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Technology Centre

FM Conway is committed to driving materials innovation.

Our materials portfolio is developed to deliver sustainable solutions to address the current climate emergency and meet the evolving needs of the construction industry. 

The Technology Centre and its facilities play a vital role in FM Conway’s commitment to innovation in sustainable material solutions. It ensures we can design, test and produce these solutions.

Technology Centre facilities:

The Technology Centre continually pushes industry boundaries relating to the use of recycled materials. Through testing and trials demonstrates that higher percentages of recycled materials can be used in surface courses.

By leading the way in the use of sustainable materials FM Conway strives for the reduction of carbon emissions and transport movements in the south east. Working towards the company’s pledge to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045. 

UKAS accredited Laboratory

The Laboratory offers a full range of design and testing on aggregates, asphalt, bitumen, concrete mixtures and also a road pavement core testing service.

The Laboratory has a wide range of specialist testing equipment with a capability far exceeding that of the average laboratory in the UK. Delivering a fast turnaround and professional service to customers both in-house and on site.   

Capability and scope:

  • Advanced material testing
  • Design to specification
  • Material design
  • Research & development 
  • University collaboration

The Laboratory works in close affiliation with Ulster University, University of New Hampshire and The University of Nottingham.

To find out more about the full services our laboratories provide contact the Technology Centre: 01732 333 221

It’s an exciting time to be working in the highways sector. There are challenges on the horizon but opportunities too.

Film: A1 Mill Hill

In this short video, learn how a ground-breaking trial with Transport for London demonstrated the untapped potential to increase asphalt recycling on the strategic network – and FM Conway’s leading materials innovation.

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