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IG Masonry Support Proud Sponsor of the Brick Awards 2018

IG Masonry Support Proud Sponsor of the Brick Awards 2018


October 17, 2018    Caoimhe Fullen

IG Masonry Support is delighted to be once again sponsoring the Brick Awards – one of the most prestigious design awards in the UK. The annual Brick Awards celebrate the best examples of clay brick in our built environment. 2018 has seen a new record for entries to the Brick Awards, welcoming over 330 submissions […]

IG Masonry Support receives BBA Certification for its Brick On Soffit System (B.O.S.S.)

IG Masonry Support receives BBA Certification for its Brick On Soffit System (B.O.S.S.)


October 15, 2018    Caoimhe Fullen

IG Masonry Support is delighted to have been awarded certification from the British Board of Agrément (BBA) for its Brick On Soffit System (B.O.S.S.). The B.O.S.S. range is an innovative masonry support system which makes achieving deep brick soffits and intricate brick patterns around window heads and openings quicker, easier and much more cost effective. […]

World Architecture Day – Kyle Alexander Explains The Stonebridge Park Project

World Architecture Day – Kyle Alexander Explains The Stonebridge Park Project


October 3, 2018    Caoimhe Fullen

  As we continue to celebrate World Architecture Day, Kyle Alexander explains how the Stonebridge Park project gave him the opportunity to push the boundaries in design when developing the curved, stepped feature entrance to the Rotunda building. The Stonebridge Park Project is  £16.6 million development which created an entirely new neighbourhood, producing 117 new homes […]

World Architecture Day- Jonathan Lamb explains The Coventry University Project

World Architecture Day- Jonathan Lamb explains The Coventry University Project


October 3, 2018    Caoimhe Fullen

  All this week in honour of World Architecture Day, we are celebrating our engineering team’s passion for creating beautiful architecture. Jonathan Lamb explains how the IG team used an existing product in a completely new way to meet the architects requirements, creating these impressive brick clad fins on the new Science and Health Building […]

World Architecture Day- Harry Robinson Explains The Residence Project

World Architecture Day- Harry Robinson Explains The Residence Project


October 2, 2018    Caoimhe Fullen

To celebrate World Architecture Day, we asked some of our engineers to describe their favourite architectural project. Harry Robinson explains how a bespoke design was required to form his favourite architectural feature on the Residence project – the impressive double arch at the entrance to the building. The Residence is a luxury residential development situated […]

World Architecture Day- Paul Graham Explains The Dawson St Project

World Architecture Day- Paul Graham Explains The Dawson St Project


October 1, 2018    Caoimhe Fullen

  To celebrate World Architecture Day, we caught up with some of our IG Masonry Support engineering team to find out about their favourite architectural projects, the challenges they presented and the innovative solutions the team developed to achieve beautiful architectural features. Paul Graham explains the challenges of working on the Dawson Street development, which […]

Meet the Architects behind the Oriana Project

Meet the Architects behind the Oriana Project


August 1, 2018    Caoimhe Fullen

Scott Denham from IG Masonry Support met with Design Director James Gott and Associate Director Artur Zontek of ESA Architects, the men behind the Oriana project. ESA Architecture is over 100 years old and was acquired by Capita in 2012. ESA is one of the UK’s leading architectural practices with over 90 staff and offices […]

International Women in Engineering Day – Caterina Chiofalo

International Women in Engineering Day – Caterina Chiofalo


June 22, 2018    Caoimhe Fullen

To mark International Women in Engineering Day on 23rd June, Caterina Chiofalo, Technical Detailer at IG Masonry Support provides an interesting insight into the world of engineering. She shares how she developed a career in engineering to get hands-on experience in the construction industry after graduating as an architect. She also explains how she gets […]

International Women in Engineering Day – Sisi Liu

International Women in Engineering Day – Sisi Liu


June 22, 2018    Caoimhe Fullen

  International Women in Engineering Day is an international awareness campaign to raise the profile of women in engineering and celebrate the outstanding achievements of women engineers throughout the world. Sisi Liu, Senior Project Engineer at IG Masonry Support provides an insight into the day to day activities of an engineer and encourages young women to […]

IG Masonry Support Awarded Two-Hour Fire Certificate

IG Masonry Support Awarded Two-Hour Fire Certificate


April 24, 2018    Caoimhe Burke

IG Masonry Support achieves another first, with the industry’s first brick slip steel lintel achieving a two hour fire certificate. Having undergone fire resistance testing utilising BS EN 1363-1: 2012, we are delighted to announce that IG Masonry Support’s Brick Slip Lintels have achieved a two hour fire performance certificate. Fire testing generally falls into […]

IG Masonry Support: The Original B.O.S.S.

IG Masonry Support: The Original B.O.S.S.


March 6, 2018    Caoimhe Burke

IG’s Brick On Soffit System creates spectacular brick soffits, offering no limits to design creativity. IG Masonry Support created the original lightweight stainless steel Brick On Soffit System that is generating a step change in the use of brick. This revolutionary system is now the efficient way to achieve deep brick soffits and intricate bond […]

IG Masonry Support Projects Scoop Top Prizes at 2017 Brick Awards

IG Masonry Support Projects Scoop Top Prizes at 2017 Brick Awards


November 16, 2017    Caoimhe Burke

The Brick Awards took place on Thursday 9th November in The Hilton Hotel, Park Lane, London – and IG Masonry Support Projects were the big winners of the night. With Awards open to architects, house builders, brick contractors, manufacturers and developers, an IG Masonry Support project won Best Large Housing Development and the prestigious Supreme […]

No Limits to design creativity with the original B.O.S.S.

No Limits to design creativity with the original B.O.S.S.


October 13, 2017    Caoimhe Burke

Achieving deep brick soffits and intricate brick patterns around window heads and openings has become quicker, easier and more cost efficient to achieve, down to the lightweight Brick on Soffit System range developed by IG Masonry Support. IG’s B.O.S.S technology creates spectacular brick soffits and can accommodate a wide range of bond patterns. Installed to […]

IG Masonry Support Recognised at Construction News Specialists Awards

IG Masonry Support Recognised at Construction News Specialists Awards


April 3, 2017    Caoimhe Burke

We are delighted to announce The Keystone Group has won ‘Materials Supplier of the Year’ at the Construction News Awards ceremony held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane on 22nd March. The judges were extremely complimentary about the achievements of the company. In their press release, Construction News commented: ‘The judges were blown away […]

IG Masonry Support Sponsor 41st Annual Brick Awards

IG Masonry Support Sponsor 41st Annual Brick Awards


March 3, 2017    Caoimhe Burke

Having recently celebrated its 40th birthday, the annual Brick Awards celebrates brick in every aspect of design and construction. IG Masonry Support is once again sponsoring the longest and most widely respected design and construction awards in the UK. As sponsors of Worldwide Project 2017 we understand the importance of the use of brick in […]

IG Masonry Support Launch Craft Beer

IG Masonry Support Launch Craft Beer


January 12, 2017    Caoimhe Burke

2016 saw our customers help us get crafty with a competition to come up with a name for our very own Craft beer. The online competition, promoted via ezines and direct mail, had a great response with hundreds of entries submitted via our website. We had great fun reading through all of your ideas and […]

New IG Masonry Support Signature Projects Brochure

New IG Masonry Support Signature Projects Brochure


January 11, 2017    Caoimhe Burke

We are delighted to introduce our eagerly anticipated Signature Projects brochure showcasing a selection of prestigious projects which specified our innovative masonry support systems. IG’s brick slip masonry support systems enable architects to create a variety of brickwork features with offsite quality and intricate brick craftsmanship. This new 64 page brochure highlights the many unique […]

IG Masonry Support Help Brick Awards Celebrate Big 40

IG Masonry Support Help Brick Awards Celebrate Big 40


November 17, 2016    Caoimhe Burke

IG Masonry Support had the opportunity to design and construct a 3m tall brick structure in our factory for the 40th Anniversary of the Brick Awards

BCI Awards success for IG Masonry Support

BCI Awards success for IG Masonry Support


October 17, 2016    Caoimhe Burke

IG Masonry Support Systems has enjoyed success at this year’s British Construction Industry (BCI) Awards, winning the Product Design Innovation Award for its ground breaking Brick Slip Masonry Support System.

IG Masonry Support Shortlisted for Hat Trick of Industry Awards

IG Masonry Support Shortlisted for Hat Trick of Industry Awards


October 11, 2016    Caoimhe Burke

IG Masonry Support is delighted to have been shortlisted for ‘Innovative Product of the Year’ at the British Construction Awards, ‘Innovation of the Year’ at the London Construction Awards and ‘Most Innovative Product’ at the Building Awards for our Brick Slip Masonry Support Systems. At IG Masonry Support innovation is key to our business. We […]

IG Masonry Support Launch New Product Brochure

IG Masonry Support Launch New Product Brochure


July 5, 2016    Caoimhe Burke

Our long-awaited and newly designed masonry support product brochure has just arrived from print and is now ready for distribution. But because we know that you simply cannot wait any longer to see it, you can download the new brochure right here right now and be the first to see it. Simply click here to […]

Know Your Windposts

Know Your Windposts


May 10, 2016    Caoimhe Burke

  There are still some out there who haven’t heard the news yet, but alongside our detailed range of lintels and masonry support, we manufacture three types of windposts. All of our windposts are laser cut, meaning that when all factors are controlled, laser cutting is more stable, reliable and extremely accurate compared to other […]

Father Scully House Wins Irish Building & Design Award

Father Scully House Wins Irish Building & Design Award


May 9, 2016    Caoimhe Burke

The winners of the 2016 Irish Building and Design Awards were announced recently at a ceremony held in the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin. More than 500 Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Design experts attended the annual awards ceremony to recognise and acknowledge the best in Ireland’s Building & Design projects over the last 12 months. IG Masonry […]

IG Masonry Support Projects Take Top Prizes at 2015 Brick Awards

IG Masonry Support Projects Take Top Prizes at 2015 Brick Awards


February 18, 2016    Caoimhe Burke

With 14 categories open to architects, house builders, brick contractors, manufacturers and developers, three IG Masonry Support projects won Best Housing Development (1-5 Units), Best Urban Regeneration Project and the prestigious BDA Chairman’s Award.

Keystone & Wyckham Blackwell Announce Strategic Partnership

Keystone & Wyckham Blackwell Announce Strategic Partnership


February 11, 2016    Caoimhe Burke

The Keystone Group and Wyckham Blackwell are delighted to announce today that the two companies have signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement.

Award Winning Year for the Keystone Group

Award Winning Year for the Keystone Group


January 6, 2016    Caoimhe Burke

The Keystone Group are delighted to have been awarded the Most Innovative Company of the Year at the annual UTV Business Eye Awards. This prestigious award follows on from two previous innovation awards for the Mid-Ulster company, including the ‘Commercial Innovation of the Year’ at the top UK Construction News Awards.

IG Masonry Support Shortlisted for Housing Innovation Award

IG Masonry Support Shortlisted for Housing Innovation Award


January 6, 2016    Caoimhe Burke

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.

IG Masonry Support Project Wins Big at 2015 Offsite Awards

IG Masonry Support Project Wins Big at 2015 Offsite Awards


December 4, 2015    Caoimhe Burke

On Tuesday 1st December, offsite experts arrived at the Inmarsat Conference Centre in London for a ceremony to celebrate to best the industry has to offer. An IG Masonry Support project; William Street Quarter in Brentwood; was a stand-out recipient of the night winning not only the Best Use of Concrete, but also the Public […]

IG Masonry Support Finalists for Product Innovation Award

IG Masonry Support Finalists for Product Innovation Award


December 4, 2015    Caoimhe Burke

IG Masonry Support has been shortlisted for the highly-esteemed Offsite Awards 2015. On Tuesday 1st December, offsite experts will descend upon the Inmarsat Conference Centre in London for a ceremony to celebrate to best the industry has to offer. IG’s Brick Slip Masonry Support has been honoured to have been made a finalist for the […]

IG Masonry Support Wins Top Local Business Award

IG Masonry Support Wins Top Local Business Award


November 23, 2015    Caoimhe Burke

IG Masonry Support are delighted to have won a top business award for its patented IG Brick Slip Masonry Support System, receiving the ‘Best Use of Innovation or Technology” award at the Burton Mail Business Awards.