British Lime Association (BLA) part of the Mineral Products Association (MPA)


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August 2015

Singleton Birch Celebrates 200th Anniversary

Celebrations for Singleton Birch’s 200th Anniversary took place on the 15 - 18 July at their Melton Ross Quarry. The festivities included a VIP day with suppliers, customers and local politicians, as well as a schools’ day (almost 400 local kids were entertained with site tours and fun activities) and finishing with an open day for the general public. Overall, the events were really well attended and everyone shared in enjoying Singleton Birch’s customary hospitality and celebrating their prestigious history. BLA were amongst the exhibitors attending to help promote the sector.


Notes to Editors

The BLA is a constituent body of the Mineral Products Association (MPA), which is the trade association for the aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, lime, mortar and silica sand industries. The BLA represents the interests of three member companies, responsible for producing 75% of the lime sold in the UK. The BLA members are Lhoist UK, Singleton Birch Ltd and Tarmac.

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