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16 Stocks Bridge Way

Compass Point Business Park
St. Ives
PE27 5JL
Tel +44 (0) 1954 268075 Overview
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Vandersanden Brick


Vandersanden is a clay brick manufacturer renowned for its innovation, sustainability and craftsmanship. The company produces a vast array of high-quality clay bricks, brick slips and brick solutions in different finishes and colours, ranging from reds and browns, to greys, creams and buffs that will inspire and enable the design and construction of beautiful buildings. All Vandersanden bricks meet the EN771-1 standards as well as F2/S2 ratings for durability. As a company, Vandersanden is focused on sustainable manufacturing and all its brick factories are certified to ISO 14001, the recognised standard for environmental management. The bricks are made from completely natural elements including clay, sand and water and 100% of the raw material is turned into a brick. It means the production efficiency is 100% and allows for zero waste. Customers are at the heart of everything Vandersanden does and its aim is to build longstanding, collaborative relationships with its customers to truly understand their requirements. Its goal is to be the benchmark in innovation, environmental sustainability, society and towards its employees. For more information, please visit

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Together We Build Greatness Podcast Series
This podcast series aims to inform and inspire architects and specifiers in the potential of brick as a building product. It covers everything from the basics of brick and the different brick options available, through to demonstrating the potential of brick through design inspiration and technical innovation.
Knowledge level:
Material type: Podcast
Multiple CPD formats
How to Avoid Brick Stains and Efflorescence
This CPD will help specifiers to understand the main reasons that brick stains and discolouration occur, and how they can address these issues either post construction or at the building design and specification stage. By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of:
- The issues and what you need to consider during the specification stages
-The available options to rectify and eliminate the issues both prior to and after construction
- Solutions to ensure that the beauty of a brick facade and therefore the architecture can withstand the rigours of time

This CPD can be delivered to you live and remotely
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar
Multiple CPD formats
Brick Basics
This CPD will provide an introduction to clay bricks used in construction. Topics covered include the main brick types available, the main bonding patterns and key technical considerations when specifying and designing brick facades. By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of:
- Where clay bricks come from and how they are made
- The anatomy of a brick and the different brick types
- The benefits of brick in architecture
- The commonly used bonding patterns (UK) and the influence of joints and mortar
- The basics of movement in brickwork and other key technical considerations

This CPD can be delivered to you live and remotely.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar


Vandersanden Brick has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

RIBA Core Curriculum areas