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
  • 1994
  • 1996
  • 2000
  • 2003
  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2011
  • 2013
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2018
1986

1986

  • Company founded
  • Soffit ventilator
  • Soffit strip
1994

1994

  • 1st Cavity closer
1996

1996

  • Stepped cavity trays
  • Flexible pipe
  • 1st Slate vent
  • BBA Certificate for cavity closers
  • ISO 9001
2000

2000

  • Stepped cavity tray redesign
  • Cavity trays horizontal system
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
2011

2011

  • 1st Tile vent range
  • Flexi pipe adaptor
2013

2013

  • GL250 Loft door
  • G965 Underfloor vent
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
2018

2018

  • Acquisition of Manthorpe Building Products by Polypipe Group Plc