About Us

Established in 1979 EMC Tiles are a specialist distributor of wall & floor tiles from the foremost manufacturers. With showrooms in Nottingham, Leicester, Loughborough, Derby and nationwide delivery available, we provide stylish and affordable tiles that look great and don’t break the bank.

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Our History

Originally East Midlands Ceramics Ltd, the company began trading in 1979 and was located on Mansfield Road in Sherwood, Nottingham.

The company moved premises to Hucknall Road, Nottingham in 1989. This became a 20,000 square foot complex with award-winning showrooms, trade service facilities and warehouse.

In 2000, EMC Tiles continued to grow as we expanded into Loughborough, and then onto Leicester in 2014. Both branches comprise of ground and first floor showrooms, complete with trade service facilities.

Mostly recently, in May 2019, we opened our purpose built showroom, trade service centre and warehouse in Derby.

Quality is our main priority

That’s why we continually search and meet with the best manufacturers to make sure we’re always bringing you the latest trends and the best quality products, as well as carrying out regular price checks to make sure we’re always providing great value for money.

Our business is founded on integrity, passion and a whole lot of knowledge about tiles. We can help you find the best tile for the job, with the least hassle, for the best price.

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EMC Tiles have supported many local charities over the years. We regularly hold trade events with raffle prizes, particularly over the Christmas period.

Charities we have raised funds for in the past include Nottingham Hospitals Charity, Rainbows Children's Hospice, Maggie's and Derby & Burton Hospitals Charity, to name just a few.

Our Team

We are an independent, family-run business, with two generations of Slawsons currently employed across our branches.

We pride ourselves on our unrivalled knowledge of tiles and the tiling industry, coupled with our exceptional customer service.

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Contact Us

We have branches across the East Midlands, in Nottingham, Leicester, Loughborough and Derby.

Come along to one of our showrooms, each filled with over 50 roomsets. Our friendly and experienced staff can help you find the perfect tiles for your project.

Get in touch below, or call us on 0115 9777890

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