Building materials availability down further with brick-and-block supplies struggling further

Building materials prices on a housebuilding site with a builder in a high-vis jacket and jeans moving building blocks
Building materials prices continue to rise due to limited suppliesl (Image credit: Getty Images)

The availability of building materials is continuing to suffer after brick-and-block deliveries saw a continued decline in figures.

The latest government figures reveal annual supplies of brick and blocks are down in April by 4.3% and 9.8%, with other key products seeing shortages.

Joseph Mullane
News Editor

News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.

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