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JULY 2018 Newsletter: Going round The Bend!?

Going round The Bend!?

Our Pavers being used by an iconic SA brand

By now, many South Aussies have heard about THE BEND Motorsport park at Tailem Bend. It’s a great, ambitious project and a fantastic addition to SA.

Owned by the Peregrine Corporation of ‘On the Run’ fame it’s set to re-define SA as a key Motorsport destination.

Just near the track itself, you will see one of the well known OTR brand petrol stations and convenience stores which also services Dukes’ Highway. Surrounding the store you will see our Mahogany pavers used to add character, warmth and a stunning look to the location.

In total we provided a massive 430M2 of Mahogany pavers for this great project!

Below are a few photos we snapped! (Click to enlarge)

 

CONGRATULATIONS WAYNE!

Wayne - Littlehampton Bricks and Pvers Sales Manager

Join us in congratulating Wayne for his long service!

Wayne, one of our superstar business development managers is celebrating the 10-year milestone with us at Littlehampton Bricks and Pavers.

Anyone who has had the opportunity to spend time with Wayne knows he’s a genuine down-to-Earth guy who really cares about his customers and the products. He’s always been a self-motivated ‘go-getter’ and the feedback his customers provide is always very positive. We want to thank Wayne not ony for his 10 years of service but also for being such a good bloke!

If you would like to congratulate Wayne, send him and email to: wayneh@littlehamptonbrick.com.au

From all of us here at Littlehampton Bricks and Pavers: THANK YOU WAYNE!!

Special thanks to a long-time customer – Badem Constructions!

Badem Constructions house
(House Built by Badem Constructions)

We would like to thank Yildirum Bademcigal and the Badem Constructions team for their support over the years. They do great quality work and it’s a pleasure to supply them with bricks and pavers for their projects.

New Account Customers

We would also like to welcome and thank our new account customers:
Delto Bricklaying PTY LTD
Aurau Custom Projects
Unique Urban Built
Elite Building and RenovationsThanks for choosing to support a local SA family owned business, we look forward to working with you for many years to come!

Tell us about your project! If you have a project in mind or one that you have already finished feel free to contact our friendly team! We love seeing photos from our customers’ projects.

Thanks for reading our JULY 2018 Newsletter, we look forward to seeing you again soon!
-Littlehampton Bricks and Pavers Team

June 2017 Newsletter – Joe: 75 and not out! Coachhouse bricks and more.

Meet Joe.

Joe’s one of our sales team members, in his 70’s and still giving 100%! Many of our customers will know Joe for his great sense of humour and infectious like-ability. He will always tell you straight, give great advice and make sure you crack a smile. He’ll have a coffee and chat with anyone as if they’re a long time friend, whether it’s a potential customer or not, he’s just got that kind of warm personality and genuine interest in people.
We sat down with Joe to ask him a few questions about how he keeps his youthful energy and manages to still be 75 and not out! You can watch the video below or read the transcript of our conversation.

Transcript:
‘A Chat With Joe’
Introduce yourself!
J: I’m Joe Coleiro and I’ve worked at Littlehampton Bricks and Pavers approximately 11 years.
How do you stay so young and active?
J: I’ll be 75 in May and I think passion comes within you. I enjoy people. I enjoy talking to people and trying to help people.
Has anything changed in the industry since you started?
J: One of the things in the industry that’s changed since I’ve been in it is the way they manufacture bricks nowadays. Most other companies just don’t do what we do. For example sort bricks by hand so that we make sure the product is 100%. We don’t just get them out of the kiln, wrap them up and send them out.
In order to move forward you have to be innovative. An example of that is that we are now trying to produce what we call a ‘slither’ (ultra slim face-only brick), so that they can be stick on or tilted up to a building.
What was your first project?
J: I think the first project I did was with Con Bastiras (Architect), he built a house with our coachhouse which was at Hyde Park. He’s used us a couple of times and since then it took off. That sort of brick (Coachhouse) is unique, and this is why it’s so popular.
Any advice for people building?
J: The advice I would give to people if they’re building -and I will be building very shortly as well- is to do their homework and see exactly what they really want. As far as colours and type of products. For these sort of items they should really ‘take stock’ and what they choose is gonna stay with them for the rest of their lives pretty well. So you’ve got to be very careful with what you do, whether it’s internal in the building or external.
Any final ‘words of wisdom’?
J: The only advice is to make sure you listen, that’s the advice I give to everybody. Whether you’re producing or selling. You gotta make sure you listen to what people are saying so then you produce what people want. And it’s come to bare too with Melbourne now. We send a lot of bricks to Melbourne and it’s coachhouse. That has taken off very well in Melbourne as well. So it shows that particular brick will never go out of fashion.
Thanks for the chat Joe and congrats on the milestone of 75 and not out! We hope you stay with us for a few more!!

 

Project of the month.

This month we’ve chosen a project using the brick Joe spoke about a lot: Coachhouse. It’s one of our darker colours and lends itself to a lot of modern architectural designs.
Given it’s unique, stylish chocolate, charcoal and brown tones it’s no wonder it’s so popular. Below are a few photos from projects using the coachhouse brick.
The below photos were sent to us by one of our distributors in Victoria: Hume Bricks and Pavers.
Their website – humebrickspavers.com.au

Have you got photos of a project you completed using our products? Send your photos to us! We’d love to feature them.
Email to: sales@littlehamptonbrick.com.au

 

Welcome!

Welcome to our new account customers: Adamo Building Concepts Pty Ltd,
Specialized Homes, Washington Constructions Pty Ltd, Niche Homes, The Relaxed Garden.

 

Thanks for reading our June 2017 newsletter and supporting Australian manufacturing and Australian business.
We look forward to speaking with you! Our phone number is 08 8391 1855 or you can email us at: sales@littlehamptonbrick.com.au or visit our showroom. More details can be found on our contact us page.