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Aggregate Industries is the leading supplier of a wide range of high quality aggregates suitable for any project. With a strong network of quarries across the country and unique supply chain capabilities, our expert teams are there to support your needs. From specialised sand, gravel, recycled aggregate through to large ballast or gabion stone we are here to help. 

 

How to use the AGGREGATES Calculator

Select the type of aggregates you require, followed by the width, height and depth. Select Calculate to find the tonnage needed.

As the leading experts in Aggregates across the UK, we can offer technical support and guidance to ensure you receive the highest quality performance and the right products for your project. Simply follow the 3 steps below.

Note - Our calculation tool factors in a minimum level of required aggregates to avoid wastage. You may want to allow for a 5% margin to cover additional needs.

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View the range of Aggregate products

The leading UK supplier of aggregate; sub-base, MOT, drainage, recycled and sustainable aggregate solutions.

Aggneo is a natural secondary aggregate, with the same quality and performance as virgin aggregate.

Specialist bedding stone made from natural stone used for laying below railway sleepers.

Based in Kirkby on Bain, Woodhall Spa Quarry sells locally extracted materials, in addition to a wide variety of other products, sourced from all over the UK.

Rip Rap is a crushed rock available in 300-700mm and 500mm-700mm sizes. It’s an effective choice for the protection of shorelines, structures and rivers offering long lasting wave dissipation and scour protection.

Available in bags weighing between 20 to 25 kilograms, our range of bagged aggregates includes sand, gravel, crushed stone and specialised materials like recycled concrete. 

MOT Type 3 is a coarse, well graded aggregate material, with versatility in use from sports pitches, paving and pathways due to its drainage ability.

MOT Type 2 is a blended crushed aggregate product, which provides a free draining base, making it perfectly suited for walkways and garden paths.

MOT Type 1 is a crushed aggregate that is ideal as a sub-base for paths, driveways, roads and highways.

Armourstone is natural quarry stone, chosen for its durability and resistance to wear and erosion.

The Quattroblock is designed for moderate waves. This innovative block is a combination of four basalton concrete columns placed next to each other

Aggregate Industries SuperFlow 6 is a high performance laying course aggregate specifically designed to provide controlled water management within Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS)

Aggregate Industries SuperFlow 20 is a high performance open graded aggregate specifically designed to provide controlled water management within Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS).

Aggregate Industries SuperFlow 63 is a high performance coarse aggregate specifically designed to provide controlled water management within Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS).

A 150-300mm stone used as a walling stone some also use this for a larger option when filling gabion baskets.

Our Gabion stone is commonly used as a fill material for Gabion stone baskets, nets and rolls.

Kiln dried sand is a ready-to-use clean, fine, dry sand for brushing into joints of paving to help prevent movement while still allowing drainage. Available in 25kg plastic bags.

Aggregate Industries SuperFlow SuDSAgg is a high performance sub-base aggregate specifically designed to provide controlled water management within Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS).

Aggregate Industries SuperFlow JointAgg is a high performance finishing aggregate specifically designed for brushing into block pavement joints.

Xbloc is a large wave breakwater armour unit. The Xbloc system is based on randomly placed, interlocking concrete armour units.

What to know about aggregates

Frequently Asked Questions on Aggregates

What is Type 1 Aggregate?

Type 1 aggregate, also know as MOT Type 1, is typically used a base layer for highways, pavements, and patios. It is made from different types of aggregates including limestone and crushed concrete, from larger 40mm to granular dust size.

What is Type 2 Aggregate?

Type 2 aggregate is graded from 50mm to finer dust and once compacted, makes the ideal sub-base for both domestic and commercial applications, as well as to fix potholes and as a backfill material.

What is Type 3 Aggregate

Type 3 aggregate is a very popular construction material as the moment with a greater desire for SuDS materials. Type 3 is a 40mm-down product that has been screened to create a reduced fines sub-base and is used commonly as a sub-base for driveways, car parks, paths and many other construction projects where drainage and full permeability is required.

What is coarse Aggregate

Coarse aggregate is any aggregate greater than 4mm in size, including gravels, hardstones and limestones for example.

What is Aggregate Sand?

Sand and gravel material is formed when the parent material has been transported from another location by the flow of water e.g. rivers (fluvial), or ice (glacial) activity forming deposits of natural sand and gravel. The weathering process wears away the softer minerals leaving hard silica rich (quartz) deposits of sand fine aggregate in the same location.

Gravel is composed of various kinds of rock, the most common constituent being the mineral quartz.

What is Aggregate in concrete?

Aggregates, both fine and coarse, constitute about 60 -80% of the concrete formula. Mixed together with cement and water, the aggregate element helps make concrete more compact, provide strength, durability and workability. These properties make concrete one of the most widely used materials across the world. It is used to construct skyscrapers, houses and bridges. Builds cities, connect towns and creates some of the most iconic monuments around the world.

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