Tile Ventilator Range


The Manthorpe in-line Plain Tile ventilator is designed to provide simple solution to the problems of roofspace ventilation and mechanical extraction through a concrete or traditional clay plain tiled roof.

  • Description & Key Features

    Product Description

    The Manthorpe in-line plain tile ventilator is designed to provide a quick and simple solution to the problems of roofspace ventilation and mechanical extraction / soil stack termination through a plain tiled roof.

    The vent is quick and easy to install, taking the place of a 3 plain tiles with no need to cut the battens. The in-line profile helps to maintain an unbroken appearance to the roofline whether used at high or low level. The tortured path through the internal weathering geometry is designed to maintain a constant airflow gap of 7,000 mm² whilst channelling any water ingress out of the vent and on to the roof covering below, with the 4mm louvred grille and placed to prevent the entry of debris and large nesting insects.

    Available in a range of four colours to suit most styles of concrete and traditional clay plain tiles from all major UK and Irish tile manufacturers.

    Key Features

    • In-line and discreet low profile design
    • 4mm louvred flyscreen grille
    • No need to cut battens
    • Range of colours available
    • Profile suit all top tile manufacturers
    • Fully independently wind tunnel tested
    • Base outlet feeds directly into roof space
    • Adaptor available for mechanical extraction
    • Suitable for use down to a 35° roof pitch
  • Technical

    Fitting Requirements

    Mark out a rectangle 240mm wide on the underlay between the battens, cut across the diagonals and fold the 4 tabs outward, securing the top with a staple or tack. Insert the vent into postion, ensure that the outlet passes through the felt.

    Nail the vent down into postion through the holes one the shoulders of the vent.


    Manthorpe Plain Tile Vent - BRE Wind Tunnel Test Report No. 287-217.pdf

    Regulations & Standards

    BS 5250:2011 Control of Condensation in Building

    BS 5534:2014 Code of Practice for Slate and Tiling

    BS 490:2004 Concrete tiles and fittings for roof covering

    BRE prEN 15601

    Building Regulations 2010

  • Specifications

    Size Information

    331mm x 330mm

    Minimum pitch: 35°

    Maximum gauge: 88mm


    Top material:


    Base material:



    Slate Grey
    Dark Brown
    Antique Red

    Quantity Information

    6 per box