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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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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 our commitment to sustainable development at Lightwater Holdings, the group has invested in solar energy. It is of paramount importance to the family who own 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

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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 not otherwise have 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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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