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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:

Our commitment to materials recycling ensures we continue to push the boundaries of material innovation; and through testing and trials, demonstrate that higher percentages of recycled content 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 of England; 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 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. This enables us to deliver a fast turnaround and professional service to customers both in-house and on site.

To view our UKAS Certificate of Accreditation click here.

To view our UKAS Schedule of Accreditation click here.

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.

View the Technology Centre brochure here.

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

Phone: 01732 333 221
Email: laboratory@fmconway.co.uk 

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.

Find out more about Aggregates & Asphalt Services