Building industry coming up against brick wall

With high house prices in the Thames Valley, many people can't afford to move - so they look at extending their homes - as a way of making more space. But they're coming up against a brick wall.

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Brick shortage slows down house building

With high house prices in the Thames Valley, many people can't afford to move - so they look at extending their homes - as a way of making more space. But they're coming up against a brick wall. A chronic shortage of bricks means your builder could be waiting for up to a year, before receiving the right bricks for the job. In an exclusive report, Cary Johnston has been to meet ... Bob the builder.

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