The fourth edition of a report, published by BDS Marketing Research (BDS) Q3 2021, provides detail and understanding of all Asphalt plants in Great Britain. The report is divided into two parts:

  • (1) An analysis of operating Asphalt plants in Great Britain
  • (2) A directory of plant and manufacture information for all operational Asphalt Plants in Great Britain

In Great Britain there are 291 operating asphalt plants, located in England (71%) Scotland (20%) and Wales (9%). The GB asphalt market is dominated by five key producers; Tarmac is the largest producer of asphalt in Great Britain followed by Aggregate Industries, Breedon, Hanson and Cemex. Independent producers account for 22% of the asphalt plants market in Great Britain.

Within the analysis section of the report BDS review the plant age, size and capacity in addition to identifying changes in the asphalt plant market over the last 20 years. Since 2001, over 100 asphalts plants have been installed throughout Great Britain with 15 new asphalt plants becoming operation within the last five years.

Details for all currently operating asphalt plants can be located in the BDS Asphalt Plants Directory. To purchase a copy of this report please contact BDS.

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