Modern Masonry 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...
Homes that people want to live in. Homes that last. Read our latest report now! Data based on a survey of 2,000 homeowners and tenants. Follow us on twitter @masonrymodern
22 Jan 2019
The 31st December 2018 saw us say goodbye to Andrew Minson who has left British Precast and The Concrete Centre after 15 years of service to take up a role at the Global Cement and Concrete Association.
02 Nov 2018
The budget announced a further investment, creating a 5.5billion Housing Infrastructure Fund to support the building of 650,000 new homes. The Concrete Centre is calling for joined up thinking that responds to proven research from Government bodies and beyond to ensure that performance and quality are criteria for securing funding.
07 Oct 2018
Better Built in Blockwork is a campaign by Modern Masonry to provide practical guidance on the characteristics, performance and benefits of masonry construction. Modern Masonry are committed to Better Built Housing and this campaign is part of our contribution to achieving high performance, resilient homes for the UK.
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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.