Tunnelling

Through our parent company HeidelbergCement, we have over 30 years’ experience in developing concrete mixes for tunnelling projects worldwide. In the UK specifically, we have developed technical and product capability that has been proven across numerous projects, including London’s Crossrail.

Our Ketton plant manufactures a unique and stable cement that is used in sprayed concrete tunnel linings. Together with our aggregates and specific admixtures, it produces a final mix that delivers:

  • Reduced bounce-back

  • Minimal waste

  • Time saving

  • Rapid and successful adhesion

  • Consistent high quality

Our  sprayed concrete can also allow for  proportions of micro silica, polypropylene or steel fibres as required by the specification.

Our expertise includes an understanding of in situ testing and performance that helps us to ensure that our mix designs are compliant.

Why work with us?

  • Wealth of experience in delivering projects in the tunnelling sector

  • Full assistance throughout the tendering process

  • A bespoke solution can be created to meet your needs

  • The highest commitment to health, safety, environment and quality

  • The UK’s leading provider of concrete, cement, aggregates and asphalt

View Hanson Tunnelling projects

Featured project: Channel Tunnel Rail Link

Channel Tunnel Rail Link.

GGBS has been used in the construction of the Channel Tunnel rail link to guarantee the durability of the concrete.