Blue Circle

Portland Cement

CEM I 52,5 Portland

Blue Circle

CEM I 52,5 Portland Cement

Portland cement, most commonly used in ready-mixed concrete and concrete products, civil engineering and building applications.

Contact our Customer Service team

Tele: 0845 812 6300

Email: [email protected]

Regional Order Numbers:

Scotland & North East England – 0845 4700 300

North & Midlands – 0845 4700 400

South Wales & South West – 0845 4700 500

London & South East – 0845 4700 600

Technical Information

Portland Cement is available throughout the United Kingdom in bulk tankers.


Grey colour

Consistent strength meeting all the conformity criteria in BS EN 197-1.

Compatible with admixtures such as air-entraining agents and workability aids, with additions such as fly-ash, ground granulated blast furnace slag and with pigments. Trial mixes are recommended to determine the optimum mix proportions.

Conditions for use:

Concrete, mortars and grouts containing Portland Cements must be specified and used correctly for best performance.

The cement content must be correct and the water:cement ratio as low as possible consistent with satisfactory placing, thorough compaction and effective curing.

The final finish quality of this material will depend upon the operative having the required skills and a familiarisation with the materials and its application methods.

Tarmac cannot be held responsible where workmanship has not been carried out in accordance with good practice.

Portland cements are manufactured from natural products, and slight shade variations may occur. Portland cements will also have shade variations from differing manufacturing centre.

Quality Assurance

Portland cements are quality assured with independent third party certification an carry a CE Mark.

Ready-mixed Concrete Suitable

Portland CEM I 52,5 -Cement with enhanced properties for ready-mixed concrete.

Suitable for Concrete Products

Portland CEM I 52,5 – Cement with high early strength for concrete producers and precast manufacturers.