Amalgamated Roadstone Corporation

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Amalgamated Roadstone Corporation
Public
Industry Quarrying
Fate Acquired
Successor Hanson plc
Founded 1935
Defunct 1989
Headquarters London, UK

Amalgamated Roadstone Corporation (ARC) was a British stone quarrying company.

History[edit]

Amalgamated Roadstone Corporation Ltd. was formed on 23 April 1935 to acquire a number of quarries in Britain. In 1947 ARC acquired the majority of the shares of the British Quarrying Co Ltd (BQC) and its associated quarries. By 1958 the company owned 58 quarries.[1]

The company was acquired by Hanson plc as part of its acquisition of Consolidated Gold Fields in 1989.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Farmer, Keith (August 1968). "Amalgamated Roadstone". The Industrial Railway Record. Industrial Railway Society. 20: 269–281/288. 
  2. ^ "Hanson Building Products".