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Iconic Concrete Buildings of Britain

Love them or loathe them, some of Britain’s most iconic concrete buildings have been plunged into the spotlight again – thanks to the National Trust. Selected post-war concrete buildings nationwide are at the forefront of an aesthetics debate in the media this autumn after the National Trust teamed with the University of East Anglia (UEA), […]

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Concrete Through The Ages

Contrary to popular belief, concrete has been around for centuries. From then until now, the material has been responsible for some of the most impressive, beautiful, and recognisable structures across the globe, from the towering statue of Christ the Redeemer in Brazil to Italy’s world-famous Colosseum. Here, Madmix concrete company, based in the Cambridge area, […]

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Ten of the World’s Most Impressive Structures Made with Concrete

Concrete is a material that has been used for centuries and some of the world’s most famous ancient structures, such as the Pantheon (built 118-128 AD) and the Coliseum in Rome (70 AD), were made from concrete. Known for its strength, versatility, affordability and ability to withstand natural disasters, such as earthquakes, it is readily […]

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Nine Weird and Wonderful Facts You Never Knew About Concrete

Think you know everything there is to know about concrete? Think again! Here Madmix, suppliers of concrete ready mix Cambridge, looks at nine wacky facts and figures about concrete. 1.The earliest recorded use of concrete is in Neolithic times. You may think that concrete was a relatively new(ish) invention, but it was used in Eastern […]

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Small Projects – Buy Ready Mix Concrete or Mix it Yourself?

The arrival of spring means that many people are starting to plan home and garden DIY projects. And some of these projects – such as building pathways and home extensions – may require the use of concrete. For large projects, involving several cubic metres of concrete, a ready mix concrete solution for homes in Cambridge […]

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Seven Home Improvement Ideas Involving Readymix Concrete

Redesigning your garden or adding an extension is a great way to add to the saleability and, in some cases, value of your property. Whether you are accommodating a growing family, or want to make your house more marketable, Madmix ready mix concrete company, Cambridge, can help. In this article, Madmix looks at seven home […]

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Madmix Helps with Landmark Building Works

Madmix recently supplied readymade concrete to one of the most famous buildings in Cambridgeshire – the magnificent Ely Cathedral. The Madmix team was proud to deliver ready mix concrete to Ely Cathedral’s Sacrist’s office (the office in charge of care of the cathedral) on behalf of CB Groundworks, who provide building and groundworks in Cambridgeshire. […]

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Welcome to the New Look Madmix Website and Blog

Ready mixed concrete company Madmix are proud to present our new look website and blog, aimed at improving our service to domestic and commercial customers in the Cambridge area. As always our goal is to make the process of ordering ready mix concrete even easier and to actively help our customers understand how to work […]

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