About us

‘The British Cables Association (BCA) is the trade association for British Manufacturers and Associate Companies manufacturing insulated cables, wires and accessories’


BCA has a professional staff and is always available to provide the latest information about the industry.


The Mission of the BCA is to represent its members on relevant major policy issues, to promote the interests of UK cables and associated businesses throughout Europe and the world-wide markets, and, where appropriate, to provide services with the objective of contributing to the commercial success of the UK cable systems industry.


BCA has a federal structure, with product sectors serving the interests of those manufacturers with particular product ranges. There are currently four such Sectors:

  1. Energy Cables
  2. Supertension Cables
  3. Communications Cables
  4. Power Accessories

In addition there is agroup providing a forum for discussion of environmental matters.


The BCA contributes to the development of British, European and International Standards and helps publish codes of practice and guides to safe manufacturing and usage.