Supplying and delivering concrete
domestic and commercial
with 2 hour delivery slots available in Chiswick
For reliable, quick and no-nonsense concrete delivery in Chiswick and Olympia, call on Rapid Readymix!
Here at Rapid Readymix, we specialise in ready mix concrete delivery for commercial and DIY customers in Chiswick, Olympia and throughout London, Surrey and the South East. We pride ourselves in our helpful and friendly attitude towards our customers, who return to us time and time again. We will always leave your site clean and tidy and are on-hand to answer any queries and guidance on your project, from the use of additives, through to the ideal mix specification. We will deliver the exact volume of concrete or screed that you need for your project and you will only ever pay for what you use, meaning there is no waste or mess.
We offer the following:
- Concrete and screed for trade and DIY customers
Quality assured concrete and ready mix concrete
Competitive prices on all concrete
Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week including evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays
Concrete pumps supplied if necessary
Small site deliveries catered for
- An online concrete calculator, so you can get an idea of how much concrete you might need for your project
Friendly expert advice
Same day delivery where possible – our large fleet ensures we are flexible and reliable
- Ordering is simple – just phone and arrange a two-hour delivery window
We are committed to providing great value, quality assured products and the highest levels of service, so why not call us today? We can be reached on
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Leading concrete suppliers working in Chiswick and Olympia
We are a volumetric concrete supplier, which means our customers will only ever pay for the concrete they use. Our fleet of concrete mixers means we can deliver the exact mix of concrete on site, with no waste, mess or fuss. We never charge for part loads and we also use separated virgin aggregates in our concrete and screed mixes for quality purposes.
All our team members are trained to the highest standards to ensure everyone’s safety at all times.
Concrete pump hire so you can access hard-to-reach areas in Chiswick and Olympia
Our concrete pumping service allows us to pump concrete into areas where access is tight or otherwise logistically difficult to bring concrete. This means concrete can be transported over obstacles like bridges or water, onto multi-storey buildings, up stairs and over distances. This can drastically reduce labour costs and ultimately save you both time and money and the risk of spills and mess can be minimised in what can sometimes be a very messy process. Whatever your concrete pumping requirements, Rapid Readymix will have a solution for you.
- Save yourself time and money – it’s quicker than barrowing
All pump hire includes a team of highly-trained operatives
We know how to deliver concrete within restricted access areas
We are health and safety specialists
304m3 concrete pour for piling for basement project in Chiswick
As the cost of property in London and across the UK has skyrocketed in recent years, many homeowners are turning to home improvements like building basements to add space to their existing home, rather than moving to a bigger house. The Rapid Readymix team was recently asked to supply concrete for a piling contractor for a basement project in the Chiswick area of London. Our client was building a basement, using concrete piling to form a strong and stable foundation, to improve the value of the property and increase the living space available inside. The home is based on a public road with a walkway outside it. .
Our client’s needs
As the project was located on a public road, we needed to ensure an alternative walkway was provided so that passers-by could be kept safe. The client also required the project to be completed with a quick turnaround, so we had to ensure that there was always one mixer ready to go while the other was pouring. Our client’s concrete requirements were quite specific – we needed to pour 304m3 of concrete, with a specification of C35/40 DC-2. As we run our mixers with seperate, high quality materials, we are able to precisely control the concrete mix, resulting in a consistent concrete pour. Our client also needed us to add a water-reducing agent to the readymix, which increases the workability of the concrete.
As our client required a quick turnaround for their concrete delivery, we arranged to have two mixers on site at all times. By doing so, we could constantly have one pouring and one waiting, so that there were no lulls in the delivery of the readymix concrete. We fully prepared and briefed our drivers for the high-demand day ahead, and we set up all the equipment in advance. In the yard we ran two loaders allowing us to load up and turnaround our mixers as efficiently as possible. We also ensured that we had more than enough materials on site with us so that we could keep up with demand and make sure the day ran like clockwork.
As well as using our volumetric mixer to batch our client’s concrete at a fast rate, we also had two mixers on site at any time to make sure concrete was constantly being poured. The actual concrete pour was carried out using a CFA piling rig and concrete pump, pumping our concrete from straight through the piling system and into the pile as it was installed.
Another happy customer
Due to the advance preparation and hard work of our team, our client’s concrete for piling was delivered on time and on budget. They were delighted with the results, and were able to continue with the rest of their basement project smoothly.