Created using abundant natural materials, sourced locally and through a domestic supply chain, the UK brickmaking sector is an example of sustainable industry.
Clay bricks have a typical lifecycle of 150 years; the versatility of multiple uses through extensions, alterations to internal configurations, and façade renovations; and the durability to withstand the hard wear of multiple occupants over an extended period, all of which contribute to its position as a leading sustainable construction component.
Welcome to the latest Brick Development Association sustainability report. This annual publication is an opportunity to review the collective progress in sustainable operations made by the UK’s brick manufacturing industry. It also focuses our attention on forthcoming challenges and the way in which we will approach them.Download