Keeping the construction industry going with rail freight

  • Brett Aggregates provide a wide range of traditional and recycled products from 32 sites and wharves across London, the South East and East of England.
  • Rail freight is an integral part of logistics and supply chain for the area.
  • In 2016, Brett Aggregates invested in a new rail freight terminal in London to receive thousands of tonnes of aggregates a week from its well-established site at Cliffe in Kent.

Based in Kent, Brett Aggregates is the UK’s largest independent producer of sand and gravel and works in partnership with rail freight companies to provide a continuous supply of materials to the construction industry. The company provides a wide range of traditional and recycled products from 32 sites and wharves across London, the South East and East of England. This includes quarry and marine-dredged aggregates as well as coated roadstone materials.

Rail freight is an integral part of Brett Aggregates’ logistics and supply chain, benefitting from significant investment from the rail industry and government, which continues to improve the productivity, efficiency and performance of the sector. Rail freight provides a fast, efficient and environmentally friendly method of transporting materials. In 2016, Brett Aggregates invested in a new rail freight terminal in London to receive thousands of tonnes of aggregates a week from its well-established site at Cliffe in Kent. Investment will continue to drive innovation and improvement in the rail freight sector, making a significant contribution to the economy and environment of south east London and Kent.

Further information
http://www.brett.co.uk/aggregates