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. We operate a national contracting division that has extensive experience of highways construction works.
Our basic raw materials are used to make added value products:
- Crushed rock and sand is mixed with bitumen to make asphalt for road surfacing
- Sand, gravel and limestone is mixed with cement to make ready-mixed concrete
- Aggregates and cement are put into handy sized bags for selling through builders' merchants and DIY stores
Our principle markets are in England, Wales and Scotland. We employ around 3,500 people.
We are part of the HeidelbergCement Group, one of the largest building materials manufacturers in the world, the global market leader in aggregates which also has leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. The group employs around 45,000 people at 2,300 locations in 40 countries.
Our UK headquarters is in Maidenhead.