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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Flying squad's peak feat
Dynamic system is an energy saver
Do you have the ambition to be a future leader?
4 May 2016

Flying squad's peak feat

Donated stone airlifted by helicopter has been used to repair two stretches of the Three Peaks pathway in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.  The park authority’s Steve Hastie was delighted with the 99 tonnes of 20-millimetre stone from Ingleton quarry. “It’s a brilliant donation and really helps our funding go further,” said Steve, area ranger and project manager. It was used in March along 550 metres of the route on Whernside – one of the Three Peaks – eroded by the weather and frequent use by walkers, cyclists and horse riders. “It took a helicopter 110 trips to carry the stone in a small...
18 April 2016

Dynamic system is an energy saver

A power balancing system called Dynamic Demand is being installed at 29 operational sites in a phased rollout. It allows items such as heated bitumen tanks and pumps used to dewater quarries to intelligently shift demand for energy, reducing consumption at peak times and increasing it at quieter periods. This flexibility helps the National Grid manage the system and supports the integration of variable power sources such as wind and solar. Hanson is paid for providing the service and the technology has no impact on performance. In addition, Dynamic Demand provides sub-second metering data,...
14 April 2016

Do you have the ambition to be a future leader?

 Hanson has launched a new graduate trainee manager programme to attract, develop and retain its future leaders. The two-year structured programme will give graduates exposure to all aspects of the business and provide them with the experience, skills and knowledge to make a real difference. Successful candidates will be enthusiastic for personal and professional development, have excellent communication skills and able to work as part of – and lead – day-to-day activities and deadline-driven project work. Find out more about the graduate programme and apply.