Ten structural Eurocodes replaced old British Standards today

Structural Eurocodes have finally replaced British Standards.
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The ten Eurocodes are intended to harmonise structural standards across the EU although each country can add an annex adjusting these to suit local conditions and practices.

Although engineers can continue using British Standards these won’t be updated and all public sector projects must be design using Eurocodes or a technically equivalent standard.

For more see WSP’s structural expert Jeremy Wells detailed explanation.