East Leake, Leicestershire

East Leake is the Head Office site of British Gypsum and includes all of the company's main central facilities including R&D and testing laboratories, IT, marketing, technical and customer service centres.

The 2,500 sq ft Technical Academy training facility at East Leake is able to train upwards of 30 people per day. It offers classroom based and practical courses covering a range of subjects. These include internal and external acoustic and thermal insulation, drylining, plastering and flooring. The Academy opened in 1990 with purpose built facilities and is part of a network of Saint-Gobain Technical Academies situated throughout the UK.

You can download our British Gypsum Visitors Guide here


British Gypsum
East Leake
LE12 6JQ

Contact Details

  • Leave M1 at Junction 24
  • Take A453 to Nottingham
  • Take second exit West Leake
  • Turn left at the crossroads toward Gotham
  • At the roundabout turn right onto Gypsum Way
  • At the next roundabout take a right onto Leake Road
  • At British Gypsum Main Entrance turn right and follow signs for Technical Academy

  • For East Leake Works, (Including HGVs) turn left towards Bunny, the entrance in on the right
  • For Head Office, continue on over the railway bridge and immediately turn left.

We have a separate guide for the East Leake works.

East Leake