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blue bullet The Concrete and Masonry Pavilion at Ecobuild 2015


03 March 2015

We're at Ecobuild!

Beginning at the Excel, London from today, 3rd to 5th March, British Precast and The Concrete Centre are pleased to be hosting The Concrete and Masonry Pavilion in the North Hall. Come and visit us at N7086 to gain practical advice and the latest best practice guidance from the Aircrete Products Association, Concrete Block Association and the Precast Flooring Federation. A range of seminars are also being held throughout the three days by specialists in the industry.

Entry to Ecobuild is FREE! Visit the Ecobuild website to register for your free ticket.




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22 January 2015

British Precast’s annual exhibition PRECAST2015 will be held on 21 May 2015 at the Leicester Tigers Stadium. This is Britain's biggest precast event and a great opportunity for those in the construction industry to view the latest products, services, and network with peers. Attending PRECAST2015 is FREE - book your place now!


We will also be holding essential member briefings on BIM, Marketing, Sustainability, Health & Safety as well as the British Precast AGM, and the Concrete Block Association's Annual Briefing. Safety demonstrations will also take place throughout the day and those shortlisted for the Best Practice Awards will also be announced at PRECAST2015. View full programme details here.



Exhibition spaces are now available - FREE for associate members! Click here to download the booking form.


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05 January 2015

Happy new year from all at British Precast! We begin the new year with a reminder to all of our full and associate members to submit their entries for the 2015 Best Practice Awards. Submission forms for all 6 categories: Health & Safety, Innovation, Outstanding Contribution to Health & Safety, Project and Sustainability (Full and Associate Member) are available to download here (zip file). The deadline for entries is 13 February.

Shortlisted entries will be announced at our annual exhibition PRECAST2015 on 21 May at the Leicester Tigers Stadium, and the winners will be presented at our Annual Black-Tie Dinner at the Leicester Marriott Hotel on 24 June. Book your place - table bookings receive 15% discount!

We are pleased to offer special guest rates for delegates wishing to stay at Annual Dinner venue Leicester Marriott Hotel. Simply click here.

Don't delay - submit your entries for the industry's most prestigious Best Practice Awards now!


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23 December 2014

As the festive season is upon us, British Precast would like to wish you all the best for the holidays. We'd like to thank all of our members and supporters for a great year and look forward to 2015 with optimism!



Please note, our offices will be closed from 5pm on 23 December 2014, reopening on 2 January 2015.

Warm wishes and happy new year from the British Precast team!


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16 December 2014

British Precast and The Concrete Centre will be hosting a Concrete and Masonry Pavilion at Ecobuild 2015. The exhibition at the Excel Arena, London, is the UK's leading event for sustainable design and construction. The Concrete and Masonry Pavilion will provide visitors with information, displays and access to experts. Visiting the Pavilion will equip delegates with how concrete and masonry products can contribute to a sustainable built environment.

The Concrete and Masonry Pavilion Ecobuild 2015

The Pavilion also includes a seminar space by The Concrete Centre which will host guest speakers, for example from Zero Carbon Hub and London Climate Change Partnership.  Session topics will include thermal efficiency, flood resilience and specifying sustainable concrete.

If you have any queries about the Pavilion, please contact us.


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09 December 2014

The newly formed Architectural & Structural Precast Association (ASPA) is pleased to announce the launch of their new website. Visit aspa-uk.org for information, guidance and updates from the Association and ASPA members.


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Latest publications


Annual Review 2014open in new window

British Precast has published the 2014 Annual Review.           

To download a copy click on the link above or to order a copy by post email info@britishprecast.org


Sustainability Matters - 2014 Updateopen in new windowSustainability Matters 2014

British Precast has published the 2014 update of Sustainability Matters with the complete data on Key Performance Indicators for 2013. To download a copy click above or to order a copy by post email info@britishprecast.org


Safer by Competenceopen in new window

The Safer by Competence leaflet covers the benefits of demonstrating competence for industry, employers and employees.



Sixth Sustainability Performance Report open in new window

The Concrete Industry Sustainable Construction Forum’s sixth annual Sustainability Performance Report.


Little Books of Concrete open in new window

Our popular little books are available to download or purchase via PayPal.


Statement on CE Marking of Cast Stone open in new window

British Precast statement on CE marking of Manufactured Stone Masonry, or ‘Cast Stone.


Membership Prospectus



Please view our prospectus featuring the benefits of British Precast membership in detail and with application forms at the back.


Buyers Guide

The British Precast Buyers is available to download in PDF or Excel format.

The matrix shows the products our members manufacture.

Bespoke Precast Suppliers

Architects and designers have all long known the flexibility of precast concrete, and now British Precast has launched its dedicated list of Bespoke Precast Suppliers.

Click here to download the listopen in new window

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