Hanson UK

Our commitment to sustainability

Our aim is to be a leading sustainable business, trusted and respected by our stakeholders for the ethics we adopt and the products we supply. Our approach is built around five themes which underpin our sustainability policy and performance indicators. Learn more


We are continuously exploring the role that we can play in creating BIM (Building Information Modeling) relevant solutions, through the delivery of BIM compatible information for our products, services and solutions. For more information or to work with us please contact the Hanson Sustainability team.

Latest news

Innovative roundabout claims CIHT honours
Hanson lays foundations for high profile i360
Safety stand-down; putting health and safety first
19 June 2015

Innovative roundabout claims CIHT honours

An innovative turbo-style roundabout constructed by Hanson Contracting has been presented with a top honour at the 2015 CIHT (Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation) awards. The scheme in Bedford is the first of its kind in England and improves capacity and safety for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. It received a High Commended award in the innovation category of the annual scheme, which promoted professionalism and best practice in the highways and transportation industry to a wider audience. Union Street roundabout, on the A6, had the highest level of serious cyclist...
17 June 2015

Hanson lays foundations for high profile i360

Hanson supplied 570m3 of concrete on Saturday May 30th to help form the base of Brighton’s i360, which is set to be England’s tallest observation tower outside of London. The pour took a little under 12 hours to complete. More than one hundred deliveries were made from the company’s Shoreham and Burgess Hill concrete plants in Sussex. Trucks arrived at regular intervals from 06.00am to avoid congestion and minimise disruption. Construction on the seafront site started last summer and the i360, designed by the team behind the London Eye, will stand 162 metres tall and house an observation pod...
20 May 2015

Safety stand-down; putting health and safety first

On Tuesday May 26 all of Hanson UK’s operational sites, customer service centres and offices stopped work for two hours to carry out a series of safety-related activities. The initiative was part of our ongoing commitment to health and safety and was designed to get everyone thinking about their own safety and the safety of colleagues, contractors and visitors. Hanson’s target is zero harm and we have established a comprehensive range of procedures – including safety conversations, near hit reporting, one-to-one safety discussions, site audits and Safety, Health and Environment meetings – to...

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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Featured project: London Gateway

An artist's impression of the completed port.

The asphalt chosen for this project needed to have the ability to spread the load from the slow moving heavy traffic at higher temperatures to prevent wheel track deformation. Read more