British Precast is the trade association for precast concrete manufacturers and members of the supply chain. The main aims of the federation are to promote precast concrete in the construction market; to disseminate information, through a range of industry representation and by shared knowledge, and to add value to its member companies. With a growing membership of over 60 precast concrete manufacturer members, and more than 100 supply chain organisations, members' interests are continually developed through our team of dedicated professionals who have extensive connections with organisations in the United Kingdom and worldwide.
British Precast is affiliated to The Mineral Products Association (MPA). MPA are the trade association for the aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, dimension stone, lime, mortar, and silica sand industries. For further information contact them.
All of our precast concrete members manufacture and supply in the UK. All British Precast manufacturing members are required to sign up to the British Precast Charter Membership Scheme, which includes signing both the Health & Safety and Sustainability Charters. This Charter Scheme is part of the ‘Raising the Bar’ initiative, which demonstrates our members’ commitment to zero harm and improving environmental performance in the industry. Find out more about the Charter Scheme here.
We support members in raising the bar of the industry. We pride ourselves in protecting our members’ interests with stringent technical standards and in-depth industry guidance; delivering information and support to each.
British Precast hosts many events throughout the year. These events are held to represent our members’ interests throughout the supply chain, and promoting best practice and responsible supply. These events offer a great networking opportunity for all members, and a chance to learn from industry experts covering all aspects of the business. Find out more about our events.
British Precast members are eligible to join relevant product associations which provide a forum to address issues for a product or range of products. We currently have six specialist product associations:
We also manage two affiliated associations who have a common interest in particular markets or aspects of installation:
British Precast's Product Group Secretaries are responsible for the day to day management of each product group, with meetings held throughout the year. These meetings include marketing, technical and health and safety committees. If you are a member and are interested in getting involved in product group meetings, please visit the appropriate website for specific contact details.
There is also a range of options available for membership. If you’re interested in becoming either a Full or Associate Member or for further information on what British Precast can offer you, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 0116 232 5170.
A Little History...
As the trade association of precast concrete manufacturers, British Precast traces its roots back to 1918. In 1964 British Precast Concrete Federation Ltd was formed to bringing together the Cast Stone & Concrete Federation and the British Cast Concrete Federation. In 2011 British Precast affiliated with the Mineral Products Association to provide its members with a stronger voice. The ultimate aims of British Precast are to promote both its Full and Associate Members as well as precast concrete in construction. British Precast further aims to disseminate information through industry representation. Members’ interests are continually developed by a team of dedicated professionals who have extensive connections with organisations in the United Kingdom and worldwide.