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.
20 Jul 2021
We are proud to announce that, following the recent Annual General Meeting and Council meetings of the Institute of Concrete Technology (ICT), MPA British Precast Technical Manager Mr. Colin Nessfield has been confirmed and appointed to the Office of Vice President of the Institute.
16 Jul 2021
The University of Leeds is currently recruiting students on to a part-time, distance learning Masters degree in Advanced Concrete Technology.
01 Jun 2021
The UK’s built environment sector is turning its attention to the embodied carbon in buildings, which - according to the World Green Building Council - accounts for 11% of our national total emissions. Concrete, whilst a default choice for many structures, is acknowledged as a carbon-intensive material and a focus for an industry challenged to develop a roadmap to net-zero.