Aggregate Industries has acquired Northumbrian Roads Limited, a road surfacing and highway maintenance contractor with two large asphalt plants in the Port of Tyne and the Port of Sunderland
The acquisition is in line with Aggregate Industries’ Strategy 2022, ‘Building for Growth’, and will allow the company to strengthen its market position in order to support the much needed major infrastructure schemes.
Guy Edwards, CEO of Aggregate Industries UK, said: “We have been very impressed with the Northumbrian Roads Limited business.
“They share the same values; including strong health and safety culture and their expertise and approach to customer service, so I believe that they will be a great addition to our portfolio.
“The unprecedented challenges of this year have highlighted that now, more than ever, the importance of infrastructure projects which will be the backbone of our economic recovery.
“Throughout the pandemic we have been proud to help keep Britain running and this acquisition will allow us to play an important part in the North East infrastructure schemes.
“I am delighted to welcome Northumbrian Roads Limited into the Aggregate Industries family.”
‘The preferred surfacing partner’
Sean Lynch, managing director of Northumbrian Roads Limited, added: “Ever since the company was founded by my father John Lynch and business partner George Barton over 31 years ago, we have progressively grown the company, focusing on strong relations with our customers, teamwork and innovation, complemented by the highest quality materials and first-class service.
“We are now excited to continue our journey under the ownership of Aggregate Industries, as this partnership will allow us to further develop our business while maintaining our ambition to be the preferred surfacing partner for all our customers.”