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Robust concrete is perfect for a variety of residential, commercial, and industrial uses. It can be used to build sturdy foundations, buildings, poles, highways, and more. Our company offers high-quality concrete tailored precisely to your project’s needs. We provide a wide range of concrete varieties to meet your specific demands when constructing a structure.

At Ready Mix Concrete London, trust is the foundation of our business. We have developed strong relationships with our valued clients over the past 15 years. With our exceptional services available in over 16 cities in the UK, we guarantee timely delivery of your desired concrete mix. Our commitment to reliability ensures that your order is timely delivered and that your productivity is never compromised.

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Our Range of Different Types of Concrete

We’re your go-to concrete supplier in the UK, offering concrete with a characteristic compressive strength of 28 Days.

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C7/8 Concrete Mix: This concrete mix has a compressive strength of 7 or 8 N/mm2. It is ideal for pathways and other non-load-bearing structures.

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C10 Concrete Mix: The C10 concrete mix ratio is rated slightly above C7/8 and is used for low traffic pavements or in the making of fence posts.

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C15 Concrete Mix: With a compressive strength of 15 N/mm², it is a standard concrete commonly used in residential buildings, such as garden walls.

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C20 Concrete Mix: This moderately strong concrete mix is used mainly for the construction of basement floors and footings, sometimes for house floors.

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C25 Concrete Mix: This is used for constructing reinforced concrete building frames and purely concrete structures like foundations and ground-bearing slabs.

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C30 Concrete Mix: This design mix for conventional concrete is suitable for driveways, walkways, patios, and garages due to its mid-strength and rigidity.

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C35 Concrete Mix: This concrete mix creates a stronger product, making it ideal for industrial floor construction, structural piling, and external slabs and walls.


C40 Concrete Mix: This high-strength concrete mix is intended for structures requiring a high compressive strength. such as reinforced beams or foundations.

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We have been the top concrete suppliers in the UK for the past 15 years, providing top-notch goods and quick services to help with your building projects at high standards. Contact Ready Mix Concrete London right now to receive your required concrete type tailored to your needs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

It is not advised to mix concrete with seawater because of the presence of dangerous salts. Additionally, adding seawater to reinforced cement concrete can corrode the steel reinforcement, compromising the concrete’s structural integrity.

The concrete’s typical compressive strength after 28 days determines its desired strength. This number should be added, 1.65 times the standard deviation. Characteristic Strength + 1.65 σ = Target Mean Strength, where σ is the standard deviation.

For instance, if one bag of cement is mixed with concrete using a water-to-cement ratio of 0.50, the calculation would be water = 0.50 x 50, which equals 25 litres. As we decrease the water-to-cement ratio, the amount of water used also decreases.

Mixing time is influenced by several factors, including the batch size, the type of mixer, the state of the mixing gear, the specifications of the applicable standards, the design of the concrete mix, and the raw materials employed. Mixing times typically range from 30 to 120 seconds.

The least durable type of ready-mix concrete is called Gen 0. It is typically used in non-structural applications such as drainage and backfilling. A stronger type of ready-mix concrete is called Gen 1, and it is commonly used in structural applications like footings and foundations.