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 3,500 people.

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Senior appointments to boost cement customer drive
Hanson extends Hinkley involvement with new contract wins
Tufflex HD being used for B4587 resurfacing
29 August 2017

Senior appointments to boost cement customer drive

Hanson Cement appointments.
Hanson Cement has made two senior appointments within its bulk division as part of the company’s drive to improve customer service. Phil Matthew has joined as field sales manager and John Doolan has been promoted to key account manager. Phil and John will work together to strengthen new and existing customer relationships, reporting to Mark Hickingbottom, national commercial director – bulk products. Phil was previously at AB InBev, where he held account and sales management roles. He will manage a team of six district sales managers and carry out internal training sessions in order to...
23 August 2017

Hanson extends Hinkley involvement with new contract wins

Hanson on site at the Hinkley Point C project.
Hanson UK has extended its involvement with EDF Energy’s Hinkley Point C project, securing a roads construction contract for the Kier Bam Joint Venture through its contracting division. The contract includes supplying 40,000 tonnes of cement bound granular material (CBGM) and 100,000 tonnes of asphalt over the next two years. The materials will be used to build access roads on site. Hanson Contracting has also secured contracts with Laing O’Rourke, to support new accommodation campuses which are being built to house up to 1,500 construction workers. In addition, the company is supplying the...
9 August 2017

Tufflex HD being used for B4587 resurfacing

Tufflex HD being used for B4587 resurfacing.
Specialist asphalt Tufflex HD is being used to resurface the B4587 Akers Way in Swindon. The flexible and durable material has been specified by Swindon Borough Council for the three-kilometre project to cover the existing concrete surface. Deliveries are being made by non-tipping ‘moving floor’ vehicles, which can carry 40 per cent more than conventional tipper trucks, to minimise road movements.