MPA Mortar part of the Mineral Products Association (MPA)

mpa mortar

quality factory-produced
mortar since 1971

Mortars Renders Screeds Technical information
Mortars Renders Screeds Technical information
Factory-produced mortars play an essential role in today's building and construction industries, providing as they do, the essential glue principally for block and brickwork. More → Factory-produced cementitious renders provide an attractive, durable finish t brick or block built walls. More → Levelling screeds are high quality products designed for internal flooring applications from modest house extensions and self builds to major commercial, residential, education and healthcare developments. More → MPA Mortar provides a wide range of information on the design, production and use of mortars, screeds and renders. More →

Welcome to MPA Mortar

Over 80 per cent of mortars used in the UK today come from factory-produced sources as opposed to being mixed on site. Their use reflects the ever-increasing demands for quality building products in the development of our built environment.

MPA Mortar, pre 2020 known as the Mortar Industry Association (MIA) is part of the Mineral Products Association (MPA), the trade association for the aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, dimension stone, lime, mortar and silica sand industries. MPA Mortar members are committed to providing products manufactured using internationally and long-established production technology to ensure consistently high quality standards. 

Our products are proven, trusted and compliant with all appropriate building and quality standards including BS EN 998-2, ISO 9001 and CE Certification.  For more information contact


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Latest news

Data Sheet 24 published: Repointing external brickwork →

This data sheet sets out the assessment of the need for repointing, the choice of the mortar mix to be used and the application methods. Updated January 2024. More →

Learning Texts 14 published: Cleaning brickwork →

It is vital for its long term durability that fresh brickwork is not high-pressure jet washed. Updated January 2024. More →

Mortar News Autumn 2023 published →

Issue 35 editions of Mortar News can now be viewed here:

Mortar News - Issue 35 - CEMEX UK - 0.2MB
Mortar News - Issue 35 - Cemfree - 0.2MB
Mortar News - Issue 35 - CPI - 0.2MB

Featured articles

On-site Hot Weather working with Mortar →

With our summer promising very hot temperatures we need to ensure both those working on site and the mortar and associated materials being used are carefully looked after. More →

MPA Mortar data sheets updated →

Providing a range of informative resources on mortar mixes and applications. Two new Data sheets to be released soon covering Repointing Data Sheet 24, Sulfate and Frost Attack Data Sheet 25. Updated January 2024. More →

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