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Award Winning Bricks from York Handmade.

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The York Handmade Brick Company is based in Alne just North of York and has been making bricks here for over 70 years. Since 1988 when the company was established, we have spent almost £2million in building and maintaining the most up-to-date facilities for producing our individual, handmade products.


York Handmade Brick has excellent credentials in supplying bricks to high quality self build homes. Choosing the correct cladding for your property is vital to achieving the appearance for the house that you have in mind. By using a genuine handmade brick you can ensure the building has all the charm and character of traditional buildings of the past. Our Maxima Range of long bricks are in strong demand for self builds of a more contemporary design.
York Handmade Brick have the capability to either replicate or make to design bricks of all shapes and sizes in a variety of colours and textures to match or create the product required. We are fortunate enough to have manufactured bricks for several award winning heritage projects conserving the glory of the buildings for generations to come.
Our Maxima range or long format bricks have been in great demand in commercial and public type buildings. We can make these bricks to the architects specification in terms of size, colour, texture and shape as we have in the jobs shown in this gallery.

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YHM Events - Where to see us

Where to see YHM in action. We regularly attend events and exhibitions throughout the country. See full article

The York Handmade Brick Company wins prestigious health and safety award

The York Handmade Brick Company, based at Alne, near Easingwold has won a prestigious award for its outstanding health and safety record. The award, presented by the British Ceramic Confederation, recognises the crucial work that The York Handmade Brick Company has done in enhancing workplace safety over the years. See full article


Guy Armitage became the managing director of the award-winning York Handmade Brick Company, based at Alne, near Easingwold, last year. Guy, aged 40, is the sixth generation of the Armitage family to work in the brick industry, a record which dates back to 1824. He takes over as managing director from his father David, who remains chairman of York Handmade. See full article

York Handmade Praised For "Magnificent" Work At Highgate School

The award-winning York Handmade Brick Company has played a pivotal role in the construction of a brand-new building for one of London’s leading independent schools. See full article

York Handmade Beats Off European Competition to Land Garden Centre Contract

The award-winning York Handmade Brick Company has beaten off tough European competition to land a prestigious contract to provide bricks for the £1 million transformation of Dean’s Garden Centre in Stockton-on-the-Forest, near York. See full article