Concrete is the most commonly used building material in the world. Precast concrete covers all factory-made concrete products from mass produced blocks, paving and roof tiles, to massive customised bespoke units.
As the trade association representing manufacturers, British Precast conducts technical work in collaboration with and on behalf of our members. Specific technical work on particular product is addressed by Product Associations and overarching issues for all precast production is driven by British Precast.
On the links below, find out more about precast concrete and the work we do.
An efficient, safe, low wastage production process to deliver high quality products.
There are many reasons why precast concrete is the ideal solution. British Precast members provide quality assured precast concrete or masonry solutions.
Find out more about our work on national and international standards.
BIM is the process of creating information models or data sets formed of graphical and non-graphical information which are shared between project stakeholders in a digital space known as a common data environment.
The construction industry, despite many good efforts, is still perceived in a very narrow way when it comes to the skills it offers.
It is the most commonly used building material in the world. Find out more about precast concrete and its use in design and construction.
14 Aug 2020
British Precast, with the assistance of our Sustainability and Environmental Committee (SEC) has drafted a Water Policy which sets out a framework for more of our members to implement water management policies of their own. The policy focusses on Monitoring, Minimising and Prioritising the use of different water sources and protection of the environment through good water stewardship.
22 Jun 2020
British Precast welcomes the UK concrete industry’s decision to develop and adopt a new carbon roadmap to deliver a ‘net negative’ industry by 2050. The announcement means the concrete industry is not only committing to meet the UK target of ‘Net Zero’ by 2050 but is also committing to removing more carbon from the atmosphere than the industry emits each year.
12 Jun 2020
The Mineral Products Association has today published a policy paper calling for reform of the mineral planning system to ensure future supply to support housing and infrastructure construction, manufacturing and other key strategic sectors of the economy.