The Modern Masonry Alliance is a body that seeks to ensure developers and designers, customers and occupants understand the benefits of masonry solutions. Follow us on twitter @masonrymodern
Choosing a non-combustible material is the most effective way of mitigating against risks of fire and safety to occupants...
Masonry construction is formed of factory-produced bricks, blocks and mortar.
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Masonry provides housebuilders and developers with a flexible, adaptable, and proven construction method.
Masonry provides owners and tenants with a high performance home, resistant to fire and flood as well as being energy efficient. Find out more...
27 Jul 2017
Ibstock has invested £54 million into a new factory. This will increase production from 780 - 880 million bricks a year from the 3rd quarter of 2017. This increase is enough to build 15,000 detached homes and garages.
13 Jul 2017
Forticrete has invested nearly £8 million to expand capacity at its Leighton Buzzard factory, increasing the volume and quality of concrete roofing materials for the growing UK housebuilding sector.
06 Jul 2017
There is cross party consensus that more houses are needed. As explained in the Modern Masonry Alliance housing whitepaper response, there has been and continues to be investment to increase supply of blocks to deliver more houses.
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The merits of building in non-combustible materials such as masonry are self evident to most...
An important aspect of building performance is the detailing of construction elements and the junctions between them. Help is available for U-values, thermal bridging at junctions, fire compartmentation and acoustic separation. In many cases, a single detail may be required to satisfy a combination of these needs.