People are becoming more aware of the global climate emergency and questioning the role of the built environment Continue reading RENOVATE & REUSE FOR CLIMATE CHANGE
Contractor Cennet (UK) Limited needed a lightweight brick faced wall system for an upward extension on a Continue reading Building up at Chiswick High Road
The national and trade press are currently reporting shortages of all kinds of products in many sectors, including construction. Pressure on Continue reading Are materials shortages delaying your project?
The corner site on Hessel Street, London was a challenge for all involved, with this project to build a new 5 storey Continue reading Latest Installer Project: Hessel Street, London – LB&F
Thirty years after we first supplied McDonald’s Restaurants and its contractors with our market leading X-Clad system, and more than 900 stores later, we continue to Continue reading Eurobrick continue serving McDonald’s
Parkside is a new building designed and built as a collaborative and creative space for Imperial War Continue reading Eurobrick at the Imperial War Museum
Perhaps this year, more than any other, we long for a long spell of good weather over the summer. For those of you planning to install our brick slip cladding in the coming weeks, weather conditions need to be considered. The main points to be aware of are:Continue reading Installing our systems during the summer
Installing traditional brickwork above an intersecting roof line to cover a “flying” gable can be problematic as supporting the weight can call for the addition of complex engineering detail.
Nox Hotels opened at their newest and largest location in London last year, following the redevelopment of a site in Continue reading NOX HOTEL WATERLOO
We are pleased to announce that the 8th edition of our Product Guide is now available. The new guide includes updated imagery for some of our brick Continue reading PRODUCT GUIDE UPDATE – 8th EDITION
We have been supplying our brick slips, systems and Europoint mortar for use in Morgan Garden Studios’ landscaping projects since 2018. Based in Newport, Morgan Garden Studios is a family run business that Continue reading Morgan Garden Studios add warmth with Eurobrick
It would be fair to say that last year brought many challenges, that were unimaginable at the start of 2020. Apart from the first lockdown, by and large construction has Continue reading New Year, familiar challenges
In partnership with a local specialist, we are pleased to offer a service to provide bespoke engraved brick and stone slips or blocks.
There are many cladding finishes available but the warm tones and textures of brick ensure it remains a firm favourite. The benefits of brick slip cladding mean it has grown in popularity over the years, something which we can testify to as the first company to introduce brick slip cladding to the UK over 30 years ago. We have seen first hand how the market for brick slips and brick slip cladding has grown, supplying a wide range of sectors including residential, commercial, public sector, education, leisure and hospitality projects throughout the UK. Over the last 30 years we have developed our systems to meet customer demand, and currently have four different systems with a range of benefits.Continue reading Bricks with benefits
We are frequently asked technical questions about the installation of our systems. One topic that comes up quite often is Continue reading Technical Guide: Expansion Joints
In May it was 30 years since Eurobrick began, back in 1990. Clearly the pandemic was at its peak in May, so like many, we put our celebrations on Continue reading Our 30 Year Anniversary
The Covid 19 pandemic presents unique challenges to all business sectors including construction. One of the most pressing difficulties is keeping up Continue reading Off-site construction aids on-site safety
We have recently created a new demonstration video to help people understand the best way to use our specially formulated Europoint mortar. It’s full of top tips to help you do the best job and covers mixing the mortar, preparing the mortar bag, how to apply it, letting it cure and tooling and finishing off.
The BBC recently reported that nearly two thirds of UK homes fail to meet long-term energy efficiency targets, with more than 12 million homes falling below the C grade on Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs). Continue reading Helping the UK meet energy efficiency targets
In a difficult time for everyone we wanted to provide an update on how we are currently supporting our staff, customers and the businesses we work Continue reading Important Announcement: Showroom Closed
We have been supplying a number of Notcutts projects throughout the UK since 2014, with the most recent being for the fit-out of a new 300 seat Continue reading NOTCUTTS CHOOSE I-CLAD
As 2020 gets into full swing, so do many school expansion projects throughout the UK. Schools need to provide additional classrooms and Continue reading Modular expansion for schools with Eurobrick
Now that the festive season is over, we thought we would kick off the New Year with some updates to our sale items. Continue reading JANUARY SALE
Feature walls for the DIY enthusiast usually consist of a carefully selected paint colour or an eye-catching wallpaper to bring life to a room and make it stand out. Continue reading Feature wall transformations with Eurobrick
ML Brickwork Southern have recently completed a refurbishment project in South East London. This 5-storey, mid-terraced commercial building is situated at 218-220 on the busy Borough High Street. The ground floor retail unit was retained and the upper floors converted into residential spaces to include three 1-bedroom apartments and a 2-bedroom apartment. Continue reading Latest Installer Project: ML Brickwork Southern, Borough High Street
Congratulations to our approved installer Weatherseal Facades for their success at the recent Insulated Render and Cladding Association Awards Continue reading Approved Installer Weatherseal Facades Awarded
The Hoxton Hotel Group have recently opened a new mixed-use development comprising a 192-bed hotel with boutique style co-working Continue reading I-Clad at The Hoxton Hotel
While we usually supply Ketley brick slips at 15mm thickness, they can also be supplied in 18mm thickness. In this format, they can be used as a floor finish, Continue reading Brick slip flooring & Ketley update
We really appreciate all the project images that our installers and customers send to us, thanks to all of you Continue reading Photography Guide
When the Village Green Medical Centre was built in 1994 at Great Denham near Bedford they wanted to use a modular building system to take advantage of the speed of construction Continue reading Installer Profile: Industrial Contracting Services – Village Green Medical Centre
There are many older buildings around the UK that just need a creative eye, some time and attention to transform them into a beautiful modern space.Continue reading Rejuvenating Minerva House
Glazed bricks are enjoying a renaissance in popularity. We have seen an increase in demand for both off the shelf and bespoke glazed bricks. Until not so Continue reading Work in progress: Centre Square – Glazed bricks add a vibrant detail
We have recently been working with online platforms to provide better quality digital content for people working with our systems. We already offer a number of digital downloads on our website, including technical drawings, product and installation guides Continue reading Updated BIM & CAD information
From April 2018, it became unlawful for landlords of privately rented properties (both domestic and non-domestic) in England and Wales to grant a new tenancy to a new or existing tenant on a property Continue reading Landlords – The 2020 deadline is looming
We recently supplied our P-Clad system to be installed as part of the exterior refurbishment of Catherine’s House, carried out by Firmstone Continue reading Bedminster facelift with Eurobrick
Over the past couple of years, McDonald’s restaurants have been carrying out an extensive programme of new build developments along with modifications Continue reading Over 25 years of McDonald’s projects
Hillmorton Primary School in Rugby needed to expand in order to provide an additional seven classrooms at their school. The £2.1m project Continue reading Installer Profile: Weatherseal Facades Primary Schools
We have recently completed our first full year with our new management team. Even with 47 years’ combined experience between them as long-standing employees, Continue reading GOING FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH
Our biggest, single project to date opened for business at the end of last year and we are now pleased to share the project details with you. This £47.5m scheme for Coventry University is a student accommodation block Continue reading Godiva Place – our biggest, single project to date
We have recently created an installation guide especially for I-Clad, to help with any questions that may arise specifically with interior installation projects. This is now available to Continue reading NEW I-Clad Installation Guide Available Now
Ditton Mews is a small, exclusive development of new build luxury apartments and houses in Esher, Surrey. Situated near Sandown Park racecourse, the development includes Continue reading Latest Installer Project: Ditton Mews, Esher
Following continued strong sales of brick slips throughout last year, we are pleased to announce our new Product Guide (7th Edition) is now available. We are also introducing three new Continue reading New Product Guide 7th Edition
We have just added The DoubleTree by Hilton to our projects page. This hotel on the River Cam in Cambridge wanted to add a 3-storey extension above their existing ground floor. Continue reading NEW PROJECT: DoubleTree by Hilton
Have you been putting off mortar repairs to a wall or paving? Whether it’s the bad weather or the prospect of trying to Continue reading MORTAR REPAIRS WITH EUROPOINT
Brick slip cladding is a quick, easy way to give the exterior of an aging building a facelift. Many buildings of a certain age could benefit from this kind of
Building work goes on whatever the season, so we thought it would be a good time to provide some tips on installing our systems in cold conditions.
Continue reading Installation during the Winter
We have recently renewed our LABC Registered Details certification with Local Authority Building Control (LABC), who represent all local authority building control teams in England and Wales. LABC offers impartial advice and services to home owners, property and construction Continue reading Eurobrick renews LABC certification
The owner of this bungalow, Paul Gunn, wanted to refurbish the rear of his property as the original render finish was aged and cracked. He spoke to us about retrofitting X-Clad, our lightweight system which can be fixed Continue reading Latest Installer Project: Retrofitting X-Clad in Richmond, Surrey
Please be advised that some of the brick slips we have previously supplied have now been discontinued. Continue reading Brick slips update
The directors here at Eurobrick Systems are pleased to announce the completion of a management buyout earlier this year. Richard Haines, Dena Mayes and Nicola Haines have taken over the business from the two original Continue reading Business as usual after management buyout
We are sometimes asked whether our cladding systems are suitable for different brick bonds and patterns. Generally, most brick bonds and simple patterns are easy to replicate using our cladding systems.
Adding floors to buildings can be a complicated process, particularly as far as the foundations are concerned, but our lightweight cladding systems can help to simplify the process.
Inboxes all over the country are currently bulging with emails about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into effect on the 25thMay 2018. The GDPR replaces the Data Protection Act 1998
We were recently visiting the Coventry area, so decided to drop in and take a look at an older project of ours that was completed over 10 years ago now. Stoneleigh Park Lodge is a guesthouse and part of Stoneleigh Park Continue reading Stoneleigh Park Lodge: Revisited
Our clients often ask us which mortar colour they should use, which is a very good question and something that can get overlooked.
We have been involved with a number of residential projects recently, from retrofit and refurbishment to new build developments.
With the party season firmly behind us, it is back to business as usual and we thought we would take the opportunity to look back at 2017. The tragic events at Grenfell Tower
Over the years the hospitality sector has been an important market for Eurobrick and we have supplied materials for a large number of projects including: Costa Coffee, O’Neill’s,
Please be advised that due to a high volume of orders, lead times for materials are increasing, particularly for the backer panel and some bricks. Brick manufacturers
A brick finish remains as popular as ever and brick slip cladding offers an alternative to traditional brickwork with a number of benefits, particularly alongside modular
The owners of this house in Dorset wanted a stone finish for their new build house that would fit in with the local area and provide a warm, characterful finish.
Situated between Shaftesbury Avenue and Oxford Street, in Central London, a multistorey apartment building on Wardour Street has recently undergone a substantial refurbishment of the rear and part of the side elevations.
Occasionally, we are asked whether our brick slips are real or not? Rest assured, at Eurobrick, we do not sell artificial bricks. All of our brick slips are kiln fired, natural clay products
The correct fixing of our systems is critical for ensuring safe installation, so whoever carries out the installation on a project should adhere to instructions in our
Since the recent tragic events at Grenfell Tower, we have been contacted by a number of clients seeking advice in regard
We have been working within the education sector for over 25 years now, helping schools to meet the demands of creating more school spaces. This market has
Since the start of the year, we have welcomed two new members of staff to Eurobrick. Both have joined Richard and James in the estimating department.
Following on from our 25th anniversary year, we are celebrating our most successful trading year ever in 2016, with sales up circa 50% on 2015. The figures make for an interesting read.
The transformation of this detached house in Rayleigh was carried out by its owner as a DIY refurbishment project. The objective was to modernise the aging exterior and this has certainly been achieved,
Increasingly, we are having discussions with architects and developers about new apartment buildings. Traditional masonry construction is not always
Despite many different cladding finishes being available, such as timber and render, there is still an abiding love for real brick. Bricks add character to a
Following strong sales of brick slips throughout the year, we are pleased to announce our new Product Guide (6th Edition) is now available and
You may have seen recent reports about the Government’s plans for 100,000 modular homes to be built by 2020, in an effort to help alleviate
In summer 2016, approved installer, Industrial Contracting Services (ICS), completed a project where around 100m2 of our 17mm thick X-Clad system
Following strong sales of brick slips throughout the year, we are pleased to announce that we are expanding our colour ranges further. We constantly monitor customers’ demands to ensure we offer
X-Clad is an Approved product on the Energy Saving Trust (EST) Register. The Register lists products that have met the EST’s criteria
We’ve been working with McDonald’s for over 25 years now, supplying our systems as part of their pallet of modern finishes at drive thru restaurants throughout the UK.
Following assessment by an independent organisation, we’re pleased to announce that Eurobrick Systems has been successful in achieving ISO 14001 Certification.
One of our newest additions to the Classic Range, Newbridge Mix, has been installed in a prestigious office redevelopment in Dublin.
We are pleased to announce that we have a new showroom to showcase our cladding systems and slip finishes. Our full ranges of brick slips are displayed together with a selection of stone finishes and a cut away section of the X-Clad system.
We reach a significant milestone in 2015; 25 years in business. We are very proud of this achievement; from a new start up, Eurobrick has grown into the UK’s largest stockist of brick slips and leading specialists for brick cladding systems.
The Energy Saving Trust (EST) is widely recognised as the leading organisation providing independent advice about saving energy and sustainability, to homeowners, businesses and government.
Our new Product Guide (5th Edition) is now available and we are pleased tointroduce a number of new colours to both our brick slip ranges. The Britannia Range is an extensive collection of kiln fired, extruded brick slips. “Extruded” means that the bricks are manufactured as a slip, typically 15mm thick and as such require 60-70% less energy to fire than standard bricks.
The team here at Eurobrick Systems, are celebrating after successfully receiving British Board of Agrément (BBA) certification for all of its brick cladding ystems. The independent third party certification gives customers the peace of mind that they are purchasing quality products that have been rigorously tested and scutinised.
We are very pleased to announce that P-Clad has been approved for installation on buildings over 18m high, having passed the required rigorous fire test standard.