Concrete Block meets Part E.
The Concrete Block Association
The CBA provides information
on Building regulations covering Part E, Part
L, Part J, U-Value, U-Values and Robust
details & aggregate
concrete blocks. Concrete
blocks can be used for self build. Building
building extensions, building
walls and building foundations. Concrete
blocks come in different weights:
blocks and lightweight blocks.
Competitors include: timberframe, aircrete, breezeblock, celcon,
thermalite and bricks. Masonry units
The Concrete Block Association (CBA) is the trade body representing an industry producing around 60 million m2 of dense and lightweight aggregate concrete building blocks per year. Concrete blocks continue to adhere to all relevant building regulations and are available in various strengths, weights, and surface textures. It’s not surprising that they continue to be the best selling house building block in the UK, recommended by architects and specifiers as the block to use for a successful build.
Versatile, durable and strong
Completely fire resistant
Excellent sound insulation
Ideal background for dry lining, wet finishes and fixings
Inherent thermal mass acts as heat store
Proven and familiar building method - no risk
Widely and readily available
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