IG Masonry Support Shortlisted for Housing Innovation Award

New Product

The Housing Innovation Awards celebrate everything innovative in the UK housing sector, showcasing the most innovative housing providers, projects, products and companies.

Organised by Excel Publishing and Housing Magazine, the awards are publicised to a circulation over 25, 000 housing professionals.

IG Masonry Support is delighted to have been shortlisted for the heavily sought after ‘Most Innovative New Product of the Year’ award for it’s Brick Slip Masonry Support System.

The 2016 winners will be decided by an independent panel of industry experts and announced at the annual gala dinner on February 18th, when housing’s most innovative professionals will converge on Covent Garden’s Grand Connaught Rooms to enjoy an evening of awards, networking and entertainment.


The 2016 judges include:

• Valerie Owen OBE
• Gwyn Roberts, Head of Housing & Communities, BRE
• Mathew Baxter, leader authority on asset management and MD of housing consultancy, echelon
• Chloe Fletcher, Policy Director, National Federation of ALMOs
• Andrew Eagels, MD, Sustainable Homes
• Phil Morgan, independent consultant & recognised authority on Tenant Involvement.

The revolutionary new product from IG Masonry Support provides simple onsite installation of complex brick detailing, offering up to a 90% reduction of on-site labour and a 70% weight saving against alternative traditional methods. The product is highly flexible, with architects already designing new shapes for brick soffits not possible under old installation methods.

Part of the Keystone Group, IG Masonry Support Systems was set up in 2013 and operates from both Derbyshire and Cookstown. The company has grown rapidly with success in supplying some of the UK’s leading contractors as designers adopt the product on a range of high-profile projects.

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