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Milbank Concrete Products Ltd

Earls Colne Business Park
Earls Colne
Ashley Perkins
Tel + () 01787 223 931
Jeremy Milbank
Tel + () 01787 220 501 Overview
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Milbank Concrete Products Ltd


Milbank Concrete Products Ltd are one of the of the UK’s leading manufacturers of precast concrete products with a focus on exceptional customer service. Their trading history spans over 70 years and they are dedicated to helping their customers achieve success. Milbank regularly produce a wide range of precast concrete components from hollowcore flooring systems to stadium terracing. Whatever industry you work in, they are confident that they can provide the precast concrete products you need today. Their factories, offices and transport hub are located near Colchester on the Essex/Suffolk borders. With the A12, M11 and M25 all nearby, they are well positioned to offer a competitive service to London/Home Counties, East Anglia and the South East. For their specialist products including spiral stairs, bespoke precast, stadia etc. they extend coverage to most of the UK.

CPD Material (3)

Precast Concrete Stairs
This seminar is about the design and specification of precast concrete stairs. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand the advantages of using precast concrete stairs
- Understand design factors affecting waist thickness
- Understand typical connection and bearing details
- Understand curved stair supports and the constraints relating to precast curved flights
- Understand the principles of how cantilever steps work
- Understand the manufacture of precast straight, dog-leg and curved flights
- Understand transport considerations
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Factory Visit
Factory Tour of Prestressed and Precast Concrete Manufacturing Facility
This tour is tailored for architects, engineers and other construction professionals, to give them an understanding of the difference between prestressed and reinforced precast concrete products. Attendees will see the various production stages, for both prestressed flooring units, hollowcore slabs and beams for beam and block flooring, and reinforced concrete units, stairs and landings.
The tour is scheduled from 11am-2pm and includes lunch. The factory is located at Earls Colne Business Park, 14 miles west of Colchester. There is a maximum of 6 guests per tour and visitors are encouraged to bring their own PPE, boots and hard hat.
The tour comprises presentations and videos and a tour of both the prestressed and precast factories. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand the range of precast concrete products available
- Understand the theory of prestressed concrete and the difference between prestressed and reinforced concrete
- Understand the manufacturing processes for prestressed concrete flooring units and precast reinforced concrete stairs and landings
- Understand sequential product loading
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Factory Visit
Precast Concrete Flooring
This CPD provides an introduction to precast concrete flooring systems, both hollowcore and beam and block, including typical load span capacities, bearing details and a case study on the accommodation of construction loads. It looks at compliance with the requirements of the Building Regulations, Part A, Part B and Part E are discussed together with an outline of manufacturing processes, transport and installation considerations. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand precast concrete sustainability
- Understand typical load span capabilities of hollowcore and beam and block floors
- Understand how construction loads, back propping of in-situ floors and MEWPs, can be accommodated, looking at a case study
- Understand the different types of hollowcore slabs and beam and block flooring and typical bearing details
- Understand Building Regulations including Part A: robustness and disproportionate collapse provisions, Part B: Fire Safety and Part E: Resistance to the Passage of Sound
- Understand manufacturing processes for prestressed hollowcore and T beams
- Understand installation considerations including some of the health and safety issues associated with the installation of precast flooring such as working with cranes, working at height and overhead obstructions
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar


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