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With creativity at its core, Artro’s strength lies in its ability to adapt its look depending on the colour, laying pattern or jointing material used.

Inspired by the intimate scale of traditional European clay pavers, Artro brings the concept right up to date, providing inspirational options for any project.

Moreover, its trafficable performance makes it the ideal paving solution for commercial, city centres or residential schemes. Its advanced PrimeTop surface ensures it retains its original appearance for longer.

Artro draws on a range of laying patterns, jointing materials and colour mixes to create distinctive schemes with personality. Choose from Tobermore’s comprehensive range of paving sets and kerbs to add additional character to each paving scheme.

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Artro CarbonCool Palette - Carbon
Artro PlatinumCool Palette - Platinum
Artro SlateCool Palette - Slate
Artro SteelCool Palette - Steel
Artro AutumnWarm Palette - Autumn
Artro BrackenWarm Palette - Bracken
Artro HeatherWarm Palette - Heather
Artro CarbonCool Palette - Carbon
Artro PlatinumCool Palette - Platinum
Artro SlateCool Palette - Slate
Artro SteelCool Palette - Steel
Artro AutumnWarm Palette - Autumn
Artro BrackenWarm Palette - Bracken
Artro HeatherWarm Palette - Heather

Combatting efflorescence

PrimeTop is the high performance feature which differentiates Tobermore from standard concrete paving. Tobermore’s PrimeTop is manufactured with a premium, hard-wearing surface layer which adds significant performance benefits .

Hard-wearing Surface

The PrimeTop surface layer has a dense composition of finer aggregates, hard sand and a higher percentage of cement. This hardened surface layer has enhanced strength and increased resistance to wear and tear, for both pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

Aesthetic appeal & enhanced weathering

The PrimeTop surface layer contains a high concentration of pigment creating vibrant colour and exceptional UV performance, leading to enhanced weathering properties.

Tobermore PrimeTop is renowned for its superior long-term retention of colour and visual appeal.

We produce two different material mixes; the PrimeTop layer and a robust base layer formulated for optimum structural performance. Both layers are formed simultaneously, producing an inseparable bond that stands the test of time.

Combatting efflorescence

Every aspect of our product’s performance is researched and optimised to provide an excellent long-lasting appearance. In respect to the challenge of efflorescence, we have invested in manufacturing technology which enables us to produce virtually efflorescence free paving.

Efflorescence is perhaps the single biggest problem encountered with decorative concrete paving products. The cause of efflorescence is simply a chemical reaction between the cement in the concrete and rainwater causing the formation of calcium carbonate. This white, crystalline substance stains the surface and spoils the appearance of the paving.

In the Tobermore manufacturing process, we cure our products in a warm vapour atmosphere for 12 hours, which ensures that efflorescence is dramatically reduced. Moreover, the vapour curing also enhances the colour, improves the strength and cures the products much faster, allowing products to be used almost immediately.

Vapour Cured

The Ef-Stop protection includes an intense vapour curing process. Vapour penetrates to the core of the paver.

Product Specifications

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Product Name Length (mm) Width (mm) Depth (mm) Colours Carbon Footprint
Artro 220 55 80 Platinum, Steel, Carbon, Slate, Autumn, Heather, Bracken 30 kg CO2/m2
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BS EN 1338:2003

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Hard Wearing
Surface Layer

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100% Renewable
Energy Used

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100% Harvested
Water Used

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100% Recyclable

Additional Information
  • Minimum 12 hour vapour curing to significantly reduce the possibility of efflorescence
  • Extremely Low Slip/Skid Resistance (>75 USRV)
  • For BREEAM ratings and sub-base design guidance, please download the specification guide below

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We offer a range of CPD’s for Professionals

A key feature of Tobermore’s customer focus is our regular series of lunchtime presentations. We believe in reaching out to customers in all markets, enabling them to see at first hand our range of products and expert services.

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Complementary Products

ServiceSure is Tobermore’s unique package of customer service benefits developed to ensure an efficient, consistent and streamlined experience. This unbeatable, seamless service follows your project from initial enquiry to delivery and beyond, keeping you fully informed at every stage.

Delivery excellence

Delivery excellence

You can trust Tobermore to fulfil your order on time and in full as agreed. This industry leading service is proven week in week out and in 2018 we achieved outstanding delivery performance with 99.47% of orders on time and in full.

Easy Spec

Easy Spec

Our specification team is on hand across the UK and Ireland to support you with technical advice, design support and samples. Tobermore’s comprehensive website provides additional access to useful information. This is backed up by a package of the industry’s leading specification tools including NBS Plus/Create and BIM level 2.

Fast Quote

Fast Quote

We always turn around quotes within one working day.

Intelligent Ordering

Intelligent Ordering

Every order placed with Tobermore is sense checked on receipt by one of our trusted advisors who will liaise with you directly to ensure quantity, format and delivery details are right first time. All orders will receive an Order Confirmation with clear product and pricing information.

Unrivalled availability

Unrivalled availability

With more stock on the ground and a faster turnaround on batch controlled orders we offer market leading availability on a full range of paving and walling products. Because we manufacture everything on one site we can combine mixed product loads for customer friendly logistics.

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Company Announcement

Tobermore temporarily close manufacturing facilities

due to COVID-19

One of our key responsibilities is to protect the health and welfare of our employees, customers and community. Therefore, we have made the difficult decision to stop all manufacturing and delivery of Tobermore products.