Tunstead



Welcome to Tunstead


Welcome to the microsite for our Tunstead site. Tunstead is a significant and historically important operation within Tarmac and includes quarrying, lime, building products and cement operations.


Tarmac COVID-19 update

£50million contributed to the local economy each year



Over 400 people are employed at Tunstead site


TARMAC TEAM CELEBRATES 285 YEARS LONG SERVICE!

November 23, 2021
For a group of seven members of the Tarmac Tunstead team it’s time to celebrate – they have jointly served a total of 285 years’...
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NATIONAL STONE CENTRE GRANT WILL IMPROVE ACCESS FOR ALL FOR GEO-TRAIL VISITORS

October 12, 2021
Do you want to take a step back in time to understand how local rocks were formed under tropical seas millions of years ago? Then...
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HIGH PEAK MP VISITS TARMAC’S TUNSTEAD OPERATION

September 28, 2021
High Peak MP Robert Largan has been given an insight into the latest technology being used in the world of lime, stone and cement production...
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BUXTON JUNIOR SCHOOL PUPILS GO GREEN FINGERED

September 20, 2021
Pupils at Buxton Junior School have been busy cultivating their own vegetable garden, thanks to support from local company Tarmac.
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CHAPEL BOWLING CLUB GRANT TO BENEFIT BOWLERS FOR GENERATIONS TO COME

August 26, 2021
Chapel en le Frith Bowling Club is on the lookout for new members now it has won a grant to renovate and improve its green.
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IMPORTANT HISTORIC LIME KILN GETS MUCH NEEDED FACELIFT

August 16, 2021
Limestone, lime products and limekilns play a major role in the industrial past and present of the Peak District. Now Tarmac’s Tunstead site - which...
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VILLAGE CHILDREN THANK LOCAL COMPANY FOR PLAYGROUND BOOST

August 9, 2021
Excitement is building among the children of Litton and surrounding villages as they look forward to a complete revamp of their community playground, thanks to...
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ASHBOURNE’S NEW ‘PAVILION IN THE PARK’ COMMUNITY HUB CONSTRUCTION WELL UNDERWAY

July 27, 2021
Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, construction of a new ‘Pavilion in the Park’ is well underway at Ashbourne Recreation ground.
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MAJOR GRANT TRANSFORMS FACILITIES AT WIRKSWORTH’S LARGEST COMMUNITY VENUE

July 15, 2021
A major grant has enabled Wirksworth Parochial Council to completely upgrade the toilet facilities at the multi-purpose Maltings Community Venue, the largest community space in...
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PLAYTIME JUST GOT EVEN BETTER FOR KINGSLEY CHILDREN!

June 30, 2021
Children in and around the village of Kingsley in Staffordshire can’t wait to get out and play, now that a project to give the local...
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