BRICK SPECIALS

Cut and bond brick and block products are a mainstay of the housebuilding industry, helping structures to go up quickly, efficiently and with the best possible finish.

Our manufacturing is carried out in factory conditions to the highest standards of quality control; our British Standard brick specials are produced by the ‘cut and bond’ method and conform to BS4729. We also provide a complete range of angles, pistols, slips and bats, all prefabricated to your requirements.

If the standard brick specials range shown in this website does not meet your requirements, please contact us quoting the nearest equivalent brick type and reference number, along with the specification and details you require.

Features

  • Precision cutting – we use the most advanced cutting system on the market to ensure the right angle every time.
  • Wide range – our standard range of cut and bond brick specials covers most building specifications.
  • Assured supply – our considerate supply methods ensure you have the brick specials you need on site at the time you need them.
  • Quality and consistency – we are dedicated to continual improvement which means our products frequently exceed customer expectations.
  • Off-site manufacture – our brick specials are prefabricated in our immaculate factory, ensuring the perfect finish. All our cut and bond bricks are manufactured to BS4729 standards.

Product Information

AN.1 Squint Bricks (all dimensions in mm)

Squint bricks are typically used to create angled corners. Available in different angles and left or right handed if the brick has a textured surface.

Type A B C D E deg.
AN. 1.1 164 102 65 51 89 30°
AN. 1.2 164 102 65 51 94 45°
AN. 1.3 164 102 65 51 117 60°

All dimensions in millimetres

AN.2 External Angle Bricks (all dimensions in mm)

Externally angled bricks are typically used to create angled corners with standard brick lengths facing externally. Available in different angles and left or right handed if the brick has a textured surface.

Type A B C D deg.
AN. 2.1 159 102 65 102 30°
AN. 2.2 159 102 65 102 45°
AN. 2.3 159 102 65 102 60°
AN. 2.4 215 102 65 102 30°
AN. 2.5 215 102 65 102 45°
AN. 2.6 215 102 65 102 60°

AN.3 INTERNAL ANGLE Bricks (all dimensions in mm)

Internally angled bricks (also known as dog legs) are typically used to create angled corners with standard brick lengths facing internally. Available in different angles and left or right handed if the brick has a textured surface.

Type A B C D deg.
AN. 3.1 164 102 65 51 30°
AN. 3.2 164 102 65 51 45°
AN. 3.3 164 102 65 51 60°
AN. 3.4 159 102 65 102 30°
AN. 3.5 159 102 65 102 45°
AN. 3.6 159 102 65 102 60°
AN. 3.7 215 102 65 102 30°
AN. 3.8 215 102 65 102 45°
AN. 3.9 215 102 65 102 60°

AN.5 Single Cant Bricks (all dimensions in mm)

Cant bricks are often used to create vertically chamfered edges on corners or ends of walls, plus chamfered horizontal edges on top of walls. Also available as AN.6 Double Cants.

Type A B C D E
AN. 5.1 215 102 65 46 159
AN. 5.2 215 102 65 60 173

BD.1 Bat Bricks (all dimensions in mm)

Bonding bricks such as bats are an important and frequently used brick special for creating and finishing all types of brick bonding. Available in standard sized half bats or three quarter bats, they can also be supplied in whatever length you require.

Type A B C
BD. 1.1 102 102 65
BD. 1.2 159 102 65

PL.2 PLINTH HEADER BRICKS (all dimensions in mm)

Plinth Headers, like Plinth Stretchers, are for creating plinths or splaying and thickening a wall at the base of a building. The chamfered face is at a 45° angle as standard along the header of the brick.

Type A B C D E deg.
PL. 2.1 215 102 65 9 159 45°
PL. 2.2 215 102 65 23 173 45°

All dimensions in millimetres

PL.3 PLINTH STRETCHER BRICKS (all dimensions in mm)

Plinth Stretchers, as the name suggests, are for creating plinths or splaying and thickening a wall at the base of a building. The chamfered face is at a 45° angle as standard along the length of the brick.

Type A B C D E deg.
PL. 3.1 215 102 65 9 46 45°
PL. 3.2 215 102 65 23 60 45°

All dimensions in millimetres

PS.1 PISTOL SOLDIER BRICKS (all dimensions in mm)

Often used for detailing areas of brickwork. They are typically used above and/or below openings where the pistol is required to sit on a lintel or other detail that requires a brick finish. Standard and non-standard shapes and sizes can be produced.

Type A B C D E
PS. 1.1 215 102 65 140 25
PS. 1.2 215 102 65 65 25
PS. 1.3 215 102 65 185 25

PS.2 PISTOL STRETCHER BRICKS (all dimensions in mm)

Pistol Stretchers are used to sit on lintels or other structural details that require hiding. Standard and non-standard shapes and sizes can be produced.

Type A B C D E
PS. 2.1 215 102 65 35 20

SL.1 BRICK SLIPS (all dimensions in mm)

With a wide range of internal and external applications, brick slips offer a versatile, durable and traditional looking cladding solution. Brick slips can also be produced with a return of a full brick depth of 102mm for corner details.

Type A B C
SL. 1.1 215 25 65
SL. 1.2 215 30 65
SL. 1.3 215 40 65
SL. 1.4 215 50 65

BAT BOXES & SWIFT BOXES

Prefabricated brick bat box and swift box

Brickfab can also provide the perfect habitat for endangered bats and birds. Our bat and swift boxes are all manufactured using brick slips, ensuring a seamless fit and perfect match with your build.

*Other designs are available on request.

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