JOHN A BATES (CONTRACTORS) LTD. undertake all aspects of road contracting - our main service areas include: 

Road planing

JOHN A BATES (CONTRACTORS) LTD have owned and operated road planing machines

Since 1982.  We currently own two Wirtgen 2100 DC planing machines

road surfacing

During the Company expansion in 1981/82 when the Company began road re-surfacing

JOHN A BATES (CONTRACTORS) LTD was one of the first purchasers of a Blaw Knox

Paver fitted with their new ‘Omni Screed 5’ extending screed.

We currently own and operate three Bitelli pavers (BB52/BB670/BB650) and an ABG Titan

373.  We hold scheme sector 16 and proprietary mix asphalt accreditation

.Please visit our 'Accreditation' page


To enable JOHN A BATES (CONTRACTORS) LTD to offer a fully rounded service to our

clients the company has retained its ‘Grass Root’ services.  We have dedicated teams of

highly skilled kerb layers/block pavers/ironwork specialist and groundworks crews

road markinG

.A relatively new enterprise for JOHN A BATES (CONTRACTORS) LTD.  We now own

and operate a  road marking vehicle and employ a road marking crew with

over 10 years experience.  We hold Sector 7 Scheme accreditation.


A brand new enterprise.  Having purchased a new hot applied high friction surfacing machine

and achieved BBA/HAPAS approved installer accreditation, we already have a large

portfolio of completed work for Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council 

Please visit our 'Accreditation' page for more information

plant  hire

Wirtgen 2100 DC Cold Planer

Bitelli/ABG Pavers

Low Loader 44 Tonne GVM

Tipper Lorries

All plant is hired with operators only.

For more details please call 0121 558 3823

training room hire

Based at our Sandwell Headquarters we have converted 'The Old School House' into a training/conferance room.

Able to accomodate up to twenty people, it has a drop-down veiwing screen,whiteboard and welfare facilities.

'The Old School House' is an ideal venue to host your meetings and training sessions.

For more details please call 0121 558 3823




Wirtgen 2100DC Planer

Width of cut 2.00m

Depth of cut 300mm


BITELLI BB52 paver

Screed  RB 465

Working widths 2.5m – 4.65m


BITELLI BB650 paver

Screed  RB 4650 VB

Working widths 2.5m – 4.65m


BITELLI BB670 paver

Screed  RB 465

Working widths 2.5m – 4.65m



ABG Titan 373 Paver

Screed  VB78.

Working widths 2.5m – 5.0m


HAMM DV6 tandem roller

Operating weight 6.6tonnes

Working width 1.4m