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Christmas Posting Dates 2019

21 Nov
2019
Christmas Posting Dates 2019

Want to make sure your order arrives before Christmas? Then check out the latest recommended posting dates for your country.

United Bricks will be closing for the Holidays on Friday 20th December and reopening on Thursday 2nd January. You can still place orders during this time but they will not be processed until we reopen.

Make sure your order arrives in time by reading on...

Weekend Blitz II

7 Nov
2019
Weekend Blitz II

We’ve once again flung open the United Bricks vaults for Weekend Blitz II. A weekend packed with rare discontinued, new, never before released, misprinted figures and more! Hundreds of minifigs will be dropping including other custom printed items. These figures are available for two days only and once they're gone, they're gone!

10k Follower Design Competition

13 Aug
2019
10k Follower Design Competition

We recently managed to reach 10k followers on Instagram, to celebrate this achievement we have been planning some special giveaways and competitions, to show you how much we appreciate all your support, starting with a design competition!!

Weekend Blitz

22 Jun
2019
Weekend Blitz

We’ve flung open the United Bricks vaults for Weekend Blitz. A weekend packed with rare discontinued, new, never before released, misprinted figures and more! Hundreds of minifigs will be dropping including other custom printed items. These figures are available for two days only and once they're gone, they're gone!

Join the team - Graphic Designer JOB OPPORTUNITY

16 Jan
2019
Join the team - Graphic Designer JOB OPPORTUNITY

United Bricks is hiring! We are looking for a creative graphic designer to join our young workforce. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who would like to develop their career in design by being part of our creative team. We are looking for a dynamic creative thinker who is organised, works well under pressure and has a good sense of humour!

United Bricks founder up for national award!

30 Sep
2018
United Bricks founder up for national award!

Our founder and LEGO addict, Callum Winspear, has been nominated for the Sunday Mail’s Young Scot Award in Enterprise as his entrepreneurial company, United Bricks, sees growth within the local market town of Castle Douglas. The award has come at an important time for the company – with the opening of a 38 Square metre shop approaching...

Empire of the East Month

20 Sep
2018
Empire of the East Month

Konnichiwa! The sun is rising in the East and with it comes new Japanese, American, and other Eastern themed minifigures. This month's theme is Empire of the East.

As with all themed releases, this month is based around Eastern Asia, but we may still sneak some other off-topic products in. There will be a selection of new minifigures, including some elite collector figures in blister packaging, along with a few...

Rolling in style! New building kits at United Bricks

27 Jun
2018
Rolling in style! New building kits at United Bricks

You asked for it and we delivered! The number one question our team gets asked is, "When will you release building kits?".

The UB team have been searching for the most awesome, accurate and sleekest building kits around and we've found them. We have teamed up with our freinds, E & R's BricksStuff over in Germany, to bring you 6 brand new building kits.

Read on to find out more...

Work Experience - May 2018

24 May
2018
Work Experience - May 2018

Rachel McCreath from Dalry Secondary School recently took part in her work experience week at United Bricks. Throughout the week, Rachel learned how we operate and even got to make her own unique printed minifigures!

Rachel learned a variety of different skills including operating specialist UV printers, designing in a graphic design software and editing photos to name a few. Rachel thoroughly enjoyed working with us and had this to say.

Read on to find out more...

Blitzkrieg Month

17 Apr
2018
Blitzkrieg Month

Our next release is upon us! It's time to get your troops assembled and invade your next door neighbour. It's Blitzkrieg time!

We've jam-packed this release with tons of new items from Early-World War Two. One such item is the new Early-War German Soldier with KAR pouches. He's got 360° printing and has been carefully reasearched to ensure he has all the right equipment for the time period. Read on to find out what else is in store for this month...

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