In the building and const...
 
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We are one of the country's largest independent block manufacturers. Operating across eight manufacturing sites throughout the North of England and offering a comprehensive range of building bl...
 
AAB
Established in the UK for over 20 years, AAB is the wholly-owned UK subsidiary of the leading Dutch brick producer De Risjwaard Baksteen. The company supplies over 400 brick types from De Rijswaard...
 
Acheson & Glover
Acheson & Glover specialise in the manufacture of paving flags and blocks, retaining walls and architectural masonry. Acheson & Glover are an innovative technology driven company using adv...
 
Aggregate Industries - Masterblock concrete blocks & architectural facing masonry
Aggregate Industries is a major manufacturer and supplier of construction materials. The Masterblock aggregate concrete blocks and architectural facing masonry ranges offer the industry complete so...
 
Aggregate Industries - Roofing and Walling
Aggregate Industries produces reconstituted stone walling and roofing products.
 
Ancon
Ancon designs and manufactures a wide range of high integrity structural fixings for use in masonry and concrete construction. Ancon’s technical services team will advise on correct product or mate...
 
Bekaert Bradford UK Limited
Bekaert is a global leader in the development and production of metallic wire based materials used in the manufacture of many different types of products around the world. In the building and const...
 
Betafence Limited
Betafence is a worldwide leader in Perimeter Security Solutions. A global manufacturer of innovative fencing, gates, automation, access control and integrated solutions. Their comprehensive ran...
 
Brett Landscaping
Brett are one of the UK's leading manufacturers of high quality paving and landscaping products suitable for use within both commercial and domestic applications - including driveway paving, na...
 
Cast Iron Air Brick Company
UK Manufactured Period and Contemporary Cast Iron ventilation and drainage grilles, many available from stock. Suitable for "wow" factor Interior designers, architects and landscapers lo...
 
CEMEX UK
With over 100 years experience and over 60,000 employees in more than 50 countries, CEMEX is one of the world’s leading suppliers of building materials. In the UK, it is a leading supplier of rea...