New to the NEXUS family, an innovative mechanically fixed suspended brickwork soffit and lintel solution. Lightweight, designed and prefabricated to fit any size or shape soffit, NEXUS XI can accommodate any brick type and bond pattern. It has secured an ‘A’ fire safety rating from the BBA, so can be specified and installed on residential buildings over 18 metres with confidence.
NEXUS provides the perfect blend of design flexibility, aesthetic appeal, ease of installation and fire safety with solutions for all building heights.
MechSlip is a genuine brick innovation allows architects and specifiers to use real brick slips with the inspired efficiency and versatility of a mechanically fixed cladding system.
Our Swanage Factory specialises in creating bespoke or purpose-made blends. These are blends of bricks created for a specific project or customer to meet a particular colour, texture or size requirement enabling the designer to fully exploit their creative flair or to match existing brickwork where a standard brick, ‘off the shelf’, doesn’t do the job.
A new lightweight stainless steel based system developed by Ibstock Kevington and brick support specialist Ancon, which combines a specially developed Ibstock Kevington lightweight brick-faced steel unit with Ancon’s tried and tested MDC stainless steel bracket angle support system.
Bricks have been an important part of our lives for thousands of years. From Roman amphitheatres to modern day schools, shops and homes, every brick tells a story. But how are bricks made? Our new video is a simple glimpse into what it takes to turn clay into the beautiful buildings that up make Britain’s distinctive architecture.
Brickmaking – the different manufacturing processes explained
Chailey is one of only a few stock brick-making factories using traditional clamps to fire their bricks. The process is explained here in detail.