Today we become Heidelberg Materials

Today (Monday 02 October 2023), we become Heidelberg Materials, aligning with our parent company which announced its new global branding in September 2022.

“The construction sector faces global challenges such as climate change and the digitalisation of our industry; challenges we are better placed to meet as a strong, united Group,” said Simon Willis, CEO of Heidelberg Materials UK. 

“Having a single brand name and identity sends a clear and consistent message to our increasingly global customers and fosters collaboration across both geographical and organisational borders.

“It will allow us to work together to lead the field in driving down carbon emissions; promote the circular economy by recycling and reusing construction waste; develop digital solutions to provide added value to our customers; and develop sustainable and innovative building materials.”

We have been part of the Heidelberg Materials Group for many years but, until now, have retained the Hanson name. Our new branding will be rolled out at sites and on vehicles over the next two years with new packaging following in early 2024. 

“It’s an exciting time for us,” added Simon Willis. “Customer demands, markets, and competitors are changing rapidly and being part of a global team will allow us to take full advantage of our strengths.

“Our commitment to decarbonisation, growing the circular economy and delivering excellence remains and, as we head to the future, we will continue to drive innovation and deepen partnerships with our customers.”

Find out more about the rebrand here.