P424 Teletext on 4 424 Dec11 23:14:12    SCIEN E, CULTURE   AND HISTORY  ———————————————————————————————  BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE  Ten teens. 22 weeks. Their mission? To construct an apartment worth more than a quarter of a million quid. And build it to the highest standards. It's one tall proposition — and one that lecturer and qualified carpenter Dr Philip Ashton decided to take on as the onsite project manager for the hard-hitting show Bricking It. And he didn't make his life any easier when it came to choosing the team. ——————————————————————————————————1/8—— by Adam Phillips CHECK OUT THE SNOW BEFORE YOUR SKIING HOLIDAY ITV1 p570 News TV today Entertainment Bamboozle
P424 Teletext on 4 424 Dec11 23:17:21    SCIENCE, CULTURE   AND HISTORY  ———————————————————————————————  BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE  The show Bricking It features young people selected from all walks of life. "During the selection process, I could easily have chosen the 10 perfect trainees and made it easy on myself," confesses the show's project manager, Dr Philip Ashton. "But I also wanted to include youngsters who'd written themselves off to give them the chance to get out of a life of crime and into a real job." ——————————————————————————————————2/8—— Life index 420 Get On TV 402 CHECK OUT THE SNOW BEFORE YOUR SKIING HOLIDAY ITV1 p570 News TV today Entertainment Bamboozle
P424 Teletext on 4 424 Dec11 23:12:36    SCIENCE, CULTURE   AND HISTORY  ———————————————————————————————  BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE  Fitting out a luxury apartment that's part of a large commercial development was no mean feat for Bricking It's teen trainees. The team's aim was to complete the flat on time and to the specification of the real builders of the development. "I had to be tough on them," explains team manager Dr Philip Ashton. "But I had to get the right level of commitment and quality from them." ——————————————————————————————————3/8—— Newsflash 102 Sport on Channel 4 430 CHECK OUT THE SNOW BEFORE YOUR SKIING HOLIDAY ITV1 p570 News TV today Entertainment Bamboozle
P424 Teletext on 4 424 Dec11 23:12:11    SCIENCE, CULTURE   AND HISTORY  ———————————————————————————————  BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE  There have been high points in managing a team of sometimes unruly teen trainees for Bricking It's presenter and project manager Dr Philip Ashton. "The best was when they met Prince Charles and talked with him about their issues," he says. "You know, 22 weeks ago, doing something like that would have been a pipe dream for them." ——————————————————————————————————4/8—— Today on Channel 4 Guide 400 CHECK OUT THE SNOW BEFORE YOUR SKIING HOLIDAY ITV1 p570 News TV today Entertainment Bamboozle
P424 Teletext on 4 424 Dec11 23:15:26    SCIENCE, CULTURE   AND HISTORY  ———————————————————————————————  BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE  The theme of Bricking It, which features raw teens trying to build a luxury apartment, was hugely important to show manager Dr Philip Ashton. "We need to encourage young people to enter the construction industry — we desperately need new talent," he says. "Why can't we give vocational skills the recognition they deserve? Such skills seem second best in society's view compared to going to university." ——————————————————————————————————5/8—— Let Channel 4 entertain you 440 CHECK OUT THE SNOW BEFORE YOUR SKIING HOLIDAY ITV1 p570 News TV today Entertainment Bamboozle
P424 Teletext on 4 424 Dec11 23:18:21    SCIENCE, CULTURE   AND HISTORY  ———————————————————————————————  BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE  All the surviving participants of Bricking It are set to embark on careers in construction after their experiences on the show. "They will never be out of work," states the show's project manager, Dr Philip Ashton. "It shows that when you take control of your life, you can make an impact. I'm so proud of them." ——————————————————————————————————6/8—— Inspiration from 4Homes 410 CHECK OUT THE SNOW BEFORE YOUR SKIING HOLIDAY ITV1 p570 News TV today Entertainment Bamboozle
P424 Teletext on 4 424 Dec11 23:16:22    SCIENCE, CULTURE   AND HISTORY  ———————————————————————————————  BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE  THE WOOLWICH ARSENAL The apartment forms part of Berkeley Homes's luxury development at Royal Arsenal in Woolwich, London. The first Ordnance Store opened on the site in 1565. The area known as the Woolwich Warren manufactured ammunition, fuses and gunpowder. In 1805, King George III renamed it Royal Arsenal Woolwich and by WWI more than 80,000 people worked there. ——————————————————————————————————7/8—— Channel 4 News Services 425 CHECK OUT THE SNOW BEFORE YOUR SKIING HOLIDAY ITV1 p570 News TV today Entertainment Aamboozle
P424 Teletext on 4 424 Dec11 23:16:11    SCIENCE, CULTURE   AND HISTORY  ———————————————————————————————  BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE  THE WOOLWICH ARSENAL The site was once one of the biggest industrial centres in the world. Its vulnerability to air attack and advances in technology saw the site transformed to produce railway trucks and knitting frames. But the area deteriorated when it was deemed uneconomic. It closed in April 1967. Aricking It begins at 9pm on December 8. Go to channel4.com/brickingit for more details on vocational careers. ——————————————————————————————————8/8—— Lifestyle magazine 340 CHECK OUT THE SNOW BEFORE YOUR SKIING HOLIDAY ITV1 p570 News TV today Entertainment Bamboozle