Britpave

Britpave, the British Cementitious Paving Association, is an independent body established to develop and forward concrete and cementitious solutions for infrastructure.

Please note, Britpave Trade Association has no commercial interest in or trading association with Britpave concrete step barrier. For contact details see: www.bbsbarriers.com

It is active in the development of solutions and best practice for roads, rail, airfields, guided bus, drainage channels, soil stabilisation and recycling. As such, the Association is the focal point for the infrastructure industry.

The broad membership of Britpave encourages the exchange of pan-industry expertise and experience. Members include contractors, consulting engineers and designers, specialist equipment and material suppliers, academics and clients – both in the UK and internationally.

The Association works closely with national and European standards and regulatory bodies, clients and associated industry organisations. It provides a single industry voice that facilitates representation to government, develops best practice and technical guidance and champions concrete solutions that are cost efficient, sustainable, low maintenance and long-lasting.

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Contact Info
  • Address:

    Indigo House
    Unit 10
    Mulberry Business Park
    Fishponds Road
    Wokingham
    Berkshire RG41 2GY

  • Phone:
    +44 (0)118 4028915
  • Email:
    info@britpave.org.uk

Sustainability

As cement generates carbon dioxide during the manufacturing process, good environmental practice should aim to reduce the carbon foot print of airfield pavement construction. This can be done in a number of ways, including:

  • Increasing concrete strengths to allow thinner pavements
  • Decreasing cement contents in the concrete by good mix design
  • Using cement additions, such fly ash (FA), ground granulated blast furnace slag (ggbs) and silica fume
  • The use where possible of local natural aggregates to reduce transport of materials
  • The use of recycled aggregate and recycled concrete aggregate may also be considered although these materials can have an effect on the performance of the concrete and the construction process, BS 8500(6) gives advice on the use of these materials.