Materials are available in bulk bags

Heddle Quarry Prices

Scalpings – (weight approx. 2 Tonnes/m³)
30mm down material, suitable for road and track repairs. Moderate moisture content and contains some clay.

Blasted Rock – (weight approx. 2 Tonnes/m³)
Material extracted by blasting from the quarry face. Sizes vary from 2 tonne stones down to dust.

Quarry Dust – (weight approx. 2 Tonnes/m³)
Mainly used for blinding (topping) driveways and roads. Also used for bedding paving slabs and water pipes.

Road Material / Crusher Run – (weight approx. 2 Tonnes/m³)
100 / 150mm down material: Ideal for roads and site works when there is no engineer’s specification to be met. Suitable for shallow excavations (up to 150mm).

Track Material (weight approx. 2 Tonnes/m³ per tonne
125mm down unscreened material, contains some clay. Ideal for upmake sites and constructing roads for light traffic, also excellent infill for farm gateways.

Building Stone
Selected quarried stone suitable for traditional dry-stone dykes. Palletised or loose

Large dimensional stone ranging from 500kgs to 3000kgs. Suitable for coastal protection and for building retaining walls (as used below Cromwell Road, Kirkwall).

Rock Armour
Selected stone ranging from 50kg to 350kg (approximately 400 – 650mm). Recommended for coastal protection (as used on Kirkwall Harbour Front). Please order well in advance.

Standing Stones up to 4 metres
As used at the Heddle Quarry entrance, these can be up to 4 metres in length. It is recommended that you arrange to visit the Quarry to see what is available.