The Evolution of Clay Pan Tiles in the UK: A Brief History

Clay pan tiles have been a popular roofing material in the UK for centuries, and their popularity shows no signs of waning. These tiles are made from natural clay that is moulded and fired to create a durable, weather-resistant roofing material. In this blog, we’ll explore the history and evolution of clay pan tiles in […]

6 reasons to invest in a new roof

Lifestiles why you should invest in a new roof

A new roof is big investment. But an investment worth making (in our opinion). Not only does it make your home stand out, it provides security in our ever-changing world. Here are six reasons why we think you should upgrade your roof, and how to do it.  For energy efficiency and better insulation  It’s top […]

Client testimonial: ‘A new roof that looked like an old one’

At Lifestiles we know that for owners of a period or prestige property, the roof is as important as any feature. It protects your family, resists even the worst weather and helps maintain the structural integrity and value of your property – today and for generations to come. Our team was proud to supply the […]

Meet the team: Samantha Bell

We are incredibly proud of the team we have built over the years – they are talented, hardworking and dedicated and we would like to introduce you to them! Meet Samantha Bell, our National Sales Manager to find out what she likes doing in her spare time and what she enjoys about working at Lifestiles.   […]

Green delivery for Lifestiles with installation of electric vehicle chargepoints

Lifestiles is proud to have installed two electric vehicle chargepoints at its premises in Halstead, as part of a company drive to go green. With the world on course to exceed 1.5C warming, taking carbon out of the atmosphere and lowering emissions, has never been more important. At Lifestiles we take our commitment to environmental […]

Lifestiles set for live national TV appearance

Lifestiles Director Dave Osborn with AFC Sudbury Captain Lewis O'Malley

Lifestiles is a proud sponsor of AFC Sudbury football club’s men’s first team, with our logo and website emblazoned on the back of their shirts.  The Isthmian League North Division side has just reached the first round of the FA Cup with a 3-1 win over Dartford, making them the lowest ranked team to qualify […]

Clay Tiles, Roof Slate, and Environmental Sustainability

Finising Woburn Handmade Clay Roof Tiles

Construction materials account for 20% of the UK’s ecological footprint, 19% of the UK’s total greenhouse gas emissions, and 30% of all UK freight transport (Building Futures). In a world where climate change is accelerating, any actions we take now will be felt for generations to come. At Lifestiles, we take our commitment to environmental […]

The World of Clay Roofs

Lifestiles - Red Pantiles - Suffolk, England 2

Whilst we at Lifestiles are UK based and provide handmade tiles for period and prestige properties in the country, we take an interest in all matters relating to historical buildings and all forms of roofing materials.  This month, we thought we’d take a look at some vernacular architecture from around the world which involves clay […]

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