Acme Single Camber Clay Plain Tile

A quality cost effective clay tile with a lower pitch


  • A range of 8 colours to help you match the surrounding area and meet planning requirements
  • A versatile product with market leading 30° minimum pitch for greater design flexibility
  • A 'Very Good' certification for BES 6001 (all clay plain tiles)
  • A natural product with A+ environmental credentials (BREEAM)
  • Range of complementary fittings and accessories
  • Affordable price making them a real option for any roofing project
  • Provides the longevity and quality of using a strong, natural material with the benefits of modern production techniques 

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Advances in our clay tile technology means beautiful clay roofs are now more affordable than ever, this combined with excellent environmental credentials and a range of colours and finishes available, make Acme Single Camber Clay Plain tiles a real option for your roofing project.

Accreditation to the BES 6001 framework standard for 'Responsible Sourcing' means that projects using our clay plain tiles can now achieve extra credits under BREEAM and The Code for Sustainable Homes. Click here to find out more.

Contact us today to find out how we can help with your roofing projects.

If you would like to find out more about our truly complete roof system, underwritten by a 15 year warranty, please click here.

Size of Tile

265mm x 165mm

Minimum Pitch


Maximum Pitch


Minimum Headlap

65mm (roof)

37.5mm (vertical)

Maximum Gauge

100mm (roof)

115mm (vertical)

Cover Width

165mm (nominal)

Covering Capacity

60 tiles/m ² at 100mm gauge (roof)

53 tiles/m ² at 115mm gauge (vertical)

Weight of Tiling

64kg/m ² (0.63 kN/m ² ) at 100mm gauge (roof)

56kg/m ² (0.55 kN/m ² ) at 115mm gauge (vertical)

Battens Required

10.0 lin.m/m ² at 100mm gauge (roof)

8.7 lin.m/m ² at 115mm gauge (vertical)

Batten Size Recommended

38mm x 25mm for rafters/supports not exceeding 600mm centres

Tile Nails

38mm x 2.65mm

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Country of Production

Keele, UK

Environmental Management


Quality Management


Health and Safety Management


LCA study

Can achieve a BRE 'A+' rating


Cured in gas fired kilns

Raw materials

Clay, sand, pigments and additives


> 60 years


Can be crushed and used as aggregate and/or as an inert bulk fill

Embodied Carbon Rates
Measurement metric No per sq m  Headlap / gauge M₂ conversion
KgCO₂e 60 100 27
KgCO₂e  53 115 23.85
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