Clay Tiles

Reclamation Mix

The finest clay roof tiles, handmade using traditional methods.

Woburn Reclamation Mix Clay Tiles

For years tile manufacturers have tried to emulate the wide-ranging colours and shapes typical of reclaimed tiles with limited success until now.

DESCRIPTION ROOF VERTICAL
Minimum roof pitch 40˚ 75˚
Headlap (minimum) 65mm 38mm
Batten spacing at maximum gauge 100mm 114mm
Size of tile 265 x 165mm 265 x 165mm
Covering capacity 60.0 tiles per m² 53.0 tiles per m²
Cover width 165mm 165mm
Weight as laid 82.5 kg per m² 72.9 kg per m²
Battens per m² 10m 8.7m
Batten size 38 x 25mm 38 x 25mm
Nail size/ type for tiles 38 x 3.35mm alloy clout 38 x 3.35mm alloy clout

All tiles comply with C E Marking to British and European Standard BS EN 1304, which legislates for externally tested and verified quality of roof tiles. The tiles are independently tested to the following standards by Lucideon (approved by UKAS and the British Standards Institute):

Determination of Impermeability : BSEN 539-1:2005 Method 2 & BSEN 1304:2005

Determination of Flexural Strength : BSEN 538:1994

Determination of Frost Resistance : BSEN 539-2:2013

You can use handmade clay plain tiles if the pitch of your roof is between 40˚ and 90˚ and they are fixed in accordance with the British Standard Code of Practice for Slating & Tiling BS 5534: 2014. However, if your roof pitch is lower than 40˚, please contact us with details of your requirements  and it is very possible we can offer a solution to guarantee the use of handmade plain tiles down to pitch as low as 17.5˚.

Our handmade clay plain tiles are used extensively across the UK on refurbishments and new builds alike. Our tiles are widely accepted in Conservation Areas and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and are regularly used on Churches, Historic and Listed Buildings, etc.

Summary

The Reclamation Mix hand made clay tiles has the texture and shade variation of reclaimed tiles, but with all the advantages of a new tile made to stringent European Standards for quality. Sourcing large batches of reclaimed tiles and matching fittings can be a problem – not with the Reclamation Mix which generally in stock in our yard.

Packed in crates that are pre-blended meaning the roofing contractor does not need to blend individual colours as they are laid.

When it was recently launched, Lifestiles’ Woburn Reclamation Mix was acclaimed by some as ‘the Holy Grail of roof tiles’. This was because, for many years tile manufacturers had consistently attempted to emulate the wide-ranging colours and shapes typical of reclaimed tiles, but with limited success.  In addition, sourcing large batches of reclaimed tiles and matching fittings is problematic – and, whilst handmade clay roof tiles are extremely tough and resilient, the age, origins and condition of reclaimed roof tiles is invariably a lottery…

The Woburn Reclamation Mix handmade clay tiles have eliminated the need to resort to this.  These tiles have all the texture and shade variation of reclaimed tiles but with all the advantages of a new tile produced to today’s stringent European quality standards. In addition, they are delivered packed in crates that are pre-blended meaning the roofing contractor does not need to blend individual colours as they are laid.

All our handmade roof tiles are produced in a custom-built facility in Turkey. The tiles are tested in our on-site laboratory throughout their production ensuring they meet the rigorous British and new European standards under the EU guidelines. The product is CE marked and has Declaration of Performance Certification (a requirement of all the leading roofing and building merchants), and a factory guarantee for 30 years.

The Lifestiles Difference

Ethically Sourced

All of our products are ethically-sourced, ensuring the highest quality for our customers.

Expertly Crafted

We make sure all of our natural roof tiles are expertly handmade and handcrafted, for superior quality.

Beautifully Finished

We work closely with our manufacturers and you to supply the perfect natural roof finish to suit your project.

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