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.


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Zen and the art of transport management

April 21, 2022
A 25-year veteran of Tarmac, Heidi Sherwood left school with virtually no qualifications and has worked her way steadily through the ranks from distribution clerk...
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Tarmac achieves major award for commitment to inclusion and diversity

February 4, 2022
We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the Clear Assured Silver Standard in recognition of our ongoing dedication to inclusion and diversity.
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EST 1891: Buxton Lime receives brand refresh

February 2, 2022
We are proud to be celebrating a new era at Tarmac’s Buxton Lime operation with the launch of a new brand identity.
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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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