BDS has recently published the Survey of the aggregates producing industry in Great Britain’ report to provide information on the aggregates industry in Great Britain. The report, published in September 2021, provides historical trends, current structure and future prospects for the aggregates market, information on producing companies, market shares and estimated outputs and reserves for aggregates in Great Britain. 

In 2020, BDS estimate ~237 million tonnes of aggregates were used in Great Britain. Primary aggregates make up the dominant share (~70%) of the aggregates market in Great Britain with the remainder divided between recycled and secondary aggregates.

The third edition of this highly valued report confirms Tarmac as holding the greatest share of the aggregates market.

The latest report also recognises the challenges associated with locating, securing and producing aggregates alongside the political and economic uncertainty surrounding Brexit and the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The report is one of a suite of aggregate focused reports produced by BDS, others include:

  • The Aggregates Replenishment Industry in Great Britain
  • Estimated Outputs of Pits & Quarries and Marine Wharves in Great Britain (2020)

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