Bricks & Blocks
Building products including bricks, blocks, cavity trays, stone, wall ties, thin joint masonry
Product & Service Resources
H+H Celcon | Fri, 10 Jan 2014
H+H Celcon has produced a technical update for the new Approved Document Part L, explaining how Celcon Blocks can be used to meet the new regulations, due to come into effect on 6th April 2014.
Brick Development Association | Mon, 14 Jul 2014
The Brick Development Association (BDA) has reported growing sales and profits amongst the nation’s housebuilders, with new homes being built at the fastest rate for a decade, and UK construction activity up 5.3% in May alone as the industry enjoys the largest expansion in several years. Demand among builders, contractors, stockists and homeowners is up as postponed extensions, renovations and home improvements go live, with an increase in single households and the country’s growing ...
Brick Development Association | Tue, 1 Jul 2014
Laboratory tests (CIRIA 2006) and experimental evidence (CIRIA 2007) have proven that clay bricks offer the best resilient performance of all of the construction materials tested, and are highly rated for water penetration, drying ability and retention of pre flooded dimensions and structural integrity, according to the Brick Development Association (BDA). Clay bricks show no signs of damage after being submerged in water for long periods of time, as well as having the capability to ...
Northcot Brick | Tue, 1 Jul 2014
BUILDINGTALK takes a closer look at the skilled art of brick-making that is now in greater demand as architects, designers and specifiers recognise the real value of beautiful bricks. We visit Northcot Brick in the heart of the Cotswolds, where elegant wire-cut facing bricks and wonderfully textured reclaim bricks are made, as well as a wide range of matching ’specials’. We see why this traditional brickworks is thriving and continues to make history.
Renderplas video article
Renderplas is a specialist manufacturer of PVCu beads, addressing the shortcomings of traditional metal beading profiles by designing in PVCu to suit the British and Continental market. PVCu is the most cost effective, non-corrosive material to produce robust plasterer friendly beads which ...
IG Lintels article
IG Lintels specialises in the manufacture of steel lintels and masonry support systems for a variety of applications, whilst also offering building components that include windposts and cavity trays. The company offers a range of its product CAD drawings, downloadable from the FastrackCAD ...