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our MPA membership

Membership of The Mineral Products Association

At Lightwater Quarries Ltd we are delighted to announce our membership of The Mineral Products Association (MPA). Ensuring we offer high quality products sourced in an environmentally conscious and sustainable way is a core philosophy for our businesses and by operating responsibly in a challenging and diverse marketplace, we have been able to offer customers

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Garden Office

The Growth of The Garden Office

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live and work with many companies having to put stringent measures in place for the protection of their customers and workforce. One of these measures included asking all employees, where it was reasonably practical, to work from home. In April 2020, 46.6% of people in employment did

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Lightwater Group in partnership with Ripon Community Link

We are excited to announce the start of what we hope will be an extremely fulfilling long term relationship with Ripon Community Link, a local charity supporting adults and young people with learning disabilities across two sites in Ripon. As a family owned organisation, our philosophy revolves around a set of core values, with community

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farm

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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A1 Junction Improvement Works

We have been keeping our customers busy right through the night…

Here at Concrete4U we have been delivering out of hours concrete to the A1 Leeming to Barton motorway improvement scheme (A1L2B) several nights a week for more than a year now. We are doing more and more night shifts as she scheme reaches its end and are delighted to be seeing such a large scheme

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Volvo L260H

The first Volvo L260H loading shovel to be sold in Great Britain has been delivered to Lightwater Quarries Ltd

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 per annum, Lightwater Quarries Ltd identified the need to go larger with its prime mover. Replacing an L180G

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Contact

Aggregates North Yorkshire

Lightwater Quarries Ltd

North Stainley
Ripon
North Yorkshire
HG4 3JN

T: 01765 635435
Monday – Thursday: 7:30am – 05:30pm
Friday: 7:30am – 04:30pm
Saturday: 7:30am – 11:30pm

Harrogate Office

Claro Court Business Centre,
Claro Road,
Harrogate,
North Yorkshire
HG1 4BA

T: 01423 210532