From The Ground Up – Solutions For Your House Build
When it comes to building solutions, we offer a wide range of high-quality, specialist products and services to suit your house build project.
We understand that to make your project run as smoothly as possible, you are reliant on excellent levels of customer service, helping you save time and money and to navigate the challenges of the construction process.
Working with developers of all sizes, we are able to bundle together a range of our products and solutions that not only meet your technical and performance requirements, but are also easy to find, easy to order and easy to co-ordinate delivery.
Backed by our technical expertise and our materials design ability our innovative products make us one of the UK’s leading solutions providers, for the house builder.
Foundations & Basements
Readymix Concrete Foundations
Your foundation is the most important part of your project and getting this right can save you a lot of time and money later. CEMEX have a range of concrete solutions suitable for any foundation type, footing or slab. In addition to advising you on the right product for your project we can also help you calculate how much concrete you need. You can also read our guide to laying concrete.
Crushed rock, sand & gravel are essential for building & improving homes, whether you need a subbase, drainage stone or fill material we can advise you on the best choice of material and delivery options for your project.
Waterproof Concrete for Basements
Permatite is our watertight concrete system suitable for basements, green rooftops and many other structures that require effective waterproofing.
Check out our guide to building a basement for more help. We can also provide you with advice from our technical specialists to help you get the right solution.
Floors - Floor Systems & Screeds
Beam & Block Concrete Floor Systems
ReadyFloor from CEMEX - a fast and highly effective, yet easy-to-install suspended flooring system composed of prestressed concrete beams with standard blocks providing the infill. Our ReadyFloor 155mm is ideal for the domestic market and is extensively used in housing developments.
Thermally Insulated Floor Systems
Our ReadyTherm® insulated floor systems can provide you with thermal resistance up to five times greater than lightweight thermal blocks, eliminating the need for additional insulation. This could form part of a solution to help you achieve higher levels in the Code for Sustainable Homes or just to improve your SAP ratings. Talk to one of our floors experts who can provide a complete design service with all the necessary structural calculations and drawings to submit for building control.
Traditional Floor Screed
Readyscreed® is our range of traditional ready to use screeding materials suitable for all conventional floor screed applications. Our Floor screeds are set retarded for a specific time (generally 12 hours) to help provide you with productivity benefits on site, and thus remain usable usually for one working day. Our experts can help you choose the right screed solution for your house build.
Flowing Floor Screed / Liquid Screed
Supaflo - an eco-friendly, cost effective building solution - offering a self-compacting, self-levelling, flowing screed that saves both time and money.
All of our screed products are designed with the final surface finish in mind and are tailored to meet the needs of our customers.
Pre-Cast Concrete Stairs
Precast concrete stairs & landings to suit most combinations of floor layouts & designs.
Our pre-cast units include standard stair flights and bespoke incorporating curves and bull-nosed if required.
Walls - Mortar & Masonry
Dense Concrete Blocks
Can be used in a variety of internal & external applications, including above and below the ground or where strength and durability are prime considerations. Typically used in cavity or solid wall constructions, also ideal for use in internal load bearing walls. Our blocks are available in either open or closed textured, giving you an option of surface finishes.
Lightweight Concrete Blocks
Our Lightweight blocks are manufactured using lightweight aggregates yet still have a high level of performance in load bearing and other structural applications. They can be used both above and below ground and are designed to meet the requirements of manual handling regulations for ease of use on site. There is a range of densities to provide you with options for thermal & acoustic properties.
ReadyBrick® our new concrete facing bricks offers builders and house developers an alternative solution to clay bricks, with a shorter production lead time, cost advantage and quick turnaround to keep up with the growing demand from new housing developments. Available in 6 colours.
Insulating Concrete Forms
CEMEX Thermoform® is a next generation insulating concrete system, combining modular and offsite construction techniques. The Thermoform® range offers you a sustainable construction solution which is designed to be installed significantly faster than traditional building routes and at a lower labour cost.
Our general mortar is ideal for small and large builds, bedding roof tiles and general masonry. We have a range of delivery options dependant on your requirements including bagged or ready mixed for your convenience.
We can supply you mortars in a wide range of colours and shades to enhance the appearance of your project, we can help to find you a colour to compliment your brick range or even match with your existing mortar if you are building an extension.
Landscaping & Driveways
Driveway Asphalt / Driveway Tarmac
VIADRIVE® has been designed to provide a durable and aesthetically pleasing surface which resists the effects of power assisted steering and deformation, keeping a high end premium finish on your drive for years to come.