New Mix – the reliable, cost-effective Manchester barrow mix concrete supplier

By September 25, 2023Blogs

At New Mix Concrete, we take pride in providing efficient and timely Barrow mix concrete, supplying contractors and DIY enthusiasts around Manchester and the surrounding areas.

Barrow mix concrete is perfect for your project if you want to pay for the concrete that you need, which reduces any waste and offers a more cost effective option when you need concrete on site.

Our mobile concrete batching unit produces our barrow mix concrete on-site; the concrete is then quickly transported in wheelbarrows to wherever it is required.

Ready to get going, use our concrete calculator to work out how much concrete you need.

Are you laying the concrete? Read our handy installation guides to help you.

Interested in a site visit to help with your concrete requirements? Request a site visit here.

Manchester barrow mix concrete supplier


What is barrow mix concrete?

Barrow mix concrete, also known as wheelbarrow mix concrete, is a type of concrete that is specifically designed to be easily transported using a wheelbarrow or barrow.

Our mobile concrete trucks produces our barrow mix concrete on-site; the concrete is then quickly transported in wheelbarrows to wherever it is required.

Our barrow mix concrete can be used for a range of DIY projects, such as:


Paths and patios

Retaining walls


Fence posts

Repair jobs

Our barrow mix concrete is often chosen for a lot of DIY projects due to its many benefits.

A big advantage of barrow mix is its flexibility, as it can be easily adjusted on-site to meet specific needs or requirements. This means that changes to the mix can be made quickly and easily.

Barrow mix concrete is made by combining cement, aggregates, water, and additives in the correct proportions. The mixture is carefully blended to ensure a consistent and high-quality product.


flattening the concrete


Benefits of barrow mix concrete for your project

Barrow mix concrete is also the best option when you need any amount of concrete but only want to pay for what you need. As barrow mix suppliers in Manchester, we can provide:


As suppliers of Barrow mix concrete, we find that Barrow mix is easily adjustable on-site to meet specific needs or requirements. It is simple to change the mix if necessary.


Hand-mixing concrete with a wheelbarrow is a less expensive option than using a concrete mixer, making it a good choice for small projects.


A wheelbarrow is a versatile and portable tool that can be used in a variety of locations, making on-site concrete mixing simple.


Barrow mix concrete is an excellent choice for projects where a concrete mixer is unavailable or access to power is limited.


With proper mixing techniques, barrow mix concrete can produce high-quality, strong concrete.

Benefits of using a local ready mix barrow mix concrete supplier

Using a local barrow mix concrete supplier has numerous advantages. Because we are a local supplier, we can deliver concrete to your site quickly and efficiently, saving you time and effort. This is especially useful for small to medium-sized projects where time is of the essence and means you can continue you with your project with no fuss or time wasted.

Being a local supplier for your project means that our efficient and friendly team responds swiftly to client feedback and concerns, ensuring that any difficulties are dealt with as soon as possible.

Because we have served as a local supplier for the North West for more than 30 years, we have a thorough understanding of the area’s building codes, laws, and weather patterns.

As a result, we can help ensure that the barrow mix is produced and delivered in accordance with local requirements, as well as being ready for any weather condition including rain. You have got to love the weather up North, right?

There are also some environmental advantages to using a local provider. Because we have depots in Manchester, Stockport, and Leeds, we can reduce transportation distance and associated emissions while also producing concrete from locally sourced materials. That covers a large portion of the North West!

Why buy your barrow mix concrete from New Mix?

Our knowledgeable staff can provide guidance and advice on the use of concrete in a variety of applications. This can include best practices for handling, placing, and finishing the concrete.

We also have a handy guide with precautions to take on our website.

You can determine how much concrete you would require with our online calculator.

We also offer site visits, during which we can estimate all costs for you and address any queries you may have.

We make every effort to deliver the concrete to the construction site on time in one of our fleet of trucks and schedule deliveries based on the project timeline and availability.

All our vehicles are maintained at one of our depots in Manchester, Leeds, or Stockport by one of our in-house fabrication and truck maintenance experts. We regularly upgrade our fleet of trucks and cars to ensure that we provide the best service possible.

We make an effort to use British companies and products for parts while also cultivating long-term relationships with regional businesses.


How is your concrete delivered?

Our concrete is delivered to the job site on one of our fleet trucks, where we prepare the concrete quantities, you require and barrow it to the correct location with no waste while maintaining quality and freshness.

Why do you use a barrow mixer instead of a standard cement mixer?

A barrow mixer can easily reach areas with restricted access that a concrete truck cannot. This is especially useful for smaller construction projects or tasks that must be completed in tight quarters. It is made under controlled environments with premium materials, ensuring a high-quality result. What’s more, using ready mix concrete saves time and is more cost effective.

How much concrete do I need for my project?

The amount of concrete you need will depend on the size and scope of your project. You can use our online calculator or speak to one of our local teams for guidance on how much concrete you will need.

Choose Ready Mix as your local barrow mix concrete supplier

We provide ready-mix concrete for contractors, local governments, and commercial and domestic projects. To arrange a site visit, please call 0161 834 1312 or email and we will be happy to assist.

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