Hanson UK is split into five business lines – aggregates, concrete, asphalt and contracting, cement and supply chain – which together operate over 300 manufacturing and distribution sites.
Hanson Aggregates produces crushed rock, sand and gravel from a network of over 80 quarries, depots and wharves. The division includes Hanson Aggregates Marine, Europe's largest producer of marine-dredged sand and gravel which operates seven trailing suction hopper dredgers delivering to wharves in the UK, the Netherlands, Belgium and France, and Hanson Bath Stone, a leading supplier of natural stone masonry.
Hanson Cement is a leading manufacturer of Portland cement, both in bulk and in bags, and produces Regen (ground granulated blast furnace slag) – a cement replacement in ready-mixed and precast concrete. The division includes our packed products business which produces a range of bagged cement, cementitious and aggregate products.
Hanson Concrete is the UK’s largest supplier of ready-mixed concrete from a network of over 170 static and site-based mobile production plants.
Hanson Asphalt and Contracting
Hanson Asphalt and Contracting brings together management of our asphalt production sites and a national road surfacing and infrastructure contracting business.
Our supply chain function oversees the movement of around a million tonnes of materials every week by road, rail and sea.
Our head office is at Maidenhead and houses corporate finance, insurance, legal, marketing, sustainability, procurement and the senior management team. We also have a shared service centre at Chipping Sodbury near Bristol, which employs over 150 people. This includes supplier and customer accounts, credit control, payroll, management accounts, IT and HR services.
Shared Service Centre
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