Michelmersh Brick Holdings PLC
Freshfield Lane forms part of Michelmersh Brick Holdings PLC, a UK stock market listed company producing over 125 million clay bricks and pavers annually. The Group currently owns seven of the most recognised premium brands across the UK and Europe: Freshfield Lane, Blockleys, Carlton, Charnwood, Floren.be, Hathern Terra Cotta and Michelmersh. Using modernised production methods that emphasise sustainable building solutions and adhere to the most stringent production requirements, Michelmersh guarantees high quality product standards with a low ecological footprint. The Group remains at the forefront of industry innovation and was the first clay product manufacturer in the UK to offer intuitive Building Information Modelling files, hosted on its dedicated platform bimbricks.com.
Michelmersh strives to be a well invested, long term, sustainable and environmentally responsible business which has evolved from brands that enjoy rich heritages, becoming one of the most trusted names behind today’s prestigious built environments. With the latest technology and distinct designs, we exceed the expectations of our clients and their architects whilst retaining a reputation for beautiful, durable, natural-looking clay pieces. We aim to lead the way in producing Britain’s and Europe’s premium clay products, 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 Specialists.
Welcome to Freshfield Lane
Freshfield Lane produces a varied selection of clamp-fired stock facing bricks in a range of appealing colours, either with a machine-made or handmade variety of rich textural finishes. Combining the latest technology with traditional manufacturing techniques, Freshfield Lane produces a full range of special shaped bricks and clay pavers to complement your project. At our manufacturing base in Danehill, Sussex we have a dedicated team producing the most natural products, sympathetic to the local built environment, making the perfect finish for quality buildings. Our bricks have a timelessly authentic, warm and earthy feel, enabling them to sit in harmony with varied architectural styles. This results in products that are high in demand with architects, self-builders and premium housebuilders. Clamp fired stock bricks have always been a long-lasting, sustainable building material, and you can rely on our bricks to stay beautiful long into the future.
Products are currently manufactured in accordance with the requirements of the following British Standards: BS EN 771-1, BS EN 1344 and BS 4729. All our products offer outstanding properties of total durability, being F2 rated and fully frost resistant. We operate independently verified ISO 9001 Quality, ISO 14001 Environmental and ISO 50001 Energy management systems. Products also comply with the BES 6001 Responsible Sourcing standard.