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Brick Matching Service

Bricks make up just a small percentage of the overall cost of a building project, yet account for the majority of the external appearance, so matching existing brickwork perfectly to allow any alterations or extensions to blend in seamlessly is our specialism.

With a large variety of brick textures, colours and sizes found across the UK and many older properties built using bricks from now redundant brickworks, matching existing brickwork can be challenging.

Our experienced team offer a highly personalised service to assist architects, developers, contractors and self-builders with selecting the most suitable bricks for your building project.


The Brick Matching Process

Our free brick matching service entails assessing detailed photographs of your brickwork and following up with an on-site visit if required.

Getting started is easy with these 3 simple steps:

3 simple steps to make a brick match enquiry with Imperial Bricks

Send an email with at least one close-up and one distant image of your brickwork, your quantity requirements and existing brick measurements to sales@imperialbricks.co.uk or complete the form on this page.

To match up to existing brickwork we will make recommendations to achieve the best result, which could also consist of colour blending and / or bespoke weathering of our products, or offer the best possible alternative where required.


Brick Samples

Free samples are available, enabling you to assess brick colours, blends, sizes and textures for suitability against the existing brickwork or even surrounding buildings. Samples are often required by planning and conservation departments as part of the planning approval process.

We always recommend that samples are obtained prior to placing an order for bricks, as colours displayed on photographs can differ depending on screen or print resolution.

Sample brick box supplied by Imperial Bricks

You can request samples online or call us on 01952 750 816 to discuss your requirements


Brick Match Showcase

From small residential extensions to prestigious property renovations, new builds and large commercial developments, our experts have successfully matched bricks on a wide variety of projects, as illustrated in some of our recent case studies.

CRYSTAL PALACE COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT
Before and after images of a successful brick match in Westow Hill

Formerly a two-storey commercial property which is situated in a conservation area, we were appointed to match the existing brickwork for a first floor conversion and addition of a further two floors. Our 3” Victorian Orange Wirecut bricks proved to be the optimal match for the job with our Reclamation Yellow Brick slips used for internal decorative cladding.

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COTTAGE EXTENSION
Before and after images of a successful brick match for a residential extension in Whitchurch
This distinctive country cottage extension required a match which blended consistently with the original 19th century brickwork. After careful consideration, our Reclamation Shire Blend, which offers a naturally weathered look with soot and lime mortar traces, proved to be the ideal match. Situated

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OXFORDSHIRE TRANSFORMATION
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Situated in the prestigious North Oxford conservation area, this Victorian gothic style villa was transformed with a side and rear extension which demanded an indistinguishable brick match. Our Cambridge Buff imperial size bricks successfully achieved a seamless transition between the existing and new brickwork, with our Regency Orange bricks used to extend the decorative detailing throughout.

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We endeavor to make your brick sourcing journey as easy as possible, so feel free to call us on 01952 750816 and speak to our experts to discuss your requirements or complete the form on this page.