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Compressed Earth Blocks and Bricks

Hydraulically pressed cob blocks and cob bricks made here in Cornwall from natural, clayey soils. Thermally and structurally tested our earth block and earth brick range of products are suitable for new-build and self-build construction projects. They are equally suitable for cob wall rebuilds and cob wall repairs. Earth Blocks Ltd is a company that…

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Premixed Cob

Earth Blocks Ltd are the only company in Cornwall that manufacture and supply cob blocks and cob bricks. But did you know that we also manufacture and supply premixed cob? We sell premixed cob by the tonne bag (dumpy bag) We sell premixed cob loose (tipper truck) 1 tonne of premixed cob will; make approx…

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Cob Bricks

Cob bricks are a useful alternative to the mainstream, widely recognised cob blocks that dominate the marketplace. Our cob bricks are dimensionally friendlier when either called upon by design-stage specification and/or when installation limitations preside. Our cob bricks require no specialist skills to lay and the everyday brick/block-layer or even a competent DIY’er can install…

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Soil Analysis

Soil Analysis Soil Analysis Sub-soils used for the making of cob in Cornwall must contain several different elements to ensure a successful pre-manufacture, manufacture and cure. The graph above displays a typical combination of natural materials that is proven to be effective throughout these processes and is one of many reasons why Earth Blocks Ltd…

Rounded Cob Products

Cob repairs are oftentimes required to corners of cob buildings, particularly window and door reveals. These areas tend to be vulnerable to weather erosion and/or disruption. Many old cob buildings have had replacement windows and doors introduced at some stage, therefore it is inevitable that some disruption would have occurred. In addition, many cob walls…