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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National Inclusion Week: inclusivity in action at Tarmac

September 30, 2022
As an inclusive employer in the construction and sustainable materials industry, Tarmac is proud to support National Inclusion Week.
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Tarmac wins levelling up award for its contribution to social mobility

September 22, 2022
Tarmac is celebrating becoming a winner at the first ever Purpose Business Coalition Levelling Up Awards 2022, in recognition of the company’s achievements in helping...
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Tarmac pays respects to Her Majesty The Queen

September 9, 2022
We are deeply saddened by the passing of Her Majesty The Queen.
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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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