The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 75 (1997) > Issues > Issue 23/24 > Are Old High Aluminia Cement Concrete (HACC) Roof Structures Still a Problem?
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Are Old High Aluminia Cement Concrete (HACC) Roof Structures Still a Problem?

It is now 24 years since the collapse of the High Alumina Cement Concrete (HACC) Assembly Hall roof at Camden School for Girls. This failure and the Stepney School roof beam failure in 1974 heralded the beginning of the end for HACC in the British Isles, and eventually lead to HACC being deleted from the reinforced concrete Code of Practice CP 110. R.N. Hill