Welcome to the Forterra Hub

At Forterra, we like to keep Britain in the business of building. As one of the UK’s largest manufacturers of quality building products, it’s likely that you’re never too far from a structure made from our industry leading products. Read more »

Typically recruits

  • Civil/Building
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths
Forterra is a leading manufacturer of a diverse range of clay and concrete building products.
We employ over 1,900 people across 18 facilities in the UK.
Our extensive range covers all our customers' requirements, from initial groundwork through to finished build.
We are one of the largest precast concrete manufacturers in the country.

Robert Torrance

Mechanical Engineer

"I’m really enjoying working here, and am learning new skills every day."

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Stuart Heyman


"Forterra offers a flexible career progression path which enables me to contribute to and learn about how the business runs and its future goals."

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First all-female bricklaying competition launched by Forterra

BFF is a ground-breaking national contest which aims to find the best female apprentice and student bricklayers in the country, while also encouraging more girls and women to consider bricklaying, and the construction industry in general, as a career.

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£95m investment set to double Desford brick production

The major investment promises to transform our Desford facility in Leicestershire into both the largest and most efficient brick factory in Europe, whilst increasing our overall production capacity and consolidating our role in the future of UK housebuilding.

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