Spotlight: Mass-produced components

Materials company Hanson’s Kimberley office development in Stewartby, Bedfordshire, makes extensive use of brick, one of the mass-produced components whose lead times are set to increase,  due to stock levels being run down and kilns closing

We shouldn’t get too worked up about rising lead times in four contractor areas, says Brian Moone. It’s as much a reflection on raw materials in the supply chain as it is a sign of increasing work

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