about our report


This is our fifth sustainability report following the launch of our updated Sustainability Strategy in 2014. The report has been prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative’s Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards) .

It focuses on the issues that we consider to be material to our business as identified our materiality review.


Our report is subject to extensive internal checks and data relating to health and safety performance, community engagement, energy use, carbon emissions, resource use, supply chain management and corporate governance is subject to independent third party verification.
What’s in and what’s not

The data in this report covers the period January to December 2018, unless otherwise stated, and apply to following companies which are wholly owned or which we have overall control:

Tarmac Cement and Lime Limited
Tarmac Aggregates Limited
Tarmac Trading Limited
Tarmac Building Products Limited
Tarmac Marine Limited
Sapphire Energy Recovery Limited
Cambrian Stone
C&H Quickmix
East Coast Slag
National Road Planing

Data for the following businesses in which Tarmac has a joint venture or partnership interest are not included in this report:

Celtic Ash Limited
GRS Bagging Limited
GRS Roadstone Limited
Hepplewhite Quarries and Plant Hire Limited
Isle of Wight Aggregates Limited
Newhaven Roadstone Limited
North Tyne Roadstone Limited
Northampton Aggregates Limited
Precast Cellular Structures Limited
ProAsh Limited
RH Roadstone Limited
Tarmac Churngold Recycled Aggregates Limited
Tendley Quarries Limited
Walsh Construction (Malvern) Limited
West Lothian Recycling Limited
JB Riney
Alun Griffths