sustainable products

Blocks for the Future are a premium architectural block which have Green tag certification.

Blocks for the future offer designers the opportunity to create high quality, sustainable structure using architectural building blocks comprising coloured recycled glass aggregates that will last a lifetime. With a patented range of finishes including smooth, exposed aggregate, diamond brushed and polished, Blocks for the Future are making it easy to be “green”.

Blocks for the Future are manufactured with up to 40% recycled glass aggregate. After manufacture the blocks are then treated to expose the recycled glass coloured aggregate on the surface, these finishes have never been seen in the marketplace before and are unique to Island Block & Paving. The environmental benefits are enormous as natural resourced aggregates such as sand and metal dust, are replaced in manufacture by a potential landfill product. Due to the cementitious value of the finely crushed recycled glass, cement usage is reduced by 10% – therefore importantly reducing CO2 emissions whilst still achieving excellent product strength.

Key benefits include:

  • Unique surface finish that glistens in the light
  • Striking finishes
  • Durable
  • Design flexibility
  • Cost competitive
  • Greentag certified

Contact Island Block & Paving today for a free quote on your next project.

Blocks for the Future

Blocks for the Future

Blocks for the Future - Ebony Eco Exposed

Blocks for the Future - Ebony Eco Exposed

Blocks for the Future

Blocks for the Future

Blocks for the Future - Slimline Ebony Eco

Blocks for the Future - Slimline Ebony Eco

Blocks for the Future - Tech Dry Eco

Blocks for the Future - Tech Dry Eco

Blocks for the Future - Ebony Eco Exposed

Blocks for the Future - Ebony Eco Exposed

Blocks for the Future - Ebony Eco with White Flagstone Feature

Blocks for the Future - Ebony Eco with White Flagstone Feature

Blocks for the Future - Pewter Eco Exposed

Blocks for the Future - Pewter Eco Exposed

Blocks for the Future - Mist Eco Exposed

Blocks for the Future - Mist Eco Exposed

Blocks for the Future

Blocks for the Future

Blocks for the Future

Blocks for the Future

Blocks for the Future

Blocks for the Future

Blocks for the Future

Blocks for the Future

Blocks for the Future

Blocks for the Future

Blocks for the Future

Blocks for the Future

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Architectural Blocks

Architectural Blocks from Island Block & Paving offer countless design opportunities for the building industry. Creative colours, distinctive surface textures and compositions that can include recycled glass aggregates mean there are endless options available.

The Architectural Block range includes- Coloured Building Blocks (smooth or split texture finish), Exposed Aggregate Blocks (shot blasted finish), Polished Building Blocks (polished finish) and the nationally recognised Blocks for the Future range (made with recycled glass, available in all finishes).

Coloured Building Blocks

Island Block & Paving produce a full range of coloured building blocks. These are made to order and available in a large variety of colours and textures including smooth, split and exposed aggregate finishes.

To ensure longevity of colour and appearance all coloured blocks are manufactured with Tech-Dry water-repellent additive. Coloured building blocks from Island Block & Paving provide a low maintenance wall finish that allows designers the flexibility of incorporating various sizes, colours and finishes to complete the most impressive of contemporary designs, all at an affordable price.

Pewter Coloured Blocks

Pewter Coloured Blocks

Graphite Coloured Blocks

Graphite Coloured Blocks

Ebony Eco Coloured Blocks

Ebony Eco Coloured Blocks

Lime Coloured Blocks

Lime Coloured Blocks

Bluestone Coloured Blocks

Bluestone Coloured Blocks

Pewter Coloured Blocks

Pewter Coloured Blocks

Mist Eco Exposed Coloured Blocks

Mist Eco Exposed Coloured Blocks

Limestone Exposed Coloured Blocks

Limestone Exposed Coloured Blocks

Mist Coloured Blocks

Mist Coloured Blocks

Cream Coloured Blocks with Bluestone Splitface Blocks

Cream Coloured Blocks with Bluestone Splitface Blocks

Ebony Eco Coloured Blocks

Ebony Eco Coloured Blocks

Exposed Aggregate Blocks

With the recent installation of a state of the art shot blasting machine, Island Block & Paving offer a comprehensive range of exposed aggregate finished building blocks, all available in a variety of surface finishes.

Exposed aggregate blocks can be manufactured specifically to an architect’s specification ie. block colour, colour of aggregate and the degree of shot blasting can all be varied to suit an individual design.

Exposed aggregate blocks are used for many applications including upmarket residential homes, commercial buildings and feature walls.

Pewter Exposed Coloured Blocks

Pewter Exposed Coloured Blocks

Tech Dry Eco Exposed Blocks

Tech Dry Eco Exposed Blocks

Ebony Eco Exposed Blocks

Ebony Eco Exposed Blocks

Limestone Exposed Coloured Blocks

Limestone Exposed Coloured Blocks

Pewter Exposed Coloured Blocks

Pewter Exposed Coloured Blocks

Bluestone Exposed Coloured Blocks

Bluestone Exposed Coloured Blocks

Ebony Eco Exposed Coloured Blocks

Ebony Eco Exposed Coloured Blocks

Limestone Exposed Coloured Blocks

Limestone Exposed Coloured Blocks

Pewter Eco Exposed Coloured Blocks

Pewter Eco Exposed Coloured Blocks

Polished Building Blocks

Island Block & Paving offer a comprehensive range of polish finished building blocks, all available in a variety of colours.

Polished blocks can be manufactured specifically to an architect’s specification ie. block colour, colour of aggregate and the degree of polishing up to 200 grit, all to suit an individual design. Samples are available on request.

Pearl Eco Polished Blocks

Pearl Eco Polished Blocks

Ebony Eco Polished Blocks

Ebony Eco Polished Blocks

Ebony Eco Polished Blocks

Ebony Eco Polished Blocks

Ebony Eco Polished Blocks

Ebony Eco Polished Blocks

Ebony Eco Polished Blocks

Ebony Eco Polished Blocks

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