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Hanson UK participates at Café Concrete
Hanson UK fleet claims FORS gold
Hanson reopens its doors in Croydon
12 May 2016

Hanson UK participates at Café Concrete

Hanson UK was one of the exhibitors at Café Concrete, is a pop-up event from The Concrete Centre that took place in May.  The event provided inspiration and information on the design and construction of visual concrete and showcased visual concrete samples, finishes and products. Best practice guidance on the specification of visual cast in-situ and precast concrete was also provided. Jasen Gauld from Hanson UK was one of the technical experts who spoke during a full day of seminars and his topic, Colourcrete, dealt with Hanson's range of coloured concrete. There were also presentations from...
10 May 2016

Hanson UK fleet claims FORS gold

Our entire fleet of company-owned vehicles has achieved the highest standard in the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS). The FORS gold award, previously held only by our cement division, is a voluntary certification aimed at ensuring operators work lawfully and to best practice. Hanson UK’s 352 vehicles and 11 operating centres performed to the highest standard in the assessment, which covers management, vehicles, drivers and operations. The gold award is in line with Hanson’s 2020 sustainability targets and follows significant investment in our fleet over the last few years. “The FORS...
9 May 2016

Hanson reopens its doors in Croydon

Hanson Concrete has re-opened its Croydon plant to cope with increasing demand. It will serve Croydon, Mitcham, Sydenham, Purley, Beckenham and Caterham and will also supply specialist concrete products to the London market. Sustainability is one of the highest priorities at the plant: aggregates are supplied from the nearest source (Greenwich) and are recycled via plant facilities, while cement is delivered to the plant from St Pancras, reducing vehicle movements due to the close proximity. Mark Knapman, Hanson Concrete regional general manager, said: “We are delighted to be able to extend...


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2015 sustainability report

2014 was the best year for our business since the start of the financial crisis in 2008 as construction activity continued to increase and demand for our products rose. We expected an improvement in our markets, but the outcome was exceptional and confirmed that the dark days of the recession are now firmly behind us.  View the full report

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: Ortus learning and events centre, Denmark Hill, Southwark

Regen supplied by Hanson is one of the main building materials used to create an award-winning sustainable building in Southwark, London. Read more