Entries by Kerry Smith

Local Resident gifts Roke Manor Quarry with Oak Saplings

Roke Manor Quarry has received a number of oak tree saplings which have been grown by a local resident over the last few years with the help of her grandson. The oak tree saplings, which are being nurtured by the site Weighbridge Operator, Beverley Rutter, will be planted within the quarry woodland over the coming […]

Upgrades to Test Way Footpath Site Access

The Roke Manor Quarry field conveyors (which are used to transport as dug gravels to the processing plant) at one point cross the Test Way footpath. This is regularly used by members of the public and local residents. In order to make the footpath more accessible during the winter months, the original pathway has now […]

Brickworth Quarry welcomes Assistant Quarry Manager, Karl Reed

Karl Reed has been appointed at Brickworth Quarry as Assistant Quarry Manager and will be working closely with the team and supporting Quarry Manager, Martin Wooldridge in overseeing the safe, efficient and effective management and supervision of operations at Brickworth Quarry. Karl has worked for the business for over 21 years, with a history in […]

Secret Auxiliary Units Bunker excavated at Binnegar Quarry

An archaeological assessment has revealed how Binnegar Quarry near Wareham was the site of an underground hideout for the secret Auxiliary Units, Britain’s wartime resistance in waiting.  Andrew Joseph Associates Archaeology Services, working under contract to Raymond Brown, recognised the significance of the site as unusual, on a quarry site that also contained Bronze Age […]

Raymond Brown Donate Toys to Wellow Village Hall Baby and Toddler Group

Raymond Brown visited Wellow Village Hall Baby and Toddler Group and donated a  Little Tikes Activity Gym and petrol pump as part of the companies Community Matters Initiative. The group is run on a voluntary basis and is a great opportunity for parents and toddlers to meet and socialise on a regular basis. Julie Jager […]

Raymond Brown hosts successful Brickworth Quarry Open Event

On Thursday 21 June, Raymond Brown held an open afternoon at Brickworth Quarry to provide the local community with an opportunity to have a tour of the site, chat to employees and enjoy a community afternoon. The open event ran from 3.30pm – 6.30pm and saw over 60 visitors enjoying the sunshine at the quarry […]

Whiteparish Primary School visit Brickworth Quarry in Wiltshire

Raymond Brown invited schoolchildren from local Whiteparish Primary School to visit Brickworth Quarry. Upon arrival, the students, who are all in the Year 6 Eagles class, were provided with appropriate personal protective equipment and a worksheet to complete during their visit.  The class were then given a tour around the quarry and the chance to […]

Brickworth Quarry Open Afternoon on 21 June

Raymond Brown are opening the doors to Wiltshire-based Brickworth Quarry on Thursday 21 June. The open afternoon will be from 3.30pm – 6.30pm and will provide local residents with the opportunity to have a site tour of the quarry, absorb its history and substantial restoration and learn about the work being done to increase biodiversity. Families […]

Raymond Brown successfully pass interim Investor’s in People Review

Following the Raymond Brown Group’s Investors In People (IIP) Accreditation in February last year, Raymond Brown have successfully passed an interim review with IIP Practitioner, Dorothy Shrivell. Dorothy visited the Raymond Brown head office to meet with Steve Clasby, Chief Operating Officer and Gemma Taylorson, HR Manager to see how the group businesses are progressing […]