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Clay bricks have featured as a construction product for thousands of years with evidence of their use dating as far back as the time of the Roman Empire.
It is a material prevalent across the UK's built environment today and continues to be a fundamental ingredient in contemporary architecture.
Bricks are a versatile and sustainable building material, which when combined with good building-design, provide the following benefits:
This document has been produced to provide an insight into the various processes and methods employed by the UK clay-brick manufacturing sector.