kind of bricks does Northcot make?
Where can we view completed projects?
Do you make special brick shapes?
How many bricks will I need?
There are approximately sixty 65mm bricks per metre including
a 10mm joint. British Standard requirements are that 5% should
be added to your total quantity for cutting and waste.
Do you mix bespoke blends?
We can provide hand-sorted
colour blends and additional weathering to your particular
Are Northcot bricks made in Imperial sizes?
We hold on stock various
standard Imperial sizes and can produce particular sizes
in both genuine handmade and wirecut assuming a reasonable quantity
and a 6/8 week manufacturing time.
Do you match existing brickwork?
Yes - just email
- close-up for texture and at 1.5 and
3 metres for colour - with quantity required and average size
will help to narrow the options.
How can we get a sample?
What is the availability?
Most brick types are ex-stock.
Manufacturing time and/or bespoke blends would be a maximum
of 5/6 weeks.
Are Northcot bricks frost resistant?
All bricks manufactured by Northcot are frost resistant.
What are the pack sizes?
Between 400 & 500 depending on size and type.
How many packs should be mixed on site?
We recommend mixing from 3 to 4 packs and
from load to load.
What mortar do you recommend?
Generally a light buttery coloured mortar
1:1:6 (lime, cement, sand) above DPC (Damp Proof Course) 1:1:3