Tile Direct was established in 2006 – we are a locally owned ONE STOP TILING SHOP, we take care of the whole project from the planning stage to completion.

Tile Direct do not just sell tiles, we have everything related to tiles such as a comprehensive range of Ardex and Sika installation products and Warmfloor under tile heating. We have specialised products for every type of tiling project, just come in to our store and talk to our experienced team.

We are not just a tile shop, we also have Neptune flooring, feature stone for vertical surfaces and showers which all complement your tiling project.

Every week we are learning new information about tiles and installation techniques, so the benefit of shopping at a stand alone tile store, is that we are the experts in tiles and related products.  We’ll welcome you into our store and discuss your tiling ideas and we will endeavour to source whatever you fancy – we love a challenge!

Our team pride themselves on matching your needs with tiles you will love and all the technically correct installation products and advice for your project, whether it is residential or commercial.

We can assist you with:

  • Design and tile selection to satisfy any budget or design requirements. We always have a range of tiles on special.
  • We have Nelson’s largest selection of over 1000 tile samples.
  • We’ll calculate the quantity of tiles you need from a drawing or plan and provide a quote.
  • Let us find you a quality tiler for your project. We work with a huge number of tilers in the Nelson region.
  • Our knowledgeable team can assist with tiling tips for DIY projects.
  • You are welcome to take tile samples home.

All of these services are free of charge!

Meet the Team at Tile Direct Nelson

Paul Kenny, Tile Direct Nelson


Paul lives and breathes tiles, loves the industry and is your "go-to-person" for trade knowledge and any special projects you are undertaking. If you want to deal with someone passionate about tiles then visit Tile Direct and ask for Paul!

Briony | Tile Direct Nelson


Briony has 28 years experience and knowledge in the tiling industry. She can help with all aspect of your tiling requirements from concept planning, colour selection, placement and product knowledge. If Briony thinks something won't work, she will advise you and offer all alternatives and best solutions to make your tiling experience the best it can be.

Hazel, Tile Direct Nelson


Hazel is your warm welcoming face in-store on Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. Hazel is more than happy to help with your tile selecting, and can also help with grout colours and laying patterns. 

Luke Tile Direct Nelson


Luke is our friendly store person and sales consultant. He has a passion for helping customers and making sure every one leaves with a smile, and the right tools to do the job.