About us

We are entering an exciting new era at Forterra. As a leader and innovator in the construction industry, we’re stepping up to another level. Pushing the boundaries of manufacturing, service and logistics, creating the building blocks for life’s essential structures. Today and well into the future.

We have an extensive network of 17 manufacturing facilities in the UK, employing approximately 1,600 people.

We are a leading manufacturer of a diverse and trusted range of concrete and clay building products used extensively within the construction sector, with instantly recognisable brands such as Thermalite blocks,
London Bricks, Ecostock, Cradley, Formpave and Jetfloor.


Our product range comprises of clay bricks, Thermalite blocks, aggregate blocks, Red Bank chimney, roofing and flue systems, precast concrete and flooring products and Formpave permeable paving.

Forterra represents exactly what we do and have always done. Our purpose is to manufacture products that are the essential to the nation’s construction sector, helping our customers build with ease and confidence. Moreover, we continue to lead our industry in terms of standards and safety.

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