Stoke-on-Trent’s Premier Biscuit Tile Manufacturer
Welcome to The Firing Line
The Firing Line was established in 2001 from a ceramic store run by R & J Wilshaw
Ceramic Tile Co. They supplied Ceramics Tiles to both the Retail and Trade Markets
and had a small manufacturing plant.
The creation of The Firing Line in 2001 saw a major investment to launch this specialised
ceramic tile manufacturing company.
The Firing Line is both innovative and versatile in production techniques enabling
us to match shapes, profile and sizing very accurately.
We have an unique capability to manufacture ceramic ware with a glazed edge and are
one of the very few who manufacture white biscuit ceramic items.
Working closely with a glaze manufacturing laboratory, we can match almost any texture
and colour of glaze using locally produced glazes.
We manufacture ceramic bisque tiles, both square and rectangular, from fridge magnet
size up to 200 x 200 mm. Also specialising in produce coasters and circles from
3.5 inches to 12 inches in diameter, supplying the ceramic industry with general
production lines and specialist commissions including reproduction Victorian Tiles.
Over the past 12 years, we have produced specialist tiles for:
Whitbread (Costa Coffee)
The Royal Air Force
Private and Commercial Reproduction Victorian Work
Public Swimming Baths
Reproduction Mosaic Work in the Bahamas
The Firing Line, Winkhill Mill, Swan Street, STOKE ON TRENT ST4 7RH Tel: 01782 417760
Mobile07711 651249 Fax 01782 417760