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.
12 Feb 2021
MPA and British Precast have joined forces to launch a new Health and Safety Awards scheme for 2021. The new awards build on the success of the long established and highly acclaimed MPA Health & Safety Awards and retain many of the key elements associated with it.
06 Jan 2021
It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of John Carter on Sunday 3rd January, aged 86.
16 Nov 2020
With the theme of ‘Look, Listen, Learn, Lead’, MPA & British Precast’s first virtual Health & Safety Leadership Conference took place on Wednesday 11 November, hosted by BBC Radio Presenter Sybil Ruscoe. The event launched MPA’s new ‘Vision Zero’, together with the associated values, strategies, targets and focussed on the leadership and behavioural change required to deliver them, drawing on the insights of leaders from within the industry and the workforce. Contributors also talked about what they had learnt, managing, and adapting to a Covid-19 environment.