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Wienerberger continue sponsorship of Guild of Bricklayers competition

  • 4 May 2016

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Wienerberger has announced it will continue its sponsorship of the Guild of Bricklayers competition in 2016. The competition’s aim to promote and maintain high standards of craftsmanship in brickwork.

The sponsorship will see Wienerberger donate more than 60,000 bricks to a series of regional competitions, along with the national final, over the coming months.

The 2016 competition began on the 7th April with the North West regional round. Regional competitions will take place across the UK before culminating with the final competition on the 29th June. 

Richard Brown, Wall Category Marketing Manager at Wienerberger, commented: 

“Supporting the next generation of skilled tradespeople is a core aim for us here at Wienerberger. We’ve very proud to be able to encourage young workers within our industry to reach their peak, and the high standard of workmanship we see in these competitions typifies this. 

The level of skill and dedication demonstrated by these students is very impressive and is a testament to the quality of tuition on offer from the colleges. We’re sure that the 2016 competition will be another great spectacle and we wish everyone involved the best of luck!”

Dennis Westwood, National Competition Secretary at the Guild of Bricklayers, commented: Wienerberger has been a constant supporter of the Guild of Bricklayers competitions for many years now, having donated large quantities of products to our competitions. 

The generous donations that they provide enable us to keep these important competitions going and I would like to thank them once again for their continued generosity.”

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