Breedon Aggregates

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"Breedon Aggregates Limited is the largest independent aggregates business in the UK after the global majors. We operate 27 quarries, 18 asphalt plants and 41 ready-mixed concrete and mortar plants in England and Scotland, employing around 800 people... We have two fully-integrated autonomous businesses, in England and Scotland, each with its own management team.

Breedon Aggregates England

"Our English operations are headquartered at Breedon-on-the-Hill near East Midlands airport and employ over 400 people. Breedon Aggregates England operates 9 quarries, 7 asphalt plants and 18 ready-mixed concrete and mortar plants, primarily supplying the West Midlands, East Midlands and Eastern England.

"Our English contracting services business undertakes minor road surfacing projects as well as major infrastructure contracts, serving an area from the east coast to mid-Wales and from the M62 corridor to the South Midlands.

Breedon Aggregates Scotland

"Our Scottish operations are headquartered in Dundee and employ around 400 people. Breedon Aggregates Scotland operates 18 quarries, 11 asphalt plants and 23 ready-mixed concrete plants, primarily supplying the north, west and east of Scotland.

"We own a 37.5% stake in BEAR Scotland, which manages the north-east and south-east trunk road networks on behalf of Transport Scotland, and also own a majority stake in traffic management services company Alba Traffic Management, the leading provider of traffic management solutions throughout Scotland." [1]


Accessed April 2013: [2]

"The group announced Ian Peters will step down as finance director in March [2014] and be replaced by Rob Wood, financial controller at Drax Group, the power generator." [1]



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  1. Breedon Aggregates About, organizational web page, accessed April 15, 2013.
  2. Breedon Aggregates Board, organizational web page, accessed April 15, 2013.