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Judging the Bricks. Step 5: Foundations

What are our judges looking for when they are judging for the Bricks? What is it that makes a development a Bricks winner? In this series of blogs,…

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Revolutionising Residential Schemes with the Help of Offsite Construction Methods

Innovation is central to progress - whether that is as a corporation or as a society. In the increasingly competitive world of residential constructio…

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Judging the Bricks. Step 4: Second Fix

The Bricks, is an awards like no other. But how do you give yourself the best chance of reaching the prestigious event? In this latest blog we cons…

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UK’s Largest Construction Waste Recycling Plant opens in West Lothian

A massive recycling plant has been opened by Brewster Bros in Livingston (West Lothian) with the aim of eliminating landfill generated by construction…

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Judging the Bricks. Step 3: First Fix

The Bricks, our annual awards, celebrates excellence in the housing industry by recognising quality developments. What are our judges looking for when…

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Mitigating Heat in Cities

Regardless of where you are in the world, we can all agree that this summer has been a hot one. More than that, it has been a scorcher. With high temp…

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Judging the Bricks. Step 2: External Works

The Bricks, our annual awards, celebrates excellence in the construction industry by recognising quality built developments that stand out from the cr…

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Housing Applications for Green Belt Land Reach a record total of 460,000

In the past year, applications to build an additional 35,000 homes on green belt land have been submitted. This takes the total number proposed for co…

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Judging the Bricks. Step 1: Organisation

Our annual awards, The Bricks, celebrate excellence in the construction industry by recognising quality built developments that stand out from the cro…

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What Causes Sealant to Fail?

As sealant is used to frequently during the construction of a build, there are many opportunities for it to fail. In the following blog we will identi…

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Which Cities Have The Smallest Houses?

Everybody has different preferences when it comes to building or buying a home. The ideal home may depend on budget, the number of bedrooms, whether o…

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Sealant Types and Uses

Whether undertaking a new build or refurbishment project sealant joints are rarely given the attention and budget they require. This is surprising con…

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