Brick industry goes for growth

The latest ONS figures for brick production in the UK reveal a remarkable story of manufacturing investment. August 2018 saw 21 per cent more bricks being produced in the UK compared with August 2017. Compare the figure to August 2016... View Article
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Homes fit for Brits

The British take their homes seriously. If we’re not putting up shelves, mowing the lawn or staining the fence, we’re no doubt watching Grand Designs explaining to each other knowingly why that space-age carbon-neutral windmill will never come in on... View Article

Michelmersh collects Supreme Winner Award at 2017 Brick Awards

Michelmersh was awarded the ultimate accolade at the 2017 Brick Awards ceremony,  the 41st Brick Development Association annual event, on Thursday 9th November. As a result of the British Manufacturer’s premium quality products and first-rate customer service, Michelmersh was announced... View Article

Will these four future materials change construction?

Architects and engineers have always created new and innovative ways of building stronger, taller, and more beautiful structures, using leading-edge materials such as glass curtain walls and earthquake-proof foundations. Now, in 2017, what construction technologies are in the pipeline? Will... View Article

Brick Awards 2017: the winners revealed

The annual Brick Awards celebrated its 41st year on the evening of Thursday 9th November at the Hilton, Park Lane, London. 600 guests were welcomed by champagne reception before enjoying a 5* 3-course meal in preparation for the evening’s celebrations... View Article

New light facade with natural clay tiles

European Building Materials has launched Vidar, a clean and elegant lightweight cladding system using natural clay tiles. Fast and simple to install, this inexpensive system is completely recyclable and designed in accordance with Cradle to Cradle environmental principles. Designed in... View Article

Imperial Bricks partners Bebbington to offer brick tinting

Imperial Bricks has partnered with Bebbington to sell its masonry colour correction products and offer an on-site brick tinting service. The complementary product will be sold in builders’ merchants nationwide, as well as directly from Imperial Bricks’ Shropshire depot. Bebbington,... View Article
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Solus Ceramics brings beauty by nature

Leading tile supplier, Solus Ceramics, brings a touch of elegance to the brand new Fabled beauty store with the installation of its natural stone inspired Trench floor tile range. Fabled, a well-known cosmetic store from Marie Claire, is located in... View Article

Imperial Bricks shows new brick slip range at 100% Design

From 20-23 September at the Olympia London, Imperial Bricks will showcase its newly expanded range of handmade, wirecut and pressed bricks in imperial and metric sizing at 100% Design. Imperial’s brick slips or ‘brick tiles’ will also be on display,... View Article

‘Architects’ Choice’ Brick Award now live

Following the announcement that the 2017 Brick Awards shortlist has been revealed, the Brick Development Association (BDA) would like to invite registered architects to choose which project should receive the prestigious Architects’ Choice Award. The Architects’ Choice Award is a... View Article