British Precast members are eligible to join relevant product associations which provide a forum to address issues for a product or range of products.
The Aircrete Products Association (APA) represents the manufacturers of aircrete blocks who serve the majority of the UK market.
ASPA was officially formed in 2014, bringing together the two former separate associations representing structural precast and architectural cladding. The 12 founder member companies have an impressive
track record of projects delivering the spectrum of products from functional elements to decorative architectural panels that require no site finishes.
BCA member companies supply EN 14844 compliant box culvert into the UK market.
CBA represents the vast majority of dense concrete block manufacturers in the UK.
The Concrete Pipeline Systems Association (CPSA), formerly the Concrete Pipe Association, was formed in 1932 by a group of manufacturers keen to pool their knowledge and experience in the development of precast concrete pipes for the benefit of the nation’s developing infrastructure.
CPSA member companies account for almost 100% of precast concrete pipe and manhole manufacture in Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Interpave is the trade association for the precast concrete paving industry in the UK, representing the interests of its members who produce around 85% of the UK’s precast concrete paving products. This includes concrete block paving, paving flags, kerbs, accessories and ancillary products used in the construction of hard landscape surfacing.
PFF promotes flooring products across all building sectors, focusing on key benefits such as precast flooring’s excellent performance characteristics in terms of acoustics, fire, thermal mass and robustness, as well as speed of construction.
In addition there are also organisations affiliated to British Precast:
Interlay, the Association of Paving Installers, is the only independent trade association for concrete block paving and other modular paving installation contractors across the UK.
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. It is supported by the Aircrete Products Associaton, Concrete Block Association and Mortar Industry Alliance.