Entries by Kerry Smith

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 […]

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 awarded RoSPA Gold Medal Award for Health and Safety Practices (Nine Consecutive Gold Awards)

We are delighted to announce that the Raymond Brown group of companies have been granted a prestigious award in recognition of our practices and achievements in safety. Raymond Brown have achieved a Gold Medal (our nine consecutive Gold) in the internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards, the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK.  We […]

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 […]

Copyhold Quarry Phase One Restoration Complete

The first part of the Phase One Area at Copyhold Quarry has now been fully restored with mixed woodland.  The area, which sits next to the recycling facility is approximately 3.42 hectares in size and has seen a considerable agricultural restoration scheme undertaken over the last two years, which have included the planting of 4,700 […]

Fairisle Junior School Cycling Safety Lorry Visit

Accompanied by Sustrans, we took one of our HGV tipper lorries into Fairisle Junior School in Southampton, to increase knowledge of cycling, scooting and walking participation in the local area and to demonstrate ‘Blind spots’ etc as part of road safety for the children. The children were invited to walk around the Raymond Brown lorry, […]

Christmas Party for Raymond Brown Group Employees at new Solent Spark Building

Over 170 employees and guests across our businesses joined us for our 2017 Christmas Party at the new Solent University Spark Building in Southampton, which was decorated in an Enchanted Forest theme, with snowflakes floating down the walls, green lighting and wintery props and accessories, including a giant white unicorn surrounded by Christmas trees in […]