"As a registered charity, we rely on support from companies such as
Terca to ensure we can continue to promote and improve bricklaying
skills and standards," said Malcolm Thorpe, Life Member of the Guilds.
"This is the third year we have run the competition and it continues to
grow in popularity. Apprentices from England and Scotland are keen to
put their skills to the test with the ultimate aim of being crowned the
Guild of Bricklayers champion!
David Simpson, sales and marketing director for Terca commented:
"Supporting this initiative allows us to play a key role in ensuring the
highest standards of bricklaying in the UK construction industry. Each
competitor has to build demanding test pieces against the clock,
demonstrating the considerable amount of skill required for
Following 10 regional competitions across England and Scotland, the
winning students will take place in a national final to be held on 21st
September in Blackpool.
For more information, please contact:
Debbie Garritty / Emily Goehler, Bell Pottinger North
firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Tel: 01625 506444
Notes to Editors:
Wienerberger AG is the world's largest producer of bricks and number two
in the European roofing market. With 575 employees, Wienerberger Ltd. is
the group's UK operation, offering clay facing bricks under the Terca
brand and clay roofing tiles under the Koramic brand.
Incorporating approximately 200 clay facing bricks, the Terca range is
manufactured from nine strategic sites across the UK to provide
customers with bricks that reflect local building styles.
Wienerberger Ltd. believes in using natural clay products to provide a
sustainable environment, which is attractive and harmonious with the
local surroundings. Through all stages of production, from extraction
through to the final product, the company places the highest value on
sparing resources and minimising environment impact.
For further information please visit: www.wienerberger.co.uk