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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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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

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Gebdykes Quarry

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Archaeology in Potgate Quarry

As part of the planning permission for the growth of Potgate Quarry and in keeping with the Lightwater philosophy of protecting and preserving the natural environment within our local community, an archaeological investigation has been taking place at Potgate quarry since 1998. We have worked hard with the archaeologists involved to collate the findings and

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Versatile Fleet

We have at Lightwater Quarries and Concrete4U a drum mixer and a 10t wagon. What most people don’t know is that they are the same wagon! Our driver Tony Rhodes is able to swap the body on the back of the wagon to either a concrete drum for mini mix loads or a tipper body

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Lightwater Quarries Limited helps North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service with their training

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Lightwater Quarries Ltd

North Stainley
North Yorkshire

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