27 Aug 2020 08:00
Construction Industry Golf Day, hosted by British Precast, in aid of CRASH Charity.
New Announcement: In line with Government advice on the Covid-19 pandemic, Board members of British Precast have taken the decision not to run the Construction Industry Golf Day in 2020. We hope to run the event in summer 2021.
01 Oct 2020 19:00
Our Annual Dinner and Awards Evening will be held at the Leicester Marriott Hotel, on the Thursday 25th June.
New Annoucement: In line with Government advice on the Covid-19 pandemic, Board members of British Precast have taken the decision not to run the Annual Dinner in 2020. This event is cancelled but will return in summer 2021.
05 Nov 2020 08:30
Our annual PRECAST conference and exhibition is the only industry specific precast concrete event in the UK. The event will take place back on home ground at the Leicester Tigers Stadium on Thursday 5th November 2020.
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22 Nov 2019
The 2019 winner of the British Precast Creativity in Concrete Award is Bennetts Associates. Over many years Bennetts Associates have created numerous buildings of the highest quality using concrete in an honest, structurally expressive, sustainable and creative manner.
20 Nov 2019
The MPA Health and Safety Conference & Awards was a very well attended event with over 250 delegates from the wider industry. The key theme for the day was Clearer, Simpler, Smarter.
11 Oct 2019
The new Concrete Centre ‘Offsite Concrete Construction’ guide is now available to download from the Concrete Centre, British Precast and British Precast Architectural and Structural (BPAS) websites.
13 Sep 2019
Congratulations to our Technical and Product Association Manager, Colin Nessfield, who has been awarded Fellowship of the Institute of Concrete Technology.
03 Sep 2019
The British Precast Drainage Association (BPDA) has now published a blog with further details about the main concerns associated with uncertified precast drainage products. The new blog offers some background on the main European and British standards for precast pipeline products and why third-party certification to BS 5911-3 and appropriate CE Marking documentation is necessary.
28 Aug 2019
The Precast Flooring Federation have published a second Environmental Product Declaration (EPD), detailing the environmental impact of 1m length of precast concrete T-Beam from cradle-to-grave. All British Precast EPDs are verified to EN15804 by Europe’s largest verification body Institut Bauen und Umwelt (IBU).
01 Jul 2019
On June 27th we held our Annual Dinner and Best Practice Awards at the Marriott Hotel, Leicester. Alan Smith, British Precast's President, opened the evening with a welcoming speech. Throughout the night, our members were kept amused by our Toastmaster Norman Brown, and two accomplished magicians.
18 Jun 2019
Climate Change Levy is a tax paid on electricity, gas and solid fuels (such as coal, lignite, coke and petroleum coke) consumed by industrial, commercial, agricultural and public service businesses. It was introduced in 2001 and is paid through electricity, gas and fuel bills.
14 Jun 2019
British Precast Architectural and Structural have published a third EPD, detailing the environmental impact of 1m2 of brick-faced precast concrete cladding from cradle-to-grave.
13 Jun 2019
This year, British Precast returned to The Belfry for our Construction Industry Golf Day. Organised in support of CRASH, a unique, practical charity that assists homelessness and hospice charities with construction-related projects, creating places that care for people, the Golf Day offered a chance for our members to bring along guests, entertain their clients and find out more about British Precast.