Record number of visitors to the new multi-award winning Manchester Whitworth extension and renovation that included extensive use of Northcot Brick.
Wienerberger has launched a the ‘Big Porotherm Guide’ to support the use of its innovative clay block walling system.
A landmark listed building in Leeds has utilised Safeguard Europe’s Stormdry Masonry Protection Cream to protect its terracotta façade from penetrating damp.
Independent brick manufacturer Northcot Brick has been recognised for its quality brickwork at this years Built It Awards.
Better value with brick slip solutions Wetherby BBA approved EpsiBrick-7 Brick increased by 9% in the first six months of the year, following a hike of 13.5% in 2014. These spiralling costs are leaving house builders with no alternative but to look at more cost effective building materials and, as a result, Wetherby has seen[…]
The 39th annual Brick Awards 2015 are scheduled for Wednesday 18th November at The Hilton, Park Lane in London. Shortlisted entries include Swift Brickwork’s work on CJCT Architects’ Imperial College London project, specifying Wienerberger’s platinum white brick. Ronald McDonald House, Glasgow was nominated using Wienerberger Marzaile brick Shift Brickwork were also recognised with a nomination[…]
Simplyhealth House has been built to replace the company’s former leased premises, James Tudor House on Victoria Street, having reached capacity.
Brick production during 2014 year rose 17% compared to 2013, totalling 1.8 billion bricks – demonstrating how the brick industry has reacted to meet increased demands from house builders. The Brick Development Association – which represent 99% of the UK brick manufacturers – have estimated that output numbers will rise to 2 billion bricks in[…]
BLOG from Howard Chapman, Editor of Buildingtalk Follow Buildingtalk on Twitter Plus subscribe for free for the weekly online Buildingtalk newsletter Whats new in building – read the latest Buildingtalk newsletter I am looking forward to the Vision London exhibition at Olympia 2-3 June. 100 key figures from the architectural and wider construction community will[…]
The Whitworth is located near the centre of Manchester, between the university and Hulme and Moss Side, places previously held up from Friedrich Engels onwards as examples of deprivation.