Limestone rock - a source of high purity calcium carbonate
Limestone rock - a source of high purity calcium carbonate

Key Facts

  • Longcliffe extracts, processes and delivers over 1,000,000 tpa of limestone and dolomite products every year
  • We are one of the leading suppliers of high purity limestone and ground calcium carbonates (GCC) in the UK
  • The Company employs over 150 people and are one of the largest employers in Derbyshire
  • Longcliffe is passionate about environmental protection
  • Longcliffe was formed in 1927 and remains independent and family owned

About Us

We are one of the largest producers of high quality calcium carbonates in the UK – extracting, processing and delivering over 1,000,000 tonnes of limestone and dolomite products every year.

An unsurpassed range of high purity limestone products

With a portfolio of over 100 products, we offer an extensive range of limestone based materials including new, innovative product lines based on limes and hydrates produced from our natural calcium carbonate. Key product ranges include:

  • High purity Ground Calcium Carbonates (GCC) for industrial applications
  • Industrial limestone aggregates and granules
  • Specialty calcium oxides and hydroxides
  • Ground calcium and magnesium limes for agriculture
  • Golconda dolomite aggregates and gravels
  • Landscaping products including walling and rockery stone

Products produced from the purest limestone deposit in Britain

The company's operations are centred on our Brassington Moor quarry which lies between Ashbourne and Bakewell in Derbyshire, within the purest limestone deposit in Britain. We also produce dolomite at our quarry at Ryder Point, also in Derbyshire. Both operations are certified to industry and international quality, environmental and health and safety standards. Please visit our certificates page for further information.

Serving customers in many different industries

Our products are used in an incredible variety of applications ranging from animal & pet feeds, concrete, construction projects, fertilisers, glass manufacture, landscaping and water treatment to adhesives & sealants, asphalts, carpet-backing, paints, plasters, plastics and rubber.

Passionate about environmental protection

Longcliffe take ‘environmental responsibilities’ very seriously and we are committed to ensuring our activities protect and wherever possible enhance biodiversity in the Peak District and UK.  

Longcliffe are members of the British Aggregates Association (BAA) and the British Calcium Carbonates Federation (BCCF).

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