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.
23 Nov 2021
The UK Version of the 2021 The Little Green Book of Concrete was officially launched during Precast Week and is now available for download. The ‘pocket-sized’ book outlines not only the sustainable advantages of precast concrete, but also the engagement of the industry to provide more sustainable, circular and decarbonized solutions for the built environment.
16 Nov 2021
For those who missed the inaugural MPA & British Precast Health & Safety Awards, or who want to watch again, the recording is now available to view on MPA’s YouTube channel.
11 Nov 2021
O.C.O Technology has achieved a sought-after Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for its world-leading carbon negative manufactured limestone (M-LS) aggregate.