British Gypsum

British Gypsum is a major authority in the UK construction industry and the country’s leading manufacturer and supplier of gypsum-based plastering and drylining solutions.

With a long history of providing innovative, cost-effective and reliable products that meet the demands of the construction industry, the company is renowned for its pioneering work in training, as well as its forward-thinking strategy and product development.

Using over a century of expertise, British Gypsum has developed the UK’s leading range of wall lining, floor, ceiling and encasement systems, for the residential, commercial and RMI (refurbishment, maintenance and improvement) sectors of the construction industry.

With its headquarters at East Leake in Leicestershire, the company currently has 5 major manufacturing plants in the UK.

It provides the industry’s foremost technical support and training through its market leading Drywall Academy support function, and, via its East Leake based Building Test Centre, has access to Europe’s leading suite of fire, acoustics and structural test laboratories.

As one of the market leaders in plasterboard based products, British Gypsum offer a range of suspended ceiling products to complement their huge commercial interiors product list.

Ceiling Tiles UK stock a large variety of different British Gypsum ceiling products, the most popular ceiling tile is the vinyl faced Satin Spar.

Gyprex Satin Spar







A wipe clean, vinyl faced plasterboard ceiling tile. Perfect where levels of hygiene need to be maintained, such as canteens and food preparation areas. This tile is also very useful when sound escaping from the room needs to be at a minimum. This tile is only available in square edge for the following:

600 x 600mm grid ceiling

1200 x 600mm grid ceiling

Other popular products include the Gyptone and Rigitone range.

Identifying British Gypsum Products

British Gypsum products are distinguishable mainly by the fact that they are one of the few manufacturers that use Gypsum as the primary material within the ceiling tile. This makes them easily recognisable when replacing. The most challenging aspect will be matching up the face pattern of the tile. For help, why not try our ceiling tile identification guide.

Next Steps…

  • If you know the product you need, check our product list to see if it is available on our website.
  • If it is not, or you would like help identifying a particular product please get in touch as we keep plenty of other products in stock that are not displayed online.
  • If you are unsure this is the manufacturer you require, why not try our ceiling tile selection guide.
  • Alternatively, if you would like further information including specifications and samples, please get in touch directly with the manufacturer: