Charnwood Forest Brick Ltd was established in 1887 and became part of Michelmersh Brick Holdings plc in 1999. We produce approximately 3 million handmade bricks each year from our manufacturing base at Shepshed near Loughborough.
As the UK’s largest producer of Traditionally Hand Moulded bricks and specials, Charnwood offer an unrivalled range of colours within the Forest range. In fact, the colour blends are limitless as we are able to discuss bespoke blends with you for your individual project. So whether you are designing a new build, or looking for the perfect match for a renovation, restoration or extension, we can develop a truly unique blend for you.
We have experience working on projects within Conservation Areas and are happy to share this expertise with you. Charnwood can also supply all products in both metric and imperial sizes.
With bricks made to our customers’ specified size and shape we offer complete flexibility of manufacture - irrelevant of the size of your order and all with our individual and personal service. The quality of our unique handmade bricks makes them perfect for so many projects.
Charnwood manufacture a full range of standard Special Shaped Bricks to BS 4729 and make purpose made specials brick features and arches to match all of our brick range.
Products are manufactured in accordance with the requirements of British Standards BS EN 771-1 and BS 4729. All of our products offer outstanding properties of total durability being F2 rated – fully frost resistant.