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British Standard paving product information

The Charcon range of British Standard compliant, hydraulically pressed concrete paving for use when standard flag paving is required.

• Complies with British Standards
• Cost effective paving solution
• Available in Standard, Hobnail and Barfaced finishes
• Three colour options in an extensive range of sizes
• Manufactured using local aggregates minimising unnecessary haulage.
British Standard flag paving is suitable for high volume pedestrian areas, town centres, shopping precincts and footways as well as occasional car or mechanical sweeper overrun, footways with cars and HGV vehicle or service areas. Refer to technical department for advice on applications – Tel: 01335 372222. For correct choice of flag size to suit your application, refer to BS7533 Part 8.
Manufacturing standard
British Standard Flag paving is manufactured using a wet pressed process and is manufactured in accordance with and complies with all relevant sections of BS EN 1339: Precast Concrete Flags – requirements and test methods.

Charcon Hard Landscaping fully operates an accredited Quality Assurance scheme, certified to BS EN 9001:2008 which is independently and regularly assessed by BSI (British Standards Institution). All Charcon manufacturing sites are also certified to BS EN 14001 Environmental Management Systems.
Performance with slip resistance
Unpolished slip resistance values, when tested in accordance with BS EN 1339, annex – method for the determination of unpolished slip resistance value, are available on request. The product is classified as having a low potential for slip i.e. a USRV of greater than 40.
Polished slip resistance values can be provided on request.
Complementary products
Designed for use with Charcon Countryside Classic kerb, British Standard kerb, Europa block paving and Countrysetts.

9 5

6 3

6 3 600

Dished and fluted paving Made to order only.
Flutes 19 mm wide 5 mm deep
Fluted paving
Nominal 50 mm deep 600
Dished paving
Cycle demarcation block
Colour swatches

198 or 914 2 0 600




1. Grey 2. Buff 3. Red

Q25. For NBS clauses, refer to Charcon technical services

British standard paving

Size (mm)

600x450 600x450

Finish Thickness (mm) Weight (kg) Units/m2 (approx) No. per pack M2/pack (approx) Pack weight (T) Colour available Chamfered

Standard 50 31.0 3.70 22 5.95 0.68 Gy, Bf No*

Standard 63 40.0 3.70 17 4.59 0.68 Gy No

Size (mm)

400x200 300x300

Finish Thickness (mm) Weight (kg) Units/m2 (approx) No. per pack M2/pack (approx) Pack weight (T) Colour available Chamfered

Standard 65 12.0 12.50 32 2.56 0.38 Gy Yes

Standard 60 13.0 11.11 34 3.06 0.44 Gy No

Standard 37 31.0 2.77 25 9.03 0.78 Gy, Bf No
Standard 50 19.0 6.25 40 6.40 0.76 Gy Yes

Standard 50 42.0 2.77 22 7.94 0.92 Gy, Bf, Rd No*
Standard 65 24.0 6.25 32 5.12 0.77 Gy, Bf, Rd Yes

600x600 750x600

Standard 63 52.0 2.77 17 6.14 0.88 Gy, Bf, Rd No

Standard 50 52.0 2.22 22 9.91 1.14 Gy, Bf, Rd No*

450x450 450x450

Standard 50 24.0 4.94 40 8.10 0.96 Gy, Bf Yes

Standard 50 24.0 4.94 40 8.10 0.96 Gy No

Standard 63 66.0 2.22 17 7.66 1.12 Gy No
Standard 70 34.0 4.94 30 6.07 1.02 Gy, Bf Yes

900x600 900x600

Standard 50 63.0 1.85 22 11.89 1.39 Gy, Bf, Rd No*

Standard 63 77.0 1.85 17 9.19 1.31 Gy No

600x600 900x600

Hobnail 50 41.8 2.77 22 7.94 0.92 Gy No

Hobnail 50 62.7 1.85 22 11.89 1.38 Gy No

Standard 50 31.0 3.80 20 5.26 0.62 Gy No
Barface 50 41.8 2.77 22 7.94 0.92 Gy, Bf No

Standard 50 21.0 5.60 22 3.93 0.46 Gy No
Barface 50 62.7 1.85 22 11.89 1.38 Gy No

Gy – Grey / Bf – Buff / Rd – Red Pack size is 20 at one works. The 37mm thick and 900x300x50mm and 600x300x50mm are not British Standard sizes. Please check availability from different works. Other shades may be available on a MTO basis. Please check with sales office.

British Standard paving product information

Sustainability and local sourcing
Energy use: Aggregate Industries is at the forefront of sustainability and has committed to reduce carbon emissions by 20% by 2012 based on a 2008 base line.
Recyclable: 100% of the product can be recycled thus reducing the amount of material that is sent to landfill.
Manufacturing location: Produced in the UK, with locally sourced materials under strict environmental and social legislation, for local supply.
Responsible sourcing: Aggregate Industries is the first company in the world to achieve a BES 6001:2008 Responsible Sourcing Certificate from BRE Global. Products are assessed on:
• quality management
• environmental management
• health and safety management
• greenhouse gas emissions
• minimising raw material usage
• labour practice
• biodiversity
• community engagement.

Key aggregate and recycled content
British Standard flag paving is manufactured using local aggregates. It is made in a wet pressed process in special moulds incorporating pre-formed profiles.
Generic green guide rating*
Concrete paving flags (60mm with a prepared recycled sub-base) - A+ rated.
Concrete paving flags (60mm with a prepared sub-base) - A rated.
Aggregate Industries’ policies on the environment and community, health and safety and sustainable solutions for different product applications can be viewed on our website
Design and installation
For pavement design guidance refer to BS 7533 Parts 8. For successful installation refer to BS 7533 Part 4. For specific design, installation and maintenance guidance, please contact Charcon technical department on 01335 372222.

Maintenance and cleaning
Charcon can supply on request advice on specific stain removal and general maintenance, suitable cleaning products and referrals to specialist cleaning companies.
COSHH data
Full COSHH data on Charcon products is available on request. Please call the technical helpline on 01335 372222.
Technical support
Detailed guidance and assistance with the preparation of specification of Charcon hard landscaping products, including model clauses, is available through the sales office. A free technical design service is also available.
For further information, please refer to Charcon technical services on 01335 372222.
*Ratings based upon generic green guide values (2009) supplied by BRE Global Ltd,

Hulland Ward, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 3ET Tel: 01335 372222 Fax: 01335 370074
©Aggregate Industries UK Limited. May 2011

The information contained within this publication was accurate at time of production. However, Aggregate Industries reserves the right to introduce modifications or changes to detail at any time without notice. No charge is levied for this publication or advice therein, and accordingly the company, its employees and authorised agents can accept no liability whatsoever, either indirectly or directly arising from the use of its products in connection with any information or advice contained in this guide.

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British Standard paving product information