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APQ Paint Quality Blocks

A high quality block for painting

Architectural Painting Quality (APQ) is a Kitemarked product that is manufactured in accordance with BS EN 771-3:2003 'Specification for Masonry Units. The manufacturing controls employed are in compliance with BS EN ISO 9001:2000 ' Quality Management Systems'.

The product has a tight face texture to ensure exceptional surface coating and includes a water repellent to resist water absorption as well as helping to reduce the amount of paint needed to coat the block.

APQ is ideal for use for:

  • internal walls of cavity construction,
  • for partition walls
  • corridor walls
  • a back up to curtain walling - specifically where decoration is required.

APQ is not intended to be left fairface. 


440 x 215mm: ........9.88 blocks per m²
390 x 190mm: ........12.5 blocks per m²