Product History

From our first foray into the building industry through to our latest product innovations, Manthorpe Building Products has grown year on year thanks to a philosophy of continuous investment and development. For over 30 years we have pushed the boundaries of design and pioneered the use of new technologies within the industry to provide our customers with the highest quality building, roofing and plumbing products available.

  • 1986
  • 1986
  • 1987
  • 1988
  • 1989
  • 1991
  • 1994
  • 1994
  • 1996
  • 1997
  • 1998
  • 2000
  • 2001
  • 2002
  • 2003
  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
1986

1986

  • Company founded
  • Soffit ventilator
  • Soffit strip
1986

1986

  • Airbrick
  • Underfloor vent
1987

1987

  • Over fascia vent
1988

1988

  • Cross flow eaves panel vent
  • 1st Loft door
1989

1989

  • Roll panel vent
1991

1991

  • Extension sleeve
1994

1994

  • 1st Cavity closer
1994

1994

  • Change of logo
1996

1996

  • Stepped cavity trays
  • Flexible pipe
  • 1st Slate vent
  • BBA Certificate for cavity closers
  • ISO 9001
1997

1997

  • Cavity trays (brickwork)
  • 2nd Slate vent
1998

1998

  • GL260 Loft door
  • Peep weep
2000

2000

  • Stepped cavity tray redesign
  • Cavity trays horizontal system
2001

2001

  • BBA Certificate for cavity trays
2002

2002

  • Flash vent BS5250
  • Code of practice for control of condensation standard revision
  • Building regulations part L revision
2003

2003

  • GL250-03 Loft door
2004

2004

  • Joist seals
  • BBA Certificate for joist seals
2005

2005

  • Dry verge
  • Rigid frame former
2006

2006

  • Tile access panel
  • GRS
  • SmartDrain
  • Fire-rated loft doors
  • Change of logo
2007

2007

  • Face-fix GRS
  • Linear dry verge
  • Cavity closer redesign
  • Access panels
  • Core drill vent
2008

2008

  • Roll out ridge
  • Single exit GRS
2009

2009

  • Flood defence
2010

2010

  • SlotDrain
  • Felt lap vent
2011

2011

  • 1st Tile vent range
  • Flexi pipe adaptor
2012

2012

  • Plain tile vent
2013

2013

  • GL250 Loft door
  • G965 Underfloor vent
2014

2014

  • BS5534 Code of practice for slating & tiling standard revision
2015

2015

  • In-line slate vent
  • Thin leading edge
  • ISO 14001
2016

2016

  • Single pantile
  • 3m Roll-out ridge
  • Hip end closer
  • Swift brick
  • New logo
  • New website
  • New literature
  • Constructionline accredited