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WELCOME TO WILLIAM BLYTH – Handmade Roof Tiles & Garden Pottery


British-made ‘Barco’ – the Stamp of Quality – manufacturing traditional clay tiles since 1840

Established in 1840, William Blyth is one the oldest roofing companies in the UK. Manufacturing a wide range of handmade clay roof tiles and fittings using our own reserves of alluvial clay situated on the Southern banks of the river Humber, combined with traditional firing techniques producing a unique array of natural colours and textures.

Using time honoured traditional methods and a highly skilled workforce, William Blyth products can match and enhance any new build, heritage property or commercial concern.

Age old methods of drying and firing our natural alluvial clay creates a tile that has excellent weathering properties and a renowned durability.

To help you feel a part of this heritage, we welcome you to visit the works to see our skilled craftsmen and discuss your individual requirements.

sussex handmade brick


A reputation built on quality and tradition.

Established in 1896 Sussex Handmade brick take pride in manufacturing a range of traditional handmade bricks, both in metric and imperial sizes.

We are one of the few remaining true handmade bricks works that has survived a transition within the UK brick industry. Whilst investing some of the latest technology to remain efficient and economical we have maintained the essence of what makes our bricks truly unique. Keeping handmade skills alive as well as producing the Beckley brick, which is made using a traditional Berry machine dating as far back as the early 1900’s.

Our bricks have always been in high demand, especially in high quality new builds and conservation areas. They have been used on some of the most important and prestigious buildings in England.

At Sussex Handmade Brick we pride ourselves on our commitment to you the customer. We invite you to visit the works to take a factory tour and see how our bricks are made and help you choose the brick that best suits your individual requirements.

Whether your project is large or small, standard or bespoke, please do not hesitate to contact us.

For further information please visit www.sussexhandmadebrick.co.uk or contact on 01424 814344