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Formed in 1947 Lignacite has continued to develop innovative mixes and designs for their building blocks; more recently testing and successfully utilising many recycled materials in an effort to produce more sustainable products. They are committed to continuing an extensive R&D programme ensuring They stay at the cutting edge of the construction industry.

Lignacite’s block manufacturing plants located in Norfolk and Essex, are responsible for producing over 100,000 blocks per day, enough blocks for building approximately 100 houses. The company works closely with many of the leading builders merchants throughout East Anglia and the City (South East) as well as supplying many major house builders and contractors.

The blocks have been used in major city projects, many of these in London, and the fleet of FORS Gold accredited lorries enable the company to deliver to almost any site in the capital. An important consideration for contractors in cities. Recent examples include the development of Battersea Power Station, Chelsea Barracks and the new Google Headquarters.

All their delivery vehicles are Euro 6 compliant and their transport fleet is fully FORS Gold accredited which enables us to deliver their blocks throughout congested central London.
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General purpose, medium density concrete blocks.
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General purpose, fine textured concrete blocks.
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140,000 x Blocks for the Construction of The Shard
1million+ Masonry Blocks Supplied to 2012 Olmpics
Asda Store, Norwich
Carleton Community High School, Pontefract
Costa Coffee - Peterborough
Moulsham School Pavillon

Quality Assurance

Lignacite Ltd is certified to the following Quality Assurance schemes/standards:
BS EN ISO 9001: 2008 – BSI
BS EN ISO 14001: 2004 – BSI
BS EN 771: 2003 Specification for masonry units. Aggregate concrete masonry units (dense and light-weight aggregates)


Lignacite Ltd provides goods and services in the following areas:

Trade names

Ashlite Commodity Block
Carbon Buster
Commodity Block
Fibo 850 Commodity Block
Houseblock 1100 Commodity Block
Lignacite Commodity Block
Lignacrete Commodity Block
Original Facing Masonry
Premier Facing Masonry
Riverbed Facing Masonry
Sahara Facing Masonry
Stone Faced Facing Masonry

Contact details

Norfolk House,
High Street,
Suffolk, IP27 0AX
Tel +44 (0)1842 810678
Fax +44 (0)1842 814602

Alternative contacts

Tel +44 (0)1992 464441