River Hamble Harbour Master’s Office Update

Seven months ago Suttle Projects completed a job at the River Hamble Harbour Master’s Office. The brief was to refurbish the seawall which was in desperate need of repair and to include a cast concrete face to encourage biodiversity by mimicking a natural rock face. Engineer Nick olds recently went back to visit and to…

Introducing our newly appointed Sales Director

Dave has been with Suttles for 7 years now as our sales manager. In that time he has become a crucial member of the team and is looking to maintain and grow Suttles’ impressive reputation within the construction industry, whilst encouraging growth through an increased period of material demand. He’s a passionate supporter of Chelsea…

Swanworth Quarry Celebrates a Centenary

Swanworth Quarry in Worth Matravers, owned by Suttle Stone Quarries, is celebrating its 100th anniversary. The quarry currently supplies approximately 50% of Dorset’s required crushed stone to the area, which is used as a sub-base for construction schemes, rock armour on sea defence works, gabions and decorative chippings. Originally, Swanworth Quarry was a two-man underground quarry…

Health & Safety Recognition from the MPA

Suttle Stone Quarries are members of the MPA – Mineral Products Association – a trade body for our industry with many core values including; Improving health & safety and encouraging innovation. Each year they conduct health and safety awards where by a company can submit an idea pertaining to a good Health & Safety practice…

Suttle Projects Win Award at Inspiring Change Awards 2021

In November we were shortlisted for the ‘Inspiring Change – SME Award’; This award seeks to recognise businesses that have introduced an initiative that has helped to foster an inclusive workplace where people of varied backgrounds, perspectives or life experience share ideas and work productively together. Here at Suttles we have our ‘Suttles Setting Standards’…

School Visit to Swanworth Quarry

Yesterday Simon, our Director of Quarrying, took a school group of year 7 geography students on a tour of Swanworth Quarry. It was the first time in well over a year that we had been able to welcome a school group back into the quarry, something we have missed. The tour covered many aspects of…

Second Phase of Groyne Renewal is Underway

The Bournemouth Echo have spotted us, have you? The first phase, which was to remove 5 existing timber groynes and replace them with 4 has already been completed, with phase 2 underway now. This phase involves removing 3 existing timber groynes and installing 4 new ones. It’s a complex project requiring work day and night…

Suttles are a Low-Carbon Hero!

Low Carbon Dorset have named us as one of their Low-carbon heroes! The following are extracts taken from Low Carbon Dorset’s case study on us: “Since acquiring Swanworth Quarry in 2011, Suttles has been making significant progress in reducing the environmental impact of their operations. The Dorset based firm has already invested in the electrification…

Swanage Old Stone Quay

If you know Swanage you will know that the stone slipway off of the old stone quay has been in disrepair since some bad storms in 2019, which was causing a hazard, it’s a really popular crabbing and swimming location and one that locals were keen to see fixed. The main problem was that a…

Seawall Refurbishment at The River Hamble Completed

This project was for the refurbishment of the seawall at The River Hamble Harbour Master’s Office which was in desperate need of repair. Due to the nature of the location of the seawall and the tides, in order for the site operatives to be able to repair the seawall they needed to construct a temporary…