Membership Categories

Full association membership

Is open to all manufacturers directly involved in the electric cable making industry within the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Associate membership

Is available to other manufacturers who are not directly involved with the manufacture of electric cable making but who are closely associated with the industry.

Membership benefits

  • to be directly involved in determining policy
  • to have access to early information
  • to exert influence


All members are represented on Council, this is the principal body of the Association. It addresses issues affecting the whole industry, and the operation of the Association. At Council level members have the opportunity to resolve major all-industry issues that are brought to their attention, and thus determine Association policy. Through the Association, the industry is far more effective in influencing the decision-makers by developing a single, powerful voice.

Representation on sectoral committees allows specific issues, affecting only a part or parts of the industry, to be handled in a similar way. At this level there is also specific technical representation.

With members having representation at all levels also ensures that all are kept informed, by electronic means, of a range of key developments potentially affecting the industry.

At all committee levels, the British Cables Association deals only with issues that are agreed as being of concern to the whole, or a substantial part, of the industry, and it applies this to its operations at both national and European Levels.