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Worshipful Company of Tylers and Bricklayers Triennial Awards

Every three years the Worshipful Company of Tylers and Bricklayers holds its prestigious Triennial Awards competition. Entries for the 2017 awards are now being accepted, so if you fit the entry criteria, please do put yourself or your business forward. The Triennial Awards identify the buildings or structures within the area bounded by the M25 […]


David’s fundraising mission for British Heart Foundation

David Baker, Contracts Director at TTA member Plunkett Tiling, has been raising money for the British Heart Foundation with a series of challenges with his family over the last few months. David was inspired to support BHF after seeing the incredible care his dad received after he was diagnosed with heart problems last year. Their fundraising mission […]


Build UK celebrates a ground-breaking first year

Build UK today (21 September 2016) celebrates its landmark first year of bringing the construction supply chain together and delivering change across the industry. Build UK has achieved positive results on a number of high profile industry priorities. At its launch, Build UK published an Action Plan detailing the five issues it would address to achieve lasting improvements […]


First clients join Build UK

Build UK has added the first client organisations to its collective voice as it continues to drive positive change by welcoming all areas of the industry to the table. Major industry clients Argent and Great Portland Estates plc are the first to join, with other private developers taking a keen interest in Build UK’s activities. Argent has […]


Build UK members less confident after Brexit

Results of the second State of Trade survey for 2016 show that whilst output from Build UK members rose before the EU referendum, there is uncertainty around future workloads following Brexit, with labour supply remaining a cause for concern. The latest Build UK survey, which was undertaken by Glenigan, reveals that industry capacity remains increasingly […]

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Fore! Tee off with the Tile Industry Golf Society on 23rd August

The Tile Industry Golf Society (TIGS) has a one-day event at Sandiway Golf Club on Tuesday 23rd August. Coffee and bacon rolls will be served at 9am, with an 18-hole competition teeing off at 10am. After the golf, it’s time for a three-course meal and presentations. The day costs £75 for members and £80 for guests. […]


Get the latest developments at TTA technical seminar

On 1st November 2016, TTA headquarters in Stone, Staffordshire, will host the latest of it’s well-regarded and popular Technical Seminars. There will be three topics on the agenda: Slip Resistance of Hard Flooring Tiling to Calcium Sulfate Screeds Update to BS5385 on Wall & Floor Tiling. Following the morning’s seminars a buffet lunch will be […]


Tilezine gets a makeover

The TTA’s online newsletter and website has a brand new look. Tilezine can be viewed at www.tilezine.co.uk and the latest stories from the industry get distributed to the TTA database fortnightly. Tilezine also has a social media presence on both Facebook and Twitter. Since its launch in 2010, Tilezine has become one of the key […]


Book early for TTA member networking events

The TTA has some great networking events coming up for members in October, November and December. Members are urged to book early to avoid missing out. There are two dates just for fixer members, on 14th October at Punch Tavern in London, and on 4th November at Jamie’s Italian in Birmingham. They’re a great opportunity […]

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Bob Howard appointed new National Heritage Training Group chairman

Tile Association board member Bob Howard MBE has been appointed the new chairman of the National Heritage Training Group. Bob says he is excited by the challenge of taking the NHTG forward at a time of increasing political and economic uncertainty. “Despite everything else that is going on around us,” he said, “we must not […]

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