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Lignacite Concrete Blocks

Lignacite Ltd

A range of fine textured, loadbearing units, suitable for facing and general purpose applications. Select from a range of sizes, strengths and grades for total design flexibility. The blocks consist of a specially formulated mix which reduces density, producing a solid block under 20 kg unit weight.

The blocks are medium grey in colour with a fine textured surface. Available in a range of sizes, strengths and grades for design flexibility.

Features and benefits:

  • Loadbearing.
  • For use internally and externally, above and below ground.
  • High levels of air tightness, sound insulation and fire resistance.
  • Credits available under BREAAM and Code for Sustainable Homes.
  • CE marked to BS EN 771-3.
  • Can be used to satisfy the requirements of Part L of the Building Regulations.

The mortar type for work above ground level should be designation (iii) / Compressive Class M4. Stronger mixes may be used only with the permission of the designer. Stronger mixes may also be required for work below ground in accordance with PD 6697. Consult manufacturer for details.

Movement joints should be considered in accordance with PD 6697 at approximately 6 m spacings. In areas of concentrated stress, such as those above and below openings, consideration should be given to the use of bed joint masonry reinforcement.

The design of walls should be in accordance with relevant design standards including BS 8103: 2, BS EN 1996-1-1 and the requirements of the Building Regulations.

Application:

Suitable for use in commercial and housing projects. Fair-faced and paint-grade blocks can be used to construct internal walls in commercial, industrial and leisure buildings. Can be used in the following locations:

  • The inner and outer leaves of external cavity walls.
  • Internal walls including fire break walls.
  • Separating walls including those conforming to Robust Detail specifications.
  • External and internal walls below ground (3.6 N/mm² blocks can be used in both inner leaf and internal walls; 7.3 N/mm² blocks to other locations).
  • Infill units to beam and block flooring.
  • Fair-faced blocks are recommended for internal use.

The blocks can accommodate drylining, dense plaster, finishing coats and external rendering. Consult manufacturer for further finish recommendations.

Lignacrete Concrete Blocks

Lignacite Ltd

High density concrete blocks suitable for internal and external walls.

The blocks are medium grey to buff in colour. Available in a range of sizes, strengths and grades for design flexibility.

Features and benefits:

  • Loadbearing and robust.
  • High strength.
  • For use internally and externally, above and below ground.
  • High levels of air tightness, sound insulation and fire resistance.
  • Suitable for a wide range of applications, including separating and partition walls.
  • Credits available under BREAAM and Code for Sustainable Homes.
  • CE marked to BS EN 771-3.
  • Can be used to satisfy the requirements of Part L of the Building Regulations.

The mortar type for work above ground level should be designation (iii) / Compressive Class M4. Stronger mixes may be used only with the permission of the designer. Stronger mixes may also be required for work below ground in accordance with PD 6697. Consult manufacturer for details.

Movement joints should be considered in accordance with PD 6697 at approximately 6 m spacings. In areas of concentrated stress, such as those above and below openings, consideration should be given to the use of bed joint masonry reinforcement.

The design of walls should be in accordance with relevant design standards including BS 8103: 2, BS EN 1996-1-1 and the requirements of the Building Regulations.

Application:

External and internal walls, above and below ground. Can be used as infill blocks in beam and block flooring systems. Can also be considered for use in the following locations:

  • The inner and outer leaves of external cavity walls.
  • Internal walls including fire break walls.
  • Separating walls including those conforming to Robust Detail specifications.
  • High strength, loadbearing walls - blocks up to 30 N/mm² available.
  • External and internal walls below ground.
  • Infill units to beam and block flooring.
  • Hollow blocks to construct reinforced retaining walls.

The blocks can accommodate drylining, dense plaster, finishing coats and external rendering. Consult manufacturer for further finish recommendations.

Fibo 850 Concrete Blocks

Lignacite Ltd

General purpose, lightweight concrete blocks, suitable for walling applications.

The blocks are dark grey in colour with an opened textured surface. Available in 100 and 140 mm widths, solid form only.

Features and benefits:

  • Provides a high level of thermal insulation, reducing the amount of additional insulation required after installation.
  • Lightweight, easy to handle, and quick to lay.
  • Loadbearing.
  • Provides a high level of fire protection.
  • For use internally and externally, above and below ground.
  • Provides a strong background for direct application of plasters and renders (no bonding agents required).
  • The clay aggregate is bloated through heat expansion to create a low density, porous surface with numerous cavities.
  • Fixings will be held securely by the block (and can be nailed in directly).
  • Credits available under BREAAM and Code for Sustainable Homes.
  • CE marked to BS EN 771-3.
  • Can be used to satisfy the requirements of Part L of the Building Regulations.

The mortar type for work above ground level should be designation (iii) / Compressive Class M4. Stronger mixes may be used only with the permission of the designer. Stronger mixes may also be required for work below ground in accordance with PD 6697. Consult manufacturer for details.

Movement joints should be considered in accordance with PD 6697 at approximately 6 m spacings. In areas of concentrated stress, such as those above and below openings, consideration should be given to the use of bed joint masonry reinforcement.

The design of walls should be in accordance with relevant design standards including BS 8103: 2, BS EN 1996-1-1 and the requirements of the Building Regulations.

Application:

For use in housing or extension projects. It can also be used to construct walls in other buildings where there is a requirement to specify blockwork with a low weight, e.g. partition walls on floor slabs. Can be considered for use in the following locations:

  • Inner and outer leaves of external cavity walls.
  • External and internal walls below ground (3.6 N/mm² blocks can be used in both inner leaf and internal walls; 7.3 N/mm² blocks to other locations).
  • Internal walls below ground, such as the inner leaf of external cavity walls and interior walls.

The blocks can accommodate drylining, dense plaster, finishing coats and external rendering. Consult manufacturer for further finish recommendations.

Shotblasted Hollow Block - Aggregate concrete blocks

Colinwell Masonry

Masonry block with a shotblasted face finish.

Manufactured from cement, graded aggregates, an integral waterproofer and pigment.

Features and benefits:

  • Versatile.
  • Suitable for environments where robust, durable finishes are required.
  • Good weathering characteristics.
  • Complements other building finishes, including traditional facing bricks, curtain walling and rainscreen cladding.
  • Water- and frost-resistant, helping to retain a fresh, clean appearance.
  • Cured by steam to give the blocks efflorescence-free performance characteristics.
  • Minimal maintenance required.
  • Non-combustible and will not contribute to the spread of flame.
  • Available in a variety of colours.

Applications:

Suitable for use in the construction of external and internal loadbearing and non-loadbearing walls, including the inner and outer leaves of cavity walls, party walls, partition walls and boundary walls. Can also be used as reinforced masonry walls through incorporation of bed joint reinforcement.

Manufactured in accordance with BS EN 771-3 and BS 5628-1.

Shotblasted Cellular Block - Aggregate concrete blocks

Colinwell Masonry

Masonry block with a shotblasted face finish.

Manufactured from cement, graded aggregates, an integral waterproofer and pigment.

Features and benefits:

  • Versatile.
  • Suitable for environments where robust, durable finishes are required.
  • Good weathering characteristics.
  • Complements other building finishes, including traditional facing bricks, curtain walling and rainscreen cladding.
  • Water- and frost-resistant, helping to retain a fresh, clean appearance.
  • Cured by steam to give the blocks efflorescence-free performance characteristics.
  • Minimal maintenance required.
  • Non-combustible and will not contribute to the spread of flame.
  • Available in a variety of colours.

Applications:

Suitable for use in the construction of external and internal loadbearing and non-loadbearing walls, including the inner and outer leaves of cavity walls, party walls, partition walls and boundary walls. Can also be used as reinforced masonry walls through incorporation of bed joint reinforcement.

Manufactured in accordance with BS EN 771-3 and BS 5628-1.

Split Solid Block - Aggregate concrete blocks

Colinwell Masonry

Masonry block with a split face finish.

Manufactured from cement, graded aggregates, an integral waterproofer and pigment.

Features and benefits:

  • Versatile.
  • Suitable for environments where robust, durable finishes are required.
  • Good weathering characteristics.
  • Complements other building finishes, including traditional facing bricks, curtain walling and rainscreen cladding.
  • Water- and frost-resistant, helping to retain a fresh, clean appearance.
  • Cured by steam to give the blocks efflorescence-free performance characteristics.
  • Minimal maintenance required.
  • Non-combustible and will not contribute to the spread of flame.
  • Available in a variety of colours.

Applications:

Suitable for use in the construction of external and internal loadbearing and non-loadbearing walls, including the inner and outer leaves of cavity walls, party walls, partition walls and boundary walls. Can also be used as reinforced masonry walls through incorporation of bed joint reinforcement.

Manufactured in accordance with BS EN 771-3 and BS 5628-1.

Smooth Solid Block - Aggregate concrete blocks

Colinwell Masonry

Masonry block with a smooth face finish.

Manufactured from cement, graded aggregates, an integral waterproofer and pigment.

Features and benefits:

  • Versatile.
  • Suitable for environments where robust, durable finishes are required.
  • Good weathering characteristics.
  • Complements other building finishes, including traditional facing bricks, curtain walling and rainscreen cladding.
  • Water- and frost-resistant, helping to retain a fresh, clean appearance.
  • Cured by steam to give the blocks efflorescence-free performance characteristics.
  • Minimal maintenance required.
  • Non-combustible and will not contribute to the spread of flame.
  • Available in a variety of colours.

Applications:

Suitable for use in the construction of external and internal loadbearing and non-loadbearing walls, including the inner and outer leaves of cavity walls, party walls, partition walls and boundary walls. Can also be used as reinforced masonry walls through incorporation of bed joint reinforcement.

Manufactured in accordance with BS EN 771-3 and BS 5628-1.

Smooth Cellular Block - Aggregate concrete blocks

Colinwell Masonry

Masonry block with a smooth face finish.

Manufactured from cement, graded aggregates, an integral waterproofer and pigment.

Features and benefits:

  • Versatile.
  • Suitable for environments where robust, durable finishes are required.
  • Good weathering characteristics.
  • Complements other building finishes, including traditional facing bricks, curtain walling and rainscreen cladding.
  • Water- and frost-resistant, helping to retain a fresh, clean appearance.
  • Cured by steam to give the blocks efflorescence-free performance characteristics.
  • Minimal maintenance required.
  • Non-combustible and will not contribute to the spread of flame.
  • Available in a variety of colours.

Applications:

Suitable for use in the construction of external and internal loadbearing and non-loadbearing walls, including the inner and outer leaves of cavity walls, party walls, partition walls and boundary walls. Can also be used as reinforced masonry walls through incorporation of bed joint reinforcement.

Manufactured in accordance with BS EN 771-3 and BS 5628-1.

EchoCheck - Acoustic concrete blocks

Colinwell Masonry

Slotted face acoustic masonry blocks with enhanced acoustic properties that are achieved through the use of Helmholtz resonating chambers. They have been developed to reduce sound reverberation in both internal and external applications, promoting clarity to speech or music and reducing overall noise levels.

Manufactured from cement, porous aggregates (65% recycled secondary aggregate content), an integral waterproofing and colour pigment.

Features and benefits:

  • Cost effective solution to controlling sound reverberation.
  • Creates a quieter space.
  • Satisfies the requirements of Building Bulletin 93 (BB93).
  • Delivers a noise reduction coefficient (NRC) of: EC100: 0.55 αw; EC140: 0.75 αw; EC215: 0.65 αw.
  • Reduces reverberation time.
  • Designed to deal with difficult to control, low frequency sounds.
  • Robust and can withstand frequent impact.
  • Available in a variety of colours.
  • Can be roller painted - consult manufacturer for details.
  • Minimal maintenance required.
  • Fire-resistant and will not contribute to the spread of flame.
  • Loadbearing capacity.
  • Waterproof, and will retain a fresh, clean appearance.
  • Efflorescence-free.
  • When used to construct the internal leaf of the cavity wall of a building, this product adds to the overall airtightness, improving the thermal efficiency and contributing to the minimization of energy use.
  • Can be used in conjunction with other Colinwell products, including Acousta Tex.

Applications:

Suitable for use in the construction of external and internal loadbearing and non-loadbearing walls, including the inner and outer leaves of cavity walls, party walls, partition walls and boundary walls. Can also be used as reinforced masonry walls through incorporation of bed joint reinforcement. Other applications include:

  • Plant rooms.
  • Classrooms.
  • Lecture theatres.
  • Gymnasiums.
  • Swimming pools.
  • Arenas.
  • Factories.

A 1:1:6 cement:lime:sand mortar is suitable for use with this product.

CE-marked and manufactured in accordance with BS EN 771-3, BS 5628-1, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.

AB Corner Block - Precast concrete interlocking blocks

Colinwell Masonry

Allan Block retaining wall corner block, available in both right- and left-handed variations.

Manufactured from a mixture of aggregates (65% recycled secondary aggregate content) and cement.

Features and benefits:

  • Easily constructed in conjunction with the Allan Block Retaining Wall System - consult manufacturer for details.
  • Offers high performance, quality, and lasting value.
  • Expected lifespan of 120 years (if designed and built in accordance with British Board of Agrément (BBA), Roads and Bridges).
  • Anti-climb, chamfered edge.
  • Cost-effective and versatile.
  • Durable and maintenance-free.
  • Freeze-thaw resistance.
  • High strength.
  • Efflorescence-free.

Applications:

Suitable for:

  • All types of road and rail infrastructure projects that require approval by the Highways Agency (the product holds a BBA Roads and Bridges certificate).
  • Large commercial and residential walls.
  • Low gravity (unreinforced) walls.

CE-marked and manufactured in accordance with BS EN 771-3 and BS 5628-1, , ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.

Acousta Tex - Concrete Acoustic Blocks

Colinwell Masonry

Acousta Tex are textured face acoustic masonry blocks which provide high levels of sound absorption.

Manufactured from cement, specially sourced sound porous aggregates (65% recycled secondary aggregate content), an integral waterproofing and colour pigment.

Features and benefits:

  • Sound-absorbing texture.
  • Delivers a noise reduction coefficient (NRC) of 0.55 αw.
  • Effective sound control qualities, especially in the high-frequency sound range.
  • Satisfies the requirements of Building Bulletin 93 (BB93).
  • Minimal maintenance required.
  • Waterproof, and will retain a fresh, clean appearance.
  • Non-combustible, and will not contribute to the spread of flame.
  • Efflorescence-free.
  • Can be used in conjunction with other Colinwell products, including EchoCheck acoustic blocks.

Applications:

Suitable for use in the construction of external and internal loadbearing and non-loadbearing walls, including the inner and outer leaves of cavity walls, party walls, partition walls and boundary walls. They can also be used as reinforced masonry walls through incorporation of bed joint reinforcement. Other applications include:

  • Plant rooms.
  • Classrooms.
  • Lecture theatres.
  • Gymnasiums.
  • Swimming pools.
  • Arenas.
  • Factories.

CE-marked and manufactured in accordance with BS EN 771-3, BS 5628-1, ISO 9001 and ISO14001.

AB Stone - Precast concrete interlocking blocks

Colinwell Masonry

Allan Block is a hollow-core, dry-stacking concrete blocks for the construction of retaining walls. Designed with a 12° raised front lip which automatically establishes the setback from vertical.

Manufactured from a mixture of aggregates (65% recycled secondary aggregate content) and cement.

Features and benefits:

  • Cost-effective and versatile.
  • Offers high performance, quality, and lasting value.
  • Expected lifespan of 120 years (if designed and built in accordance with its British Board of Agrément (BBA), Roads and Bridges certificate).
  • Includes a hollow-core design which makes blocks easy to handle, promotes drainage and becomes solid when filled with stone.
  • Anti-climb.
  • No need for pins, clips or mortar.
  • Can be constructed regardless of weather conditions.
  • Built-in drainage.
  • Durable and maintenance-free.
  • Freeze-thaw resistance.
  • High strength, durable block.
  • Efflorescence-free.

Applications:

Suitable for:

  • All types of road and rail infrastructure projects that require approval by the Highways Agency (as the product holds a BBA Roads and Bridges certificate).
  • Large commercial and residential walls.
  • Low gravity (unreinforced) walls.

Depending on site conditions, walls can be constructed up to 1.7 m in height, using the blocks and granular fill only. Taller walls will require reinforcement, most often through the use of Geogrid, No-Fines Concrete or building a double-width gravity wall.

CE-marked and manufactured in accordance with BS EN 771-3, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.

AB Classic - Precast concrete interlocking blocks

Colinwell Masonry

Allan Block is a hollow-core, dry-stacking concrete block for the construction of retaining walls. Designed with a 6° raised front lip which automatically establishes the setback from vertical.

Manufactured from a mixture of aggregates (65% recycled secondary aggregate content) and cement.

Features and benefits:

  • Cost-effective and versatile.
  • Offers high performance, quality, and lasting value.
  • Expected lifespan of 120 years (if designed and built in accordance with its British Board of Agrément (BBA), Roads and Bridges certificate).
  • Includes a hollow-core design which makes blocks easy to handle, promotes drainage and becomes solid when filled with stone.
  • Anti-climb.
  • No need for pins, clips or mortar.
  • Can be constructed regardless of weather conditions.
  • Built-in drainage.
  • Durable and maintenance-free.
  • Freeze-thaw resistance.
  • High strength, durable block.
  • Efflorescence-free.

Applications:

Suitable for:

  • All types of road and rail infrastructure projects that require approval by the Highways Agency (as the product holds a BBA Roads and Bridges certificate).
  • Large commercial and residential walls.
  • Low gravity (unreinforced) walls.

Depending on site conditions, walls can be constructed up to 1.2 m in height, using the blocks and granular fill only. Taller walls will require reinforcement, most often through the use of Geogrid, No-Fines Concrete or building a double-width gravity wall.

CE-marked and manufactured in accordance with BS EN 771-3, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.

AB Three - Precast concrete interlocking blocks

Colinwell Masonry

Allan Block is a hollow-core, dry-stacking concrete block for the construction of retaining walls. Designed with a 3° raised front lip which automatically establishes the setback from vertical.

Manufactured from a mixture of aggregates (65% recycled secondary aggregate content) and cement.

Features and benefits:

  • Cost-effective and versatile.
  • Offers high performance, quality, and lasting value.
  • Expected lifespan of 120 years (if designed and built in accordance with its British Board of Agrément (BBA), Roads and Bridges certificate).
  • Includes a hollow-core design which makes blocks easy to handle, promotes drainage and becomes solid when filled with stone.
  • Anti-climb.
  • No need for pins, clips or mortar.
  • Can be constructed regardless of weather conditions.
  • Built-in drainage.
  • Durable and maintenance-free.
  • Freeze-thaw resistance.
  • High strength, durable block.
  • Efflorescence-free.

Applications:

Suitable for:

  • All types of road and rail infrastructure projects that require approval by the Highways Agency (the product holds a BBA Roads and Bridges certificate).
  • Large commercial and residential walls.
  • Low gravity (unreinforced) walls.

Depending on site conditions, walls can be constructed up to 1.1 m in height, using the blocks and granular fill only. Taller walls will require reinforcement, most often through the use of Geogrid, No-Fines Concrete or building a double-width gravity wall.

CE-marked and manufactured in accordance with BS EN 771-3, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.

AB One - Precast concrete interlocking blocks

Colinwell Masonry

Allan Block is a hollow-core, dry-stacking concrete block for the construction of retaining walls. Designed with a 1° raised front lip which automatically establishes the setback from vertical.

Manufactured from a mixture of aggregates (65% recycled secondary aggregate content) and cement.

Features and benefits:

  • Cost-effective and versatile.
  • Offers high performance, quality, and lasting value.
  • Expected lifespan of 120 years (if designed and built in accordance with its British Board of Agrément (BBA), Roads and Bridges certificate).
  • Includes a hollow-core design which makes blocks easy to handle, promotes drainage and becomes solid when filled with stone.
  • Anti-climb.
  • No need for pins, clips or mortar.
  • Can be constructed regardless of weather conditions.
  • Built-in drainage.
  • Durable and maintenance-free.
  • Freeze-thaw resistance.
  • High strength, durable block.
  • Efflorescence-free.

Applications:

Suitable for:

  • All types of road and rail infrastructure projects that require approval by the Highways Agency (as the product holds a BBA Roads and Bridges certificate).
  • Large commercial and residential walls.

Will require reinforcement, most often through the use of Geogrid, No-Fines Concrete or building a double-width gravity wall.

CE-marked and manufactured in accordance with BS EN 771-3, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.

Anchor Landmark® Segmental Retaining Wall Blocks

AG

A mortarless dry build segmental retaining wall system consisting of self-finished portrait orientated concrete blocks with the appearance of riven faced stone for highest performance engineered retaining walls.

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