Brick makers have enough stocks to restart sites
Leading UK brick makers are assuring contractors that nearly 480m bricks are currently in stock to help the industry get back to work.
Trade body the Brick Development Association (BDA) said its members had about three months of supplies in stock at their factories and in builders merchants.
The assurance came as a Build UK survey reported that member companies were finding it hard to source bricks alongside plaster, plasterboard, insulation materials and aggregates.
Keith Aldis Chief Executive of the BDA said: “We are keen to see that all clay brick users in the UK construction space, from architects and specifiers to Tier 1 contractors and smaller builders, have access to exceptional quality UK made clay bricks at a price and quantity they can afford.
“Our members continue to ramp up production and as a result, with current stocks standing at or around 480m, there are plenty of clay brick to go
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