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

Quarry Life Award competition

The bi-ennial competition, now in its fourth round, is open to university students, academics, researchers, schools and community groups and offers the chance to win up to £30,000 for quarry-based biodiversity research projects.

Visit the Hanson Quarry Life Award site

Latest news

QLA deadline approaches
Hanson and Dorset County Council win 2017 Highways Awards partnership category
QLA showcased by industry association
23 October 2017

QLA deadline approaches

Quarry life award.
The deadline is approaching for entries to the 2018 Quarry Life Award. The bi-ennial competition, now in its fourth round, is open to university students, academics, researchers, schools and community groups and offers the chance to win up to £30,000 for quarry-based biodiversity research projects. Hanson has produced three videos to promote the awards scheme. The first explains what the competition is all about and who can apply. The second and third features first-hand experiences from students and lecturers at Bath Spa University and the University of the West of England who took part in...
23 October 2017

Hanson and Dorset County Council win 2017 Highways Awards partnership category

Andrew Martin, service director for highways at Dorset County Council, is pictured (left) receiving the award with Hanson Contracting’s major projects director Denis Curran (centre) from Martin Webb, group operations director for WJ Group..
Hanson and Dorset County Council have won the partnership category in the 2017 Highways Awards for their long-standing strategic relationship. The Highway Partnership Award is presented to an organisation or highway authority that has driven, or can demonstrate, a collaborative approach designed to increase the benefits for society or its local community, with clear illustrations of the positive outcomes. The judges praised the Dorset/Hanson Strategic Partnership, commenting: “Good performance improvements, clear efficiency targets and excellent to see the partnership charter really working...
23 October 2017

QLA showcased by industry association

QLA showcased by MPA.
The Quarry Life Award competition was showcased as an example of best practice at the Mineral Products Association’s ‘Quarries and Nature 2017’ event held in London on October 19. MPA chief executive Nigel Jackson said the QLA provided an exemplary way for quarries to engage with their communities and to learn from each other. “We were particularly impressed by the way the initiative engages academics, students, schoolchildren and community groups in projects both within and around Hanson’s quarries,” he said. Hanson UK’s senior sustainability manager Martin Crow, who is the UK co-ordinator...


Hanson Careers

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

Hanson Communities

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Avon Barriers Project, South Lancashire.

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