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

Latest news

Barton quarry set to star on screen
Quarry donates stone for new war memorial
Hanson’s Fast Set PostFix® now available in powder mix
18 July 2017

Barton quarry set to star on screen

CBeebies filming at Barton Quarry.
Barton quarry and concrete plant in Staffordshire is to feature in a children’s TV programme showing how concrete is made. A production team visited the site to put together a short film for the second series of Do You Know?, a science and engineering programme for CBeebies which looks at how everyday things work. The programme’s presenter, Maddie Moate, followed the process from quarry to lorry via the on-site concrete batching plant and watched the finished product being delivered to a nearby construction site. The seven-minute programme will be broadcast in the autumn on CBeebies, the BBC...
14 July 2017

Quarry donates stone for new war memorial

Quarry donates stone for war memorial.
A huge stone donated from our Penderyn quarry in South Wales will be used to make a new war memorial in memory of servicemen from the nearby village. The church in the village has closed, making the memorial inside it inaccessible to the public. The new one will mean that the names of those that fell – many of whom worked at the quarry at some point during their short lives – will not be forgotten. “We were only too pleased to help,” said Morgan Evans (pictured), production supervisor Penderyn quarry. “As well as being sourced from our site, the new war memorial will be able to be seen from...
12 July 2017

Hanson’s Fast Set PostFix® now available in powder mix

Hanson’s Fast Set PostFix® now available in powder mix.
Hanson UK has introduced its best-selling Fast Set PostFix in a powder mix, offering customers the choice between an aggregate or powder version of the product. Fast Set PostFix is suitable for all types of wood, metal or concrete posts and is quick and easy to use, just requiring the addition of water and setting in under three minutes. Both products are available in water – and tear resistant packaging, allowing them to be stored outside. Andy Simpson, Hanson Cement’s packed products national commercial director, said: “Research demonstrated that there is almost a 50:50 split between those...

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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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