Aggregate

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Aggregate

What are aggregates? 

Aggregates are a material that is commonly used in construction and ranges in size from tiny particles to stones. They are typically naturally made or manufactured from recycled products and are used as part of a larger “mixture” such as concrete or cement to add strength by filling in any gaps that would weaken it. Aggregates are also often used as the base for roads and driveways.   

  • Sand. Sourced from pits, sand is often used in rendering projects, it is also ideal for landscaping to add drainage to the soil. Our range of sands includes: 
    • Grit Sand 
    • Yellow Sand 
    • Grey Sand 
    • Kiln Dried Sand 
    • Red Sand 
    • Builders Sand 
    • Plastering Sand 
    • Sharp Sand 
  • Gravel. Also sourced from pits, gravel is used in pebble dashing, landscaping or rendering applications. 
  • Granite to Dust. Usually added to concrete mixtures. 
  • Limestone. Can also be added to concrete. 
  • Ballast. Use as a base or as part of your concrete mix. 
  • MOT Type 1. A government approved material for building roads 
  • Crusher Run. Sourced from quarries, crushed rock is used as a sub-base and for building driveways. 

For more information about aggregates, please contact your nearest branch.