Hanson is the world's leading producer of construction aggregates (crushed rock, sand and gravel) from the land and sea. In the UK, we operate 47 quarries and run the largest fleet of marine aggregate dredgers in Europe.
We supply aggregates for a variety of construction uses including ready-mixed concrete production, pre-cast concrete, brick and block manufacture and asphalt production. We also produce specialist sands for glass making, horticulture, agriculture and leisure.
We are also able to offer an extensive range of specialist aggregate products, including: industrial sands, agricultural lime, SUDS (Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems) aggregates, and sea defence aggregates.
We also sell sand and gravel to other precast and ready-mixed concrete manufacturers and to the general market.
Hanson is the UK’s largest supplier of bulk construction aggregates. We supply aggregates for a range of core applications, from fill materials to aggregates that can be used in concrete, precast concrete, asphalt and for surface dressing.
Hanson also offers an extensive range of specialist products including high PSV (Polished Stone Value) aggregates for road surfacing, rock armour for sea defence work and flood prevention, and powdered limestones for agricultural and industrial use.
Hanson can supply, through a network of builders’ merchants, a range of bagged and landscaping aggregates suitable for builders and homeowners. Our products include bagged decorative and construction aggregates as well as bagged sands.