Mountsorrel Quarry

Welcome to Mountsorrel Quarry

Mountsorrel Quarry sits at the heart of Charnwood’s historic granite quarrying communities. A nationally significant quarry, it supplies vital building materials to major construction projects locally and throughout the UK.

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Tarmac lights up Mountsorrel village with beacon upgrade

August 19, 2022
Mountsorrel’s war memorial and beacon have been upgraded to mark the Platinum Jubilee and are set to illuminate the local community for years to come
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Tarmac donates stone for Covid memorial

July 27, 2022
Residents of Sutton Bonington, near Castle Donnington, now have a dedicated space to remember those lost during the pandemic after a donation of granite from...
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Saving carbon: five steps UK construction can take now

July 11, 2022
When we talk about the net zero transition, it’s tempting to think of it as tomorrow’s issue and as something we can gradually work towards.  Dr...
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Leicester scouts go green thanks to donation from Tarmac Landfill Communities Fund

July 6, 2022
Youngsters from the nearby 25th Leicester (Queniborough) Scout Group are playing it cool since installing eco-friendly heating at their headquarters following a £10,000 donation from...
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Tarmac orders UK’s first battery electric mixer truck

June 27, 2022
Tarmac has placed an order with Renault Trucks for the first battery electric mixer truck in the UK as part of the company’s commitment to...
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Tarmac donates materials to improve Rothley bike track

June 24, 2022
Local bike enthusiasts can now enjoy revamped facilities at Rothley off-road bike track, thanks in part to a donation from Tarmac’s Mountsorrel Quarry. 
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Tarmac changes asphalt ‘recipe’ to low temperature in net zero drive

June 20, 2022
Low carbon asphalt is set to become a feature of UK roads as Tarmac makes the most significant sustainable improvement to its ‘recipe’ for highway...
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Tarmac donates materials to Quorn Church Rooms

June 9, 2022
Tarmac’s Mountsorrel Quarry has recently donated gravel to Quorn Church Rooms to help tidy up an area at the side of the building.
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Mountsorrel open weekend winners announced

May 24, 2022
Two lucky winners are celebrating after winning first prize in our open weekend quiz competition.
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Tarmac donates gravel to fill in potholes to smooth way for Mountsorrel soccer families

May 20, 2022
Tarmac’s Mountsorrel Quarry has helped a local football club shore up its defences against vehicle damage by donating material to fill in potholes in its...
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