Hanson brick projects nominated for BDA Awards
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Brick Development Association (BDA) Awards
Six projects featuring Hanson bricks have been nominated in five categories at this year’s Brick Development Association (BDA) Awards.
The Hanson brick projects have been nominated in the Best Housing Development 1 to 5 units; 6 to 25 units and 26 units or more categories.
The have also been nominated for the Volume Housebuilding Award and Best Refurbishment and Renovation Project.
The BDA awards recognise excellence in design and construction using bricks.
The Awards presentation will be held at The Marriott Grosvenor Square Hotel, London, on Tuesday 13 November.
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