General Concrete Applications

Ready Mixed Concrete is usually designed for specific applications. Some common applications are listed below. If you call us about an enquiry for ready mixed concrete you should mention the application for your concrete along with any measurements (Length x Width x Depth) so that we help you find the right mix for the right quantity for the right price.

The table below lists some typical general applications for particular concretes.

Application                                     Concrete Grade
Foundations, footings, blinding, trench fill, mass concrete C08/10
Kerb backing, heavy duty blinding, drainage, septic tank base C12/15
House & garage floors, conservatory floors, garden shed floors C16/20
Reinforced foundations, light industrial floors, retaining walls, industrial bases, e.g. for diesel tanks, air conditioning units, etc C28/35
Swimming pools, fish ponds, water features, water retaining structures. (Aqueous Concrete) C28/35 Minimum Cement Content 325kg Maximum Free Water/Cement Ratio 0.50
General industrial floors C32/40
House drives, paths, domestic parking areas and patios. C20/25 AEA
Heavy duty external paving, loading bays, bus bays, lorry parks, weighbridge ramps, farm yards. C28/35 AEA
Stable floors, slurry tanks, milking parlours, livestock floors, silage areas. C35/45
Any of the above flooring applications where power floating is required. C32/40