Call 01252 279 247 and tell us what and how much aggregate you need, or just ask for advice. We will give you a price quote for delivery or pickup, as well as some information and suggestions.
Concrete 247's headquarters are located in Kingsworthy, which is located in Winchester. As a result, it is simple and quick for us to transport to Hook and the surrounding areas, with delivery to a 20-mile radius, 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 flatbed 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. 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. Sand and ballast, which are made up of small stones, gravel, and abrasive sand, are both types of aggregates.
Aggregate contributes significantly to concrete's strength, thermal and elastic qualities, as well as dimension and volume stability. Including aggregate in the mix can also help to control shrinkage and cracking.
A certain aggregate (or aggregate combination) is chosen for its durability, strength, workability, and ability to accept finishes. Furthermore, changes in the size, weight, moisture content, and gradation of each aggregate can affect the properties of the concrete and therefore the use.
Construction of new buildings
Concrete is formed by blending aggregates, a cement-and-water mixture, and cement paste. One of the most important elements in concrete is aggregate. As a result, it is a substance that is crucial to the lives of millions of people, particularly if you are in the construction sector or require concrete for any other reason.
Crushed and recycled gravel and aggregates are commonly used as ballast sub-base materials. The crushed stone and aggregates found on railroad tracks are used to attach the wooden cross ties, keeping the rails in place and ensuring their safety. These materials can be found on railroad tracks. You can imagine how important it is to have aggregates that are of high quality and suited for the type of function being performed here.
The road systems
In the construction of primary roadways, a wide range of materials, particularly crushed and untreated gravel, are used. This is a particularly widespread practise. The stone is an essential component in the development of road networks since aggregates are used for the foundation, base, and surfacing layer.
Building and construction projects
Aggregates are required for the manufacturing of concrete, which is used in construction projects like bridges and tunnels. These projects, such as road systems, rely on aggregates to produce concrete. The combination of gravel and sand in the concrete gives it the ideal consistency, allowing it to be employed in a wide range of different construction components.
"Decorative stone" and "decorative aggregates" refer to stone and aggregates designed primarily for decorative purposes, such as those used in walls and other home improvements. Other kinds of decorative stone are sometimes used in garden design, which can lead to very aesthetically pleasing displays.
Please contact Concrete 247 if you need more information about the type of aggregate, how to use it, or how much you may need for a certain project. We know a lot about the industry and can answer any questions you may have.
Aggregate delivery on the same and the next day
Low-cost deliveries are made within a 20-mile radius of our Kingsworthy depot. You can get it the same day, the next day, or whenever you choose.
Call and pick up
You can pick up aggregates from our yard in as little as 30 minutes to transport in your own van, truck, or trailer to your location. Remove them by hand or in your own construction bags.
Take care of your expenses.
Purchase only what is absolutely essential. Choose the aggregates you want and the quantity needed from a half-cubic metre.
For your convenience, we open at 7am.
We open at 7am, so you can pick up your order on your way to your first work of the day. We are conveniently located right off the M3 and are easily accessible.
Hook is a quaint town in the countryside of Hampshire where you can shop, play with animals, and learn about the area's history. Animals are especially popular here, with fun farm animals and a complete alpaca farm.
Hook parish is located around 4 miles east of Basingstoke, near the junction of the A30 and A32, and close to Junction 5 of the M3. Thus, Hook is a perfect location for networking, but a two-minute walk from the busy village centre takes the walker into some of Hampshire's most magnificent farms and landscape.
Hook is part of Hart District Council, which has been named the 'Best Place to Live in the UK' for the past four years in Halifax's Quality of Life Survey. The award is based on factors such as happiness, education, high employment rates, low crime rates, and even nice weather. In a nutshell, everything that makes modern living more pleasant.
The historical sites, which include ruined castles and medieval cathedrals, are very impressive, and there is a wide range of shops selling all sorts of unique antiques.
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.
You might have seen us driving around - next time, give us a wave!