York Handmade provides 90000 bricks for The Shard

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York Handmade provides 90000 bricks for The Shard

Shard BlueprintThe award-winning York Handmade Brick Company is supplying 90,000 bricks to the iconic 87-
storey Shard in south east London, which is now Europe’s tallest commercial building.
The contract is worth £90,000 and the Alne-based company have created a special brick for this project. York Handmade will also be supplying bricks for the adjacent London Bridge Place development.
Both The Shard and London Bridge Place are being developed by the Sellar Property Group, backed by four Qatari banks. They are scheduled to be completed by the spring of 2013. The Shard is primarily built in glass, but the bricks will be used on the first few floors of the building including a dramatic brickwork façade.

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York Handmade Brick has excellent credentials in supplying bricks to high quality self build homes. Choosing the correct cladding for your property is vital to achieving the appearance for the house that you have in mind. By using a genuine York Handmade brick you can ensure the building has all the charm and character of traditional buildings of the past. Our Maxima Range of long bricks are in strong demand for self builds of a more contemporary design.
York Handmade Brick have the capability to either replicate or make to design bricks of all shapes and sizes in a variety of colours and textures to match or create the product required. We are fortunate enough to have manufactured bricks for several award winning heritage projects conserving the glory of the buildings for generations to come.
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