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

Suffolk Show 2016

Suffolk Show 2016

W H Collier Ltd were proud once again to support the Suffolk Show 2016 Suffolk Skills bricklaying competition.W H Collier Brick. Photography: Daniel Hewitt

The three teams; West Suffolk College, Suffolk New College and Easton & Otley were given a complex design to plan and build. This years design was an Olympic torch which would incorporate our Primrose Yellow, Aldeburgh Red Mid and Light Red Bricks.

Suffolk Skills Tent. Photography Daniel Hewitt         Design And Plaque


The work was completed to a high standard, and the design looked fantastic.


First place was awarded to Ben Ellis and David Gilbert level 3 students from Easton & Otley College.  

Winners Easton & Otley  Easton & Otley day 1

Second went to Charlie French and Sam Wharton level 3 students from West Suffolk College     

Second Place         West Suffolk day one

and third place was given to Adam Diggeno and Jed Gleeson, level 2 students from Suffolk New College

Third place Suffolk new College  Suffolk New College team. Photography Daniel Hewitt

Well done to all!

There was also a lovely demonstration of flint knapping by the team at West Suffolk College. 

Flint Wall, Photography: Daniel Hewitt