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brick cuttingBulmer Brick Cutting is a specialist in the trade and craft of commercial brick cutting. We create brick arches and brick cladding for new build and restoration projects.

Our purpose built workshops have been designed to allow fast clean production of high-quality machine cut and hand cut special brick shapes.

The traditional dry cut process used at Bulmer ensures the finest soft red rubbers and stock facings can be cut straight from the kiln by machine and then hand cut, carved or bonded on the same day with no delay for drying.

We design and manufacture bespoke brick arches and structural brick lintels and create unique decorative brick work products and features.

brick archesOur services include cutting, carving, bonding, fabricating, reinforcing, tinting and re-facing either your stock bricks or our finest soft red rubbers. These are produced from soft red London bed clays that are still quarried, moulded and fired on this site.

block cuttingAll orders receive a full size or scale CAD drawings to sign or amend, confirming your approval, before manufacture proceeds.

Working with architects, builders, main contractors and bricklayers alike, we provide both traditional and modern skills that are increasingly difficult to find in the modern construction market.

In addition to traditional hand cut features and carved special bricks, you can also expect a modern manufacturing production line for fabricated cut and bonded angles, as well as cut half bats, closers and cut block specials. Our experience includes brick arches, fabricated chimneys, brick clad concrete features and refaced brick specials such as plinths and canted bricks.

The offer of an uncompromising guarantee of satisfaction is applied to every project undertaken, no matter how large or small. If you have a project you would like us to look at, you can use the Contact Us page to make an enquiry, submit drawings and/or specifications. We are happy to offer help, advice and constructive suggestions, to make your ideas work in practice.

Featured Clients

Bromley Road, London

Bromley Road is a residential block for which Bulmer produced 36 brick clad hanging soffit hidden stainless steel lintels to balconies and openings, several thousand plain cuts, pistol stretchers and cut & bonded external angles.

Lee Marley Brickwork received the Specialist Brickwork Contractor of the Year in the 2014 Brick Awards for projects including Bromley Road and Bekynton Field.

Tate 2 Extension

A new development project to the south of the existing building will transform Tate Modern.

This 11 storey pyramidal stack is surprisingly a glass clad building with a brick façade supported on a metal exoskeleton 200mm from the glass cladding.

St Pancras Station

brick archesWest Elevation arches were set out & hand cut at Bulmer's workshops. The project won 4 titles and high praise from Judges at the 2006 Brick Awards. The Renaissance Hotel was completed in 2010 in similar style and quality.

Kings Cross Station

The 1852 Grade 1 listed station has been completely refurbished and massively expanded whilst the station remained open for business. Bulmer Brick Cutting designed & supplied large span brick arch lintels with hidden structural support that could be man handled into position without crane access.

Palace House Mansions, Newmarket

Restoration of the Grade 1 Listed mansion of King Charles II revealed very early examples of rubbed & gauged arches. Unwashed clay blocks were cut to match the original arches which were laid in lime using traditional methods.

Bekynton Field, Eton College

Bekynton Field is the largest new development at Eton College since it was founded.

The £19 million development includes 40 new classrooms for modern languages, economics and politics, as well as a lecture theatre and exhibition space.

It features conservation-grade brickwork as well as stonework features and more than 80 brick arches.