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MOT Type 4

MOT Type 4

Other Names: Tamac MOT, sub-base, 40mm down, Planings.

Consists of: A mixture of tested tarmac planings and crushed concrete, ( approx. 65% tarmac, 35% Concrete,) that is graded to produce a material that is 40mm down. MOT Type 4 has been specifically produced for Staffordshire council for the filling of pot holes. Making a very good alternative to road planings. Compaction of this material forms a very uniform surface.

MOT Type 4 offers versatile applications and strong reasons for purchase. This recycled aggregate material has various uses in construction, road building, and landscaping.

Primary Uses:

  • Road Sub-Bases: Provides a stable foundation for roads and highways, ensuring durability and longevity.
  • Hardstandings: Used for creating durable surfaces in areas with heavy loads, such as parking lots.
  • Temporary Roads: Suitable for temporary access roads during construction projects, minimizing soil disturbance.

Positives and Benefits:

  • Sustainability: Made from recycled materials, it supports eco-friendly construction and waste reduction.
  • Strength and Stability: Offers robust support, preventing sinking and maintaining surface integrity under pressure.
  • Cost-Effective: Its durability translates to fewer repairs and replacements, saving time and expenses.
  • Local Availability: Delivered in Cheshire, it ensures convenient access for construction and road projects.
  • Uniform Composition: Its consistent size and texture ensure reliable performance and compaction.
  • Enhanced Drainage: Promotes effective water drainage, reducing the risk of erosion and water-related damage.
  • Reduced Settlement: Minimizes uneven settling, ensuring roads and surfaces remain level over time.
  • Versatility: Applicable in various construction projects, providing value for different needs.


In conclusion, MOT Type 4 proves invaluable for construction, road building, and landscaping endeavors. Its strength, versatility, and eco-friendly nature make it a valuable material. By opting for this recycled aggregate, you ensure stable foundations, support sustainability, and contribute to efficient construction projects in Cheshire.


MOT Type 4

MOT Type 4


Delivered in 8-wheel tippers, generally in 20 tonne loads (mininum order 10 tonnes).

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