Pre-Cast Facades

Precast panels clad in terracotta or brick form
an integral part of the ever increasing move to
taking facade construction offsite. Concrete is
an ideal medium to accept both flat and profiled
terracotta pieces which can either be pinned or
achieve their mechanical key by forming extruded
dovetails in the rear of the terracotta extrusions.
Particularly where joints between adjacent terracotta
pieces need to be pointed precasting is a great solution.

Pre-cast - Excelsior Mill, Manchester


James & Taylor were very pleased to assist Tim Groom Architects with the selection of the brick for this building. One of the briefs given to us by the architect was to source a brick that was suitable for off-site…