About us

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.

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Safety stand down; putting health and safety first
New footbridge within Middleton Lakes RSPB Nature Reserve
Hanson plans new entrance for Bath stone mine
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 will stop work for two hours to carry out a series of safety-related activities. The initiative is part of our ongoing commitment to health and safety and is 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...
15 May 2015

New footbridge within Middleton Lakes RSPB Nature Reserve

Hanson UK, Staffordshire County Council and the RSPB joined forces on May 14 to officially open a new footbridge across the River Tame south of Tamworth, within the Middleton Lakes RSPB Nature Reserve. The celebration was a major milestone in the restoration of the former Middleton Hall sand and gravel quarry into a wonderful RSPB nature reserve. Local people can now enjoy walks across the valley from Dosthill to Middleton Hall, and beyond, using new public footpaths which have been created either side of the bridge to connect with the existing rights of way network. David Weeks,...
18 April 2015

Hanson plans new entrance for Bath stone mine

Hanson Bath & Portland Stone is planning to create a new entrance to its Hartham Park underground quarry in Corsham, Wiltshire. The new site off the B3109 Bradford Road will include facilities for the storage and maintenance of underground machinery and the storage of stone blocks, as well as new office and welfare accommodation. The mine access will be on a shallow incline and intercept an existing underground roadway. A planning application for the £1 million development has been submitted to Wiltshire Council and a decision is expected in the summer. Hanson’s general manager Rod...