Thomas Armstrong - Divisions

 

Our Factories & People

Our Factories & People

 
Our concrete blocks manufacturing division consists of a number of long-established, well respected companies producing a wide range of high quality products. As these companies have been acquired by the Thomas Armstrong group, they have been upgraded and invested in continually over the years.
 

 

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Thomas Armstrong (Concrete Blocks) Ltd - Rowlands Gill, Tyneside

Rowlands Gill, Whinfield Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. NE39 1EH
Tel: 01207 544214   Fax: 01207 541800   Email: blocks@thomasarmstrong.co.uk 

The first block plant in our group, formed in 1964 and is the divisional headquarters of Thomas Armstrong (Concrete Blocks) Limited. In 2012 we invested in a new, state of the art block making plant to increase capacity, improve quality and extend the range of products made.

  • Insulite aggregate Blocks
  • Solid Dense Concrete Blocks
  • Hollow Dense Blocks
  • Armstart Foundation Blocks



Thomas Armstrong (Concrete Blocks) Ltd - Consett, Co Durham

Park Road, Blackhill, Consett, Co Durham. DH8 5SP
Tel: 01207 505655   Fax: 01207 592345   Email: blocks@thomasarmstrong.co.uk 

In 1991 Consett Block Manufacturing Limited was purchased and now forms the Paving Division of Thomas Armstrong (Concrete Blocks) Limited. Significant investment in new manufacturing plant has been carried out in 2012-2013.

  • Rectangular Paving Blocks
  • Hexagonal Paving Blocks
  • Beamish Cobbles
  • Kerb Setts and Fittlings



Thomas Armstrong (Concrete Blocks) Ltd - Catterick, North Yorkshire

Bridge Road, Brompton-on-Swale, Richmond, North Yorks. DL10 7HW
Tel: 01748 810204   Fax: 01748 813950   Email: airtec@thomasarmstrong.co.uk 

Built and comissioned in 2004, this state of the art facility represents the very latest technology in aerated block production using entirely unique and bespoke techniques resulting in products with unrivalled technical and physical performance. Airtec stocks are held at most of our sites in order to meet customer demand.

  • Airtec wall blocks
  • Airtec Foundation Blocks
  • Airtec Party Wall Blocks
  • Airtec Large Format Blocks
  • Airtec Coursing Units (Brickettes)



Stocks Brothers Ltd Thirsk - Pickhill, North Yorkshire

Cross Lane, Pickhill, Thirsk, North Yorkshire. YO7 4JQ
Tel: 01845 567282   Fax: 01845 567606   Email: blocks@thomasarmstrong.co.uk 

Founded in 1981 and acquired in October 1988 Garners Concrete Blocks Limited, a long established and respected local company, was acquired and was merged Into Thomas Armstrong (Concrete Blocks) Limited. We then converted the facility into a fully-automated process and in 2013 upgraded our process again. In 2016 the factory was brought within our Stock Brothers Ltd division.

  • Insulite Aggregate Blocks & bricks
  • Solid Dense Concrete Blocks
  • Cellular Dense Concrete Blocks
  • Hollow Dense Concrete Blocks
  • Armstart Foundation Blocks
  • Concrete Common Bricks
  • Slip blocks and Infill Blocks



Stocks Brothers Ltd - Leeds, West Yorkshire

Knowsthorpe Gate, Cross Green, Leeds. LS9 0NP
Tel: 0113 2320022   Fax: 0113 2870839   Email: stocks.sales@thomasarmstrong.co.uk 

Founded in the 1920's and with a well established reputation for excellent quality and customer service, we acquired this company in 2007 and represents the  highest volume block manufacturing facility in our group. In 2016 the block factory at Pickhill Thirsk was brought within the Stocks Bros Ltd division and a high-capacity new block plant at Cross Green, Leeds was built to replace our Garforth facility. 
  • Ultralite Aggregate Blocks
  • Insulite Aggregate Blocks & bricks
  • Solid Dense Concrete Blocks
  • Cellular Dense Concrete Blocks
  • Hollow Dense Concrete Blocks
  • Armstart Foundation Blocks



Thomas Armstrong (Concrete Blocks) Ltd - Silloth, Cumbria

Blackdyke, Silloth, Cumbria. CA7 4PD
Tel: 01900 68114   Fax: 01900 66136   Email: aggregates@thomasarmstrong.co.uk

Coulthard's Concrete Blocks (1980) Limited was acquired In 1997 and manufactures an extensive range of building block and paving block products. The facility underwent a substantial redevelopment In 2007 to increase capacity, improve quality and extend the range of products made.

  • Paving Blocks, Kerbs and Fittings
  • Insulite Aggregate Blocks & bricks
  • Solid Dense Concrete Blocks
  • Hollow Dense Concrete Blocks
  • Armstart Foundation Blocks
  • Concrete Common Bricks
  • Slip blocks and Infill Blocks



William Rainford (Holdings) Ltd - Aintree, Merseyside

Heysham Road, Aintree, Liverpool, Merseyside. L30 6UF
Tel: 0151 5255991   Fax: 0151 5301676   Email: wrainford@thomasarmstrong.co.uk

Formed in 1970 and acquired in 1995, this respected and well known local company now operates from 2 sites: AIntree where the haulage and block making units are based and sand winning from the shore at St Annes.

  • Insulite Aggregate Blocks
  • Solid Dense Concrete Blocks
  • Cellular Dense Concrete Blocks
  • Hollow Dense Concrete Blocks
  • Coursing Blocks
  • Slip Blocks and Infill blocks



Barnetts (Buglawton) - Congleton, Cheshire

Brook Street, Congleton, Cheshire. CW12 1RH
Tel: 01260 273170   Fax: 01260 298150   Email: barnetts@thomasarmstrong.co.uk

Founded in 1931, this is the oldest and most well established company in our group. It  was acquired In February 1998 and uderwent a series of refurbishments and upgrades to the site and to the production equipment.


  • Insulite Aggregate Blocks
  • Solid Dense Concrete Blocks
  • Cellular Dense Concrete Blocks
  • Hollow Dense Concrete Blocks


 
Lakeland Pavers, Penrith, Cumbria

North Lakes Business Park, Flusco, Penrith, Cumbria. CA11 0JB
Tel: 01900 68114   Fax: 01900 66136   Email: lakelandpavers@thomasarmstrong.co.uk

Founded in 1989, Lakeland Pavers Limited have become regarded as the leading regional producer of a wide range of high quality and innovative paving producs in addition to providing a range of concrete building block products. In 2015 Thomas Armstrong Holdings acquired Lakeland Pavers to increase our portfolio of quality products and remains a well respected regional producer. 

  • Rectangular, cobbles, paving setts
  • Insulite Aggregate Blocks
  • Solid Dense Concrete Blocks
  • Cellular Dense Concrete Blocks
  • Hollow Dense Concrete Blocks

   

 

 





 











 

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