Brick Development Association Ltd
The aim of the BDA is to promote the manufacture and use of Bricks in the UK;
The BDA has a small staff funding a much larger group of associated organizations and sub-contractors directed by the BDA Board and the BDA committees. The BDA promotes bricks by national marketing, Technical representation, and direct and indirect government lobbying. The Association is cost-effective in that its activities are subsidized by capital from an asset sale which is budgeted to be available to fund a deficit for 10 years.
· The BDA represents the industry on national codes and standards( BSI) European legislation (TC EN) requirements. The BDA is represented directly on relevant BSI committees. The association is responsible for Resource Efficiency plans, Environmental profiling, CE marking, Carbon foot printing. Free technical consultancy to users of members products.
· Marketing is a primary function; the BDA markets the industry nationally within the UK and promote the use of brickwork. Brick Awards is the leading Trade Association Architects competition. The Brick Bulletin with a circulation of 30K is a leading magazine. The web site receives up to 60K hits per month. There is direct advertising, very successful PR (complete magazines on brick AJ/BD). Events (Conservation day, Vacuum Insulation Conference) CPD’s, and University lectures.
· The BDA initiates new research (Arups, Ceram ) and innovation. The BDA is technically advanced Building Information Modelling (BIM) and familiar with modern construction and routes to market.
The BDA funds and contributes directly to other organizations which promote the use of bricks and wider industry concerns:
British Ceramic Confederation;
Cerame-Unite (European Ceramic Association);
CPA External Affairs, Sustainability Technical committees;
The Modern Masonry Alliance; Futures group, Technical group and Marketing group.
Association of Brickwork Contractors.
Tiles and Bricks Europe Sustainability committee, Housing Committee, Masonry committee.
International Masonry Society
All the above are part funded by the BDA
|No of Employees:||1-10|
|Monday||09:00 AM - 05:30 PM|
|Tuesday||09:00 AM - 05:30 PM|
|Wednesday||09:00 AM - 05:30 PM|
|Thursday||09:00 AM - 05:30 PM|
|Friday||09:00 AM - 05:30 PM|