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Handmade Brick Sizes

Whether you’re creating a new unique property or renovating a Georgian Terrace, the importance of choosing the correct brick size cannot be under estimated. The correct brick size can enable new projects to fit seamlessly into their surroundings or blur the integration of extensions and repairs to historic buildings. To simplify this process, Coleford Brick & Tile offer a wide range of sizes as standard. We also offer a full bespoke service to suit individual requirements should none of the standard sizes be suitable.

Brick Dimensions (mm)
215 x 102.5 x 50 metric
215 x 102.5 x 65 metric
225 x 107.5 x 67 imperial
230 x 110 x 70 imperial
230 x 110 x 73 imperial
230 x 110 x 76 imperial
230 x 110 x 80 imperial

Floor Tiles are available in all colours, these colours can be extended further with our bespoke hand blending service.

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Specifications

All Coleford bricks are F2 and S2 quality in accordance with BS EN771-1 2014. Which makes them suitable for sills, copings and parapet walls etc, when laid in accordance with BS 5628 Part 3 2001.

Brick Properties

Compressive strength50N/mm
Water absorption1% (24hr)
DurabilityF2
Liability to efflorescenceS2
Gross dry density2146kg/m3

If not available immediately from stock, the majority of our products are available 4 – 6 weeks from receipt of order. Large or ornate designs may have a greater lead-time to encompass the longer drying period required. Please contact our Sales Office for further details.

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Pack size & load details

The size of brick specified will effect the quantity per pallet and ultimately the load size possible. The following chart shows the quantity of bricks per pallet for our standard sizes.

Qty of Bricks per pallet
215 x 102.5 x 50mm x 504
215 x 102.5 x 65mm x 416
225 x 107.5 x 67mm x 416
230 x 110 x 70mm x 384
230 x 110 x 73mm x 384
230 x 110 x 76mm x 308
230 x 110 x 80mm x 308

Load sizes are based on a rigid wagon with 16 pallet spaces, a draw-bar can be added to increase the capacity to 22 pallet spaces but site access may be an issue. We operate on a minimum load quantity of 5,000. Smaller quantities can be organised but may incur a part-load charge from the haulier. Single pallet haulage is also available for small quantities.

 

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