Date:Tuesday 03 October 2017
Time:09:00 - 16:00

The Building Centre, 26 Store St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BT


Cafe Concrete is a pop-up event from The Concrete Centre that will provide inspiration and information on the design and construction of visual concrete. Our pop up event this year will be at the Building Centre, London, WC1E 7BT.

The event will feature:

  • Presentations from designers of high quality visual concrete exemplars.
  • Best practice guidance on the specification of visual cast in situ concrete and precast concrete.
  • Seminars from technical experts and specialist product manufacturers on performance, concrete and design.
  • Pop-up exhibits and samples of products essential for visual concrete.

So whatever the time of day, drop in and meet the exhibitors, take a seat for a seminar, or meet up with colleagues to discuss a project and access the latest guidance. 

Cafe Concrete is free to attend for visitors. We encourage prior registration, so that we can keep you up-to-date with the detailed programme.

 Detailed programme will be published soon.

Event Partners


Aggregate Industries is one of the leading manufacturers of ready mixed concrete in the UK, supplying a full range of quality concrete products to satisfy the needs of the construction industry.

CHRYSO UK is a specialist chemical supplier to the construction materials industry. Chryso can provide solutions for concrete to enhance urban and landscaped environments through its range of aesthetic products, for both precast and in situ concrete.

The Concrete Centre’s vision is to make concrete the material of choice. We provide material, design and construction guidance. Our aim is to enable all those involved in the design, use and performance of concrete to realise the potential of the material.

The Concrete Centre is part of the Mineral Products Association.

Cornish Concrete Products Ltd is one of the UK's leading manufacturers of architectural and structural precast concrete products, and utilises its considerable knowledge base and experience to meet the challenging and varied demands of the construction industry.

CCP will be highlighting the range of precast solutions that it offers as well as physical samples of materials to view.

Hanson UK is a leading supplier of heavy building materials to the construction industry. Hanson produce aggregates, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, cement and cement-related materials.

Keim Mineral Paints offers a full range of Keim products encompassing pre-treatments, external and internal paints, renders, concrete repair systems, and mineral restoration materials, Keim Mineral Paints are experts in mineral paints, renders and repair systems.

The Inorganic Pigments business unit of LANXESS is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of inorganic pigments, with a broad and innovative product range and acknowledged expertise in technical service. Marketed under the names Bayferrox®, Colortherm® and Bayoxide®, the business unit’s iron- and chromium-oxide pigments are characterized by their outstanding lightfastness, weather stability and chemical resistance. Bayferrox® synthetic iron oxides are available as powder, micronized powder, granules and compact pigment.

PERI provide the right formwork solution for every architectural concrete surface, from standard designs to special designs. The best results arise from the close cooperation between architects, contractors and PERI engineers, such as the new Dundee V&A Museum currently under construction.

PERI experts will be at Cafe Concrete to discuss any aspect of architectural concrete using expertise from projects including the Angel Building and London Aquatics Centre.