Michelmersh Brick Holdings PLC

Hathern Terra Cotta forms part of the Michelmersh Brick Holdings PLC group established in 1997, producing approximately 72 million clay bricks, tiles and pavers per annum. MBH PLC owns most of the UK’s premium manufacturing brands including Blockleys, Charnwood, Freshfield Lane, Michelmersh and Hathern Terra Cotta, representing a market leading specification brick and clay paving manufacturer. MBH PLC strives to be a well invested, long term, sustainable, environmentally responsible business. Opportunity, training and security for all employees, whilst meeting the needs of stakeholders are at the forefront of everything we do. We aim to lead the way in producing Britain’s premium clay products and enhancing our built environment by adding value to the architectural landscape for generations to come.

We are Michelmersh Brick Holdings PLC: we are “Britain’s Brick Specialist”.

Welcome to Hathern Terra Cotta

Hathern Terra Cotta is the UK’s leading manufacturer of traditional hand pressed architectural terra cotta & faience. We also specialise in supplying bespoke Architectural components, specifically designed to integrate with our extensive product range offered by the Michelmersh Brick Holdings PLC group. The skills and experience of our team has evolved over generations. We have grown to become one of the most prestigious brands offering unrivalled artistry and workmanship from the base at our Charnwood factory, ideally located in the heart of the country. Our pedigree is impeccable; being the successors of the Hathern Station Brick & Terra Cotta Co., established in 1874. Their acquired knowledge, handed down over decades, now resides in the hands of our experienced craftsmen. In recent years our specialist expertise has been called upon for the UK’s most prestigious buildings. We believe that the manufacture of Architectural Terra Cotta is art, not engineering. We pride ourselves on preserving these precious skills, placing the greatest emphasis on quality, pride in workmanship and attention to detail.


Michelmersh Brick Holdings was established in….
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Hand pressing a terracotta block.

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Some examples of our recent work.
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