Who we are

Tobermore began life as a humble sand and gravel business started by the Henderson family in 1942.

We then diversified into concrete products, which were sold to the local community in the 1950s. In the late 1970s we became one of the forerunners in manufacturing block paving – or ‘Pavia’, as it was originally called. Now, more than 75 years later, we are one of the top paving and walling manufacturers in the UK and Ireland, and pride ourselves on our world-class technology and the unrivalled quality of our products.

Quite simply, we understand concrete

Because we are at the heart of our rural community, the majority of our staff have been with us for a long time. This means that no other UK manufacturer has the technical expertise and years of experience of our team. Which is why we are trusted by architects, landscape designers and homeowners to deliver durable products that look stunning.

We produce a range of products for both the domestic sector and the commercial sector and have experience supplying products from a small patio or driveway right up to large scale pedestrianised areas for construction projects. Choose an option below to view the area which is right for you.

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Our people

To this day, the business remains family-run. We employ nearly 200 staff in the local area and it’s this family and community focus which means Tobermore offers more. This is an addition to over 50 staff members employed in our paving and walling centres in Bangor, Dublin and Cork and our Sales team across NI, ROI, Scotland, England and Wales.

Our staff take pride in the business, and helping our customers with personal service is paramount. Pick up the phone and you’ll be put through to a real person who will be happy to offer help and advice.

And if you’re interested in being part of our team and having a job which offers pride, satisfaction and fun, find out more!

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Over 250 staff employed
Bricks produced per day
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Renewable energy produced is used in our manufacturing process
Established in 1942
Concrete products made in the UK

What we make

Tobermore manufacture concrete paving and walling products of a consistently high quality for commercial and residential projects.

We make all our concrete products in the UK using aggregates from our own quarry and import only the best materials, so you can be satisfied with the quality and traceability of our products.

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The quality of our product is second to none.

Many of our block paving and paving flag products undergo a special manufacturing process to produce products with a hard-wearing surface layer (HWSL). This layer dramatically improves the strength and durability of the products and improves the colour retention. So not only can you rely on the longevity of Tobermore products, including those installed in heavy-duty environments, but you can also be sure that they will continue to look their best for years to come.

We offer a variety of deep product colours.

Available in solid shades that can be used to make a statement or mixed colours that have been beautifully blended together to create unique tones.

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We invest in the highest calibre machines using world-class technology.

But it’s not just the machines that make our products, it’s our people too, they are the heart of our business and most have been here for many years and are experts in all things concrete. These are the people who ensure the product is the best it can be, checking and applying quality standards. Not only do we manufacture our products with a hard-wearing surface layer, but we also source the very best Iron Oxide colour pigments available in the market which is how we make products with such strong, vibrant and long-lasting colours.

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We have sourced the most advanced manufacturing machines available.

Shipped in from Germany, so we can create the best quality European-style paving right here in the UK. We use 100% renewable energy and rainwater during manufacturing and deploy a vapour curing process to virtually eliminate efflorescence.

We continue to invest in the best technology available.

In order to maintain the standards of excellence that we set ourselves, and to continue to offer our customers new and exciting paving and walling products.

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What we believe

Don’t Accept Less, Ask for Tobermore.

We are committed to our core values of sustainability, quality and reliability.

Sustainability is not an afterthought at Tobermore, we are part of the landscape and want to ensure we look after it. This is why we have more than 1,250 solar panels installed, and also our own 250kW wind turbine, from which 100% of the electricity produced is used in our production process.

100% of our plastic waste is recycled and we are striving constantly to reduce our plastic packaging. 100% of our wood waste is recycled, and 100% of our concrete waste is crushed and used in our mix for our products. None of our concrete waste is sent to landfill.

We also have a rainwater harvesting system and our own borehole, from which we take 100% of the water used in our production.

tobermore is committed to the environment

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Where reliability matters

We also pride ourselves on both the reliability of our products, and our service. Our products are built to last, which means that we can offer a 25-year guarantee to homeowners on block paving products.

You can also rely on us being able to fulfil your order as we maintain high stock levels and have an incredibly efficient delivery service which meets its targets 99.6% of the time – 6160 of 6184 loads in 2016 were delivered on the date agreed.

Our team are here as your trusted advisors, we understand concrete and care about you getting the right product to achieve the perfect look. We invest in our specification team, paving centres, landscape design service and guides to always give you the best quality advice.

We strive to be your first choice when it comes to paving and walling.

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Standards and Awards

Tobermore is an award winning company and has been recognised both locally and internationally for both business processes and product quality.

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