UK: Floor Tiles: Floor Tile Manufacturers & Suppliers
ABOUT FLOOR TILES
The most common type of floor tiles are ceramic floor tiles. Floor tiles are available in a wide range of colours, textures and finishes, including finishes which simulate stone, slate, and a variety of hardwoods. Cork floor tiles, stone floor tiles, rubber floor tiles, and vinyl floor tiles are also available. Each type of floor tile has its advantages and disadvantages for each type of application. For example, stone floor tiles will give an authentic traditional appearances, but need careful maintenance. Vinyl floor tiles are a practical solution, particularly in bathrooms and kitchens. Leading UK supplirs of floor tiles are profiled below the panel of sponsored links.
LEADING FLOOR TILE MANUFACTURERS & SUPPLIERS
Topps Tiles: Floor Tiles. Topps Tiles opened its first tile centre in Manchester in 1963 and has now become one of the UK's leading suppliers of bathroom and kitchen floor tiles, through its more than two hundred shops and online. Topps Tiles offers a choice of several hundred floor tiles, in more than sixty ranges. The well laid out and comprehensive Topps Tiles website enables users to search for floor tiles by room, material, pattern, colour, size, finish, and indoor/outdoor. There are separate sections for bathroom and kitchen floor tiles. The choice of materials includes: Natural Stone, Porcelain, Granite, Travertine, Limestone, Ceramic, Slate, Marble, and Glass. The choice of finishes includes: Matt, Satin, Glass, Gloss, Rustic, and Textured. The Topps Tiles website supplies tools and adhesives for kitchen tiles; it also provides a store index and sections giving advice on tiles and tiling to home owners.
Johnson Tiles: Floor Tiles. Johnson Tiles, based in Stoke-on-Trent, is a large UK manufacturer and importer of ceramic wall and floor tiles. It is part of Norcros Group Holdings. Johnson supplies a wide range of both wall and floor tiles, in modern, classic, and traditional styles. The Johnson product range covers ceramic tiles, porcelain tiles, glass tiles, and mosaics. The comprehensive Johnson Tiles website contains a section on Ideas & Projects which enables users to get inspiration by looking through an variety of room images. For those who know just what they are looking for, there is a Find a Tile section which provides searches by colour, by type, by finish, by effect, and by size. Finish is either gloss or matt. Effect includes: Granite, Marble, Metallic, Patterned, Plain, Scored, Slate, Stone, Textured, and Wood. Size covers small, medium, and large kitchen tiles. Johnson Tiles operates a factory outlet at Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, which stocks both firsts and seconds.
British Ceramic Tile: Floor Tiles. British Ceramic Tile, based in Devon, is a British maker of ceramic tiles including floor tiles. British Ceramic Tile values its relationship with Dartmoor, which provides the materials used to make its tiles. The company was formed in 1998, using the assets of Candy Tiles which were purchased out of receivership by the Austrian founder and executive chairman Konrad Goess-Saurau. More than £60m has since invested, without any Government subsidy, to create a modern tile production facility. The factory now manufactures over three million square metres of tiles per year under the Laura Ashley, Wet by Hemingway Design, Candy Tile Company, and British Ceramic Tile brands. It also manufacturers own brand floor tiles for retailers such as Homebase, Focus, and Topps Tiles. The design team, led by Sheila Elliott, draws ideas for its designs from Britain's urban and rural landscapes.
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