If your project includes green roofs, podium landscapes or green walls, you will require a lightweight soil or green roof substrate with low porosity and a quality blend of sand, compost and aggregate that suits.

Our range includes:

NEW: Lightweight Green Roof Substrate:  GRO-tested by the STRi and of low porosity, our new green roof option gives all of the blend with less of the weight.  Ideal for green roofs and podium landscapes.  Available in bags for ease of delivery where access is limited.

You can request full certification or download the MCM Lightweight Green Roof Properties (2018).

Extensive Roof - A blend of 10mm graded PAS 100 Compost blended with Lytag 8-14mm expanded clay and mulched wood fines. A substrate with a thickness of between 5-14cm suitable for low maintenance green roofs and sedum planting.

Intensive Roof - We mix our sandy loam compost blended topsoil with a lightweight aggregate to produce a lightweight version of our BS3882 soil. For use in planting of small tree's and shrubs. We have created various blends of this type for  projects using expanded clay, fine brick aggregate and an inert aminoplast resin.

Lightweight Topsoil - A "lightweight"  topsoil with average bulk density of 1.1 Mg/m3 and an average pH of 7.6.

For more information regarding any of these products or for a quote, please contact MCM today on 0845 053 34 54.

MCM – Supplying your product, your way

MCM can provide Lightweight Roof Topsoil via the following methods:

  • Tipper or Grab Lorries
  • Standard Industry Bulk Bags
  • Articulated Lorries.

Minimum Order

The standard MCM minimum order is 10 tonnes or 5 Bulk Bags.  If you require smaller deliveries, we will try our best to help – just give us a call to discuss on 0845 053 34 54