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July 2019

Guild Of Bricklayers Competition
2019 Winners Announced

Colleges in Yorkshire and Wiltshire supplied the senior and junior section winners in the final of the 2019 Guild of Bricklayers competition, sponsored by the Mortar Industry Association (MIA).

Senior winner was Adam Batty from Barnsley College, with Tom Taylor, Wiltshire College, taking the junior section. Finalists in both sections had been given six hours to construct a brickwork model from drawings supplied.

The finals this year were held at Liverpool College.

MIA manager, Mick Russell, said: ‘Many congratulations to the winners especially as the overall standard of work produced by this year’s finalists was very high. It is a tribute to the excellent training being given around the country by our colleges.’

Sponsorship of the competition by MIA was given though the supply of mortar for each of the ten regional competitions. Producer member, John Carr (Liverpool) supplied material for the final.

 

Senior winner 2019 - President of the Guild of Bricklayers, Kevin Harold (left) and chair of the guild’s north west section, Jeff Dunn, present senior winner, Adam Batty of Barnsley College with his awards


Senior winner 2019

President of the Guild of Bricklayers, Kevin Harold (left) and chair of the guild’s north west section, Jeff Dunn, present senior winner, Adam Batty of Barnsley College with his awards


Junior winner 2019 - Junior section winner, Tom Taylor, Wiltshire College, receives his awards from president of the Guild of Bricklayers, Kevin Harold (left) and chair of the guild’s north west section, Jeff Dunn


Junior winner 2019

Junior section winner, Tom Taylor, Wiltshire College, receives his awards from president of the Guild of Bricklayers, Kevin Harold (left) and chair of the guild's north west section, Jeff Dunn

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