About Us

Tarmac, a CRH company, is the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. With over 150 years' experience and 400 sites across the UK, Tarmac is a trusted and innovative company with a reputation as a construction industry pioneer. From the bridges and roads you drive on, to the skyscrapers and houses you live and work in, Tarmac’s solutions are part of the fabric that make up our everyday lives.

A career at Tarmac can be whatever you want it to be. As a national brand with five active business units and over 7,000 employees in the UK, we offer a wide range of different roles and career pathways. Joining Tarmac on our graduate scheme isn't just about learning industry knowledge. Our people are our business which is why we offer a broader development programme focusing on building core skills, such as communication, presentation, influencing skills and financial understanding as well as offering an industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits scheme.

Tarmac - Constructive Thinking

The bigger we think today, the better we can make tomorrow


Tarmac is an ambitious, customer focused company with a proud history and a clear vision for the future:

“To be our customers' preferred choice for sustainable construction solutions."



Our values are at the core of our business and underpin everything we do.



  • 330 strategically located sites
  • 120 quarries
  • 74 asphalt plants
  • 110 readymix concrete plants
  • 22 contracting offices
  • 3 cement & lime plants 
  • 20 marine wharves 
  • 47 building product sites
Tarmac Contracting is a holder of the Gold Investors in People Award.
Part of CRH, a leading global building materials group, employing c.89,000 people in 31 countries worldwide.
We've contributed to some of the UK’s biggest construction projects - Heathrow Terminal 5, The Shard & many more.
Our products span aggregates, asphalt, cement, lime, readymix concrete, road contracting services and more.
Over 800 students have Followed us on Gradcracker.