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

Hanson Careers


Visit Hanson Careers website for latest job opportunities as well as information on our graduate and apprenticeship programmes. Find out how to apply and information on benefits available to Hanson employees. Visit the website

Latest news

New concrete provides perfect solution for deep foundations
Quarry Life Award 2018 is launched
Public exhibitions to explain plans for cement plant
19 May 2017

New concrete provides perfect solution for deep foundations

Hanson Tremiecrete®.
Hanson UK has launched an innovative new range of high performance concretes specifically engineered to address the issue of static segregation in piling and embedded retaining wall construction. The Hanson Tremiecrete® range of optimised concrete mixes incorporates a bespoke admixture from partner Sika to address the internal stability of the concrete under pressure during, and after, placement. The new product meets the testing requirements detailed in EFFC/DFI Best Practice Guide to Tremie Concrete for Deep Foundations and the ICE Specification for Piling and Embedded retaining Walls (...
15 May 2017

Quarry Life Award 2018 is launched

Hanson UK has today launched the fourth round of its biennial biodiversity research competition, the Quarry Life Award. The competition is run by Hanson’s parent company HeidelbergCement in 23 countries across the globe. It offers academics and students from universities and further education institutions the chance to win up to £27,000 by finding new ideas for the conservation and promotion of biodiversity in quarries. The fourth edition includes for the first time a category for community projects that educate about biodiversity in quarries or help the quarry to better connect with its...
12 May 2017

Public exhibitions to explain plans for cement plant

Padeswood cement works.
Hanson Cement is planning a £20 million upgrade project at its Padeswood cement works in Flintshire which will guarantee the long-term future of the plant and its 96 employees. At the heart of the project will be the installation of a new vertical roller mill for cement grinding which will improve efficiency, reduce energy consumption, and increase output. Hanson is also planning to invest in new rail loading facilities to allow cement to be delivered by train, reducing lorry movements. A planning application will be submitted to Flintshire County Council in the summer. If approved,...


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

2016 sustainability report

Sustainability report 2016.

2015 was another year of progress for Hanson UK. A growing economy and rising construction output lifted sales volumes across all our business lines and the prospects for 2016 look promising.   View the full report

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Hanson Communities.

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