Buxton Lime has been at the forefront of lime and limestone production for over 100 years, pioneering innovative solutions for specialist applications and consistently setting the standard for quality and purity.

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1891 - Buxton Lime Firms (BLF) was formed in 1891, following the amalgamation of 14 lime and limestone companies operating in the Buxton area.

1895 - 1915. - Between 1895 and 1915 a further nine quarries were started or bought, cementing the company’s dominant position in the UK market.

1926 - 1929 - BLF became part of Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) in 1926, and the development of Tunstead, the largest limestone quarry in the UK, began in 1929.

2015 - The business was acquired by CRH Plc, and has operations in Germany, the Czech Republic, Ireland, and Poland

2024 - SigmaRoc PLC purchases the Buxton manufacturing plants. SigmaRoc PLC is a specialist quarrying group that invests, improves, integrates and innovates companies within the quarried materials space in Europe.