Cold, dark and feeling quite damp!!!!!!

Yes, its autumn……[probably not what you were thinking], it wont be long now before we leave the house when its dark and get back home when its dark this is the ‘Blackpool’ effect, this is when you get back home and your house is like Blackpool illuminations every light is on, every TV is on [usually on the same channel] and everybody is in the same room and to top it off- the central heating has been on constant and its pushing 32c all the family’s dressed as there on Bondi beach and then you see the back door open, “don’t close it” you hear “its roasting in here” you’ve got to laugh!!!!

Back to business, Nutbrook Aggregates are now crushing and steadily filling the yard up with 6F2 and Type 1 and Fill Sand

Don’t forget Nutbrook Aggregates also stock quarried material such as MOT Type 1 and Pipe Bedding and can source any other quarried material for either collection from our yard at Ilkeston or delivered direct to site. Trade accounts are welcome as is payment by cash or card.


Posted on October 20, 2016 at 9:26 am
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Hard-core! Hard-core! Hard-core!

Well that’s the last Bank Holiday gone until the fat fella dressed in red comes down your chimney [no not me], suitcases are back in the loft after holidays and the UK had a fantastic result at Rio, the weathers good and still warm enough to sit outside the local planning next years holiday, not a bad summer considering, on with business……………..

Due to Nutbrook Aggregates becoming a major supplier in the East Midlands of Recycled Type 1, 6F2, Pipe Bedding, Fill Sand and Screened Soil we are now on the look out for Hard Core, any quantities welcome………………..and yes you’ve guessed it for a added incentive a ‘Bacon Roll’ from Flo’s for when you mention this blog.

Don’t forget the Screened Soil, Nutbrook have a quantity of quality of Screened Soil ready to go at £0 yes that’s FOC, Zero, Nothing, Note, Free, bring your vehicle and we will gladly load it with as little or as much as you like!!


Kyle Hassall is now a member of the Nutbrook Aggregates team and will be instrumental in taking Nutbrook in to a new era.

More news in the coming weeks.



Posted on August 31, 2016 at 11:28 am
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At last…………..

Well its Friday and at last we are having some summer weather that the UK is accustomed to this week at Nutbrook Aggregates at Ilkeston near Derby we have seen the mercury rise and rise Tuesday it reached 38c mind you on the plus side it made up for the torrential downpours we were having a few weeks ago.

At the minute we are having a big push on Screened Soil all of which has been tested and its basically low fertility grade, Nutbrook Aggregates has decided to offer the material at a price of £0 yes that’s FREE of CHARGE as we need the room to process 6F2, Type 1, Recycled Pipe Bedding, haulage can be arranged but unfortunately this will be chargeable, we are working on a first come first served basis but I am sure there’s enough for everybody.

As a added incentive all drivers that collect soil will receive a voucher for a Bacon Cob from Flo’s Café.


See you all soon!!!!!

Lee Watson


Posted on July 22, 2016 at 9:22 am
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An offer you can not refuse!!

During  June Nutbrook Aggregates are offering 10% off there entire range of Builders Bags of material such as,

MOT Type 1, Recycled Type 1, Building Sand, Grit Sand, 20/5 Gravel and Ballast, all of which can be collected from Nutbrook Aggregates yard at Ilkeston and if that isn’t good enough to secure a sale Nutbrook will even arrange  Free of Charge delivery within 5 radial miles of Ilkeston, don’t forget Nutbrook Aggregates also offer Screened Soil as £2.00 per tonne + vat. All these offers can’t last forever.

Don’t forget Nutbrook Aggregates recognise that with landfill at a premium and the earth’s natural resources depleting, there is a need for the recycling of construction waste.

These materials are routinely sampled and tested to ensure conformity with the relevant British Standard.

Waste hard core materials are accepted from trade or private customers and can be brought to site in any size vehicle.

This service will allow our clients to improve their sustainability targets, as they will be able to obtain recycled materials.

Finally, to make trading with Nutbrook Aggregates even easier we accept all major credit and debit cards..


Posted on June 6, 2016 at 9:03 am
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General Building Sand and Washed Stone on STOCK

Washed Stone General Purpose Sand

5/20mm recycled washed stone and general purpose sand now on stock at Nutbrook Aggregates at Ilkeston, contact me for availability and prices, don’t forget we have a good stock of screened soil along with 6F2, Type 1, Quarried MOT Type 1, pipe bedding and recycled dust.

Also during May we are discounting all Builders Bags of material by 10% which makes the Nutbrook Aggregates  Bags by far the cheapest.

Posted on May 24, 2016 at 10:11 am
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I thought that would get your attention!!!!

After a very good start to 2016 Nutbrook Aggregates are in the position to offer Screened Soil at a price that simply no one else can beat, also from now until the end of June Nutbrook are offering 10% off all bagged products this includes Building Sand, Grit Sand, Quarried MOT Type 1, Ballast, 10mm and 20mm Gravel, Recycled Type 1 if delivery is required – not a problem, contact a member of the Nutbrook team on 01159-326969 or 07815 417985

Don’t forget though tipping is still available at our recycling yard at Ilkeston this is where we crush and process into 6F2, Type 1, Dust, Fill Sand, Screened Soil, Pipe Bedding

Transport is also available either using our own fleet of Grab Vehicle or third party hauliers.


Finally, are you in or out………….or ‘just shaking it all about’

Posted on May 19, 2016 at 8:57 am
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The Bags are here!!


Nutbrook Aggregates are pleased to announce there new product line of Builders/Bulk Bags of Grit Sand, Building Sand, Ballast, Quarried and Recycled Type 1 all these are priced very competitively to say the least in fact I would go as far in saying they are cheaper than our two nearest competitors.

Bags are available and are ready to be collected we can load any size of vehicle from a trailer, pick up to a flatbed



Nutbrook Aggregates are now geared up to accept card payments this now makes it even easier to trade with us payments can be made over the phone or in person.


Congratulations to Nelson who spotted the deliberate mistake on last months blog, hope you enjoyed your ‘All you can eat’.

News from the yard………………………

Luke Jones has replaced Colin he may young but comes with experience of Crushers, Screens and Loading Shovels a definite feather in the Nutbrook Cap.

Nutbrooks new Case 360 [supplied by Warwick Ward] should be with us very soon, nearly forgot thanks to Rob Hughs from Warwick Ward we have on demo a Case 221 its like a mini loading shovel with the added benefit of fork attachments………………I’ll tell you something if I personally had the money I would bye 10 of these machines they are absolutely kin brilliant.


Cheers for now






Posted on April 21, 2016 at 9:06 am
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Officially its started……………….

The Summer of 2016, I would like to welcome Luke to Nutbrook Aggregates, Luke comes to Nutbrook with over 4 years experience in the recycling industry.

Nutbrook Aggregates will be launching in April the supply of bulk/builders bags of  Building Sand, Grit Sand along with a selection of gravels and of course Nutbrooks recycled fill material such as 6F2, Type 1 and Screened Soil…………………                                                                                                                                                                                          Forgot to mention, after doing a bit of market research and finding out what other suppliers  charge for there bulk/builders bags I can assure you that Nutbrook Aggregates are the cheapest across the range out of the ‘top 5 suppliers’ I contacted.

Other news from Nutbrook Aggregates is that the option for paying by card is taking a step nearer, we are now waiting for the IT ‘stuff to be completed.

*********************************NEWS FROM THE YARD**********************************

Colin leaves Friday, all the best for the future.

Nutbrook new Case 30 tonne 360 supplied by Warwick Ward should be delivered April.

New security gates now installed

Eric and Gavin were married at the weekend in a civil ceremony and walked down the isle to the Johnny Cash hit Ring of Fire.



……………and finally

Britain is facing face a shortage of local sand and gravel says the UK Mineral Products Association.

The association’s latest report highlights the problems of declining reserves raised in previous surveys.

The fourth Annual Mineral Planning Survey covers the period to the end of 2014 and is based upon data for the whole of Great Britain provided in confidence by association members.

The report warns that unless action is taken, particularly speeding up the planning (permitting) process the construction industry will face increasing supply challenges particularly local sand and gravel.

Key findings of the report

  • Sales – in 2014, total MPA sales of land-won sand and gravel and crushed rock in GB increased by 6.1% and 13.5% respectively, reflecting growth in overall construction and economic activity
  • Replenishment of aggregate reserves – sand and gravel is being severely under-replenished as reserves are used twice as fast as new capacity is being permitted. Crushed rock is superficially being replenished but this is skewed by a few large permissions which mask general under-replenishment elsewhere
  • Numbers of planning applications – operators have been slow to respond to the upturn whilst local authorities may not have the capacity to deal effectively with an expected surge in applications
  • Appeals – ‘planning by appeal’ remains an unattractive option for operators with very low numbers being submitted due to the time, cost and uncertainty
  • Numbers of planning decisions – decisions are low in line with the comparatively low level of applications
  • Time taken to obtain permission – it still takes almost 3 years on average to secure permission for both sand and gravel and crushed rock reserves although this is only a part of an overall period of up to 15 years from site identification to production
  • Shares of national provision – remain stable but figures dominated by one large permission in Scotland.

Nigel Jackson, chief executive, Mineral Products Association, said: “It is good news that there is a continuing increase in the demand for aggregates and a growth in construction and economic activity during 2014.

“The report highlights the fact that insufficient new reserves are being permitted particularly sand and gravel and this continues to be a real concern. With over half of new permissions being for sites that have not yet been allocated in mineral plans, it is clear that the plan led system is not providing the certainty that it should.”

“I hope that both government and planning authorities will take notice of the messages from AMPS4 and give more commitment to speeding up both the plan making system and the processing of planning applications, otherwise maintaining a ‘steady and adequate supply’ will become increasingly difficult over the longer term.

“Investing in the skills required by planning authorities to handle aggregates and quarrying issues is vital. We think that better use could be made of the talent that is already in place by sharing specialist officers between authorities to create ‘centres of mineral planning excellence’.

“We also believe that urgent attention needs to be given to improving the interface between planning and the key permitting functions of the Environment Agency and Natural England, which should be far more integrated. Last but not least, the primacy of planning over permitting must be re-established if we are to tackle this replenishment issue by giving operators the confidence they need to submit more applications.”

Mineral Products Association



Posted on March 30, 2016 at 7:35 pm
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It’s Spring, time to get busy

It’s finally here….spring that is! but there’s still a slim possibility of snow.

Here at Nutbrook Aggregates we are pulling out all the stops and have ordered a new Case 360  excavator so its thanks to Rob Hughs at Case for commitment at assuring Nutbrook Aggregates have made the right choice.

The new excavator will join the Case loading shovel in processing material in to 6F2, Type 1, Fill Sand and Soil, further news is that over the next month Nutbrook Aggregates will be able to offer ALL material in Bulk Bags these will be available for collection or delivery via Grab trucks, also Nutbrook Aggregates will be able to accept card payments for loads of any size collected or delivered.

More often than not with every good news there’s usually a bit of bad news and that is, Colin Nutbrook Aggregate’s highly experienced 360 driver has decided to leave, Colin has been with Nutbrook since the start but has decided to accept a position a lot nearer to home, anybody that thinks they would fill Colin’s boots please get in touch as soon as possible.


To Recap

Nutbrook Aggregates, new machine ordered, bulk bags coming on line along with card payments and

#360 excavator driver wanted#



Posted on March 6, 2016 at 7:37 pm
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Roll on Spring

So far so good,

I think most of us have only had a light covering of snow so far this winter and with only a few more weeks left it looks like we may be nearly home and dry with-out the media promises of bad weather, so here at Nutbrook Aggregates we are in full production crushing and screening that will make 6F2, Type 1, Fill Sand and Soil in readiness for demand, unfortunately there has been a slight increase on a couple of our products but on the whole Nutbrook Aggregates have been able to keep 2015 prices.

I would like to thank Roger Taylor [Hyundai], Hayden Murrall [Hitachi], Sean Clemens [FinningsCAT], Ian Longdon [Volvo], Ed Page [TCH JCB] and Robert Hughes [Warwick Ward Case] for coming down  Nutbrook Aggregates to discuss supplying a new Excavator that will operate in the yard at Ilkeston

Congratulations to AV Squires who gets a free breakfast from Nutbrook Aggregates for wishing us a ‘Happy Birthday’ on the 4th February.

Posted on February 8, 2016 at 12:03 pm
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