Product Specifications

Sizes, Coverage, Weights, etc.

Our customers have the assurance of knowing that all our clay products are manufactured in England, and comply with CE Marking to British and European standard BS EN 1304, which legislates for externally tested and verified quality of roof tiles..

Bespoke sizes made to order

1 Dimensions(+/- 2% on length, +/- 1% on width)(Variable to avoid straight lines on roof) Metric (mm) Imperial (inch)
1a Plain Tiles 265 x 165 10.5 x 6.5
1b Peg Tiles 250 x 150 10 x 6
1c Ornamentals 265 x 165 10.5 x 6.5
1d Oast Peg Tapers (wide & narrow) 250 x 150 reduce to 120 or 85 10 x 6 reduce to 4.7 or 3.4
1e Ridges (all types) 310 12.2
2 Lap (minimum) 65 2.55
3 Gauge (Standard Maximum)
3a Plain Tiles 100 4
3b Peg Tiles 95 3.7
4 Roof Pitch Minimum BS EN 5534:2014 Recommended Minimum 40º
5 Covering Capacity (standard gauge)
5a Plain Tiles 60 tiles / metre² 50 tiles / yard²
5b Peg Tiles 66 tiles / metre² 58 tiles / yard²
6 Laid Weight (average at standard gauge)
6a Plain Tile 75 kg / metre² 137 lbs / yard²
6b Peg Tile 76 kg / metre² 146 lbs / yard²
7 Transverse Strength BS EN 1304:2013 clause 4.4.2 compliant
8 Water Impermeability BS EN 1304:2013 clause 4.4.1 compliant
9 Freeze Thaw (frost Resistance) BS EN 1304:2013 clause 4.4.3 compliant (BS EN 359 part 2 as revised 2013)
10 CE Marking + Declaration of Performance BS EN 1304 standard - certificates available on our Certificates webpage
11 Ventilation Tiles / Systems Free Vent Area
11a In-Tile Vent System (Minimum) 6,000 mm² 9.3 inch²
11b Under-Tile Vent System (Minimum) 9,000 mm² 14 inch²
12 Packaging Tiles are banded in tens for ease of handling, and shrink wrapped on non returnable pallets (eg, Plain Tile = 1000 single colour)
13 Weight per 1000 Plain Tiles - approx 1.25 tonnes per 1000 Peg Tiles - approx 1.15 tonnes
14 Creasing Tiles & Bespoke Tiles Made to order size and thickness

Please note, the above information is taken as an average of each measure due to the variable nature of hand made roof tiles.

E&OE - May 2017

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