21  Soil and aggregate recycling

Inert material makes up the bulk of construction and demolition waste.  Segregation of all recoverable materials will help maximise efficient use of these bulk materials.  Reducing contamination and improving quality will enable the high grade application of inert waste materials.

The Building Research Establishment is working with demolition contractors, recycling sites, ready-mix concrete sites and local authorities to develop quality control and markets for recycled aggregates in high grade applications such as ready mix concrete.

The entries in this section will help potential users of recycled aggregates to identify sources of material.  For further details on sources, the Aggregates Advisory Service provide listings of fixed recycling sites throughout the UK.  For information on recently available material, the Department of the Environment has sponsored BRE to set up a Materials Exchange on the internet which will help with this.  Please bear in mind the need to ensure the quality and fitness for purpose of these materials.

Note also that mobile machinery for the production of recycling aggregates can be noisy, dusty and dangerous; its use is controlled by the Environmental Health Departments (EHDs) of local councils.  Local EHDs should be informed in good time of plans to use such machines and double check on what is being supplied and where it is to be used.


Fly-tipping is illegal, unsociable and unnecessary - don't even think about it.

There is a charge for every load of waste you take to landfill
BUT the organisations below may want to use your waste, 
or they could direct you to someone who does.

If you know someone who may be fly-tipping, PLEASE put them in touch 
with someone listed in
who can help them.


Alphabetical list of organisations

A1 Demolition Ltd
Tel  01376 515615  Fax 01376 515616  
Email admin@a1demolition.co.uk  Website www.A1demolition.co.uk  
Eastways, WITHAM, Essex CM8 3YU
Contact  Charlie Smith, Manager

Demolition and dismantling contractor.  Supplier of hardcore, crushed concrete, soil and reclaimed aggregate.  Licensed asbestos removal.  Has for over 30 years dismantled and demolished thousands of structures, including high rise buildings, factory complexes, bridges, reinforced concrete, chimneys, and housing.  Recycling: hardcore and concrete can be crushed on or off site and graded to varied specifications and uses.  Onsite concrete crushers of suitable size and type with appropriate equipment available.  Recycling provides cost effective usable material, minimises numbers of heavy vehicles removing and importing materials on and off site, and preserves raw materials.  24 hour emergency call out service 365 days a year to deal with dangerous structures caused for example by fire or vehicle collision.  On-site trailer-mounted Welfare Unit designed for the often short duration of demolition projects, to comply with welfare requirements.  Member of National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NFDC); and all employees are registered with Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).   (Updated Feb 2005)

AggRegain Service

Tel helpline  0808 100 2040   Fax  01295 819911
Email  helpline@wrap.org.uk   Website  www.aggregain.org.uk
WRAP, The Old Academy, 21 Horse Fair, BANBURY, Oxon OX16 0AH
Contact  Vicki Meredith, Aggregates Administrator vicki.meredith@wrap.org.uk 

Free 'one-stop' information source to assist specification, purchase, supply and use of recycled and secondary aggregates.  Practical information from many sources.  Aims to reduce demand in England for primary materials by encouraging use of aggregates from recycled and secondary resources.  Established by WRAP (see 20 Construction and demolition wastes, 300 Recycled content products or 200 Support services) to supersede Aggregates Information Service and Aggregates Advisory Service (see www.aggregain.org.uk).  Website's quick links on recycled and secondary aggregates provides: detailed case studies of various construction projects, including housing developments, commercial buildings and infrastructure; specifier helping buyers choose the right aggregate, with technical notes and purchase orders; directory of over 250 suppliers at 350 English locations.  Funded through Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (see below).(Updated August 2004)

Aggregates Advisory Service (AAS)
and Aggregates Information Service (AIS) - both superseded by AggRegain Service see above

Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund
Website www.english-heritage.org.uk/admisremote/ALSFOnline/HOME.ASP 
Tel 0870 333 1181  Fax 01793 414926  Email customers@english-heritage.org.uk 
English Heritage, PO Box 569, SWINDON SN2 2YP

ALSF Projects OnLine provides access to details of all projects funded by English Heritage through its Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (ALSF) scheme. The reports allow you to search for information by individual project, geographical location, site type, period, research theme or year of funding.  Each report will generate a list of projects, from which you can access further details of each one.  These in turn provide access to more detailed project summaries and external websites where they exist.  This same information is also available for projects funded by English Heritage through the Archaeology Commissions programme.  See also AggRegain Service above.  (Updated August 2004)

Alan Hadley Ltd  
Tel 01635 587300  Freephone 0800 521 099  Fax 01635 876535  
Website www.hadleys.co.uk  www.muckaway.biz  Email sales@hadleys.co.uk
Fenton House, Unit 19 Colthrop Business Park, Colthrop Lane, THATCHAM, Berks RG19 4NB
Contact  Chris Sutton (Sales Manager)

Reprocessor of aggregate, hardcore, crushed concrete, broken tarmac, brick, reclaimed graded topsoil, planings, selected granular fill material.  Policy is to recycle materials whenever possible and offer preferential disposal rates over landfill.  Fine and washed sands used for topdressings, equestrian purposes and golf courses.  Skip and lorry hire. 15 min from M4 junction 12.   (Updated Aug 2005)

Allgo Construction Services

Tel 01442 254035  Email allgoconst@btinternet.com  Website www.allgograbhire.co.uk 
3 Leyton Road, EDLESBOROUGH, nr Dunstable, Beds LU6 2EH

Waste disposal contractor, including recycled and composted green waste.  Aggregate, topsoil, crushed concrete, sand and compost supplier.  Sorts waste into different piles before disposal, to recycle as much as possible.  Soil and inert waste rubbish clearance.  Uses grab lorries, and offers them for hire with drivers.  Mini-digger, dump truck, and contract hire available.  10-20 ton loads. (Updated August 2004)

Tel 01923
664200 / 664000  Fax 01923 664786
Website www.bre.co.uk  www.breweb.org.uk  
Email construction@bre.co.uk  enquiries@bre.co.uk 
BRE, Garston, WATFORD, Herts WD25 9XX
BRE Centre for Waste and Recycling, Garston, WATFORD, Herts WD2 7JR
Contact  Gilli Hobbs

BRE has expertise in areas such as use of recycled aggregate, and initiates various projects including developing quality control standards for recycled aggregate.  (BRE construction includes concept and design, construction, timber, concrete, heritage buildings, in-service, end of life, and recycling.)  Projects include: aiming to show that recycled and secondary aggregates can perform as well as, and sometimes better than, primary aggregates in construction; Partners in Innovation Project investigating potential for greater use of the many and varied small volume waste materials; demonstrating use of non-ferrous industry wastes as aggregate in construction -  encouraging use in areas local to manufacturing sites producing them, to reduce need for landfill space and help local manufacturing - including a demonstration asphalt road containing ISF slag as aggregate at Britannia Zinc site, Avonmouth near Bristol; web-based information system to identify best ways to deal with waste materials, taking account of options available at a user's location; and WRAP funded BRE certification and approval scheme - wants recycled construction products to be submitted.  See also BREMAP (below), BREWEB (see 20 Construction and demolition wastes), SmartWaste and SalvoMIE www.salvomie.co.uk/index.html waste materials exchange (both below and in 20 Construction and demolition wastes) - if you have a waste material looking for a market contact Rod Collins on collinsr@bre.co.uk.  SalvoMIE allows the construction industry to buy and sell used, secondhand and unused materials over the internet.  Information and links on Sustainable Construction.  Typing aggregates into BRE's online search will show latest projects under 'News' section (www.bre.co.uk/search.jsp?category=2&q=aggregates ).  BRE's Centre for Waste and Recycling is UK’s leading construction and fire research centre.  Provides advice on all aspects of the management of construction and demolition waste; and research into many waste issues, including use of recycled aggregate, best practice demolition and reducing construction waste.  Publishes report: Deconstruction and re-use of construction materials.  (Updated August 2004)

Tel 01923 664427  Fax 01923 664786
Email  bremap@bre.co.uk   Website  www.bremap.co.uk  www.bremap.co.uk/bremap/search.jsp
Contact  Rachel Harrex; Michelle Sjogren Leong leongm@bre.co.uk (01923 664516)

Geographical information system, which together with SalvoMIE materials information exchange (see below) gives best practical options for UK sites and companies having to deal with waste.  Part of SmartWaste (www.smartwaste.co.uk - see below).  Provides locations of businesses involved in collection, storage, haulage, reuse, reclamation, recycling and disposal of construction and demolition wastes.  Encapsulates many existing databases and much industry literature detailing landfill sites, transfer stations, incinerators, recycling sites, reclamation companies, composting facilities and manufacturer take-back schemes.  Entering postcodes brings up an area map of waste services, available materials and products (updated daily).  Basic and advanced searches can be made.  Currently, around 9,000 companies able to perform some type of service to the industry are registered.  Companies can edit or add details using the online registration form or send an email. Developed by BRE, funded by Biffaward landfill tax credits and Institution of Civil Engineers R&D Enabling Fund.  See also BRE (above), BREWEB, SalvoMIE and SmartWaste (below).  (Updated August 2004)

Tel 01923 664454  Fax 01923 664398
Website  www.breweb.org.uk   Email  breweb@bre.co.uk
Contact  Rachel Charleston

BRE's Waste & Environmental Body facilitates ongoing environmental improvement in waste and construction industries through landfill tax sponsorship and/or collaborative partnerships in (high-profile) demonstration and research projects.  Currently projects seeking sponsorship include: furniture resource centre building materials re-use project; high grade aggregate from oil well drilling cuttings; removing barriers to the use of by-products from steel manufacturing in construction. See also BRE, BREMAP (both above), SalvoMIE and SmartWaste (both below).  (Updated August 2004)

Bardon Aggregates

Tel 01895 442852  Fax 01895 421464  (Head office 01530 510066 Leicester) 
Websites  www.bardon-aggregates.com  www.aggregate.com 
Thorney Mill Road, WEST DRAYTON, Middx UB7 7EZ

Aggregate producer, including recycled material.  Most recycled material comes from road planing.   Manufactures asphalt containing low grade recycled material (recycled glass and incinerator bottom ash).  Also at Greenwich, Harlow, Brentford, Croydon, Wembley, and Bow.  Part of Aggregate Industries UK, producer and supplier of primary, secondary and recycled construction aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products.  See also Express Asphalt below.   (Updated August 2004)

Bedwell Park Limited
Tel 01707 273828  Fax 01707 268140
Email info@bedwellpark.co.uk Website www.bpmitchell.co.uk  
Burnside, Hertford Road, HATFIELD, Herts AL9 5RB  
Contact  Brendan Mitchell  

New and reclaimed aggregate merchant - topsoil, crushed concrete, sand and gravel.  Ready mix concrete made and supplied using recycled sand and ballast. Sister company with BP Mitchell haulage.  (Updated Aug 2004)

Bradshaw S C, Haulage

Tel 01234 740383  Fax 01234 740411  Email bradshawhaulage@aol.com 
Old Sand Quarry, Haynes West End, BEDFORD MK45 3QS
Contact  Sid or Karl Bradshaw

New and reclaimed aggregate merchant - sand, ballast, roadstone, topsoil, hardcore, crushed concrete.  Recycle as much as possible - including mixing (eg dirty) sand with topsoil, mixing to keep same consistency.  200 tonnes topsoil handled per week.   (Updated August 2004)

Brown D R

Tel 01279 417586  Mobile 07802 843100  Fax 01279 454565
Rosedene, Magdalen Laver, ONGAR, Essex CM5 OES 
Templebank, off River Way, HARLOW, Essex  (Waste transfer station)
Contact  David Brown

Reclaimed aggregate and topsoil supplier.  Screening and shredding including wood waste.  Waste transfer station.  Skip hire and roll-on-off containers contractor.    (Updated August 2004)

BSG Properties Ltd

Lysander Place, Tempsford Airfield, Everton, SANDY, Beds SG19 2JW

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

Button Demolition

Tel 01442 879440  Fax 01442 879442
Email howard@wfbutton.co.uk  Website www.wfbutton.co.uk 
Button House, Pix Farm Lane, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, Herts HP1 2RY
Contact  Howard Button, MD

Supplier of reclaimed building materials, crushed concrete and brick hardcore.  Demolition contractor.  Their largest excavator is 52 tonnes, operable with for example pulveriser for breaking large concrete slabs before crushing.  Roll on/off container fleet vehicles with on-board weighing equipment.  Low loader can remove large pre-stressed bridge sections.  Fully hydraulic rotating grab.  'No job too large or small - from office block to toilet block'.   (Updated August 2004)

Cantillon Haulage & Demolition Ltd
Tel  01923 255 256  Fax  020 8200 7954
Email  info@cantillon-demolition.co.uk  Website  www.cantillon-demolition.co.uk 
4 Salmon Street, Kingsbury, LONDON NW9 8PN
Contact  Kate McCormick, Marketing Manager

Recycled aggregates and materials management and demolition contractor, working within 200 mile radius of London on complex, large, or small projects.  Established 1967.  Materials separated and recycled wherever possible.  Crushing and soil screening to minimise removal and disposal, for cost and environment benefits.  Handles general granular fill.  Concrete resulting from demolition can be processed at recycling facilities ( some of this material may find its way back into the fabric of the new structure).  Site investigation works, soil analysis reports, excavation, processing on site, removal and disposal off site for contaminated land.  Careful salvage of artefacts and parts of dismantled structures, as part of contract or stand alone; storage and/or transportation to requirements.  Detailed proposals provided.  Soft Strip - removing fixtures, fittings, services, temporary structures, assessing structural design and unexpected finds such as asbestos or structural anomalies.  Asbestos removal and surveys.  Steel and pre-cast concrete dismantling eg complex steel framed, cantilevered, or post-tensioned structures; bridges, blocks of flats, offices.  Industrial, conventional and specialist services.  Temporary works, site clearance, landscaping.  Consultation and compliance with Environment Agency and relevant regulations; Certificate of Registration under Control of Pollution (Amendment) Act 1989 licensing contaminated waste removal.  (Updated Nov 2005)

Chisholm J M

Tel 01442 834455 
Bovingdon Airfield, Whelpley Hill, CHESHAM, Bucks HP5 3RR

Soil and aggregate recycling.  Sells crushed concrete.  Services builders, landscape gardeners, driveway constructors, and larger companies too, that need somewhere to take and to recycle mixed and other loads.  Has been promoting expansion of recycling for 20 years.  Handles muckaway, and has a fleet of lorries.  (Updated Nov 2005)

C J Pryor Plant Ltd
Tel 01279 422432  Fax 01279 422992
Email mail@pryor.co.uk  Website www.pryor.co.uk 
Cecil House, Harlow Common, HARLOW, Essex CM17 9HY

Earth moving and civil engineering contractor.  Supplier of recycled aggregate - construction, selected granular material and sub-base.  Mobile crushing and screening units  provide recycled material for many different applications.  Restoration and reclamation - proactive environmental approach.  Careful environmental management, taking in to account archaeology, flora and fauna, and future landscaping needs.  Helped to transfer Lakeside and Bluewater from quarries to retail parks with environment and recreation areas.   (Updated Feb 2005)

Clyde MacDonald

The Depot, Stock, CHELMSFORD, Essex

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

Colas Ltd

Tel 01342 711000  Fax 01342 711199 / 711189
Email colas@colas.co.uk  Website www.colas.co.uk
Wallage Lane, Rowfant, CRAWLEY, West Sussex RH10 4NF

Subsidiary of Colas SA of France (itself a subsidiary of Bouygues Group).  Operates from Crawley head office and over twenty other UK sites.  Offers a cold mix process for road surfacing and maintenance.  Existing materials on site are broken up, mixed with bitumen and recompacted to give a low noise surface.  This is quick and saves energy as aggregates do not need to be transported, heated and dried.  Information on the process also from The Energy Efficiency Enquiries Bureau at ETSU.  Colas also claim their high friction surfacing system has saved lives for over thirty years.  Manufactures and supplies a range of packed bitumen products, quarry binders, surface dressing binders, bond coats and coated stone, also available from Aram Resources, its quarrying subsidiary.  Founded 1929 to ensure development of the then new cold asphalt technique - hence Colas, COLd ASphalt.   
Technical recycling details:
on-site 'road recycling uses existing failed surface as a linear quarry; produces a thin surfacing incorporating recycled rubber that can make roads quieter.  Damaged layers of road surface are revitalised, mixed with binder (eg bitumen emulsion, foamed bitumen, or cement) and relaid, conserving natural resources, reducing quarrying and costs.  Hot on-site carriageways recycling uses Repave machine to weld new materials, so a tack coat is not needed.  Alternatively, existing surfaces can be planed-off and transported to a nearby self-contained plant, for re-use at the site or in later projects.  Planings can be mixed with other recycled products such as glass, china clay, crumb rubber; greater quality control may be maintained at the plant, enabling consistent formulated mix.  Recycol bitumen emulsion is formulated so the bitumen mainly coats the finest aggregate particles, forming a rich bituminous mortar that encapsulates the larger aggregates and binds them together under compaction.  The Foam Mix process preferentially attaches tiny specks of bitumen to the finest aggregate particles - particularly effective with cold, damp aggregates - and can process prepared construction waste and other marginal materials.  The Fibredec system is directly layable onto a compacted granular base, saving new materials and reducing subsequent disposal problems.'   
(Updated August 2004)

Conway, F M Ltd

Tel 0208 636 8822  Fax 0208 8636 8827
Email chris.rhodes@fmconway.co.uk  Website http://fmconway.co.uk 
Conway House, Rochester Way, DARTFORD, Kent DA1 3QY
Contact  Mr Chris Rhodes, Recycling Manager

Specialist in recycled construction and demolition waste.  Aggregate recovery, washing and sorting, for supply of recycled aggregate for concrete, granular material.  "Our vision is to become self-sufficient in aggregate requirement by producing high quality materials equal in performance to, or better than, their virgin counterparts" - Michael Conway, Managing Director.  Also innovative quiet drainage treatment recycling plant.  (Update Feb 2005)

Cronin plc

Scratchwood Sidings Depot, Ellesmere Avenue, Mill Hill, LONDON NW7 3HU

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

Davies & Samson

Billet Lane, BERKHAMSTED, Herts HP4 0DP

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

Day Group Ltd
Tel 020 8380 9600  Fax 020 8380 9700
Website www.daygroup.co.uk  Email recycling@daygroup.co.uk 
Transport Avenue, BRENTFORD, Middx TW8 9HF
Contact  Jim Crabtree

Supplier of primary and recycled aggregates and concrete for construction, landscaping and water treatment.  Recycling of demolition arisings.  Handles nearly 3m tonnes of construction material a year - prepacked or loose aggregate and stone; specialist aggregates listed on website.  Philosophy of meeting society's needs sustainably - invested in recycled construction plants. Established over 50 years; uses rail for transport as well as extensive fleet.  Collects and recycles 2m bottles a year as well as aggregate at Greenwich and Brentford and concrete, hardcore, asphalt at Purley.  Premises at Downside Goods Yard, Guildford Road, Woking, Surrey, Tel 01483 725100; British Rail New Yard, Gatwick Road, Crawley, Tel 01293 511644.  (Updated May 2006)

Deery Demolition and Groundworks

Leeside Road, Tottenham, GREATER LONDON N17

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

Denby Reclamation & Stone 

Tel 0208 444 2929
33 Wetherill Road, Muswell Hill, LONDON N10 2LT

Reclamation yard.

Dent H & Sons

Tel 01992  447410
Email  dentdavid@btconnect.com 
Waverley Nursery, Wharf Road, BROXBOURNE, Herts EN10 6HE
Contact  David Dent

Reclaimed aggregates, topsoil and second hand building materials supplier.  Bricks, roofing materials, and architectural salvage including wood and tiles.  Skip hire contractor.   (Updated Nov 2005)


Tel 01621 776581  Fax 01621 776452
Curry Farm, Bradwell on Sea, SOUTHMINSTER, Essex CM0 7HL

New and reclaimed aggregate supplier.  Established 25 years.  (Update Nov 2005)

Donald J Dear

Tel 01702 201777
Home Farm, Warren Road, Rettendon Common, CHELMSFORD, Essex CM3 8DG
Contact  Donald Dear, Managing Director

Reprocessor and supplier of recycled aggregate, selected and sub-base granular material.  (Updated Feb 2005)

Dunmow Skips

Tel 01371 820466
Pyes Farm, Hounslow Green, DUNMOW, Essex CM6

Skip hire contractor.  Supplier of reclaimed topsoil and crushed concrete etc.  Waste transfer station.

Dunstable Waste Group Ltd trading as Firbank Chiltern 

Tel 01582 475500 / 476600  Fax 01582 664117 / 476990
Email sales@dwg.uk.com  Website www.dwg.uk.com 
French's Avenue, Transfer Station, DUNSTABLE, Beds LU6 1BH
Blackburn Road, HOUGHTON REGIS, Beds LU5 5TQ

Waste management, disposal, skip, grab and transport hire contractor.  Screened soil, topsoil, inert muck and clean hardcore collection and sales.  Shreds and recycles pallets for wood chipping mulch.  Agents for Alcan aluminium cans.  Collects many other materials for recycling by various processing businesses:  steel cans (goes to AMG Peterborough), cardboard, card, timber and plastics - many materials are baled for recycling at plants and mills.  All other metals catered for in any format such as copper, steel, iron and brass - by partnership with many processors a bespoke service can be tailored for savings on Landfill Tax.  Collection of toxic chemicals, solvents, oils, medicines, aerosols and liquids according to Special Waste Amendment Regulations 1996.   Cleansing of service forecourts and drainage.  Receives asbestos for holding prior to transportation for disposal.  Formed by merger of Firbank Recycling Ltd and Chiltern Waste Ltd.  (Updated August 2004)

Earthline Ltd

Tel 01672 841389  Fax 01672 841353
The Upper Lime Kiln Works, Ogbourne St.George, nr MARLBOROUGH, Wilts SN8 1SU
Email earthline@tippers.fsnet.co.uk  Website www.earthlineltd.co.uk

Earthmoving and bulk excavation for construction and road building.  Where logistically possible will reuse and recycle all useful materials, screening for rubbish.  Recycling assists the environment and offers large range of quality aggregates hardcore, crushed concrete, screened soils and sub-soils, for site delivery to requirements.  Manages landfill sites and quarries in Berks, Bucks, Hants, Oxon and Wilts.  Land restoration.  Waste collection from building sites.  Operates 6m cubic metres of landfill space;  certified operators;  modern crushing and screening;  and a fleet of 50 tippers & grab loaders.  Crushing & screening plant available on priced projects or weekly hire.  'Can price any demolition project and crush & screen material on site which allows for recycling, beneficial to environment and cost saving.'   Bucks site: Warren Farm, Chalfont Lane, Maple Cross; Oxon: Shipton on Cherwell Quarry, Kidlington (Tel 01869 331595).   (Updated Nov 2005)

Eastern Waste Disposal Ltd
Tel 01206 307070  Fax 01206 306630
Email ewd@waste.co.uk 
Morses Lane Industrial Estate, Brightlingsea, COLCHESTER, Essex CO7 0SD
Contact  Dave Adams, Operations Manager

Supplier of recycled aggregate, hardcore, soil, selected and sub-base granular material.   (Updated Feb 2005)

East Thames Aggregates

Tel 01708 869787  Fax 01708 861136
Thameside House, Schoolfield Road, WEST THURROCK, Essex RM20 3HR

Recycled aggregate supplies including brick and crushed concrete.

Econ Construction Ltd
Tel 0208 302 4691 / 0208 300 2916  Fax 0208 308 0483
Email econstruction@aol.com  Website www.econconstructionltd.co.uk 
The Chalk Pit, Maidstone Road, Ruxley, SIDCUP, Kent DA14 5AZ
Contact Tony Richardson, Contracts Manager

Supplier of recycled aggregates, reclaimed soils, fill, sub-base and selected granular material.  Environment Policy Statement on website, including recycling of all usable materials.  Licensed thermal insulation, demolition and asbestos removal contractor - ARCA member.   ISO9002 accredited.  (Updated Feb 2005)

Elvanite Ltd

Rectory Road, Weeley Heath, Weeley, NR CLACTON-0N-SEA, Essex

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

Erith Contractors

Tel 01322 346811  Fax 01322 359163
Riverside House, Maypole Crescent, Darent Industrial Park, ERITH, Kent DA8 2JZ

Building and demolition contractor.  Recycled aggregate supplies from brick, crushed concrete, masonry, asphalt and soil.

Express Asphalt 

Tel 01992 500099  Fax 01992 552558
Website www.aggregate.com (Aggregate Industries UK's site - put Express Asphalt in its search facility for details)
Lower Hatfield Road, HERTFORD SG13 8LE

Supplier of recycled bituminous macadams and asphalts and recycled.  Part of Aggregate Industries UK, and Bardon Aggregates (see above).  (Updated August 2004)

Fitzpatrick Contractors Ltd

Hertford Road, HODDESDEN, Herts EN11 9BX

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

G Moore Haulage


Potential source of recycled aggregate.

G N Gaywood Ltd

Tel 01923 263972
1 Alexandra Road, KINGS LANGLEY, Herts WD4 8DU

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

Galliford Roadstone

Tel 0207 278 7274 Fax 0207 278 1830
Old British Rail Goods Yard, Off York Way, King's Cross, LONDON N1 0BR

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

GD Parker

Tel 01491 641806
Huntridge Farm, Ipsden Heath, OXFORD, Oxon OX10 6QP

Supplier of new and reclaimed aggregate.

Greenwood Recycling Ltd

Tel 01753 869577
Westthorpe Farm Quarry, LITTLE MARLOW, Bucks

Potential source of recycled aggregate.


Kings Cross Railway Land, York Way, GREATER LONDON N1

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

Haigh R
Tel 01371 830294  Fax 01371 830222
Website www.haighcontracts.co.uk   Email info@haighcontracts.co.uk  
Armigers Farm, Thaxted, DUNMOW, Essex CM6 2NN

Plant hire, demolition and recycling. Supplier of recycled aggregate, roadstone, topsoil, hardcore, crushed concrete, tarmac and sand.  Crushed and processed material is either left on site for client to re-use, or removed for recycling.  (Updated Aug 2004)

Hanson Recycling and Demolition
Tel 0118 932 3888 / 303956  Fax 0118 930 6508 
Website www.hanson.biz 
Sheffield Bottom, off Station Road, Theale, READING, Berks RG7 4AJ 

Handles recycled aggregates and materials.  Part of Hanson Plc, world's largest producer of aggregates, concrete pipe and precast concrete. 
(Updated August 2004)

Harlington Salvage and Recycling

Tel 0208 561 1323
2 Redmead Road, HAYES, Middx UB34

Demolition, RSJ, doors, fluorescent lights, sodium lamps, heavy timber.


Tel 01707 656086
24 Cranbourne Road Industrial Estate, POTTERS BAR, Hertfordshire EN6 3JN

Construction waste disposal.  Sale of hardcore - topsoil and crushed concrete.

J M Chisholm

Bovingdon Airfield, Whelpley Hill, CHESHAM, Bucks HP5 3RR

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

John Mould Recycling and Demolition Ltd

Tel 0118 957 6243  01734 576243  Fax 01734 505989
Hyde Crete Pit, Pingewood Road, North Burghfield, READING, Berks RG3 3XN

Recycled aggregate producer and demolition contractor.

John Stacey & Sons Ltd
Tel 01189 813 531  Fax 01189 813 458
Email info@john-stacey.co.uk  Website www.john-stacey.co.uk  
Brick Kiln, Stacey Industrial Park, Silchester Road, TADLEY, Hants RG26 3PZ
Contact  Mr B Moore

Building and demolition contractor.  Recycled aggregate supplies from kiln waste, brick and crushed concrete.  Licensed thermal insulation, demolition and asbestos removal contractor to business (see also Asbestos section 66).  Landfill and transfer station operator and construction company.  ARCA member.   (Updated Aug 2002)

Johnston Surfacing Ltd

Tel 01737 242466 Fax 01737 246769
Johnston House, Hatchlands Road, REDHILL, Surrey RH1 1BG

In situ road recycling.

K S Crushing

Knight House, London Road, Kelvedon, COLCHESTER, Essex

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

Kane Haulage Ltd

Tel 01727 733600  Fax 01727 733607
Email info@kanehaulage.co.uk  
Construction HSE, Porters wood, ST ALBANS, Herts AL3 6NW
Contact  Ian Sibley, Contracts manager

Supplier of recycled aggregate for drainage, road contruction, granular material, hardcore, reclaimed soils.  (Updated Feb 2005)

Keanes Ltd
Tel 0207 625 5555  Fax 0207 624 8444
Email admin@keanes.co.uk  Website www.keanes.co.uk  
4 Iverson Road, West Hampstead, LONDON  NW6 2HT 
Contact  Mr D Keane

Licensed demolition, dismantling, haulage and asbestos removal contractor to business, and suppliers of building materials and plant hire. Founded 1963.  ISO9002 accredited.  ARCA member.  (Updated Aug 2002)

Killoran Aggregates Ltd

Silver Springs Farm, Drift Road, WINDSOR, Berks

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

Killoran Demolition Ltd

Tel 01628 33915 / 777515  Fax 01628 580321
Silver Springs Farm, Drift Road, MAIDENHEAD, Berks

Demolition contractor.  Supplier of topsoil and crushed concrete.

KT Ivory Ltd

Tel 01923 856081 / 853874
Harper Lodge Farm, Harper Lane, RADLETT, Herts WD7 7HU

Grab service for construction waste and general rubbish disposal.  Suppliers of crushed concrete, reclaimed aggregate, topsoil mulch, and manure.

L & B Haulage & Civil Engineering Contractor Ltd
Tel 0208 903 1479
Hannah Close, Great Central, Neasden, GREATER LONDON NW10

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

L Bros Contractors Ltd

Tel 0208 903 1479
Hannah Close, Great Central Way, GREATER LONDON NW10

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

Lagden Plant Hire and Demolition

17 East Mersea Road, WEST MERSEA, Essex

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

Lancebox Ltd
Tel 01322 427482  Fax 01322 427397
Email lancebox@bconnect.com  Website www.lancebox.co.uk 
Office Block O, Kent Kraft Industrial Estate, Lower Road, NORTHFLEET, Kent DA11 9SR
Contact  Rob Halpin, Marketing Manager

Demolition, excavation, controlled explosion, decontamination, facade retention, asbestos handling.  Supplier of recycled aggregate, general and selected granular material and fill.  Environmental care and recycling of depository materials from demolition projects.  Founded 1989.  Sister company of South East Recycling.  (Updated Feb 2005)

London Demolition & Salvage Co

Tel 0208 749 5771  Mobile 0850 664011

Reclamation of bricks.

Long W & Co Ltd

Nobel Road, Edmonton, GREATER LONDON N18 3BH

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

Marks Demolition Contractors
Tel 01474 362009  Fax 01474 533584
Email  enquiries@marksdemolition.co.uk  Website www.marksdemolition.co.uk 
The Old Woodyard, Grove Road, NORTHFLEET, Kent DA11 9AX
Contact  Dean Marks, Contracts Director

Supplier of recycled aggregate, hardcore, reclaimed soils, sub-base and selected granular materials.  concrete crushing and timber mulching.  Contaminated and hazardous waste handling.  Established 1973.  (Updated Feb 2005)

M T Smith Contracts (Wix) Ltd

Pond Hall, Bradfield Road, WIX, Essex

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

Materials Movement Ltd

81A Hitchin Road, ARLESEY, Beds SG15 6RT

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

McGrath Bros (Waste Control) Ltd
Tel 0208 985 5000  Fax 0208 533 1769
Website www.mcgrathgroup.co.uk  Email info@mcgrathgroup.co.uk  
McGrath House, Hepscott Road, Hackney, LONDON E9 5HH

Supplier of recycled aggregate.  Different grades of crushed concrete shown on website.  Tyre recycling: produces rubber fibre for equestrian use. Fibre from 50mm to 1mm granules and all sizes in between can be produced, free from wire and textile, used in making horse ménages.  Secondary use in carpet underlay and safety matting for children's playgrounds.  Also demolition and skip and lorry hire.  (Updated Nov 2005)

McKenna Plant Hire (Oxford) Ltd

London Road, Wheatley, OXFORD, Oxon OX33 1LH

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

Metro Skips

Tel 01582 873764
The Goods Yard, Chiltern Green, LUTON, Beds LU2 9PW

Skip hire contractor and aggregate merchant - including reclaimed sand, ballast, topsoil and hardcore.

Micor Ltd

Tel 01277 841288  Fax 01277 841882
Email enquiries@micordemolition.com  Website www.micordemolition.com 
Unit 6, Templewood, Stock Road, West Hanningfield, CHELMSFORD, Essex CM2 8LA
Contact  Steve Trangmar, Manager

Demolition contractor.  Can supply recycled aggregate, general granular fill .   Environmental statement on minimising waste and recycling where possible.  Recycles cable and building fabric, promotes rechargeable batteries for drills, and takes tree preservation orders seriously.  Intends to buy machinery to prevent or reduce materials to be destroyed, or render them fit for recycling or reuse.  (Updated Feb 2005)

Moore G Haulage Ltd

Tel 01234 824452 / 01234 826229
Landfill site, Lower Farm Road, Bromham, BEDFORD MK43 8JD

Skip hire contractor. Aggregate sales - including reclaimed top soil and hardcore.

Murtagh Demolition

Tel 01582 480830  Fax 01582 482688
Email ronnie@murtagroup.swinternet.co.uk  Website www.murta.co.uk 
16 Titan Court, Laporte Way, LUTON, Beds LU4 8EF

Demolition contractor, including asbestos removal and contaminated sites.  Supplier of crushed concrete, reclaimed / recycled aggregate.  Wood and green waste recycling.  (Updated Aug 2002)

MVL Demolition and Groundwork

Tel 0208 539 7227
Burwell Industrial Estate, Burwell Road, Leyton, GREATER LONDON E10 7QG

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

Newport Stone Ltd

1 Court House Mews, High Street, NEWPORT PAGNELL, Bucks MK16 8EH

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

Northeast Demolition Company

Tel 01245 441156
72 Church Avenue, Broomfield, CHELMSFORD, Essex CM1 7HA

Demolition contractor.  Supplier of crushed concrete and reclaimed building materials.  Purchaser of derelict property for salvage and site redevelopment.

O'Donovan Waste Disposal Ltd

Tel 0208 519 5206 at 58A Warton Road, Stratford, GREATER LONDON E15 2JU
Tel 0208 801 9561  Fax 0208 808 1043 at 82 Markfield Road, Tottenham, LONDON N15 4QF

Demolition and haulage contractor.  Production of recycled aggregate from brick, crushed concrete and glass.

Oakwood Plant Ltd

Oakwood House, Nobel Road, Eley Trading Estate, Edmonton, GREATER LONDON N18 3BH

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

Old Engineering Works

Tel 0208 8089679
2 Northumberland Park, Tottenham, LONDON N17 0TX

Reclamation yard.

Ovenden, R H Ltd
Tel 01227 720777  Fax 01227 728332
Email mo@ovenden.fsnet.co.uk  
Wellhead Farm, Wingham Well, CANTERBURY, Kent CT3 1NS
Contact  Miss Mo Ovenden, Site Manager

Supplier of recycled aggregates, hardcore, reclaimed soils, selected and sub-base granular material.  (Updated Feb 2005)

P J Carey Plant Hire (Oval) Ltd

Tel 0208 900 0221  Fax 0208 903 9987
Email admin@careysplc.co.uk  Website www.careysplc.co.uk 
Carey Group PLC Headquarters, Carey House, Great Central Way, Wembley, Middx, GREATER LONDON  HA9 0HR

Handles recycled aggregate.  Site decontamination, strip-out contracts, and licensed to remove asbestos and other hazardous materials.  Demolition division (T.E. Scudder Ltd, Wembley) operates throughout UK, offering total and partial demolition of all structures including façade retention and temporary works.  Long reach excavators, concrete cutting equipment and mobile crushers, supported by the group's plant division.  Often operates with Careys' civil engineering to provide combined demolition, enabling works and substructure packages.  Also at: Carey Group PLC Regional Office, Chesney Wold, Bleak Hall, Milton Keynes MK6 1NJ, Tel 01908 668383, Fax 01908 667596, email:mk_admin@carey-plc.co.uk(Updated August 2004)

Padfield S & J and Partners

Tel 01277 220996  Fax 01277 234499
Codham Hall, Great Warley, BRENTWOOD, Essex CM13 3JT

Demolition and plant hire contractor.  Supply of top soil, hardcore, and crushed concrete.

Peters Brothers Ltd  
Tel 01707 262721  Fax 01707 276503
Email  info@petersbrothers.co.uk   
Burnside, Hertford Road, HATFIELD, Herts AL9 5RB
Contact  Robin Norris, Transport Manager

New and reclaimed aggregate merchant - topsoil, crushed concrete, sand and gravel.  Site clearing, preparing and all groundworks (including nights).  4 and 8 wheel grab lorry and mini digger hire.  (Updated August 2004)

Pinden Plant & Processing Co Ltd

Tel 01474 707149 Fax 01474 708293
Pinden Quarry, DARTFORD, Kent DA2 8EB

Recycled aggregate supplies from brick, crushed concrete and masonry.


Tel 01992 713565 Fax 01992 712980
Britannia Road, WALTHAM CROSS, Herts EN8 7PE

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

Quattro (UK) Ltd

Powergen Site, Cunard Road, Park Royal, GREATER LONDON NW10 6PN

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

R J & H

Tel 01923 233603
Unit 19, Marples Ridgeway Estate, Station Approach , WATFORD, Herts

Waste disposal and skip hire contractor.  Reclaimed aggregate, hardcore and crushed concrete supplier.

R M Pegram Agricultural Contractors

Rosehill Farm, Creephedge Farm, East Hanningford, CHELMSFORD, Essex CM3 8BP

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

Recycled Rock & Aggregate Ltd

Tel 01373 451001  Fax 01527 572255 / 01373 836501
Head Office, Marston House, Marston Bigot, FROME, Somerset BA11 5DU

Joint venture between Foster Yeoman Arc and Raymond L Brown, producing recycled aggregate from crushed concrete, asphalt road surfacing and spent railway ballast.  Depots in Hants and Thames Valley including Greenham, Berks and Didcot, Oxon.  Initial enquiries to Frome Head Office.

Redhead Demolitions Co Ltd

13-14 The Gardens, West Harrow, GREATER LONDON

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

RMC Roadstone Ltd

Tel 01527 575777 / 01525 851144  Fax 01525 377255
Arden House, West Street, LEIGHTON BUZZARD, Beds LU7 7DD

Supplier of reclaimed asphalt, surfacing material.  Also manufacture and supply 'Glasphalt', a similar material using crushed glass as aggregate substitute.

Rutland Building Supplies Ltd

Tel 0207 388 5485  Fax 0207 837 1237
Kings Cross Goods Yard, York Way, LONDON N1 0AU

Construction waste disposal.  Sale of hardcore - topsoil and crushed concrete.

SalvoMIE (Materials Information Exchange)
Website  www.SalvoMIE.co.uk  www.salvomie.co.uk

Free materials information exchange, which together with BREMAP geographical information system for waste related UK businesses (see above) gives best practical options for any UK site or company having to deal with waste materials.  Provides an advertising and trading ground for available materials - from large quantities of scrap demolition timber and recycled aggregates, to smaller quantities of new bricks and plasterboard off-cuts left over from building projects, or shrubs and topsoil from landscaping.  Specialises in construction and landscaping.  Browse by county for materials.  You can post low value waste materials, offered or wanted, by construction industry and landscape professionals for re-use or recycling.  (Members of the public can use www.salvo.co.uk .) Originally funded by Department of Environment Transport and Regions, now managed by Salvo.  Started by BRE 1999 funded by DETR, and relaunched in October 2003 by the Salvo partnership, part funded by Biffa and ICE.  See also BRE, BREMAP, BREWEB (above) and SmartWaste (below).  (Updated August 2004)

SB Skip Hire

Tel 01245 381442 / 841999
Templewood Trade Estate, Stock Road, West Hanningfield, CHELMSFORD, Essex CM2 8LA

Skip hire contractor.  Supplier of reclaimed topsoil and crushed concrete.

Shanks Group plc
Freephone 0800 0282877  Tel 01908 650650  Fax 01908 650699
Website www.shanks.co.uk  Email info@shanks.co.uk or customerservices@shanks.co.uk
Head Office, Dunedin House, Mount Farm, Auckland Park, MILTON KEYNES MK1 1BU

Major waste management group which developed from landfills at London Brick Company workings in Beds and North Bucks, and now operates nationwide.  Main activities: collection, transport, recycling, reprocessing, composting, transfer and disposal by incineration or landfill of domestic, commercial and industrial wastes.  Disposal of difficult and contaminated wastes, incineration of hazardous organic chemicals.  Operates MRF (Materials Recycling Facility) transfer stations.  Major transporter of waste by rail and road. Operates local recycling banks.  Construction waste (aggregate) is screened for reuse.  Fuels blended from waste, and solvents recovered from solvent wastes. Recycled newspaper shredded for animal bedding.  Sold landfill and landfill gas waste to energy assets in June 2004 to Terra Firma, owners of Waste Recycling Group.  Building two high-tech Mechanical Biological Treatment (MBT) "bio-MRFs" waste plants at Havering to manage some of East London's annual 500,000 tonnes of waste.  Plans 4 EcoDeco "Bio-MRF" plants at Newton Longville, Milton Keynes.  Statements on environmental policy and corporate social responsibility on website.  Sites in northern England, Scotland, Belgium and Netherlands. Those in south-east include -
Group Office  
Astor House, Station Road, Bourne End, Bucks SL8 5YP  Tel 01628 524523
Elstow Transfer Station / Recycling / Education Centre 
Wilstead Road, Elstow, Bedford, Beds MK42 9YU  Tel 01234 327029 Fax 01234 354997 
Stewartby Treatment Plant
Green Lane, Stewartby, Beds MK43 9LY  Tel 01234 768520
Aylesbury Transfer Station 
Corrib Industrial Park, Griffin Lane, Aylesbury, Bucks HP19 8BP  Tel 01296 485642
Fawley Office / Incineration  
Charleston Road, Hardley, Southampton, Hants SO45 3ZA  Tel 02380 883500
Boughton Quarry
Brampton Lane, Boughton, Northants NN6 8AA  Tel 01604 821958
Hitchin Transfer Station

Burymead Road, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1RT  Tel 01462 441160
Shanks East London Divisional Office   
Rainham House, 2nd Floor, New Road, Rainham, Essex RM13 8RA  Tel 01708 527120
www.shanks.co.uk/eastlondon  (Several sites in Essex)

(Updated Oct 2004)

Sheehan Haulage & Plant Hire Ltd

Tel 01865 378482 / 01865 379931  Fax 01865 841216
Unit F, Airfield Industrial Estate, Cheddington Lane, Long Marston, TRING, Herts HP23 4QP

Recycled aggregate and topsoil merchant.  Plant hire contractor.  

Sheehan Haulage and Plant Hire Ltd

Knightsbridge Farm, YARNTON, Oxfordshire OX5 1PH

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

S & J Padfield
Tel 01277 220996
Website www.codham.com 
Codham Hall, Great Warley, BRENTWOOD, Essex CM13 3JT
Contact Chris Padfield, Managing Director

Reprocessor and supplier of recycled aggregate - general granular material.  (Updated Feb 2005)

Website  www.smartwaste.co.uk
Tel 01923 664000  Fax 01923 664786  (BRE general contact)
BRE websites  www.bre.co.uk  www.breweb.org.uk  
BRE email  construction@bre.co.uk  enquiries@bre.co.uk 
BRE, Garston, Watford WD25 9XX
Contacts  Amanda Conroy (01923 664471), Rachel Harrex (01923 664427), Michelle Sjogren Leong (01923 664516)

Comprises:  a) SmartStart easy to use waste benchmarking and minimisation tool for whole companies - a first step towards waste reduction on site.  b) SMARTAudit auditing tool to measure waste source, types, quantity, cause and cost of waste - empowers companies to understand in detail on site waste generating processes and to implement and monitor waste management and minimisation plans.  c) SmartStartLG monitoring and target setting tool for local government, contractors and managers.   d) BREMAP geographical information system for identifying best waste options.  See also BRE, BREMAP, BREWEB and SalvoMIE (separately listed above).  (Updated August 2004)

South East Recycling
Tel 01322 370300  Fax 01322 427397
Email lancebox@btconnect.com 
Units D1-P14 Manor Way, SWANSCOMBE, Kent DA10 0PP
Contact  Rob Halpin, Marketing Manager

Supplier of recycled aggregate, hardcore, reclaimed soil, granular fill, sub-base and selected material.  Sister company of Lancebox.  (Updated Feb 2005)

Springway Construction Ltd

Tel 0208 568 4220
Brentway House, Brentway, Brentford, GREATER LONDON TW8 8ES

Potential source of recycled aggregate.

Stutley Brothers

Tel 01438 354495
Elms Depot, Stevenage Road, Little Wymondley, HITCHIN, Herts SG4 7HZ

Aggregate merchant - including reclaimed sand, ballast, topsoil and hardcore.

Syd Bishop and Sons (Demolition) Ltd
Tel  01689 820315  Fax 01689 873784
Email info@sydbishop.co.uk  Website www.sydbishop.co.uk 
Waldens Depot, Waldens Road, ORPINGTON, Kent BR5 4EU
Contact  Mr S M Bishop

Supplier of recycled aggregates and general granular fill.  Licensed thermal insulation, demolition and asbestos removal contractor including domestic.  Facade retention.  Established 1929.  ARCA member.  New branch in Maidstone.  (Updated Feb 2005)

T & K Weavers

Tel 01787 227225
Parsonage Hall, Bures, COLCHESTER, Essex CO6

Demolition contractor.  Supplier of crushed concrete.

Walker D R, Plant Hire (Reading) Ltd

Tel 0118 988 2378
227 Hidend Road, Spencers Wood, READING, Berks RG7 1BU

Recycled aggregate producer.  Road making material recycler.  Plant hire contractor. 

Weylands Treatment Works Ltd

Tel 01932 252275  Fax 01932 252276
Molesey Road, WALTON ON THAMES, Surrey KT12 3PB

Recycled aggregate supplies from brick and crushed concrete.  Demolition contractor.  

Wiggins Transport Ltd

Tel 01753 683324
Horton Road, Stanwell Moor, STAINES, Middx TW19 6BT

Haulage contractor and recycled aggregate producer.  Supplier of crushed hardcore, screened topsoil, and reclaimed materials - ex-pit or delivered.