Hanson UK

2016 sustainability report

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 launches new online training for merchants
Hanson UK customer service centre opens in Syston, Leicestershire
Hanson’s budding talent builds new infrastructure at Jamie’s Farm
30 August 2016

Hanson launches new online training for merchants

Hanson UK has launched a free online training portal to help merchants and their staff improve their knowledge of cement and in turn improve the service they offer to their customers. The Hanson Merchant Academy aims to provide an understanding of the company’s core cement product range to ensure merchant teams sell the right product for the job. Andy Simpson, packed products national commercial director, explains: “The new training portal is easy to use and allows merchants to track the performance of their learners. It has been developed to help our customers provide a better, more...
8 August 2016

Hanson UK customer service centre opens in Syston, Leicestershire

Hanson UK’s new national customer service centre at Watermead Business Park, Syston in Leicestershire opens for business today. The first wave of 150 ordering, sales administration and distribution staff has transferred from an ageing building off Ashby Road in Shepshed into One Marlborough Court and the entire 240+ team will come together by the end of the year. Finola Timmins, general manager of the customer service centre, said: “Having the combined group under one roof will help improve the service we offer to our customers and the design of this outstanding building will also contribute...
1 August 2016

Hanson’s budding talent builds new infrastructure at Jamie’s Farm

A team of 11 potential senior leaders from Hanson UK’s career development programme rolled their sleeves up to make a series of improvements at Jamie’s Farm in Rowlestone, Herefordshire. Jamie’s Farm acts as a catalyst for change, enabling disadvantaged young people to thrive academically, socially and emotionally. This is achieved through a unique residential experience at its Wiltshire and Herefordshire bases and a rigorous follow-up programme, combining ‘farming, family and therapy'. The Hanson group selected the charity as part of their learning programme and volunteered to build a new...

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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: A66 tar bound recycling

Hanson Contracting completed a project on the A66 at Little Burdon, near Darlington, in which 10,000 tonnes of tar bound planings were recycled back into the carriageway in a foamix material. Read more