As part of its strategy to offer reliable and cost-effective contracting services to more UK
businesses, Spadeoak – Aggregate Industries’ specialist civils, sports and surfacing
contractors – has opened a new Midlands base in Leicestershire, as it seeks to provide cost-
effective solutions and support to clients.
Currently based in High Wycombe, Spadeoak is an established name in the asphalt
surfacing industry in the south of England and continues to be recognised as one of the
highest quality contractors in Great Britain for over 45 years.
This new significant milestone for the business sees it for the first time opening a dedicated
office outside of the south region, as it seeks to offer Midlands- and Northern-based
businesses greater access to its renowned contracting services. By making the move to its
new office in Leicestershire, Spadeoak is able to offer a higher level of cost-efficiency, speed
on each project and client service to more customers.
Kevin Murgatroyd, Managing Director at Spadeoak, said: “Being based in Buckinghamshire
for the past 45 years, Spadeoak has carved out a strong name for itself across the south of
England, where we consistently offer our high-quality contracting services to civils projects,
an array of grassroots and professional sports venues and non-highways surfacing works.
“Following consultation with clients, we have identified a real market for our services in the
Midlands and the opportunity to support our clients in a closer proximity to major projects for
2023, and opening us up to more customers in the North West, North East and Wales. By
opening a secondary office in Leicestershire, we are able to provide greater logistical access
to these regions, and the ability to provide better cost-efficiencies, faster turnaround time,
and our outstanding levels of customer service, which we’ve always delivered across the
As part of the leading construction materials supplier, Aggregate Industries, Spadeoak has
access to a wide variety of asphalt products which it can provide to projects. This includes
the brand’s market-leading sustainable asphalt such as Super-Low Carbon, SuperColour
Ultra and most are available as warm-mixed asphalt providing even more carbon
Murgatroyd continues: “As well as Spadeoak itself being a renowned name in the contracting
services, our unrivalled access to and experience in laying Aggregate Industries’ range of
sustainable asphalt products makes us a regular and reliable go-to contractor for a number
of businesses, especially those which seek to improve their sustainable credentials. Our new
localised hub also means less travel time to Midlands construction sites, thus reducing the
carbon footprint of the overall projects.
“We’re really looking forward to settling in at our new office and can’t wait to work on many
more Midlands projects, as we continue our expansion throughout the UK.”