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March 2018

Guild Of Bricklayers 2018
National Competition Underway

Guild of Bricklayers 2018 national competition is underway with three regional heats completed.

In Wales, at the competition held at Bridgend College, Pencoed, two students from Gwynedd were winners, Lewis Griffiths taking the senior section with Ifan Williams the junior prize.

Again two students from the same college – this time Preston’s College - took both section prizes in the North West regional competition. Oliver Ogden won the senior section, Adam Armstrong the junior.

At the West Midlands competition held at Moreton Morrell College, Warwick, Sam Yeomans, Stafford College took the senior section, Morgan Smith, Rugby College, the junior.

Senior contestants were given up to six hours to construct a brickwork model from drawings supplied, while juniors were given an hour less.

Mortar Industry Association is sponsoring all stages of the competition by supplying mortar through its producer members. For these three heats, Tarmac supplied to the North West and West Midlands competitions and CPI Euromix to Wales.

 

Liam McGinley of the NPTC Group, Neath, receives his senior category trophy from the president of the Guild of Bricklayers, Phil Vine Roberts.

Pictured: SAM YEOMANS WEST MIDLANDS
Winner of the senior section of the West Midlands regional heat of the Guild of Bricklayers 2018 competition, Sam Yeomans, standing with his trophies and winning brickwork model.

Pictured: MORGAN SMITH WEST MIDLANDS
Morgan Smith, junior section winner of the West Midlands regional heat of the Guild of Bricklayers 2018 competition, shows off his trophies and winning brickwork model.
Liam McGinley of the NPTC Group, Neath, receives his senior category trophy from the president of the Guild of Bricklayers, Phil Vine Roberts.

Pictured: LEWIS GRIFFITHS WALES
Life member of the Guild of Bricklayers, Gareth Evans, presents the winner of the senior section of the Wales heat of the Guild of Bricklayers 2018 competition, Lewis Griffiths, with his trophy.

Pictured: Junior section winner, Ifan Williams, of the Wales heat of the Guild of Bricklayers 2018 national competition, receives his trophy from life member of the Guild of Bricklayers, Gareth Evans.

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