UK Volume 22 Superbrands UK Vol.22 Marshalls is the UK’s leading supplier of sustainable concrete and natural stone products for the built environment, and has been supplying innovative products to the construction, home improvement and landscaping markets since the 1890s. Marshalls strives to create products that improve landscapes and create better environments to develop happier and healthier communities Market A global leader in creating better spaces, Marshalls strives to improve environments for everyone, from integrated landscapes – promoting wellbeing – to spaces that are created using fairly traded stone. It also innovates with products that alleviate flood risks as well as protective landscape furniture. Working in the public sector in addition to domestic and commercial markets, Marshalls provides a 360-degree service – from planning and engineering, to guidance and delivery. Marshalls is committed to producing new products that better any existing market offering, and to make them from the best materials it can source. Product Marshalls domestic customers range from garden designers and professional landscapers to DIY enthusiasts and driveway installers. Designed to inspire, Marshalls extensive product ranges combine quality, elegance and durability featuring both traditional and cutting-edge designs, with products to suit every taste and style. In the public sector and commercial market, Marshalls works with a diverse commercial customer base, including local authorities, architects, specifiers, contractors and house builders. Over the years, Marshalls has paved every location on the London Monopoly board, including Trafalgar Square twice. Marshalls’ customers benefit from unrivalled technical expertise, manufacturing capability and an enviable product range. This includes superior natural stone, innovative concrete hard landscaping products, water management solutions, rail products, landscape furniture and protection products as well as natural stone cladding and facades. Achievements Marshalls was the first organisation globally to achieve BRE Ethical Labour Sourcing Standard 6002 in 2017 and has maintained verification each year. It continues to focus upon being a sustainable, successful, profitable business whilst fully engaging in challenging ESG issues, particularly regarding human rights and the environment where it continues to lead the sector. Striving to be innovative, Marshalls responds to market challenges and opportunities and leads the way in its sector. Marshalls has remained a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact since its acceptance in 2009 and in 2021, it was recognised as a European Climate Leader by the Financial Times. It is committed to aligning operations and strategies with the 10 universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption. Marshalls has also retained the Fair Tax Mark for more than seven years in recognition of the business’ commitment to transparent tax processes and it is also recognised as a Living Wage Employer. Since 2008, it has reduced its carbon footprint by 50%. Recent Developments At the start of 2021, Marshalls launched a number of new commercial divisions, including Bricks and Masonry, combining years of expertise from within the business and from its acquisitions. A £30m investment programme is also underway to enhance the customer offer, including an increase Over the years, Marshalls has paved every location on the London Monopoly board DID YOU KNOW?