Find out how the sand industry has changed over the years
Sand history >
Discover more about Bedfordshire’s varied and complex geology
Sand geology >
View early aerial photographs depicting how quarrying has advanced across the landscape
Sandpit sites >
The sand industry has had a major influence upon the local community
Working lives >
Different means of transport were vital to the development of the sand industry
Transporting sand >
Sand has been used widely in the construction industry for many hundreds of years
Sand uses >
The Greensand Trust is an independent environmental charity that works with local communities and landowners.
This project showcases a collection of information and celebrates the history of the Leighton Buzzard sand industry.
The Town Council is supporting local people and visitors to find out more about the town, its history and the people of our past.
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