RH & AJ Bateman Ltd are a small family run business based on the outskirts of Bruton, Somerset, run by Russell & Andrea who come from a farming and building background as do most of the drivers. Russell and Andrea are joined by their daughter Charlotte who works in the office and son, Christopher who drives. Russell’s sister Amanda is head of accounts and recently they were joined by Richard, whom takes over the role of sales from Charlotte.

They run a fleet of lorries delivering loads between 1ton and 30 ton. Their specialist subject is in Agricultural, supplying the needs of farmers with cattle bedding sand, agricultural dust, fills and base stone and oolitic scalpings. RH & AJ Bateman also supply building contractors/merchants and the general public with a variety of materials from building sands to decorative gravels. Most materials are available to collect loose from the yard and also in dumpy bags and 25kg bags.

RH & AJ Bateman Ltd have lorries franchised to quarries, with three 8 wheelers, three six wheelers and a 4 wheeler based in John Wainwright & Co Limited and one 8 wheeler based in Hanson.

RH & AJ Bateman are TASCC registered with two bulk lorries available to haul animal feed and grain, these lorries are more widely spread and travel over the whole of the UK.

FORS is a voluntary scheme which the company can subscribe to, to ensure that they are meeting the requirements of safety, fuel efficiency, economical operations and vehicle emissions. RH & AJ Bateman Ltd are Bronze accredited since May 2015 and will be looking to upgrade to Silver accreditation in the near future to ensure the growth and running of the business meets in with the futures needs of safer, greener and more efficiency.