This section provides designers with up-to-date information on
current standards and legislation.
Although there continues to be a transition period, Eurocode
2 replaces all national codes dealing with the design of
structural concrete (such as BS 8110, BS 8007, BS 5400 in the
In July 2013, CE marking becomes the legal means
for placing mandated products on the market in the UK. To
understand which concrete products require CE marking, read more ...
BES 6001 and Responsible Sourcing
The concrete industry is the first industry to link its sustainable construction strategy to BES 6001 and has produced a guidance document
that supports the implementation of the standard. Designers can now
easily source accredited material and gain maximum credits in
sustainability assessment tools such as the Code for Sustainable Homes and BREEAM.
Gain access to all the free services available on this website