• BDA confirms ‘plenty’ of British clay bricks available

    As UK brick makers ramp up production, the Brick Development Association has said there are now plenty of ...

    As UK brick makers ramp up production, the Brick Development Association has said there are now plenty of British clay bricks available. Almost 480m bricks are currently in stock at the UK brick maker ...

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  • Introducing the Flexi Block Spot for bricklayers

    Professional Builder meets the bricklayer behind the Flexi Block Spot. They say a leopard never changes i ...

    Professional Builder meets the bricklayer behind the Flexi Block Spot. They say a leopard never changes its spots…….. but what about a bricklayer.?! That’s a question which has been troubling brickie ...

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  • The world’s first recycled brick

    Professional Builder’s Lee Jones talks to the developer of the world’s first recycled brick. If we are to ...

    Professional Builder’s Lee Jones talks to the developer of the world’s first recycled brick. If we are to continue along our present path many of the raw materials that we take for granted are either ...

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  • Special bricks from Forterra

    One of Britain’s biggest building materials manufacturers, Forterra, has a division dedicated entirely to ...

    One of Britain’s biggest building materials manufacturers, Forterra, has a division dedicated entirely to the design and manufacture of brick specials: Cradley Special Brick, at Cradley Heath in the B ...

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  • Bulmer Brick and Tile: a traditional brickworks

    Bulmer Brick and Tile is maintaining the traditional brick maker’s skills. Professional Builder investiga ...

    Bulmer Brick and Tile is maintaining the traditional brick maker’s skills. Professional Builder investigates. The humble brick is so ubiquitous that we might be in danger of taking it for granted, but ...

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  • Brick matching for heritage projects

    How Imperial Bricks matched bricks for stunning restoration of Quarry Bank Mill. Quarry Bank Mill is a Na ...

    How Imperial Bricks matched bricks for stunning restoration of Quarry Bank Mill. Quarry Bank Mill is a National Trust Property in Styal, Cheshire. It was a complete industrial community built around a ...

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  • Building with blue bricks

    Ibstock Brick provides application and construction advice for building with blue facing bricks. With a w ...

    Ibstock Brick provides application and construction advice for building with blue facing bricks. With a wide range of shapes, colours and finishes available, builders have the opportunity to create di ...

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  • Replica London Stock brick from Imperial

    Imperial Bricks has introduced a replica of the original London Stock brick. This traditional handmade ye ...

    Imperial Bricks has introduced a replica of the original London Stock brick. This traditional handmade yellow brick features characteristic shade variations, and an authentic coal-spotted face with di ...

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  • Are you the country’s best bricklayer?

    Forterra has launched a new competition to find the most talented bricklayer in the UK. Best In London Br ...

    Forterra has launched a new competition to find the most talented bricklayer in the UK. Best In London Brick, which has been designed and led by industry professionals, will take place on March 29th 2 ...

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  • H+H: The Celcon Factor

    Sixty years on from the construction of its first UK factory, Professional Builder looks back at the deve ...

    Sixty years on from the construction of its first UK factory, Professional Builder looks back at the development of H+H and its iconic Celcon Block in the UK. 2018 is something of a landmark year for ...

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