Hanson UK

About Hanson UK

We produce aggregates (crushed rock, sand and gravel), ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, cement and cement related materials. We are part of the HeidelbergCement Group, which has leading global positions in aggregates, cement and concrete.

Hanson UK is split into four business lines – aggregates, concrete, asphalt and contracting and cement – which together operate around 300 manufacturing sites and employ over 3,000 people. Read more

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Hanson supplies concrete for Midland Metro Alliance project
Safety stand-down, Monday October 16
Hanson donates concrete for Prince's Trust project
16 October 2017

Hanson supplies concrete for Midland Metro Alliance project

Midland Metro Alliance project.
Hanson UK is supplying concrete for part of the Midland Metro Alliance (MMA) tram extension projects, one of the biggest construction projects outside London. The venture comprises of six separate projects and Hanson is providing 45,000m3 of its specialist concrete for the track beds on one of these. This contract with Colas Rail, one of the nine organisations which make up the MMA, is already underway and is part of the renewal of the existing line in Wolverhampton. The £1.35 billion tram project will take place over ten years and improve transport links in the West Midlands and aid...
12 October 2017

Safety stand-down, Monday October 16

Safety stand down.
All our operational sites will stop work for an hour on Monday October 16, between 7am and 8am, to carry out a series of health, safety and wellbeing related activities. The aim of the stand-down is to get everyone thinking about their own safety and the safety of colleagues, drivers, contractors and visitors as we work towards our target of zero harm. CEO Daniel Cooper said: “The key message we will be reiterating to our team is that they should always challenge unsafe behaviour and stop a job if they think it is unsafe.” Customers have been advised of the safety stand-down...
5 October 2017

Hanson donates concrete for Prince's Trust project

Hanson donates concrete for Prince's Trust project.
A ten-strong Prince’s Trust team have built a path and ambulance parking area at a Shrewsbury care home with help from Hanson UK. Concrete worth around £600 was donated to the community project, which is part of a 12-week programme designed to build their teamwork, communication and employability skills. The group, which has also raised £200 to help fund their materials, completed work on the 12-metre path and 20-square-metre access area at the Hartlands home this summer.

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Featured project: Avon Barriers

Avon Barriers Project, South Lancashire.

200 two-tonne interlocking blocks have been used to great effect to create new fish ladders for the Rivers and Fisheries Trust of Scotland, which have resulted in around 200 kilometres of river being opened up to spawning fish. Read more

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