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    Porcelain Decking

    Discover Dura Deck Inspire, the newest addition to our market-leading alternative to traditional wood decking. Ideal for balconies, high-rise structures, and terraces, our 1.8m porcelain planks replicate classic aesthetics and natural wood grains.

    Appearance of luxury traditional timber planks, but with an A1 fire classification.

    Welcome to our latest and most attractive decking range yet. Our new Dura Deck® Inspire Porcelain Decking planks are strong, resistant to heat and water absorption, and come with an A1 fire rating. Our experts have crafted the planks in four elegant colour tones, each with a variegated wood grain finish which gives the deck the appearance of luxury traditional timber. Our unique porcelain planks are 20 x 200 x 1800mm for a classic decking look, which requires minimal upkeep and offers exceptional strength. Superb anti-slip performance also makes it a safe choice for high-traffic areas like commercial walkways, spas, and pool-sides.

    The porcelain composition minimises the need for maintenance and has excellent anti-scratch and anti-slip properties. It is also resistant to frost and ice, with practically no water absorption, allowing the planks to withstand dramatic temperature changes without the risk of deformation.

    Produced in Europe using 61% of pre-consumer recycled materials, all the raw materials used in the production come from a radius of just 500 miles. Our paper packaging materials are both made from recycled paper and are further recyclable, helping you to meet your sustainability goals.

    With the appearance of traditional decking and a safe A1 fire rating, Dura Deck Inspire planks are suited to high end commercial applications. They are resilient, stylish and anti-slip, making them perfect for high-rise balconies, rooftop terraces, pool sides and restaurants. The decking comes with a minimum lifetime expectancy of 60 years and a 10-year structural warranty. Request a sample today and appreciate the beauty of Dura Deck® Inspire for yourself.

    The d² difference

    Dura Deck Inspire is part of our d² range of enhanced performance products.


    Unique span enhances safety

    Spans up to 50% more than competitor products, meaning reduced substructure material costs and a simpler and quicker installation process that needs less handling and labour.


    Unrivalled performance-to-weight ratio

    Dura Deck Inspire is up to 21% stronger than competitor products, making it more resistant to wear and tear, impacts, and other mechanical stresses. This ensures a longer lifespan, reducing the need for frequent repairs or replacements.


    Delivering sustainable change

    Manufacturing Dura Deck Inspire in Europe from 60% post-consumer recycled content means less energy is used compared to manufacturing from traditional raw materials, reducing the overall carbon footprint. And it’s fully recyclable and end of use too.


    All the data you need, instantly

    Our long length 1.8 metre unique planks mean that a floating area of 3.24m² can be installed in less than 3 minutes! We test extensively for features such as anti-slip, reaching higher performance than the R11 standard offered by others.

    The Dura Deck® Inspire Collection

    Enter Dura Deck Inspire, a porcelain decking collection that is unlike other porcelain slabs. Its 1.8m long design not only replicates the classic ‘plank’ aesthetic but also captures the intricate nuances of natural wood grains.

    • Porcelain decking Dove Swatch
    • Porcelain decking Wren Swatch
    • Porcelain decking Merula Swatch
    • Porcelain decking Juniper Swatch
    • Dove

      The silvery grey Dove tones of Dura Deck Inspire evoke the feeling of a peaceful and harmonious outdoor space – perfect for pairing with exotic planting schemes with bold, dramatic foliage. Our most popular colour, Dove planks can be easily integrated into any commercial high-rise balcony or terrace project thanks to their modular linear decking format and ease of handling.

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    • Wren

      Soft, sandy tones can be found throughout our Wren colour porcelain decking. With subtle distinctions from plank to plank, you can create real impact for a range of projects from pool sides to commercial landscaping to apartment terraces. Appealing to lovers of both modern and traditional styling, it is our most realistic wood effect plank. A great alternative to conventional hardscape materials and with none of the drawback of timber decking, choose Dura Deck Inspire in Wren for your outdoor project.

      Free sample

    • Merula

      Express your own unique style with deep, rich toned Merula porcelain decking. Thanks to their anti-slip surface, non-combustibility and low-maintenance finish, the planks are perfect for high traffic pedestrian areas where muddy footprints are common, such as skywalks and walkways. With subtle variation from plank to plank, Merula creates a relaxing haven for daytime dreaming and a dramatic backdrop for nighttime gatherings.​

      Free sample

    • Juniper

      If you’re looking for something that makes a statement, our enchanting Juniper colour provides a real talking point. From sleek balconies to rooftop hideaways, Juniper will transport you to a cool and contemporary space that will inspire your creativity. With varied tones from plank to plank you can reinvent your outdoor space into something truly special where you’ll see something different every time you look. Please note Juniper is subject to extended lead times and minimum order quantities.

      Free sample

    Need to know specifics?

    Product Specifications

    • Length: 1797 mm
    • Width: 197 mm
    • Thickness: 20 mm
    • Plank Weight: 14 kg
    • Weight Per m²: 39 kg
    • Pack Quantity: 2
    • Pack Weight: 28 kg

    Testing Performance

    • Fire Resistance: Class A1
    • Breaking Strength: > 14.38Kn
    • Bending Strength: 53 N/mm2
    • Centre Span: Up to 600mm @ 5kN/m2
    • Loading: 2.5kN Point Load

    Dura Deck Inspire has one of the best anti slip ratings on the market in both wet and dry. If you’re responsible for the safety of others in your buildings and premises, then your risk assessment should consider all the factors which contribute to the potential for slip accidents, so you can make an informed decision about the best flooring material for your specific needs. Please see the Pendulum Test Values (PTV) below or find out more about our testing.

    ColourWet or Dry TestPrincipal Direction PTV 45° Direction PTV90° Direction PTVPTV ResultRisk Level of Slip Potential
    WrenDry67687168 Low
    Wet59586661 Low
    DoveDry68677968 Low
    Wet56555856 Low
    MerulaDry70687270 Low
    Wet69646867 Low

    Dura Deck Inspire Plank Retainer

    Plank Retainer

    Once the Plank Retainer (Patent Application No. GB2620808) is mechanically fixed into place, it enables a floating porcelain decking system to be installed under self-weight in scenarios such as open steel framed balconies, without the risk of planks falling.

    Providing pre-set gapping between the planks, the galvanised steel system also helps prevent wind uplift and allows for the quick removal of the decking for maintenance and inspection of the substructure.

    Dura Deck Inspire 3mm Spacer

    Cross Spacer

    The 3mm Cross Spacer ensures consistent even spacing between your Dura Deck Inspire planks. With all 4 tabs in place, the Cross Spacer is used at the junction between 4 tiles. With 2 tabs removed, the spacer is used where 2 planks meet.

    Dura Deck Inspire Wall Clip

    Wall Clip

    Our Dura Deck Inspire Wall Clips simply slot over the end of the planks to create a gap between the porcelain and the wall. With a spring loaded movement, the clip provides a 5 to 15mm range.

    Dura Deck Inspire Fascia Top Clip

    Fascia Top Clip

    Dura Deck Fascia Bottom Clip

    Fascia Bottom Clip

    Dura Deck Inspire Fascia Cover

    Fascia Cover

    Our specialist services empower architects, engineers, project managers, and designers to design, specify and deploy composite products with ease. Our CAD, Structural Design and Fabrication teams support our customers make data-driven decisions about the right product specifications for their projects.

    Our installation consultation services include:

    • Pre-Installation Support, Training & Toolbox Talks
    • Contract Installation
    • Drone & Laser Scanning
    • Day 1 Installation Support
    • Site Visits & Snagging Assessments
    • Final Inspection & Sign Off

    Other value added services available at any project stage include Design & Engineering, Fabrication, Preventative Maintenance Inspections and Specialist Cutting.

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    Standard lead time on orders from our Webshop is 3 – 5 working days (Mainland UK; stock dependent).

    Large orders may be subject to palletised deliveries which are to the property kerbside only. Your order will need to be unloaded by hand (hand-balled) off the lorry side. A person must be present to help unload the goods and sign for receipt. Delivery drivers are not insured to help unload the goods beyond the property kerbside.

    For our Dura Deck Tile products we offer free delivery to the majority of mainland UK. Unfortunately, Dura Composites is unable to offer free delivery to certain areas – including Northern Ireland, the Scottish Highlands & Offshore Islands, Isle Of Wight, Isle of Man, the Channel Islands and the Isles of Scilly.

    If your postcode prefix is listed below we would be happy to provide a delivery quote. Please call our Websales Customer Care Team on 01255 446838 to place your order. Postcodes subject to delivery charge include:

    • Northern Ireland (All BT postcodes)
    • Scottish Highlands (AB30, AB33 – AB38, AB41 – AB56, FK17 – FK21, IV1 – IV63, PA20 – PA80, PH15 – PH27, PH30 – PH45, PH49, PH50, KW1 – KW18)
    • Scottish Offshore (HS1 – HS9, KA27, KA28, ZE1 – ZE3)
    • Scottish Borders (All TD and DG postcodes)
    • Isle of Man (All IM postcodes)
    • Isle of Wight (PO30 to PO41)
    • Isles of Scilly (TR21 to TR25)
    • Channel Islands incl. Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark & Herm (All JE and GY postcodes)


    If you wish to return or exchange your goods, please complete the form dispatched with your order and return within 14 days to the address below. Items must be unused and in perfect, resale condition and in their original packaging, and the Returns Form must be included. Once the goods have been received and inspected to check they meet the requirements outlined above you will receive a refund (credited back to the method you paid with) or a new shipping notification for your requested exchange within 7 working days of receipt.

    The replacement item(s) will be shipped to you free of charge (once per customer). Please note we cannot exchange items of differing value. If you choose to return any items that were purchased as part of a promotion, and by returning part of your order your remaining total means you are no longer eligible for the original discount, the value of that discount will be deducted from any refunds due.

    Please note the customer is responsible for the postage to return the item to us. We recommend using a Signed For recorded postal service as Dura Composites Ltd are not liable for any items that go missing en-route back to us. Thank you for your cooperation.

    Returns should be sent to:

    Dura Composites Returns Dept.
    Dura Operations Centre,
    Telford Road,
    Clacton on Sea,
    Essex CO15 4LP

    If you have not yet been issued with your Unique Returns Number (URN) or require a Returns Form, please e-mail customercare@duracomposites.com or call us on +44 (0)1255 423601 to discuss your request.

    Please register your product to activate your warranty. Dura Composites warranty gives you peace of mind and expert back up should you ever need it, so you can rest assured you’re buying the best in design excellence, quality and durability. Please note that your warranty must be registered and activated within 30 days of your invoice date to be eligible. For details of terms and conditions, length of warranty and how to activate your warranty, click below.

    Warranty Registration

    Dura Aluminium Substrate

    Our A2 fire-rated Dura Pedestals and Dura Bearers can be easily combined to suit all project needs. With 7 different heights of pedestals and 3 different heights of bearers, our system provides the most economical substructure combination on the market. The Dura Aluminium System is suitable for use as a decking substructure on external balconies, terraces, gardens, industrial flooring and for use as cladding battens.

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    Dura Deck Inspire Plank Retainer

    We have developed a patent-pending (Patent Application No. 22 18966.6) plank retainer system for installing…

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    Dura Deck Inspire Accessories

    Accessories to support your Dura Deck Inspire Plank installation.

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    Dura Deck Inspire 3mm Cross Spacer

    The 3mm Cross Spacer ensures consistent even spacing between your Dura Deck Inspire Planks.

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    Installation Manuals

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    The substructure or subframe forms the skeleton of your deck. Your bearers will run in…

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    Decking & Cladding

    Attractive, safe and cost effective decking and cladding solutions for new builds, refurbishments, balconies, terraces…



    Composite products are clever innovations which make life easier in some way for the user. In essence, they consist of two or more materials with different properties which are combined to produce something with improved characteristics (i.e. something that’s lighter or more durable than its original counterparts). Porcelain is a type of composite ceramic material that is made from clay, feldspar, and kaolin. It’s fired at a higher temperature than general ceramics, making it harder and more dense. It also absorbs less water, so it’s perfect for outdoor areas and places with high moisture levels.

    You only need to look at a Dura Deck Inspire plank to see how much it stands out versus the competition! With its stunning wood-look appearance and texture, and a realistic 1.8m length that’s significantly longer than anything else on the market, it’s the perfect timber replacement for high-rise and commercial landscaping environments and is ideal for remedial decking projects on buildings that are no longer compliant with high-rise fire safety regulations. With a safe A1 fire rating, Dura Deck Inspire planks are resilient, stylish and anti-slip in wet and dry environments.

    Dura Deck Inspire porcelain planks have a durable finish which gives a long design life. We offer a 10 year structural warranty for your peace of mind. To qualify for your warranty, simply activate it on our website within 30 days of receiving your order.

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    Porcelain decking has an extremely hard wearing finish that’s perfect for high traffic areas. We think the plank surface is so impressive and comfortable underfoot that we liken it to the feel of shark skin. Although not abrasive, the planks are resistant to everyday scratches and scuffs and are frost and corrosion resistant thanks to their low water absorption.

    Dura Deck Inspire is A1 fire rated, making it completely resistant to open flames and extreme highs in temperature. This results in our porcelain decking being the ideal solution for applications where fire safety is of a high priority, such as high-rise buildings and rooftops. We offer solutions for both open steel frame balconies and concrete balconies.

    The extensively tested surface finish of Dura Deck Inspire provides great anti-slip performance, recording low slip potential results in both wet and dry conditions. We’ve tested each colour individually for your peace of mind. As with any decking area, you must ensure that your finished deck has a fall to encourage water to run off. Simply consult our technical manual for more information.

    Dura Deck Inspire has little-to-no water absorption. The porcelain decking planks are resistant to frost and ice, and able to withstand extreme fluctuations in temperatures with no risk of deformation.

    Absolutely you can use a pressure washer to keep your porcelain decking looking clean and tidy. Make sure you avoid concentrating the spray nozzle for too long in any one area to avoid surface abrasion, and keep the nozzle an even distance from the decking for best results.

    Porcelain decking is extremely resistant to staining and usually just needs a quick wash and brush down or a pressure wash using a mild alkaline detergent to keep it looking at its best, making sure to rinse well with fresh water after cleaning. For those occasional stubborn stains such as rust from your outdoor furniture, we recommend the use of a cleaning product called Deterdek from Fila Solutions, which contains high concentrations of surfactants.

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