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A1 widening project
As part of an ongoing M1 improvement programme, the Leeming to Barton dual carriageway is undergoing a complete upgrade, which will transform it into a three-lane motorway with improved side road access. The programme also includes the provision of a new parallel local access road which will i...
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SuperCurve Asphalt, Derby Council
We were selected as the manufacturer of choice for the supply of a high-quality and durable road surfacing Asphalt, suitable for high stress areas. The product selected was SuperCurve – a high performance 10mm polymer modified Asphalt designed and engineered to provide an enhanced surface co...
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Mount Vernon Hospital, Hillingdon
Extensive flooding was occurring prior to works downstream of the hospital. The project needed to reduce both total and peak flows. A multi-stage sustainable water treatment system was proposed, combining a number of techniques such as porous asphalt, swales, French drains and attenuation basi...
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Blists Hill Victorian Town
Blists Hill Victorian Town is an open air museum operated by the Ironbridge Gorge Museum, that has been designed to replicate the appearance and feel of a typical industrial town at the close of the 19th century. In 2011 the museum were seeking to surface a section of streets within the town ...
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Worcestershire County Council, Bromsgrove
Worcestershire County Council was keen to progress the use of low temperature asphalt technology to support their carbon reduction strategy. Three sites were located in the Catshill area of Bromsgrove as demonstration trials.
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Tunnel beneath the Mersey
The Kingsway Tunnel between Liverpool and Wallasey was in need of repair. The existing concrete road surface had become worn and smooth, meaning vehicle incidents during rush hour had become a frequent event. This was not a simple resurfacing job due to height restrictions in the tunnel and t...
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A720 Edinburgh City Bypass
The Sheriffhall Roundabout is known locally as the busiest roundabout in Scotland, assisting in the smooth flow of traffic into Edinburgh through the A720 and out again through the A7. In 2008 the twenty year old hot-rolled asphalt surfacing was coming to the end of its useful life and the de...
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Private residence, Kent
This private residence in rural Kent required an asphalt surfacing material for its large private driveway and parking area. The site was situated at the bottom of a sloped access road and had a narrow entrance. As such it required a material that would be durable enough to cope with vehicles...
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Chiswick Business Park, London
The Events Square at Chiswick Business Park was constructed in 2005 for the site's 13,000 employees to enjoy sports, concerts and functions. The clients requirements for an asphalt surfacing material was to be visually attractive and in keeping with a site that has won several industry awards...
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M1, Junction 25 to 28 Widening
Our Contracting team provided an asphalt pavement solution for the construction of an extra lane in each direction; requiring close liaison and co-ordination with other major activities taking place on this project. Asphalt for the project was provided from Aggregate Industries' Bardon Hill Qu...
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East Midlands Airport
Continued growth of the airport facilities has lead to the requirement for additional car parking for both customers and staff. Stormwater discharges from the site were restricted and there was the additional constraint of ensuring that any new development would not place a further burden on ...
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Racing track resurfacing
The world’s largest traditional sports car manufacturer took the decision to extend its handling circuit to accommodate the latest innovations in luxury sports car performance and enhance the customer driving experience. The refurbishment would see an additional 300 metres of driving space, w...
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Goodwood estate
The Goodwood Estate was built in the 1600s and opened its doors to race enthusiasts in 1948 to host Britain’s very first post-war motor race meeting. The track’s complex history involved a painstaking restoration throughout the 1990s and in 1993 the Festival of Speed was established in the gro...
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A639 road improvement scheme
Located immediately off the M1 Junction 44, the A639 from Leeds Road to Pontefract Road services the motorway slip road and a number of local distribution centres, including Royal Mail. The carriageway required extensive planing, adjustments and included the replacement of ironwork and kerbs....
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Drainasphalt just what the doctor ordered
In 2014, Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs The Royal Oldham Hospital, announced plans to create a new purpose built car park at Westwood Park for hospital staff. The car park would provide 562 spaces located much closer to the hospital and would also feature improved security, inc...
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Aggregate Industries asked once again to help
Having worked closely with Dowhigh Ltd and Sefton Council over the last few years, Aggregate Industries were once again asked to help with the traffic management and associated vehicular issues for this contract. The area in question was the Princess Way Roundabout/Crosby Road South highway at...
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Project Horizon - Surrey County Council
The project was established under a unique ‘Partnership’ form of contract whereby all parties; Tier 1, 2 and 3, form a ‘one team approach’ (Project Delivery Team comprises of members from each party). The idea of this partnership agreement is to eliminate the duplication of roles within the Pr...
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Warm mix asphalt for Peterborough County Council
Peterborough City Council and Cambridgeshire County Council, in partnership with its main highways contractor, Skanska, and construction materials supplier, Aggregate Industries, has successfully reduced the environmental impact of road re-surfacing, with the use of warm mix asphalt (WMA). Wi...
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The fast and the flexible – Aggregate Industries’ provides pioneering SuperFlex surface trial at A3 Bypass
Constituting one of the busiest roads in South London, the A3 Kingston Bypass has been resurfaced in a bid to deliver a more reliable and cost-effective highways service across the Capital. Working with the main contractor, Kier Highways on the project, Aggregate Industries South East Contrac...
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Torbay Hospital car park
Efficient running of the trust depends heavily on the hospital having adequate facilities. As the Trust identified, crucial to maintaining a high level of efficiency is for staff to be provided with quicker, easier, safer and less stressful parking arrangements, given the reactive nature of th...
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M1 junctions 28-31 smart motorway phase 2
Aggregate Industries was awarded an £18.7m planing and surfacing package by Costain under the Highways England Category Management Pavement Framework. Works include varying depths of reconstruction; up to 400mm in the old hard shoulder, including re-profiling to eliminate adverse camber on the...