Aggregate Suppliers and recycled materials

Aggregates are used in wide variety of applications including asphalt productions, drainage systems, capping, decoration and sub base purposes.

We are suppliers of the most common types of quality aggregates such as hardcore, top soil, sand, ballast and crushed concrete.

Active Grab Hire are able to supply and deliver any quantity of quality aggregate for all kinds of construction projects. Our aggregate rates are highly competitive along with our fast, reliable and efficient delivery service in Middlesex and the surrounding area.

Primary materials

• Type 1 limestone
• Sharp sand
• 20mm ballast
• Building sand
• 10mm washed shingle
• 20mm washed shingle

Recycled materials

• Screened top soil
• Type 1 crushed concrete
• Type 2 crushed concrete
• Type 2/6f2
• Reject sand
• 10,20,40mm reject shingle.

We pride ourselves on being able to offer a professional, reliable and affordable aggregates service from the initial pricing and advice to on time and competent deliveries. We also offer a wealth of practical experience to all our customers in most aggregate applications.


Topsoil is the upper most layer of soil which is high in organic matter and nutrients. It is formed by the slow weathering of rocks and decaying matter over many thousands and often millions of years.

Topsoil has many used and is used mostly in agriculture, such as landscaping, raised beds, lawns, gardens, It also help drainage issues,  water harvesting and to assists  waste decay.

High quality topsoil has proved ideal for the base construction of sports pitches used for football, rugby  cricket and hockey.


Hardcore is made up of non easily degradable materials such as construction waste, crushed rock, gravel and quarry waste employed used to create a base for heavy load bearing stone and concrete.

Any concrete ruble we provide does not contain gypsum which can cause thaumasite and degrade concrete.

A well laid hardcore bed of compact and crushed materials is an essential part of any durable foundation.  Our hardcore is often used to raise floor levels as well as lowering them for major construction works such as road building.

Hardcore used and laid out in the correct manor provides stability and strength to many construction projects  as well as good serious problems may arise if the hardcore is not of a suitable standard and if the process is not carried out in the correct and thorough manner.

Type 1 Limestone 

Type 1 Graded Limestone is down crushed Limestone  meeting the requirement of the Department of Transport Specification for Highway Works.  Type 1 limestone is used as  a high quality fill or sub-base material for roads, highways, pathways, car parks and driveways.

Sharp Sand

Sharp sand is also know as builders sand and has a gritty texture  used within numerous construction applications. Sharp sand is normally used where more strength and less flexibility are required.

Within the construction industry sharp sand is a general purpose sand used mainly in concrete work, rendering, top dressing for gardens, parks and lawns, internal floor screeds, to loosen clay soil and create good quality potting soil.

We are able to deliver all types of aggregates to the Middlesex, Surrey and Greater London area including Ashford, Richmond, Windsor, Kingston-Upon-Thames, Hayes, Esher, Egham, Sunbury-On-Thames, Chertsey, Mitcham, Twickenham, Hounslow, Feltham, Woking, Slough and beyond.

We work with many local companies, domestic and commercial enterprises and have built a solid track record of providing an extremely high quality aggregate services at all times. For aggregates and recycled materials throughout Middlesex and surrounding areas call the grab hire and groundwork specialists today on 01784 819193 or request a free quotation for a fast response to your aggregates enquiry.