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TTA NEWSLETTER Spring 2022

Read the online copy of our Spring 2022 newsletter here.


TTA NEWSLETTER Autumn / Winter 2021

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TTA NEWSLETTER SUMMER 2021

Read the online copy of our Summer 2021 newsletter here.


TTA WORKS WITH SPANISH AND ITALIAN ASSOCIATIONS TO PROMOTE TILES OVER OTHER SURFACE FINISHES

TTA is collaborating with ASCER and Confindustria Ceramica (representing the Spanish and Italian ceramic tile industries respectively)…


TTA ANNOUNCES NEW DATE FOR 2020 AWARDS

TTA is delighted to announce a new date for the 2020 Awards. The tiling industry’s biggest annual event will now be held on Friday 16 October. We are very grateful to The Hilton Birmingham Metropole for working with us to secure this new date very rapidly. It has been made possible by the excellent working […]


TTA TILING SHOW & AWARDS EVENING DEFERRED

Following consideration of the current Coronavirus outbreak, TTA Board has today taken the difficult decision to defer the Tiling Show and Awards evening, due to take place on 27 March in Birmingham. Although there is currently no prohibition on events of this type taking place, it seems likely that the Government may introduce one in […]


SKILLBUILD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

It was a clean sweep for Southern Regional College, Northern Ireland, in the Wall and Floor Tiling category at the SkillBuild 2019 UK National Final. The event was held at WorldSkills UK LIVE – the UK’s largest skills, apprenticeships and careers event – on 21 – 23 November at NEC Birmingham. Dylan Calvert took Gold, […]


Wednesday 13 November – the next TTA training session on Large Format Wall & Floor Tiles & Panels in Internal Tiling

TTA is following up two highly successful training sessions on Large Format Tiles held earlier this year, with a third event to be held in November. The upcoming session is being organised at Mapei and is sure to be popular – so those interested in attending should contact TTA now. Mapei training personnel, along with […]


TTA’s second training course for large format wall & floor tile and panel installation

As a CITB Approved Training Organisation (ATO), TTA is organising a programme of training courses on the subject of Large Format Wall & Floor Tiles and Panels. The aim is to increase understanding and fixer competence with regard to the installation of these new types of tile, which are currently very popular. TTA has recently […]


YOUNG TILER SHARES IN UK SUCCESS AT WORLDSKILLS

Mark Scott, a young tiler from near Glasgow, has been ranked 7th in the World out of 25 countries and awarded a Medallion of Excellence at the WorldSkills final in Kazan. Countries that he beat include Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Netherlands, Sweden, Malaysia and Columbia.  The medal he received can only be awarded to those […]