Topbond has been quality assured since 1996, initially to ISO9002 then to  ISO 9001:2000 in 2003.  In 2009 the transition to ISO 9001:2008 was successfully achieved and in 2013 they also obtained accreditation to ISO 14001 for environment and OHSAS 18001 for health & safety.

HTS, the survey and testing division of the Topbond Group, are also UKAS accredited to ISO 17025:2005 for the following testing services – carbonation depth; half cell potential of steel reinforcement, location of reinforcement, rebar continuity, resistivity and concrete sampling.

Topbond are a UKAS accredited laboratory (No. 1547) for the following tests - pdfDownload our current schedule of accredited tests from UKAS

We have been Constructionline accredited since the inception of the scheme back in the late 1990s - details of our categories and notation levels with Constructionline are available on request.

 In addition to OHSAS 18001, our Health and Safety procedures are accredited under CHAS (Contractors Health and Safety Scheme) and the SSIP Worksafe Contractor Scheme.

Topbond are also participating in the South East Business Carbon Hub Steps to Environmental Management (STEM) scheme where we have attained Silver level.

We are also approved for a range of activities for railway works under the  Link Up  and  Proof  audit schemes.

Topbond is an Equal Opportunities Employer, committed to promoting equality and diversity among our workforce and our supply chain.  We strive to eliminate unlawful discrimination towards applicants, employees, our business partners and members of the public.   Details of our Equal Opportunities Policy are available on request.

A skilled and safe workforce is also of the utmost importance to us.  Training is at the heart of our management ethos and training needs are constantly monitored in accordance with our CITB Training Plan.  Site staff are required to undergo the CSCS Health and Safety test and to carry appropriate CSCS cards.  Our commitment to this scheme has resulted in the award of a CSCS Platinum Certificate of Commitment , only afforded to those companies who can demonstrate that 90%+ of all site staff carry CSCS cards.

We are approved by numerous local authorities and other bodies, including the Highways Agency, Environment Agency and English Heritage.  As technology moves towards electronic tendering we have completed the registration process with the major supply portals.


Topbond are members of the following trade associations:

 
We have been particularly active with the Concrete Bridge Development Group and one of our projects – Queens Park Bridge in Rochdale was the subject of a CBDG paper - CBDG Technical Paper No.11 , 2005).

Topbond are approved installers of the following products – Platipus Anchors, Cintec Anchors, Chance Piling, Margel, Helifix and Wijma timber bridges and lock gates.
 
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