Situated beside the Rakaia River on the Canterbury Plains means taking care of the environment is essential. Ellesmere Excavation and Aggregate is an environmentally conscious and sustainably run company and because they live close to where they run their business, they appreciate just how important it is to look after their environment.

the history of Ellesmere Excavation and aggregate

Ellesmere Excavation and Aggregate is family owned and operated business established in 1996 and expanding into the aggregate business 2010. A passionate and professional team of experts with over 100 years of combined experience.

Family owned and operated passionate about what we do!

With a large clientele - some for 20 years - and a portfolio of works of all description, Ellesmere Excavation and Aggregate are in for the long haul. “I want the aggregate business to go on for the next 100 years,” says owner/operator Sandy Shirtcliff. Supplying aggregate to contractors as well as to the end user has meant steady business growth and the building of a trusted name. 

Excavation has always been the core business and continues today with a team of skilled operators working on a varied portfolio of projects. No job is too small because regardless of the project, “it needs to be done properly”.

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