Butterley brick for housebuilding

To keep your housing development on track, a reliable and consistent source of bricks is essential.

In 2019, we manufactured 200 million Butterley wirecut extruded bricks – that’s enough to build approximately 25,000 new homes. And with a £95-million investment in the expansion of our Desford factory annual production will increase to nearly 300 million by 2022, supporting residential construction needs and Keeping Britain Building.

Butterley: One of the building industry’s best-known names

The Butterley name has been synonymous with brick manufacturing in the UK for over 150 years. In that time, Butterley bricks have been used for much more than housebuilding. You will find Butterley bricks in the walls of London’s St Pancras railway station and in the redeveloped Battersea Power Station; and their scope as a decorative material is visible in the coats of arms built into the walls of court buildings up and down the country.

The current range of Butterley wirecut extruded bricks has a wealth of colours and finishes to suit both classic and contemporary architecture. Choose from red, buff, yellow, brown, blue and grey bricks in a smooth, uniform finish; a modern, lightly textured finish; a more rustic looking heavy textured; or tumbled, which has the distressed, irregular look of reclaimed bricks.


Butterley brick – delivered nationwide

Butterley bricks are manufactured at six factories – Accrington, Claughton, Desford, Howley Park, Kirton and Wilnecote – each with excellent links to the UK’s arterial roadways so our dedicated fleet can deliver from factory to site with with ease.

Butterley a sustainable brick range

Butterley Bricks are BES 600 Responsible Sourcing certified and are manufactured in accordance with ISO 14001 Environmental Management System.

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Butterley – Building Britain’s homes

Butterley Bricks are been used in the building of homes across Britain. You can read about some of the projects here.

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We've got the perfect bricks for a perfect job

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