Forticrete was founded in the late 1920's as Wilkinson Brothers of Liverpool and soon became the Northern Cement Construction Company, manufacturing bricks, pipes, tiles and terracotta and after further expansion ornamental precast concrete and flagstones.
Forticrete's range of products is unrivalled in its field, having evolved over five decades through close collaboration with its customers. By analysing the needs of an ever-changing market and adding our its considerable technical expertise it has developed products that provide an optimum balance of aesthetics, performance and value.
Forticrete has long been the driving force at the forefront of innovation in Architectural concrete block development and this reputation now extends to the processes it uses and the services it provides to serve the UK construction industry as a whole.
Forticerete's reputation as an innovator extends company-wide - its roofing tile - Gemini - was awarded prestigious Millennium Products status by the Design Council and subsequently, was honoured by a Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation in 2001.