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Mixology22 Surfaces Product Of The Year – Shortlisted

Our stylish Flaunt ceramic tile has been shortlisted for surfaces product of the year in the prestigious Mixology22 awards. Taking place in London this June, the awards ceremony is arguably…

Cotswolds Design Studio Open Days

Join us at our Cotswolds Design Studio for one of our open days to discuss your next project and to tour the latest creative and sustainable tiles. With refreshments served,…

King Celia Studio Workshop – You’re Invited!

We’re excited to open up our sustainable sculpture workshop with king Celia Studio to the A&D community this month. This is a fun workshop where you will have the chance…

Festival of Sustainability

We held the second in our Festival of Sustainability event series at Clerkenwell’s Crypt on the Green. The evening welcomed in designers and architects keen to expand their knowledge on…

Join Us at the Clerkenwell Festival of Sustainability

Held at the Crypt on the Green in the heart of London’s A&D district, the Clerkenwell Festival of Sustainability will help you to make sustainable specification choices, looking at how…

Expand Your Knowledge

At Parkside and Strata Tiles, we’re keen to share our expertise and knowledge. Our programme of RIBA accredited CPDs are just one way we can do this. Unlocking knowledge on…

Award Winning Wall Tile

The Mixology awards are some of the A&D community’s most respected, celebrating the work of the commercial interior design industry’s best products ad projects. With independently judged categories for everything…

Christmas/New Year Office and Delivery Dates

Here you can find our opening hours and delivery timescales over the festive period. If you have any queries or concerns, please contact us.

Aligning for a Total Tile Solution

Parkside Architectural Tiles and Strata Technical Tiles are aligning to become sister brands, as we aim to become the market leader in the commercial tile specification market by 2025. With…

The Festival of Sustainability With Our Sister Brand Strata Tiles

The night of Wednesday 27th October we held a Festival of Sustainability with our sister brand Strata Tiles at the Barbican Centre. Opened by Dan Little, chair of the Group Sustainability Council…

Parkside Is Coming to Glasgow

Fantastic piece of coverage for our new Glasgow Design Studio opening early 2022 in Urban Realm Ltd. Chris McGlennon will be representing us, providing a full range of product and…

Brian Linnington Retires

Brian Linnington joined the group 10 years ago and established the Commercial Sales Division in 2017. Through two acquisitions in Parkside and Strata Tiles Brian has created a fast-growing commercial…

Join Us at the Manchester #DesignPopUp

Find out how we plan to become carbon neutral by 2022 at #DesignPopUp Manchester   Join us Thursday 9th & Friday 10th September   #DesignPopUp Manchester celebrates the future of design…

3 Shortlist Entries In the TTA Awards!

We’re absolutely thrilled to receive news of not one but three shortlist entries in the highly regarded TTA Awards. Judged by a panel of industry experts, the TTA Awards recognise…

Criaterra – The Zero Waste, Production Efficient Wall Tile

Criaterra is a zero-waste tile made from 100% natural materials with a 90% energy saving over ceramic products. The wall tile challenges the conventions of production and design and is…

Strategic Partnership for Scotland

We are thrilled to announce our strategic partnership to strengthen engagement with Scotland’s architecture and design communities. From 1 September 2021, we will be working with Chris McGlennon of Stratis…

40 For 40 In Partnership With World Land Trust

For every square metre of tiles with over 40 per cent recycled content purchased from our commercial businesses, we will donate 40 pence to World Land Trust, through the conservation…

Our Two New Balham and Notting Hill Design Studios!

Our Design Studios can now be found in Balham and Notting Hill, London, joining our existing Design Studios in Chelsea, Clerkenwell and the Cotswolds as well as a hub at…

New 100% Recycled and 100% Recyclable Sample Boxes!

We are so excited to be continuing our journey to a more sustainable future. We have taken another stride forward and re-designed our 10×10 sample box, it is robust and…

Customer Communication

Although the UK pallet delivery network usually delivers great service, the network is currently operating in exceptional circumstances due to a surge in demand since Easter which has impacted their…

Our Design Studios Are Re-Opening

Home to Parkside and Strata Tiles, Clerkenwell and Leicester Design Studios will return to normal operation in line with government guidelines on Monday 12 April 2021, once again welcoming local…

Architectural Hubs to reopen on Monday 12th April 2021

We welcome you back to our Architectural Hubs as we continue to support you We are pleased to announce that as of Monday 12th April 2021, our Architectural Hubs located…

Tina Hughan Appointed (Head of Marketing – Commercial)

The Commercial Business Unit of Topps Tiles Plc has appointed Tina Hughan as Head of Marketing – Commercial responsible for its design-led specification and technical tile specialist brands Parkside and…

Our Refurbished Leicester Design Studio

We’ve been busy during lockdown refurbishing our Leicester Design Studio and are now ready to welcome architects, designers, contractors and developers. Designed with you in mind, we aim to inspire…

A Desire for Comfort and Joy Drives Interior Trends

With the Covid-19 pandemic causing the biggest disruption to modern life in many generations, our response looks to shield us from the economic uncertainty, social isolation and endangered health. A…

A Message From Our Managing Director, Brian Linnington

As we approach the end of 2020, its worth reflecting on the difficult year we have all had and to congratulate ourselves on how we have managed to work through…

Supporting Your Tile Needs Through Brexit and Beyond

A significant amount of resource and planning has taken place in the last 2-3 years to ensure we are well placed to support our customers with the timely supply of…

Matrix: Your Colour, Your Design

Designed in collaboration with a leading colour consultant, Matrix is our latest ceramic wall tile collection. Inspiring creativity, Matrix offers an unprecedented portfolio of 23 tile colours, available in matt…

Our First Terrazzo Plant Pot Workshop with Salt Studios!

We recently held our very first virtual terrazzo plant pot making workshop with Francesca from Salt Studios over Zoom! Francesca picked a colour palette from our Matrix Collection in which the kits were made…

Continuing to Support the Construction Industry

The government have encouraged the construction industry to continue during the second lockdown so our four Design Studios will remain open to support this. We will operate on a by…

Our Design Studios are COVID-Secure

To ensure we have complied with the government’s latest guidance, our Design Studios have all implemented an enhanced checklist of measures that means they are now Covid-secure. This is in addition to…

Our New 2020/21 Brochure

Introducing… Our brand new 2020/21 brochure! We are so excited to be able to share our new edition brochure with you, featuring recycled content percentages of each range, 42 NEW…

Oliver Barnett Small Gods; Comes to Our Cotswolds Design Studio

We are delighted to announce that Small Gods, a solo show by Cape Town-based artist Oliver Barnett is now open at our Cotswolds Design Studio from Saturday 19 September and…

Chocolate Making Workshop with BRIK

Recently we held a part virtual chocolate tile making workshop from our Clerkenwell design studio alongside BRIK. The results were fantastic and were inspired by our Sedgwick tiles. We will…

Focus/2020

For Focus/20, we will showcase ‘The Sanctuary’, a bathroom concept focused on wellbeing that we created with Rutland London. Tiles on display include the ultra-glossy Lenton brick tiles, three-dimensional Sedgwick and the holographic Spectre collection, shortlisted for…

5 Minute Sample Selector

RECENTLY LAUNCHED! The 5 minute sample selector was recently launched on our website. Do you require some assistance to pick the perfect tiles for your project? Or just don’t have…

Your Colour, Your Design With Our New Matrix Collection

We’ve recently added the creative Matrix collection to our website – a portfolio of high quality, coloured ceramic wall tiles accompanied by matching trims and grouts. Sample boxes are available which show…

Lockdown Competition Tiles

Back in April, we gave creatives the opportunity to design their own tiles in our Lockdown Tile Design Challenge. There were 3 categories – freestyle, geometric and colour with a…

360 Studio Tours

It’s clear that digital connectivity between suppliers and the design community will be more important than ever moving forward so we continue to add digital tools to give you access…

Curative Colour: The Power to Heal Webinar

We recently hosted a webinar to celebrate the upcoming launch of our new Matrix ceramic wall tile collection. Joanna Watchman from workinmind.org, experts in wellbeing in the workplace, was joined by key…

Video Design Consultations

Having recently launched live chat on our website, we’re now excited to introduce video design consultations! Another step in making it easier for you to interact with us, we can…

Our Four Design Studios Are Re-Opening

As the UK government continues to encourage construction and building activity to progress, our four Design Studios (Clerkenwell, Chelsea, Leicester and the Cotswolds) will be re-opening from Monday 1st June…

Clerkenwell Showroom Visit By Appointment Only

As the UK government continues to encourage construction and building activity to progress, our Clerkenwell Showroom will be re-opening from Monday 1st of June so that we can continue to…

Lockdown Tile Design Challenge – The Winners

We’ve crunched the numbers and combined our judge’s votes with your Instagram votes to announce the winners of our Lockdown Tile Design Challenge. The winners and highly commended are: Freestyle…

COVID-19 – A Message From Our MD

Every day we hear positive news that more construction sites across the UK are starting to reopen, albeit with revised operating procedures to ensure the safety of construction workers. Here…

New Housebuilder Collection

Intended to provide developers with a range of inspiring tiles for wall and floor use, indoors and out; our new housebuilder collection brings together some of our most interesting aesthetic and technical…

A Big Thank You!

Thank you to all our colleagues, clients and suppliers for the amazing support and positivity that you have shown us. You have helped us to “keep calm and carry on”…

Latest Update For The A&D Community

Strata Tiles are starting to see signs that construction sites previously closed due to Government restrictions around COVID-19 are starting to open up again. Strata Tiles have managed our supply…

Lockdown Tile Design Challenge

A huge thank you to everyone that has entered. We received over 230 designs! Our judges are now busy choosing a shortlist that will go forward to the Instagram vote…

Latest Construction Update…

Construction sites previously closed due to Government restrictions around COVID-19 are starting to open up again and we are receiving orders now for delivery mid May. Strata Tiles have managed…

COVID-19 Update

14th April update We have implemented new safe working practices in our operational and sales support teams to contain the spread of Covid19 and continue to work hard to support…

How We Can Help!

As the situation across Europe develops, we all are doing our bit to control the spread of COVID-19. Currently, we are working with our clients to deliver projects and whilst…

COVID-19 – A Message From Our MD

The UK is in an unprecedented time and along with many countries around the world is fighting hard to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. Parkside has significant UK stock…

Design Week 2020

Our team had an enjoyable six days at the Design Centre in Chelsea Harbour sharing many of our latest tile collections with visitors to Design Week. Highlights included: -Spectre, a…

LeicestershireLive Awards 2020

Following on from our involvement in Design Season 2 (DS2) in Leicester, we were proud to sponsor the DS2 Award for Innovation in Design at the recent LeicestershireLive Innovation Awards.…

Versatile Neutrals – Our Regal Collection

Our Regal collection is designed for exceptional performance, with porcelain tiles in a subtle palette of four neutral tones and different surface effects, accompanied by perfectly matching trims, thresholds and…

Biophilic Materials In Surface Design

Last week, Fraser Lockley joined Jeremy Grove (Sibley Grove), Richard Holland (Holland Harvey Architects) and Hamish Kilburn (Hotel Designs) at the Surface Design Show to discuss biophilic materials in surface…

Strata Tiles Opening Showroom Party!

To celebrate the opening of our new showroom, we are hosting an invite only launch party, utilising our beautiful space amid the heart of Clerkenwell. Guests will be able to…

Winners at Mixology North19!

We recently attended the Mixology North Awards, where we were delighted to have won the ‘Product of the Year – Surfaces’ award for our Sequel collection; tiles with unique character and low…

Leicester Design Season 2 – 2019

It’s a wrap! We were proud partners of Leicester Design Season 2, which took place from 4th – 25th October. The programme was full of fantastic exhibitions and events covering topics such as…

Highly Commended at the Blueprint Awards

We’re over the moon to have been highly commended for Sequel Vibe in the Best Product Design category at this year’s Blueprint Awards. The shortlist was full of exceptional quality so to…

Strata Tiles at Cersaie 2019

What an incredible week at Cersaie 2019! As always, the event showcased the latest state-of-the-art trends in ceramics, glazing and bathroom furnishing. The 2019 show focused on colourful marbles, playful…

Our New Cotswold Home

Our new Cotswolds Design Studio is our largest space so far, with 300m² full of tile creativity. Continuing the theme from our Clerkenwell Design Studio of treating tiles like pieces of art,…

Our Clerkenwell Design Studio Welcomed Blueprint for the Future

Our Clerkenwell Design Studio took part in Blueprint for the Future (9-11 July), a three-day showcase of work from the UK’s brightest architecture students. Partnering with Blueprint magazine as well as other international design brands to…

The Oasis Community Centre Refurbishment

To celebrate JMDA’s 10 year anniversary, they decided to give back to the local community, combining the teams skills to design and refurbish all of the communal areas of the…

Honesberie Shooting School – Contractor Day

What a great day! We really enjoyed our contractor day at Honesberie Shooting School, thank you to everyone that took the time out of their busy schedules to join us in…

Silver Award for Best Reusable Stand

We’re thrilled to announce that our pop-up shipping container concept from Clerkenwell Design Week 2018 has received a silver award at the World Exhibition Stand Awards! At Clerkenwell Design Week…

CDW 2019 – What a Week!

A big thank you to everyone that visited our Design Studio. We loved meeting so many new people and catching up with some familiar faces. Our theme this year was…

CDW 2019

Join us at our brand new Clerkenwell Design Studio, where we will be hosting a variety of activities and events including a Sustainability: Panel Discussion with various industry professionals, Workshops…

The Bedford, London

We’re proud to have been involved in the refurbishment of The Bedford, working closely with the Concorde BGW team to provide tiles that perfectly complemented the rest of the interior design. The Bedford…

The Radisson Blu, Stansted

The entrance lobby and bar area of the Radisson Blu at Stansted Airport were recently refurbished, and Parkside worked closely with Trevillion Interiors and A&C Contracts to supply tiles for both areas. The expansive…

Our Clerkenwell Design Studio Is Officially Open!

Designed by London-based practice Feix&Merlin Architects, the new Design Studio is a light-filled space intended to be used as a hub for the design community with a café, tile gallery, design…

Seven Exciting New Ranges Are Now Available

Seven exciting new ranges are now available to view on our website, with samples readily available. There’s a mixture of sizes, shades and finishes so take a look through our…

Delightful New Facilities at Leicester Head Office

As well as housing our inspiring Design Studio, our head office in Leicester is on the same site as the Topps Tiles head office which has recently benefited from a…

Annual Report Now Available

Topps Tiles Plc, the UK’s largest tile specialist of which Parkside is a part, announces its annual financial results for the 52 weeks ended 29 September 2018. Full details can…

An Evening with Parkside at the Compound

We recently took over The Compound in Birmingham for an evening of great company, food and music. The venue was the perfect backdrop for us to share our creative, design-led…

Parkside Continues to Strengthen Its Team of Specification Tile Experts

Darroll Watts and Colin Trenery are the latest additions to our sales team, taking our total combined experience to over 200 years. Darroll (right) joins us as Architectural Consultant and brings over 10…

Be Inspired By Our New Flip Brochure Showcasing Some of Our Favourite Tiles

We’ve put together a selection of our products in a handy flip brochure format split by product type – concrete effect, wood effect, marble effect, textile effect, patterned and ceramic…

Celebrating The Best In Global Design of Food and Beverage Spaces

The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards now in its tenth year is a globally recognised competition dedicated to the design of food and beverage spaces. This covers every imaginable hospitality space, from…

Mutina Collections Are Now Available As Part of Our Extensive Range

We’re delighted to announce our collaboration with Mutina, the Italian ceramic design company. Various Mutina collections are now available as part of our extensive contemporary porcelain, ceramic and natural stone…

Looking Ahead with the Latest Tile Trends at Cersaie

Cersaie, the foremost international exhibition of ceramic tiles and bathroom furnishings took place last week in Bologna, the historical capital of the Emilia-Romagna region in northern Italy. The show’s importance…

Parkside Strengthens Its Sales Team with Three Specification Tile Experts

Parkside announces the appointment of Steve Lacey, Karl Reeves and Andy Habbick. These new additions strengthen the company’s existing sales team, bringing an additional wealth of experience and expertise of working in the…

Presenting the Innovative Kaste01 Concrete Effect Porcelain Tile Collection

Parkside introduces the innovative Kaste01, a concrete effect porcelain tile collection. What makes this collection so different from anything else on the market is that Kaste01 is available as a shower…

Supporting UK Architecture with the AJ100

We are delighted to be on board with the AJ100 2018 as a supporter and thoroughly enjoyed the gala dinner and awards ceremony recently at the Tower of London. This year, the…

Showcasing Creative Tile Bathroom Concepts at Clerkenwell Design Week

At Clerkenwell Design Week, we presented two distinct bathroom concepts in a pop-up shipping container showroom, designed by WISH. Both bathrooms were the same size as a hotel or residential development…

Stunning Floral Display for Our Chelsea Showroom

We are honoured that Philippa Craddock, the London-based Royal Wedding florist, has created a striking floral garland to adorn the exterior of our Fulham Road showroom in celebration of Chelsea…

Colour Pop with Mosaics

We love our new Palm Springs collection of on trend coloured glass mosaics, available in anti slip matt and polished these mosaics add a real pop of colour to any…

Launching Lido at Architects at Work

On January 24-25 Parkside’s architectural team were meeting clients at Architects at Work at Olympia London, We were exhibiting our new exclusive collection, Lido, our new architectural range with product…

Parkside Is Now An Industry Partner With BIID

Parkside has been accepted to be an Industry Partner of the British institute of interior design, We are looking forward to our first year activity of product launches and informing…

Parkside Chelsea Now Open

Parkside’s first architectural showroom is now open at 120 Fulham Rd in the renowned design district of Chelsea Cross. Spread over two floors the showroom aims to inspire our clients…