Installation in Progress


These are the very first faience tiles to be installed on Academy House, the new Sports Direct headquarters on Oxford Street, and they look fantastic! The process of developing the glaze for this project was very lengthy, but was worth it for this stunning end result. The tiles have been manufactured to a tight tolerance … Continued

Use of Stone and Faience Cladding


The Use of Stone and Faience Cladding CPD appeared in Building Magazine’s December 2015 edition. Stone and faience are both traditional building materials still in common use today. Combined with modern construction technology, they offer a wide range of design possibilities, particularly as cladding. This CPD will provide an overview to their use in modern architecture, exploring different stone types, sustainability, … Continued

Voice of the Industry


“Carving a New Legacy” – Mark Walden, Design Manager at specialist stone masonry and building restoration contractor Szerelmey, discusses the current techniques being used and the recent resurgence of faience and the technical expertise required when developing these projects – Voice of the Industry article in FCA Magazine 2014, focusing on faience, One Eagle Place and … Continued

Faience guide


Faience is supremely versatile and can be moulded into virtually any shape, colour or design; it is a bespoke, hand finished and artisan product. Szerelmey are a specialist contractor specialising in the design, supply and installation of faience and terracotta cladding.