Who We Are!


We have finally got our new company video finished and hope you enjoy watching it! We wanted to give our clients and everyone we work for, and with, a little insight into who we actually are and what things are important to us. During the course of making this film there were a large number … Continued

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

Curvy faience is taking shape!


We are delighted with the progress on this project which forms part of the Rathbone Square Development by Great Portland Estates. Szerelmey are currently installing curved faience tiles to two long passageways that connect Rathbone and Newman streets to a new public area at the centre of Rathbone Square. We carried out the design work … Continued

Faience in the Press


We are big supporters of faience in the construction industry and have our own faience team at Szerelmey, so it is always great when other people start talking about it too! This month’s AJ Specification features a piece by John Robertson Architects on two of their buildings which incorporate faience, and both of which we … 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.