Latest News

Lightwater Quarries

Thinking Green

Is seems green energy and sustainability are the construction buzz words, people look for green credentials more and more. Councils ask in tenders for the best environmentally friendly package, carbon emissions are constantly challenged to be reduced and BRE are showing off the sustainable housing solutions of the future at Innovation Park in Watford. At

Continue Reading →
concrete mix wagon on site

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

Continue Reading →

Lightwater Holdings Solar Power Project

As part of the sustainable development at Lightwater Holdings the group has invested in solar energy. It is of paramount importance to the family that owns 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 of the

Continue Reading →
Lightwater Quarries

Limestone Grassland

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 have otherwise not been here. We regularly see sand martins, great crested newts, badgers and birds of prey in the quarries and we do

Continue Reading →

Veteran Trees

Veteran trees are often forgotten parts of our cultural heritage and many, nationally, are not recorded or actively managed. Here at Lightwater Quarries and Concrete4U we have planted over 250,000 trees and we monitor very carefully our existing veteran trees while at the same time actively working towards the preservation of future veteran trees. The

Continue Reading →
Lightwater Quarries Ltd - Gebdykes Quarry, Masham

English Heritage – Strategic Stone Study

Gebdykes Quarry near Masham, North Yorkshire is listed on the EHSSS as a suitable source of ‘Lower Magnesium Limestone’ which could be used to restore several of the local areas historic buildings and towns including the Church of St Nicholas in West Tanfield, Markington Hall and the village of Markington, Masham Village and Howe Hill

Continue Reading →

Concreting North Yorkshire

We supply products for all your concreting needs across North Yorkshire. As a leading supplier of both mix on site and pre-mixed quality assured concrete we can supply mixes tailor made to suit our customers’ requirements. Our fleet consists of three mix on site wagons (volumetric) which mix the concrete on site and can produce

Continue Reading →

New Tipper Arrives

We have a new addition to our fleet at Lightwater Quarries! Our new Renault 8 wheeler tipper replaces one of our old wagons which we affectionately named Henry Hino! The new Renault 8 wheeler tipper is driven by our driver Richard ‘Raggy’ and has a new euro 6 engine for lower carbon emissions as well

Continue Reading →

Local Business Celebrates 10 Years

North Stainley based Concrete company Concrete4U celebrated its 10th anniversary on the 15th October. Set up in 2004 as part of Lightwater Quarries to supply concrete to the local North Yorkshire market, the business has grown to include three mix on site concrete wagons (volumetric) and one mini-mix concrete drum.   Providing a friendly local

Continue Reading →

Lightwater Quarries & Quarry Moor Local Nature Reserve

Lightwater Quarries had a request from the Mayor of Ripon to supply stone to Quarry Moor Nature Reserve, where the Army were carrying out restoration work. Here at Lightwater Quarries we were of course delighted to help and delivered 190 tonnes in total over 4 days to the Army’s delivery timetable, which was enough material to

Continue Reading →


Lightwater Quarries Ltd
North Stainley,
North Yorkshire

T: 01765 635435
Monday - Thursday: 7:30am - 6:00pm
Friday: 7:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 7:30am - 12:00pm