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Thinking Green at Concrete4U & Lightwater Quarries

Is seems green energy and sustainability are the construction buzz words, people look for green credentials more and more. Councils ask in tenders for the best environmentally friendly package, carbon emissions are constantly challenged to be reduced and BRE are showing off the sustainable housing solutions of the future at Innovation Park in Watford. At

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Concrete4U adds to its fleet of Volumetric Wagons

  Concrete4U has invested in an additional wagon to support its fleet of existing volumetric wagons. As the only quality accredited mix-on-site concrete producer in Yorkshire we are very excited to add to the fleet the additional vehicle to help supply our customer base and continue to offer the exceptional level of service they expect.

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Government decision awaits £210m industry in 2016

Competition concerns Last year an independent report by Regeneris Consulting found that the volumetric industry is worth £210m per year to the UK economy, accounting for an estimated 3,150 jobs. There are fears that a move away from design weight could severely restrict the operating capabilities of Mobile Batching Plants, giving large multinational readymix companies

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Lightwater Holdings Solar Power Project

As part of the sustainable development at Lightwater Holdings the group has invested in solar energy. It is of paramount importance to the family that owns the Lightwater Group that we as a business ensure sustainable development and the preservation of the natural environment in every possible way. Plans for the future development of the

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Limestone Grassland at Potgate Quarry Restoration

The evolution of Potgate and Gebdykes quarries has transformed intensive farmland into a rich bio-diverse environment, providing a perfect home for a range of birds, animals, amphibians and plants which would have otherwise not been here. We regularly see sand martins, great crested newts, badgers and birds of prey in the quarries and we do

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Veteran Trees

Veteran trees are often forgotten parts of our cultural heritage and many, nationally, are not recorded or actively managed. Here at Lightwater Quarries and Concrete4U we have planted over 250,000 trees and we monitor very carefully our existing veteran trees while at the same time actively working towards the preservation of future veteran trees. The

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We liked this article so wanted to share it! How To Build A Sustainable House

Sustainability is a huge part of any development especially now with the BREEAM guide to sustainable homes. At Lightwater Quarries and Concrete4U we try to ensure we do everything we can in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way. We have planted over 250,000 trees and have our own solar farm which we plan to grow

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English Heritage – Strategic Stone Study

Gebdykes Quarry near Masham, North Yorkshire is listed on the EHSSS as a suitable source of ‘Lower Magnesium Limestone’ which could be used to restore several of the local areas historic buildings and towns including the Church of St Nicholas in West Tanfield, Markington Hall and the village of Markington, Masham Village and Howe Hill

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Batched on Site Association Announces New Industry Charter

The Volumetric Industry demonstrates its commitment to a safe and responsible future with the publication of its first industry charter  The BSA was established in 2007 with the objective of representing the interests of operators of Mobile Batching Plants. These vehicles deliver on-site materials quickly, and flexibly, often to sites with limited access where other

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Local Business Celebrates 10 Years

North Stainley based Concrete company Concrete4U celebrated its 10th anniversary on the 15th October. Set up in 2004 as part of Lightwater Quarries to supply concrete to the local North Yorkshire market, the business has grown to include three mix on site concrete wagons (volumetric) and one mini-mix concrete drum.   Providing a friendly local

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Concrete4U
Potgate Quarry,
Water Lane,
North Stainley,
Ripon,
North Yorkshire,
HG4 3JN

T: 01765 635536
Monday - Thursday: 7:30am - 6:00pm
Friday: 7:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 7:30am - 11:30am