Tudor Tiles for Holland, Germany, Belgium

Tudor Roof Tiles are pleased to announce their partnership with Leikon of the Netherlands.

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Leikon was founded in 1976 and initially developed as a major importer of slates to the Netherlands.

From 1990 they also started to import high quality and exclusive roofing materials, including clay tiles.

Nowadays Leikon is the only company in the Netherlands with a full range of slates and clay tiles which now includes exclusive tiles from Tudor Roof Tiles.

“We are proud to be the exclusive importer for Holland, Germany, Belgium .. for Tudor Roof Tiles high quality handmade tiles” (Hans van Loon – Owner).

LEIKON DAK B.V.

Burgemeester Brokkenstraat 1
5141 BJ WAALWIJK
T: +(31) 416 330 831
W: www.leikon.nl
E: info@leikon.nl
Li: http://nl.linkedin.com/in/leikondak

Weathered Earth – New Tudor Colour

The latest Tudor colour – Weathered Earth – is now in full production.

Designed to be in the ‘Antique’ colour range, it is perfect for mix or stand-alone roof colouring.

A very happy customer in Surrey has sent us a photo…. thank you.

Oast Roof Experts recommend Tudor Roof Tiles

Tudor ‘s tiles have been formally recommended by Oast roof specialists Dude & Arnette, and are proud to be given a page on their website….. Thanks guys..

http://www.dudeandarnette.co.uk/tudor-roof-tiles

Formed in 1937, and now a 4th generation family business, Dude & Arnette are recognised as the UK’s leading restorer and repairer of traditional Kent hop kilns. From royalty to businesses and regular homeowners, they have been the go-to Oast house repair company for over seven decades.

 

Dude & Arnette logo

 

Telephone:

01622 725 898

07973 332 790

Health & Safety Visit

Two senior officers of the Health & Safety Executive today inspected Tudor Roof Tile factory.

We often hear stories of how demanding and officious these people are, especially now that they can charge a Fee for Intervention of £129 per hour.

Tudor was found to be without major problems, and the officers therefore were most helpful and informative.

My thanks go to all the staff and contractors at Tudor for helping to prove that we do care about safety, and we try to keep high standards at our workplace.

This again proves the value of good people, and their commitment to Tudor Tiles.

Obviously, this reflects on their roof tile production quality and therefore our customer satisfaction.

 

Paul John Lythgoe
Managing Director

ParalympicsGB also prove GB is Great

Tudor Roof Tiles, as a British manufacturer, now sends it’s congratulations to all the paralympics team GB competitors.

Outstanding achievement winning 147 medals including a massive 64 golds.

We extend our congratulations to the brilliant performances made by those that were just short of the medal winners ….

Further proof to the world that Britain is GREAT.

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Guild master Craftsmen

Delighted to be a member of ‘Guild of Master Craftsmen’.

A sign of quality !

https://goo.gl/UUzrLW

‘I have known about Tudor tiles for over thirty years and traditional building materials, hand crafted by true craftsmen, are part of the fabric of this country. In a mass produced world where imitating old materials is very much the norm, it is fantastic to see a company such as Tudor still producing the genuine article. I recommend them wholeheartedly.’   quote Hugh Bessant, The Guild’s membership assessor.

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2016 Frost Resistance certification

Each year, as required by legislation, all roof tile suppliers in the UK need to have their quality audited.

This year, as with every other year, Tudor was subjected to it’s audit by Lucideon (formerly CERAM) of Stoke-on-Trent.

The resultant certificated showing passes in testing of Freeze-Thaw, Fexural Strength and Water Impermeability are published on the Tudor website

http://www.tudorrooftiles.co.uk/quality.html

2016 freeze thaw test

Team GB prove Britain is Great

Tudor Roof Tiles, as a British manufacturer, sends it’s congratulations to all the team GB competitors.

Brilliant that they won 67 medals including 27 golds.

Also, congratulations to the brilliant performances made by those that were just short of the medal winners ….

All the team proved to the world that Britain is GREAT.

Tudor Roof Tiles congratulates Team GB
British is GREAT -  Proud to be British

2016 – 17 CE Marking & DOP

From 1 July 2013, the CE Marking of all products used in property building covered by harmonised BS EN Standards is legally required. – It is a manufacturer’s confirmation that a product meets all BS EN legislation and is fit for purpose.

Tudor Roof Tiles publishes both the CE Marking Certificate and the Declaration of Performance on it’s website. The latest 2016 documents are to be found at

http://www.tudorrooftiles.co.uk/quality.html

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Declaration of Performance 2016

 

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CE Marking 2016

Brexit May Be Good for Home Builders and Renovators.

Should we be worried about taking on building projects in light of Brexit?

Homebuilding & Renovating feature b on 27th June 2016
Regardless of your personal political reaction to the results of the EU referendum, there is no doubt that Brexit has been a significant economic shock. For people building, extending or renovating their own homes the temptation is to reassess current plans in light of the uncertainty. However, what we are seeing is a picture beginning to build over the coming few months that actually might be positive news.

 

Read the full article

 

https://www.homebuilding.co.uk/extending-or-building-after-brexit/

 

Ridge Fixing & Ventilation

 

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Tudor Ridge Pack

Announcing – Ridge Pack – Tudor’s mechanical ridge fixing and ventilation system

Manufactured for Tudor Roof Tiles by award winning roofing accessories producer Wa-Bis, Ridge Pack combines the latest research & experience to give an individual solution superior to existing products.

Ridge Pack is a completely universal ridge fixing system, with each pack containing:

~  6 metre roll of 300 mm wide precision grade corrugated aluminum that allows the roof to ventilate whilst avoiding water ingress.

~  20 screws, washers and clamp plates for securing all types of ridges, including 300mm long ridges typical of handmade tiles.

~  20 unions to ensure complete weatherproofing between each ridge, with each union being flexible to ensure a perfect fit no matter the ridge shape.

~  10 batten support brackets.

Ask your local stockist merchant for more details, or call us direct on 01797 320 202 for further details.

Tudor Roof Tiles Blogs

What’s a Blog?

A blog is a series of content (called “posts”) that are usually organized by date with the most recent post showing first. Many blogs also have the posts organized by category for convenient browsing.

They have comment forms at the end of every post that allow the readers to give the author feedback and interact with other readers.

Blogs (taken from the phrase “web logs”) were originally created for personal journaling. Now people use them in place of a website, or in some cases, they own both.

 

Why is Tudor Starting its own Blog?

Tudor has for the past few years used it’s website to publish articles of news in an attempt to keep it’s followers aware of what was happening within the business.

TRTBlog is the next step in increasing the visibility of Tudor’s news, and allows its followers an ability to comment or indeed have their own news items published.

Going live on March 1st 2016, the site will evolve over the coming months as we all become more familiar with making the site informative and interesting.

Meet The Service Team

Tudor Roof Tiles issue No. 8 info leaflet.

Number 8 of our info leaflets entitled ‘Meet the Customer Team’

We believe it our staff that puts Tudor ahead of our competitors

This leaflet introduces all our front end team who add value to our customer experience.

The next leaflet will introduce our production team

Printable version downloadable on our e-leaflets page.

Meet the team 1.

Tudor Roof Tiles on Ceramic Temple

Ceramic Artist Sandy Brown’s Exceptional Result

 

Tudor Roof Tiles is pleased to acclaim the fantastic ceramic temple, designed, built and exhibited by world-renowned artist Sandy Brown.

Not only was this made entirely by hand, Sandy created the worlds largest single piece ceramic sculpture within a 12 month time-frame.

The 2,183 roof tiles were supplied by Tudor to Sandy’s bespoke size and texture.

These, along with the 3,017 wall and floor tiles were hand painted with glaze, then attached to the handmade framework.

Exhibited in Sotherby’s ‘Beyond limits’ at Chatsworth House, the Temple is acknowledged as making a profound impact on contemporary ceramics.

Well done Sandy !!

Why Buy Tudor Tiles?

Tudor Roof Tiles issue No. 7 info leaflet

 

Number 7 of our info leaflets entitled ‘Why Buy Tudor Tiles?’ has been published and is available from Tudor in both electronic and printed format.

With so many roof tiles available in the UK, what puts Tudor tiles ahead of the others?

This leaflet lists the most important questions that you should ask ANY supplier of roof tiles within the UK.

Printable version downloadable on our e-leaflets page.

Why Buy Tudor Tiles.

Tudor go Solar

Tudor Roof Tiles Help the Environment

November 30th 2015

Work starts today to install 793 solar panels on the factory roof.
The overall project has been 5 months in the planning stages, but now the preparations are complete.
We look forward to publishing ongoing news on our blog, plus on Facebook and Twitter.

 

Solar at Tudor Roof Tiles

Peg Tile Prices 2016

During the past few years, the sourcing of reclaimed, second-hand peg tiles has become increasingly difficult.

This shortage of supply has enabled some manufacturers to raise prices dramatically.

3 years ago, Tudor Roof Tiles decided to ‘buck the trend’ by actually reducing the price of new Kent peg tiles.

The new price allowed property restorers to use genuine handmade peg tiles to return their roofs to former glory.

This proved to be well received by property restorers and conservationists alike, therefore Tudor Roof Tiles will continue to keep the peg tile prices low for the foreseeable future.

 

Global Products Award 2015

Tudor Roof Tiles receive Global award.

“The 2015 Global Products & Services Awards recognise those professionals whose dedication to providing the very best for their customers, has seen them take their rightful place at the vanguard of their industry.

The awards highlight and pay tribute to those firms whose refusal to compromise their high standards has seen them rise above the competition to cement their position as a leading light in what is becoming an increasingly competitive global marketplace.

All awards are given on merit alone, meaning that only the most deserving firms, departments and individuals are awarded. Each nomination is subject to a rigorous and in-depth judging process, meaning that all successful nominees are truly among the very best in their field.”

A list of winners can be found at globalmedia award winners (on the last 2 pages of the magazine)
 

Global Award 2015

Tudor Roof Tile Quality

Quality Test Certificates (Frost Resistance, Size & Strength)

The 2015 Tudor Roof Tile Quality audit testing has now been completed by Lucideon (ex CERAM).

This testing is required on all roofing products sold in the UK, and forms an audited and essential basis for the CE marking which is required by law on all building materials sold and used in the UK.

Frost Resistance, Water Impermeability & Flexural Strength are the main certificates that buyers of roof tiles should ALWAYS ensure they have copies of.

Tudor Roof Tiles has current and past copies always available for download from our ‘Tech Info / Docs & Certs & Brochure’ tab on this website.

The 2016 audit is scheduled for September.

LINK TO DOCS & CERTIFICATES
Tudor Roof Tile Quality
2015 Frost Testing