Hanson UK is a leading supplier of heavy building materials to the construction industry. We produce aggregates (crushed rock, sand and gravel), ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, cement and cement related materials.
Our basic raw materials are used to make added value products:
Our principal markets are the major conurbations in England and Wales and the central belt of Scotland. We have no production operations in Northern Ireland. We employ around 3,500 people in jobs ranging from specialist and professional managers through to production operatives.
We operate a fleet of more than 1,200 vehicles to deliver our products, including 850 tippers and mixers operated by independent owner-drivers under a franchise agreement. We also have a fleet of four locomotives and 140 wagons operated by our joint venture rail freight business Mendip Rail. Our diverse customer base includes public sector works, major infrastructure projects, local building and civil engineering contracts and DIY projects.
Hanson Contracting has extensive experience of highways construction works, operating throughout the UK, specialising in:
The company holds nationally recognised accreditations as detailed below and puts the health and welfare of our employees as its number one priority, this is testament to the safe systems of work we have in place and is supported by receiving a RoSPA Order of Distinction (Gold) award for 23 consecutive years.
We ensure that we remain at the forefront of modern surfacing technology, working in partnership with our clients and customers to provide sustainable solutions using BS11000 Collaborative Working principles
We own and operate our own fleet of paving machines and ancillary plant, ensuring the highest standards in welfare and safety for our workforce, the public, our clients/customers and supply chain.
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