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Membership of The Mineral Products Association

Our sister company Lightwater Quarries Ltd is delighted to announce our membership of The Mineral Products Association (MPA). Ensuring we offer high quality products sourced in an environmentally conscious and sustainable way is a core philosophy for our businesses and by operating responsibly in a challenging and diverse marketplace, we have been able to offer

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garden office

Growth of The Garden Office

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live and work with many companies having to put stringent measures in place for the protection of their customers and workforce. One of these measures included asking all employees, where it was reasonably practical, to work from home. In April 2020, 46.6% of people in employment did

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concrete for a shed base

How do I prepare and lay a concrete slab for a garden shed?

This guide will teach you step by step how to prepare and lay slabs of concrete for a garden shed. Your base has to be stable and level. It’s not worth cutting corners. Before you start marking out the base, you need to equip yourself with a ball of string, wooden pegs, a hammer or

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We have been keeping our customers busy right through the night…

We kept our customers working right through the night when we delivered out of hours concrete to the A1 Leeming to Barton motorway improvement scheme (A1L2B) several nights a week for over a year. We undertook more and more night shifts as the project reached its end and are delighted to have seen such a

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Lightwater Farms

In September 2016, the Lightwater Group reacquired control of the farm after the retirement of a long serving share farmer. Due to the uncertain future of Brexit and world markets, a fresh way of thinking was required. Sustainable agriculture is now the driving force behind the farm’s future policies and plans. We now follow the

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The first Volvo L260H loading shovel to be sold in Great Britain has been delivered to Lightwater Quarries Ltd, North Stainley, near Ripon.

The first recently introduced Volvo L260H loading shovel to be sold in Great Britain has been delivered to Lightwater Quarries Ltd, North Stainley, near Ripon. As the Ripon-based aggregates business increases its production to around 600,000 tonnes of stone per annum, Lightwater Quarries identified the need to go larger with its prime mover. Replacing an

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Leeming Bar to Barton Motorway Improvement Scheme (Nightwork)

We kept our customers working right through the night when we delivered out of hours concrete to the A1 Leeming to Barton motorway improvement scheme (A1L2B) several nights a week for over a year. We undertook more and more night shifts as the project reached its end and are delighted to have seen such a

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Concrete Skate Park

We have supplied all variety of concrete jobs in our time and now we can add suppling concrete for a skate park to the list. We had to wait on site so the concrete could be placed carefully and at a variety of different slumps in order to form the required gradient for the ramps.

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Thinking Green at Concrete4U & Lightwater Quarries

It seems that green energy and sustainability are the construction buzz words, as people look increasingly for outstanding and proactive environmental policies. At Lightwater Quarries and Concrete4U we take sustainability very seriously. The preservation of the local environment has always been important to us and our philosophies are deeply ingrained into the ethos of the

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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 this vehicle to our fleet to maintain supply our to customer base and continue to offer the exceptional level of service they expect. The

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Mix on Site Concrete

Concrete4U

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

T: 01765 635536
Monday – Thursday: 7:30am – 05:30pm
Friday: 7:30am – 04:30pm
Saturday: 7:30am – 11:30am

Harrogate Office

Claro Court Business Centre,
Claro Road,
Harrogate,
North Yorkshire
HG1 4BA

T: 01423 210532