We are Britain’s Brick Specialists, leaders of traditional hand-pressed architectural terra cotta and Europe’s trusted clay brick manufacturer
Michelmersh Brick Holdings PLC Group owns seven market-leading premium brands, Blockleys, Carlton, FabSpeed, Floren.be, Freshfield Lane, Michelmersh and Hathern Terra Cotta. These divisions operate within a fully integrated business, combining the production of premium, precision-made bricks, pavers, special shaped bricks, bespoke Terra Cotta products and prefabricated brick components. The Group also includes a landfill operator, New Acres Limited, and seeks to develop future landfill and development opportunities on ancillary land assets. Michelmersh, remains at the forefront of industry innovation being the first UK clay product manufacturer to offer intuitive Building Information Modelling files, hosted on its dedicated platform bimbricks.com. Michelmersh also conducted the World’s first 100% Hydrogen fired clay brick trials in a feasability study named HyBrick, to complement its innovative decarbonisation strategy.
Michelmersh supports the UK Government pledge to achieve net zero by 2050.
Michelmersh is dedicated to sustainable building solutions that adhere to the most stringent production requirements, using modernised production methods to guarantee high-quality product standards with a low ecological footprint.
Focusing investment and expertise to prioritise the de-carbonisation of clay brick manufacturing, the Group has set ambitious 2030 Sustainability KPIs. Alongside our ESG company-wide objectives, we have already achieved 100% of our electricity provided by renewables from October 2022 and announced our HyBrick project; a global first feasibility trial, amongst a wide variety of other energy and carbon reduction initiatives.
Renowned for quality clay products, Michelmersh offers clients a bespoke service, including handmade blending and high standards of quality assurance. Each item is carefully tailored to exact specifications for the perfect finish and lasting durability. The Group’s products combine traditional strength and high achievement of modern standards to ensure that we are building for the future. We are proud of the way in which we are shaping and leading the brick industry.
For outstanding reliability, unparalleled workmanship and high performance that meets any requirement, you have come to the right team. The Group’s timelessly authentic, warm, earthy, natural bricks give character to any build. We ensure that your development will command the character and charm that it deserves when using our products. Our clay units are specified up and down the country, issued for both public and private sectors and across a multitude of profiles, from schools and hospitals to theatres and offices. This is why it is our responsibility to offer a wide cross-section of colours and rich textures to meet all your needs, fulfilling the most stringent of planning requirements. We combine unbeatable quality in volume productions that professionals can rely on, with support and logistics that beat the competition.
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Design advise, superb interpretations and first-rate customer service are given to each and every project. We are committed to providing the finest level of support with all of our premium products, designed to perform as beautifully as they look, enhancing the built environment for generations to come.
The Group aims to provide training, security and career progression for all of its employees, whilst acting as a responsible corporate citizen and keeping stakeholder value at the forefront of every decision.
Michelmersh is continuously investing in its online proposition, quality of services, assurance of its high Health & Safety standards, and its support or partnership of recognised organisations which give assurance and a high level of trust to our valued customers.
Michelmersh produces over 125 million bricks a year from its six manufacturing plants, five of which are based in the UK, while the sixth is based in Belgium. Each facility produces different brick types with varying colours, styles and textures. Each range of bricks is produced to an incredibly high standard to ensure that the end consumer receives the best quality products possible.