Understanding UK Brick Dimensions & Types: A Comprehensive Guide

Does Brick Size and Type Matter?

When it comes to designing and constructing commercial buildings, brick size does indeed matter. Nowadays, bricks in the UK are made to a standard size, and these sizes affect multiple aspects of a commercial project. Brick sizes can affect how a building looks, how it is designed and how the bricks can be laid.

There are all sorts of types of UK bricks, from handmade bricks to glazed bricks, and it’s crucial to choose them wisely and ensure the brick dimensions and sizes will fit the design layout.

Brick suppliers Modular Clay Products work with leading manufacturers to source bricks for a wide range of commercial projects, and here we offer a guide to common types and sizes of UK bricks.

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