Celebrating 150 Years of Brickmaking W.H.Collier Ltd.

Suffolk Show 2014

This years Suffolk Show once again saw W H Collier Ltd supplying the bricks for the Suffolk Skills college bricklaying competition.

Three teams had to build a complex design, this year a brick bench.  Bricks used were Aldeburgh Red and Primrose Yellow 65mm and Antique 50mm single bullnose.

 easton and otley

  First place was awarded to Adam and Matt from Easton & Otley college (see above),second place to George Gardiner & Matthew Bowers,level three students from West Suffolk college (pic below ).  A great effort was put in from the team at Suffolk New college, both level one students, coming in third (pic below ).  The workmanship shown was to a very good standard.

                                                       
                west suffolk     suffolk new

West Suffolk college also demonstrated a lovely example of flint work incorporated into brick work (Primrose Yellow and Aldeburgh Red).  The work was carried out by level two students Jacob Smith and Tom Bird, brickwork team member Martin Cribb and past student Joe Melvin. (see picture below)

 flint

 

Well done to all involved.