Welcome to British Gypsum
We’re proud to help create places where people and communities flourish. By pioneering the use of drylining partitions, wall linings, ceilings and plaster finishes we’re able to create better buildings and leave a positive legacy of improving people’s lives.
We know the future means better built environments, better homes, better places to work and better lives. And we’re committed to creating a positive impact for people and the planet.
As the trusted partner of architects, contractors, and drylining and plastering professionals, we’ve been leading the way to help the construction industry build better. We define our values in three ways:
Our unparalleled technical expertise and curiosity helps ensure that we’re at the top of our game when it comes to performance products, systems and advice.
We run five purpose-built product Training Academies, a network of satellite training facilities, and regularly support architects and specifiers in shaping bespoke solutions for their projects.
As the building materials’ pioneers of yesterday, today and tomorrow we believe there’s always a better way and are constantly working with our partners to find innovative ways to meet our customers' needs.
Our drylining systems and finishes give spaces enhanced sound protection, better air quality, more durability, assured-fire protection, magnetic wall properties, defence against external elements and improved fixability with the best plaster finish.
We care about building better. In fact, we’ve been caring about building better since 1917 when we first introduced drylining to the UK market.
As the skin that creates environments that protect and care for people, buildings and places, we are passionate about building a positive legacy for current and future gypsum reserves. We’re confident that by using our market-leading products as part of the foundation, you can turn plans on paper into well-loved communities and homes.
And that's not all...
We're custodians of the UK's gypsum reserves
Much of Britain has been built with British gypsum. Gypsum is the vital raw-material at the heart of our plaster and plasterboard, and much of it is mined, milled and made in Britain. In fact, as custodians of British gypsum reserves, we’ve been mining it for more than 150 years.
We look forward to welcoming you to one of our sites soon.
We're passionate about safety
Our UKAS-accredited Building Test Centre is the best of it’s kind in Europe, with extensive fire, acoustic and structural system test facilities. Additionally, our 13,000+ test reports cover almost every possible performance combination of our internal partitions, wall linings, and ceilings.
We're a Great Place to Work
As well as employing over 1,300 people across our six manufacturing sites in the UK, we’re also part of the Saint-Gobain group.
With a diverse and open culture we are proud to support and develop not only our current employees, but those who look to join us. From apprenticeships and on-the-job learning, to career pathways into the industry, we’re proud to be recognised by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer for 9 years’ running in the UK and Ireland. Saint-Gobain are one of only 16 employers worldwide to celebrate being a Top Global employer for 2021.