This picture is of a lightweight thermal concrete block. Take a good look, you may not see another for some time.
As one of the most widely used and most useful items in building, these things are just about everywhere. Sadly, the biggest supplier for the whole of the UK has halted production while a major change in manufacturing methods is implemented.
To overcome immediate difficulties, we have ordered in additional supplies, and hope that these will see us through while there is a drastic shortage. The moral of the story is that if you are planning any major works, be they new build, extension, garage conversion or repairs, talk to us sooner rather than later to make sure that we can come up with a realistic schedule for you.