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Britain's best brickies battle it out

Posted on Apr 18, 2019

Forterra has announced 'Best In London Brick', a new competition for professional bricklayers aged between 25 and 35, to find the most talented bricklayer in the UK.

Best In London Brick was supported by the Brick Development Association (BDA), the Association of Brickwork Contractors (AoBC) and Havering College.

The competition, which has been designed and led by industry professionals, took place on March 29th 2019 at Havering College in London. Places were available for a dozen bricklayers from around the UK and restricted to one applicant per company.

Competitors tested their skills using Forterra’s London Brick, one of the most popular building products in the country, with a pedigree dating back more than 140 years.

Construction students were also invited to attend the competition to watch the experienced bricklayers in action and gain inspiration.

The overall winner was Reggie who works for Lee Marley Brickwork in Reading.