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Shaun Forrester, Sales Director at Anderton Concrete, says brownfield construction will boost use of concrete products (Wednesday, November 29, 2017)
“The UK has continually fallen short of tackling the on-going housing shortage, although there has been some light at the end of the tunnel over the last 12 months. Phillip Hammond’s announcement that he wants to introduce reforms that will ensure the availability of land in the right places for housing is applaudable.   In particular he mentioned brownfield sites and scarce urban land - an under-used resource which is the most realistic way the Government can resolve the housing crisis. “However, these sites typically require careful consideration and the types of groundworks required will differ from green-field sites. If housebuilders are to maintain the integrity of the property for the lifetime of the building, they need to invest in construc...

Health and safety remains key for Anderton during the European Week for Safety and Health at Work (Friday, October 20, 2017)
  To mark the European Week for Safety and Health at Work, Anderton has launched a series of new videos to remind its employees about the importance of safety in the work place. The videos cover each of its individual businesses as well as contractors, and are based around The 12 Fundamentals – the main points on which the organisation’s health and safety policies are built. They are aimed at promoting a culture of safety awareness amongst employees and highlights how best practice can keep staff safe. In addition to the roll-out of the videos, during European Week for Safety and Health at Work, Anderton  is also holding a number of health and wellbeing events across its sites. These will include free and confidential health check-ups ...

Charlie Luxton Builds a House (Tuesday, August 15, 2017)
TV Presenter and Designer Charlie Luxton is currently in the process of building a new home for his fmaily in Oxfordshire and the nature of the design has meant that a number of retaining walls need to be constructed. Charlie has specified Stepoc on a number of previous projects for clients and decided to use the ssytem on his own property. The walls have all been designed by his engineer and he is using all three widths of Stepoc (200, 256 & 325mm) across the scheme. Charlie has teamed up with Homebuild and Renovation magazine to create a viedo blog which follows the project from start to finish and his latest episode shows the start of the construction of the Stepoc walls. Watch the latest video blog here - Charlie Luxton Builds a House Stepoc walls at Charlie Luxton's house u...

Manchester Spine Road (Friday, May 19, 2017)
Anderton Concrete are currently supplying their Keystone Retaining Wall system to a project at Manchester Airport which will create a new Spine Road connecting with the existing road network near Terminal 2. Almost 1000m² of block will be used to form the two back to back walls which will rise up to just over 5m in height. The new road forms part of the Airport City North development scheme which will be one of the most exciting business destinations in the UK and one of the most significant since the Olympic Park development in 2012 covering 5 million sq ft at a cost of £650m The main contractor on the project is GPL Civil Engineering and PC Construction are installing the reinforced earth structure. The walls will be predominantly Dark Grey in colour with band courses of...

London Nightrider Event (Friday, May 19, 2017)
Structural Products Area Sales Manager, Keith Jones, will be taking part in the 2017 London Nightrider event on 10/11th July in aid of the Alzheimer's Society. The 50km cycle starts and finishes at Lee Valley VeloPark and is now in its 8th year. The route is designed to avoid busy roads whilst taking in a number of the famous London sights including Westminster, Big Ben, Piccadilly Circus and St Paul's Cathedral.

3 Peaks Challenge 2018 (Tuesday, May 2, 2017)
Anderton Concrete are proud to be supporting Macmillan Cancer Trust by attempting to complete the National Three Peaks Challenge on 2nd June 2018. The challenge involves climbing Ben Nevis (1345m), Scafell Pike (978m) and Mount Snowden (1085m) in the space of 24 hours. Total distance is 26 miles. We have gathered a team of 10 people who will take part in the challenge, none of whom have any previous hiking experience! It's pretty hard, although the experience tends to vary greatly between different people. Sleep deprivation plays a part here, affecting some people more than others, particularly with awkward sleeping conditions. Did you know that 38% of men and women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point,. Macmillan will be there for all of these people and there families,...

Keystone at Whitebank Stadium (Wednesday, April 12, 2017)
The redevelopment of Oldham Athletic RLFC's ground at Whitebank Stadium is currently underway and Anderton has supplied around 100m² of its Keystone retaining wall system as part of the project. The work on the stadium includes the levelling of the pitch and installation of a new 3G surface allowing it to be used for Football as well as Rugby League & Union, the only one of its type in the borough. The new Keystone retaining wall forms two sides to the lowered pitch and is being installed by Hunts Contractors from Gainsborough who specialise in this sort or work having used the product on a similar project at Rugby School in 2016

Walkway Trough (Friday, April 7, 2017)
Anderton Concrete have recently supplied 1.5km of new Anderton walkway to a site at Maidenhead Sidings. The Bespoke walkway units were a collaborative design between Anderton and Balfour Beatty and have been very well received by all those involved with the project.

Keystone International Workshop (Tuesday, February 28, 2017)
Anderton Concrete are the UK licensee for the Keystone Retaining Wall system and Structural Products Manager, Tim Fields, recently attended an International Workshop which was held at the Keystone HQ in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Workshop brought together a number of other Keystone licensees from around the globe, including New Zealand, Spain, Italy and Mexico and provided an opportunity to share best practice and interesting project case studies. Innovation has always been the heart of Keystone and the driving force that has led to the creation of over 60 new products for the landscape, retail, commercial and government market segments. These products are backed up by over 150 patents and 100 trademarks in Keystone’s intellectual property portfolio. As a refle...

Running for England (Wednesday, November 9, 2016)
Transport and Logistics Controller, Nick Jones, was recently selected to run for England. He will be part of the England Athletics Vet-40 Masters Cross Country Team at the British and Irish Masters International Cross Country at Tollcross Park in Scotland on Saturday 12th Nov 2016. Nick has run for England and Great Britain as a senior, but will be first time that Nick has represented his country in a Masters event.Six years ago Nick thought he would never be able to run again, after being diagnosed with a chronic bowel condition, ulcerative colitis, and an auto-immune liver disease called PSC.  Nick was very ill and was forced to stop running for a while, but he now appreciates the sport more than ever before.  With help from his coach, Philip Hicken, he's managed to build h...

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