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Parkside Architectural Tiles & Strata Technical Tiles

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  • Sales Team
  • Tel: 0116 2762532
  • Web:
  • Address:
    Barnsdale Way,
    Grove Park,
    Enderby, LE19 1SN

CPD Courses

CPD course title: An Introduction to Tiling Patterns

  • CPD Fees: Free

  • CPD Duration: 1 hour with questions

  • CPD Venue: Online at present

CPD overview

This CPD introduces tiling patterns through the world of tessellations, looking at symmetry, repeat patterns and a handful of mathematical terms and rules. We explore tessellations in the world around us and look at tiling patterns in contemporary interiors - providing participants with ideas and inspiration for creating their own patterns.

Learning objectives:

  • An understanding of the relationship between patterns and mathematics
  • Understand the rules of tessellation patterns and how they can be applied to interior tiling projects
  • Have an overview of tiling patterns used in a variety of architectural settings
  • Gain confidence when it comes to designing innovative tiling patterns

To book this CPD please contact the sales team on info@parkside.co.uk / 0116 2762 532


CPD course title: Sustainable Surface Materials

  • CPD Fees: FREE

  • CPD Duration: 1 hour with questions

  • CPD Venue: Online at present

CPD overview

Sustainable Surface Materials is a guide to new innovations in tile production and material composition

Learning objectives:

This CPD will explore a number of points relating to sustainability in tiles including:

  • How the tiling industry is working to reduce carbon emissions
  • What the tiling industry is doing to become more sustainable in terms of manufacturing, transportation, assembly, maintenance & replacement, and the disposal and end of life aspects
  • How different tiling materials play a role, focusing on recycling as well as recycled content
  • Give tips on questions to ask when specifying tiles for a more sustainable outcome

To book this CPD please contact the sales team on info@parkside.co.uk / 0116 2762 532


CPD course title: Terrazzo Tiles

  • CPD Fees: FREE

  • CPD Duration: 1 hour

  • CPD Venue: Virtually or in-person

  • Regions: Nationwide

CPD overview

This CPD explores the world of terrazzo and technical stone tiles. Topics covered include how terrazzo and technical stone is made, the history of terrazzo and its revival in recent years. Insights from architects and interior designers are integrated along with case studies from around the world. The CPD concludes by speculating on future developments in the manufacturing of terrazzo, and its enduring appeal.

CPD Learning outcomes:

By the end of the presentation, you should have a greater understanding of:

  • What terrazzo and technical stone tiles are, and how they are made.
  • How to specify terrazzo.
  • The origins of the terrazzo industry and its development throughout the 20th Century.
  • How terrazzo is currently being used in a range of projects from around the world.
  • How the use and manufacturing of terrazzo and technical stone could develop in the future.

To book this CPD please contact the sales team on info@parkside.co.uk / 0116 2762 532