Construction Materials

Ministry of Transport Approved Aggregates – For Roads, Driveways, and Pathways

Road construction requires a lot of materials, and the type of material used depends on the project. In most cases, Ministry of Transport approved aggregates are required. Depending on the location and project size, a variety of aggregates may be required. These can range from:

  • MOT Type 1 Sub Base
  • Type 1 Aggregate
  • Type 2 Aggregate

The Ministry of Transport has stringent requirements for road construction projects in the United Kingdom. This is because the roads are used by many different types of people every day, including domestic vehicles, light goods vehicles, heavy goods vehicles and more. The MOT sets standards for the quality and safety of road construction projects to ensure that everyone can use the roads safely.

When selecting aggregates for a road construction project, it is important to choose a type that meets the MOT requirements. The right aggregate will help to create a strong foundation for the road, which will improve overall safety and durability. Choosing the wrong aggregate can lead to problems down the road, so it is important to consult with an expert before making a decision.

At Cloburn, we have a team of experts who can help you select the right aggregates for your project. We carry a wide range of MOT-approved aggregates, so we are sure to have something that meets your needs. Contact us today if you have any questions. Please also take advantage of our Mot Type 1 Calculator to get a quote for your project.

Granite used as Construction Materials

If you are unsure about what is the best option for your project or if you require a bespoke order then please give us a call on 01555 663 444 or fill in our enquiry form below. 

Ministry of Transport Approved Aggregates

Whatever you’re building, Cloburn can supply all your construction materials

Not only do we supply Europe’s leading red aggregate, we have products for all your needs.

75mm CRUSHER RUN: 0mm-75mm product – should not be laid less than 125mm deep to allow it to be compacted into a first-class load bearing body. Usually used for the base of a road and can be topped with type 1.

TYPE 1 SUB-BASE: 0mm-40mm graded material that complies with all government and road authority specifications. It’s the industry standard sub base for a wide variety of applications. Sometimes referred to as “M.O.T” or “hardcore”

TYPE 2 SUB-BASE: 0mm-20mm graded material, well suited for commercial car parks and blinding applications. If a decorative stone finish required then use red granite Firechip™.

TYPE 3 SUB-BASE: 5mm-40mm – also known as modified type 1, has reduced fines, has been used for equestrian purposes where fines have caused issues.

SCALPINGS: 0mm-20mm – budget sub base material, not ce certified.

PIPE BEDDING – This is a fine aggregate used to surround pipes, cables and ducts to protect them from damage by compression or sharp objects. Here our bright red colour is a recognised safety feature as it gives excavation equipment operators plenty of warning that they are approaching a pipe track.

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Delivery Details

Cloburn Quarry is located near Lanark, Scotland. Delivery throughout the UK and worldwide via bulk bags or tipper trucks.

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