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

Hanson 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

Latest news

Upgrade proposals for Victoria Deep Water Terminal
Training programme for school-leavers
New concrete provides more power in the cable
15 March 2017

Upgrade proposals for Victoria Deep Water Terminal

Victorial Deep Water Terminal Artist impression.
Construction materials supplier Hanson is planning to invest £12 million at its Victoria Deep Water Terminal on the Thames at Greenwich to upgrade and improve the site. A planning application has been submitted to the Royal Borough of Greenwich along with a full environmental impact assessment. The Victoria Deep Water Terminal on the north-west side of the Greenwich peninsular off Tunnel Avenue is an important strategic site which is safeguarded as an industrial wharf in the London plan and the Greenwich local plan. Hanson is proposing to replace two existing concrete batching plants with...
10 March 2017

Training programme for school-leavers

LEAD apprentice, Fiona Bradshaw.
Heavy building materials company Hanson UK is seeking 11 go-getting school leavers to join its industry-leading apprenticeship scheme. The firm’s Leadership, Education and Development (LEAD) programme offers the first steps towards a rewarding and varied career in the minerals sector, as well as the chance to secure valuable industry qualifications.  To apply for the three year programme, which combines practical hands on experience with a  distance-learning Foundation degree in Minerals Extractive Technology from the University of Derby, would-be apprentices need a minimum of two A levels,...
7 March 2017

New concrete provides more power in the cable

Powercrete® and CableCem®.
Hanson UK has launched a new high-performance concrete ideal for use by the power sector. Powercrete®, developed by Hanson’s parent company HeidelbergCement in Europe, is a heat conducting concrete. It helps to dissipate the heat generated by high-voltage and ultra high-voltage electrical cables with the same ease of placement as normal concrete. The product’s high thermal conductivity means it can be used as a bedding and infill material for underground high-voltage and ultra high-voltage cabling, helping to minimise transmission loss. Powercrete® is the only product of its type available in...


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

2016 sustainability report

Sustainability report 2016.

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 Communities.

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