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Cersaie 2017

The biggest tile fair in the world happened again last month, the glorious Cersaie in the even more glamorous Bologna, Italy!  The Collinson team headed there on Monday 25th September (also Mike & Jane’s wedding anniversary) to spend a hectic 3 days looking at a lot of tiles, here are some of the ma...

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Posted in News Talking Tiles! By Jinny

I am a relative of the family at Collinson Tiles (about to embark on my GCSEs) and wanted to write about my work experience for Collinsons.  Over the summer I've spent three days at Collinson Tiles and another company Window Widgets.  At Collinsons I’ve really enjoyed creating a blog of my experienc...

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Posted in News Talking Tiles! By Ellie

I was talking to a lady from Winchester who was telling me that the ‘side extension’ was a very popular thing happening in her area.  This is where they have taken out the side wall of their kitchen or dining area and extended it into the alleyway to give them more living space.  Often these alleywa...

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Posted in News Talking Tiles! By Kim

This blog is all about our Portsmouth branch and staff at Collinson Tiles South.  We are a family run tile warehouse open to the public and trade located in Farlington.  We welcome all to our friendly family run business whether you’re tiler, plumber or a member of the public!  We’ve been here since...

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Posted in News Talking Tiles! By Kim

finding retro style tiles

08/03/2017 16:43

I love anything retro and have many pieces of G-plan and Formica furniture in my house.  The design and style for its era was modern for its time, and extremely well made.  But how do you incorporate todays tiles to create a retro living space?   Well, you look back to the past and try to source wit...

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Posted in News Talking Tiles! By Kim

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