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Traditional clay tiles in East Sussex

Traditional clay tiles

Here at Heritage Clay Tiles Ltd our traditional clay tiles have a glorious colour and a much deeper texture than any stock tile on the market. Our motto of yesterdays traditions, todays choices, tomorrows heritage is so appropriate, as we firmly adhere to strictly traditional clay tiles design and manufacture to ensure tomorrows heritage.

Our beautiful range of traditional clay tiles have the appearance of tiles that have been in place for many years, even when first laid. The natural build up of lichen and other weathering effects that do not undermine the integrity of the tile, but simply enhance the traditional clay tile appearance will not take long to develop owing to the clay tiles deeper texture.

We have other ranges of traditional clay tiles available should you be looking for a smoother finish too. Should you require a more contemporary feel, the darker shades are ideal for matching with older weathered clay tiles for refurbishment projects.

Our handmade range of traditional clay tiles and accessories are the perfect choice when used in conservation areas but will also add loads of character and value to any property, regardless of age and location.

Handmade traditional clay tiles and accessories

Heritage Clay Tiles Ltd know that to achieve the perfect finish you will need the very best traditional clay tiles as well as the accessories to finish the project. We have all of these in stock too.

Heritage Clay Tiles Ltd have a wide range of accessories such as gable tiles, eave tiles, ridge tiles, ninety degree angle tiles, universal bonnet hip tiles, mono ridge tiles, third round tiles, baby porch ridge tiles, bat access tiles and many more. With our range of accessory traditional clay tiles, you can be sure that you will add the finishing touches to make your project stand out from the rest.

A little information about East Sussex

The Brighton Palace Pier

The Brighton Palace Pier, commonly known as Brighton Pier or the Palace Pier, is a Grade II listed pleasure pier in the East Sussex town of Brighton. It is located in the city centre opposite the Old Steine. Opening in 1899, it was the third pier to be constructed in Brighton after the Royal Suspension Chain Pier and the West Pier, but is now the only one still in operation.

The Palace Pier was intended as a replacement for the Chain Pier, which collapsed in 1896 during construction of the new pier. It quickly became popular, and had become a frequently visited theatre and entertainment venue by 1911. Aside from closures owing to war, it continued to hold regular entertainment up to the 1970s. The theatre was damaged in 1973 and following a buy out was demolished in 1986, changing the piers character from seaside entertainment to an amusement park, with various fairground rides and roller coasters.

The East Sussex pier brings back memories of the sixties

The pier remains very popular with the public, with over four million visitors a year, and has been featured in many works of British culture, including the gangster thriller Brighton Rock, the comedy Carry On at Your Convenience and the rock group The Who staged their concept album and film Quadrophenia at the East Sussex location.

The film Quadrophenia rekindled many memories for people who were involved in the mods and rockers rivalry of the 1960 period. The film was loosely based on The Who's 1973 rock opera of the same name. It was directed by Franc Roddam in his feature directing debut. Unlike the adaptation of Tommy, Quadrophenia is not a musical film, and the band does not appear live in the film.

The film stars Phil Daniels as Jimmy, a young 1960s London based Mod who escapes from his dead end job as a mailroom boy by dancing, partying, taking amphetamines, riding his scooter and brawling with the motorcycle riding Rockers. After he and his friends participate in a huge brawl with the Rockers at the seaside town of Brighton, he is arrested and his life starts to spiral out of control; he loses his love interest, gets kicked out of his house by his parents, and discovers that his idol, the popular mod nicknamed Ace Face, played by the musician Sting, is actually a down trodden bell boy at a local Brighton hotel.

To this day, motorcyclists still make a pilgrimage to the East Sussex town. Although the rivalry between the mods and rockers of the sixties has died out, the location still brings back memories for many.

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Products available from Heritage Clay Tiles Ltd in West Sussex

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Traditional clay tiles in West Sussex

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