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The Aircrete Products Association: COVID-19 Industry Position

30 Mar 2020

As a result of the guidance provided by the Government and Public Health England, all APA members will cease Aircrete product production as soon and as safely as possible while continuing to review the situation to act accordingly.

Event Reminder: NHBC Building For Tomorrow Roadshows 2020 Start Next Week!

18 Feb 2020

UPDATED 16/03/2020: due to ongoing COVID-19 situation NHBC have cancelled the remaining Build For Tomorrow Roadshows. Go to www.nhbc.co.uk for more information.

Modern Masonry will be providing a seminar session at all 8 NHBC Building for Tomorrow 2020 events focusing on the possible effects and influence of Part L 2020 on Masonry homes and what homes could look like following The Future Homes Standard, Part L, SAP 11 and the National Design Plan.

A warm welcome and a sad goodbye

22 Jan 2019

The 31st December 2018 saw us say goodbye to Andrew Minson who has left British Precast and The Concrete Centre after 15 years of service to take up a role at the Global Cement and Concrete Association.

Fire and heat will shape our future homes

23 Nov 2018

Chris Stanley, housing manager at Modern Masonry, says overheating and emissions are as important to consider as fire protection in homes post-Grenfell.

Thermal Mass the Key to Healthy and Sustainable New Housing

02 Nov 2018


The budget announced a further investment, creating a 5.5billion Housing Infrastructure Fund to support the building of 650,000 new homes. The Concrete Centre is calling for joined up thinking that responds to proven research from Government bodies and beyond to ensure that performance and quality are criteria for securing funding.

Concrete block guidelines released

11 Oct 2018

The Concrete Block Association (CBA) has launched an online portal to educate the construction industry ab the benefits of concrete block construction.

Notes to Editors

The Modern Masonry Alliance is a body that seeks to ensure developers and designers, customers and occupants understand the benefits of masonry solutions. It provides guidance on design of masonry and furnishes government and influencing organisations with the evidence of how masonry can contribute to a sustainable built environment. Founding association funders of MMA are Aircrete Product Association, Brick Development Association, Concrete Block Association and Mortar Industry Alliance.

The Modern Masonry Alliance is affiliated to British Precast, the trade association for precast concrete manufacturers and members of the supply chain.

For further information contact us.