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MPA Conference ‘Growth & Climate Change’ opened on location at J & J Franks

June 7, 2021

J & J Franks are proud to be part of the Mineral Products Association (MPA). Annually, the MPA hold a themed conference. This year’s conference focused on ‘Growth & Climate Change… ‘Balancing the Issues’. The conference brought together leading speakers who considered the current UK political and economic outlook, climate change and how the industry is… [Read More]

Claire Countinho (MP) visits Mercers Quarry

May 6, 2021

Last week, we had the pleasure of meeting Claire Coutinho MP. We were able to discuss our current operations at J & J Franks and present our future plans for Mercers Quarry. We were delighted that she took such an interest in our environmental measures and ensuring that our operations cause minimal impact locally. Some… [Read More]

Merry Christmas & have a very Happy & Healthy 2021!

December 22, 2020

📣A message from our Managing Director, Peter Crate…   To all our friends, I want to wish all of you a Merry, Joyful Christmas and a Happy, Peaceful, Prosperous and most importantly a Healthy New Year.   2020 has been one heck of a year, that’s for sure! For Franks, we have remained busy throughout,… [Read More]

Coronavirus Update

November 4, 2020

As new Lockdown measures come into effect from the 5th November we are pleased to confirm that we remain open and fully operational. Over the past 7 months we have implemented additional health and safety measures to protect the wellbeing of our staff, suppliers, customers and general public and ensure all our sites and services are COVID-Secure. We… [Read More]

A well deserved reward!

Karim, one of our friendly drivers was awarded with a M&S voucher by our friends at Willmott Dixon Construction as he ‘always arrives on site with a smile on his face, has a fantastic attitude and is always very helpful to all members of the site team’. Well done Karim!

A First For Franks

June 9, 2020

June 2020 has seen a first for J & J Franks with the introduction of our first Articulated Tipper. This brand new high tech addition to our fleet comes with the complete range of technology including all round cctv. This not only improves driver and road safety but aids in protecting vulnerable road users. The… [Read More]

Three New Tippers Go to Work

March 19, 2020

2020 Has seen us add to our fleet and our capability to increase our range of services to our customers with the addition of 3 new Scania Tippers sporting the Thompson X-Lite Tipping Body. With this new versatile High Tech Light Weight Body we can deliver our Materials and also take on Muck Away jobs.

Brockham Bonfire

November 2, 2019

J and J Franks are proud to support this year’s Brockham Bonfire Event. We are constantly investing and updating both our fleet and equipment with our latest vehicle and newest containers on display.

Mercers Quarry

October 18, 2019

A recent drone flight over Mercers Quarry reveals exciting new progress pictures. Since the first load of sand left the site in August of 2017 sales have gone from strength to strength. In 2020 we will start importing inert waste to begin restoring the initial phase of extraction.

Scania Joins The Franks Fleet

October 16, 2019

We are pleased to announce the latest addition to our growing fleet of Euro 6 super environmentally friendly and efficient vehicles. This state-of-the-art vehicle comes with a range of extra safety features which include City Safe Window and all round CCTV.