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New RIBA Approved CPD

Hanson Plywood is proud to form part of the Approved RIBA CPD Providers Network offering a unique and informative CPD entitled:

‘Plywood: A Definitive Guide to Specification’

This CPD forms part of the RIBA Core Curriculum programme and offers architects, specifiers and designers the opportunity to gain more in-depth knowledge relating to the manufacture and selection of plywood as a construction product in line with European Standards leading to more informed specification.

The seminar focuses on:

  • The key features and origination of plywood within a global context.
  • The legal and environmental framework that impacts on plywood specification.
  • The key aspects and variability of the plywood manufacturing process.
  • The origination of Marine Plywood and the disconnect with current European Plywood Standards.
  • The European Technical Standards that underpin robust plywood specification.
  • The key features of the different birch plywood face grades available.
  • Reaction to Fire European Standards applicable to plywood.


  • This lunchtime seminar will last 50-60 minutes which includes time for Q&A’s.
  • Double CPD points are awarded to attendees.
  • Certificates of Attendance are issued upon completion of the seminar.

To book a CPD please call 01422 330444 and talk to our Product Specification Advisor. Alternatively,  you can book through the RIBA CPD website by clicking here.

What our clients are saying

I was a 'marine ply' specifier! I am now reformed.
Lots of info & really useful rather than just a sales pitch. Answered all questions
I'll be giving much more thought to what I am specifying instead of just generic plywood