Fireplaces … everyone loves fireplaces

Fireplaces … everyone loves fireplaces
April 18, 2017

Photo: Off-the-board concrete using Firth’s Certified Concrete® in 30MPa 13mm aggregate superplasticised pump mix.

As the leaves fall and the weather changes our thoughts move to cosy evenings by the fire …

Everyone loves fireplaces. They’re a great feature in any home. When you’re looking to buy a house or apartment, one that has a fireplace usually has an advantage over one that doesn’t. There’s almost something magical about fireplaces. To sit in front of a fire and watch the flames change shape and colour… there’s no better way to relax on a cold winters night.

So if you’re looking for ideas for a feature fireplace that will stand out whilst standing the test of time, here are a few. We love how these fireplaces showcase great design using Firth products whether it’s our concrete or masonry.

Firth’s standard half height grey blocks which have been laid in a quirky, offset fashion and then bagged.

Firth’s Architectural Masonry 10 series stack bonded and se

Firth’s standard grey 20 series block was used here with a block called ‘Onyx’ from the Architectural Masonry range for the contrasted section through the middle.

Firth’s Architectural Masonry 10 series which was honed and diamond ground.

Firth’s standard half height grey blocks which have been laid in an offset fashion and then bagged.

For more information about Firth’s range of products, suitable for fireplaces, contact us at or 0800 FIRTH1.

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