Simply call us on 01256 533 247, with the specifics of what and how much aggregate you require, or simply for some guidance, and we will supply you with a price quote for its delivery or pickup, as well as some information and recommendations.
Concrete 247's headquarters are located in Kingsworthy, Winchester. As a result, it is simple and quick for us to transport to Basingstoke, and it is also simple and quick for you to come and collect from us. We do not offer bags, but if you wish to collect your order, we may load everything onto a flat bed vehicle you provide.
In order to produce concrete, a variety of distinct kinds of raw materials, which are together referred to as aggregates, are mixed with water and cement in a certain manner. There are many different types of aggregate, and although the majority of them are the same all over the country, some of them differ depending on what can be found in the quarries in a particular region. Despite the fact that the majority of them are the same, aggregate can be found in many different quarries across the country. An example of an aggregate is sand, while another type of aggregate is ballast, which consists of small stones and gravel mixed with sharp sand.
You may find more information on aggregates on our FAQ’s page, but in the meantime, below are some of the most typical applications for aggregates.
Construction of new buildings
Aggregates, and a paste created from cement and water are the main components that go into making concrete.. Because of this, it is a substance that is essential to the lives of millions of people, particularly if you are in the business of building houses or if you require concrete for any other purpose.
Gravel that has been crushed and recycled aggregates are often used as sub-base materials for ballast. The crushed stone and aggregates that you will find on the train tracks are used to secure the wooden crossties, which in turn maintains the rails' position and assures their safety. You can find these materials on the railroad tracks. On the railroad tracks, one can locate the aforementioned items. You can easily fathom how important it is to have aggregates that are of a high grade and are suitable for the particular kind of function that is being served here.
The road systems and networks.
The construction of primary roadways makes use of a wide range of materials, the most common of which are crushed and untreated gravel. This way of doing things is particularly widespread. Stone is an essential ingredient in the production of road networks since aggregates are utilised for the construction of the foundation, the base, and the layer that serves as the surface.
Projects involving construction and building
Concrete, which is used in the construction of engineering projects such as bridges and tunnels, cannot be manufactured without aggregates. In order to make concrete for these projects, like building road networks, aggregates are needed. The concrete has the perfect consistency because of the combination of gravel and sand that is used to make it, which enables it to be employed in a broad variety of various parts of the overall structure being built.
The terms "decorative stone" and "decorative aggregates" are used to describe stone and aggregates that have been developed primarily for decorative purposes. Examples of decorative stone and aggregates include those used in walls and other home improvement projects. When designing garden spaces, it is not uncommon to make use of other kinds of ornamental stone, which can lead to remarkably lovely displays if the right choices are made.
Please do not hesitate to get in contact with us here at Concrete 24/7 if you have any questions regarding the type of aggregate, how it should be utilised, or the sort of quantities that could be required for a specific project. We have a wealth of knowledge in this industry and are able to assist you with any and all questions that you may have.
Deliveries of aggregates the same day or the following day
We deliver within a 20 mile radius of our depot. You have the option of getting it the very same day, the day after, or whenever you want it.
Order and collect
In as little as half an hour, you will be able to pick up aggregates from our yard in Southampton to transport in your own car, truck, or trailer and deliver them to the area you choose. Take them out either loosely or in construction bags that you have brought with you.
Manage your costs
Buy only the things that are absolutely necessary. Choose the aggregates you want and the quantity that is required, starting with a half a cubic metre.
Open for your convenience
We start serving customers at seven in the morning so that you can pick up your food before heading off to your first job of the day. We are at an ideal location for pickup as we are situated just off the M3 motorway.
Basingstoke has the ideal combination of a bustling town and picturesque countryside thanks to its long and illustrious history as well as its good location. The town is surrounded on all sides by charming rural villages such as Whitchurch, Kingsclere, Overton, and Oakley, each of which has a unique history to share with visitors. The town itself provides a wonderful retail experience with plenty to discover.
Highclere Castle, which serves as the setting for Downton Abbey, is located in the surrounding areas, as are the headquarters of Bombay Sapphire, the world-famous River Test chalk stream, Watership Down, which became famous thanks to Richard Adam's book of the same name, and, of course, the birthplace of well-known author Jane Austen. All of these locations can be found in close proximity to one another.
In the north of Hampshire, in the south east of England, you will find Basingstoke and Deane, both of which have excellent access to many modes of transportation.
For patios, driveways and drainage enter the length, width and thickness of the base you require.
Low cost delivery across Southampton, Fareham, Eastleigh & Totton. Available on the day, next day or when you want it
Collect aggregates to take away in your van, truck or trailer in as little as 30 minutes from our yard in Southampton. Take away loose or in builders bags
Buy only what you need. Choose the aggregates you need and the quantity required from half a cubic metre
We're open from 7am for early pick up on the way to your first job of the day
Making light work of mixing concrete for your projectConcrete Delivery
We can organise delivery of aggregates across HampshireAggregates Delivery
Our skip-on-wheels can remove building and landscape wasteMuck Away
Makes concrete pouring a breeze in hard to reach locationsConcrete Pumping
This is a Concrete 247 Shovel. We use it to load everything on-board at our depot in Southampton.
You can choose to collect your aggregate in builders bags...
...which we load onto the back of your truck
Or we tip the aggregate straight onto the bed of your truck
Concrete 247 is part of Hilcon Ltd, a business with decades of experience behind it in commercial concrete supply.
Hilcon's concrete is mixed on site offering flexibility, full control and drives down costs.
Our lorries and our team are the 'face' of the company on who we rely on to get to you on time and only leave your site when we have done what we said we would do.
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