At a Glance

With a broad portfolio of businesses and a geographic reach that spans 28 countries, our Europe Division is highly integrated, offering a breadth of solutions serving the innovative RMI-focused developed markets and the fast-growing new-build markets throughout Europe.

At the heart of our work lies a commitment to understanding the unique needs of our customers. We don't just provide products and materials; we collaboratively create solutions that support a sustainable future, building lasting partnerships and results that go beyond transactions.

Peter Buckley

President, Europe Division

What we do

CRH Europe is a dynamic high-performing business, active in all key construction markets, with a long track record of growth and delivery.

Our customers typically range from national, regional and local governments, to building contractors and other construction product and service providers.

We help our customers to build more safely, quickly and cleanly to deliver sustainable construction solutions, by uniquely integrating materials and products with value-added, technology-led services that can be delivered across multiple markets.

The solutions that we provide are vital for the construction of critical infrastructure, new homes, schools and hospitals, as well as the maintenance of existing facilities.

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The materials we supply

Our essential materials and road solutions are backed by resource-rich assets, which support both large-scale public road and infrastructure projects and also the manufacture and supply of value-added products and solutions for our customers.

Materials Glossary

Aggregates

Aggregates are naturally occurring materials deposits such as granite, limestone and sandstone. They are supplied as a range of products for use in...

Aggregates

Aggregates are naturally occurring materials deposits such as granite, limestone and sandstone. They are supplied as a range of products for use in general construction and engineering projects as well as in a variety of additional CRH product lines including asphalt, readymixed concrete, infrastructure products, architectural products, and bagged mortars and concrete mixes. Our customers include government and local authorities who are responsible for the construction and maintenance of road networks, as well as paving contractors.

Materials Glossary

Cement

Cement is the primary binding agent in the production of concrete products for the construction industry. Produced from limestone, cement is most...

Cement

Cement is the primary binding agent in the production of concrete products for the construction industry. Produced from limestone, cement is most commonly mixed with sand, stone or other aggregates and water to form concrete. While most cement is used in markets close to production sites, it can also be traded internationally.

Materials Glossary

Lime

Lime is a versatile chemical product used across multiple industries including iron & steel, building materials, sugar, agriculture & forestry and...

Lime

Lime is a versatile chemical product used across multiple industries including iron & steel, building materials, sugar, agriculture & forestry and more. It can be found in everything from the toothpaste we use each day, to the water we drink, to the windows in our homes, to the soil in our gardens.

Materials Glossary

Readymixed Concrete

Readymixed concrete is a highly versatile building material comprised of aggregates bound together with cement and water. It is strong, customisable...

Readymixed Concrete

Readymixed concrete is a highly versatile building material comprised of aggregates bound together with cement and water. It is strong, customisable and durable, making it the world’s most popular building material. Our readymixed concrete is produced to meet customer specifications and is delivered in a timely manner, from our extensive network of manufacturing plants in local markets.

Materials Glossary

Asphalt

Asphalt is primarily used in road surfacing and other transport infrastructure including airport runways. It consists of aggregates bound together...

Asphalt

Asphalt is primarily used in road surfacing and other transport infrastructure including airport runways. It consists of aggregates bound together with bitumen, a by-product of the oil industry. Our key customers include government and local authorities who are responsible for the construction and maintenance of road networks. In order to minimise emissions, we use recycled materials and innovative technologies. One hundred percent of asphalt is recyclable for future uses.

Materials Glossary

Paving & Construction

In North America and parts of Europe, we offer end-to-end pavement installation services, covering everything from roads and highways to shopping...

Paving & Construction

In North America and parts of Europe, we offer end-to-end pavement installation services, covering everything from roads and highways to shopping malls to runways. A significant portion of our paving work is repair and maintenance of roadways due to regular wear and tear caused by heavy axle traffic and freeze thaw impact on road surfaces. We provide the materials, crews, equipment and expertise needed for preparation, paving and maintenance of traffic flows during the construction phase.

The products we make

Combining our materials, products and services, we produce a wide range of architectural and infrastructural solutions for use in the building and renovation of critical utility infrastructure, commercial and residential buildings, and outdoor living spaces.

Products Glossary

Architectural Products

Architectural products include concrete masonry and hardscapes such as pavers, kerbs, retaining walls and related patio products, for use in...

Architectural Products

Architectural products include concrete masonry and hardscapes such as pavers, kerbs, retaining walls and related patio products, for use in residential, commercial and public construction markets. Products are sold to general builders merchants, DIY outlets, major US Homecenter chains, as well as to municipalities and large contractors.

Products Glossary

Infrastructural Concrete

Infrastructural concrete includes precast and pre-stressed concrete products such as floor and wall elements, beams and vaults, pipes and manholes....

Infrastructural Concrete

Infrastructural concrete includes precast and pre-stressed concrete products such as floor and wall elements, beams and vaults, pipes and manholes. Raw materials include aggregates, cement and water, which are typically sourced locally. These products are sold to both the public and private construction sectors.

Products Glossary

Construction Accessories

Our construction accessories are
high-value innovative products and engineered solutions designed to
facilitate the construction process. They...

Construction Accessories

Our construction accessories are high-value innovative products and engineered solutions designed to facilitate the construction process. They include a broad range of engineered anchoring, fixing and connection solutions, as well as lifting systems, formwork accessories and general accessories used in construction applications, and they are often bespoke elements designed especially for use on challenging construction projects.

Products Glossary

Network Access Products

Network access products are designed and manufactured technical systems for access to, and sealing and protection of, utilities infrastructure,...

Network Access Products

Network access products are designed and manufactured technical systems for access to, and sealing and protection of, utilities infrastructure, including composite access chambers, covers, passive safety systems, retention sockets, sealants and meter boxes. These solutions offer a time-saving alternative to traditional methods of construction.

CRH Europe Division

Introducing the breadth of our solutions footprint
Essential Materials

CRH’s essential materials of aggregates, cement and lime, are the foundation of our solutions strategy.

Our unique network of assets and world-class expertise enables us to be the trusted partner in the markets in which we operate.

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Road Solutions

CRH is the leader in solutions for sustainable road construction.

With unrivalled capabilities in the design, manufacture, installation, maintenance and circularity, we deliver a complete solution for our customers and better connect communities.

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Building & Infrastructure Solutions

CRH is the essential partner for connecting, protecting and transporting critical water, energy, and telecommunications infrastructure and delivering complex commercial building projects.

We integrate design, materials, products, and engineering to enable the transition to a more sustainable and resilient built environment.

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Outdoor Living Solutions

CRH is the leading provider of innovative and sustainable outdoor living solutions.

We integrate specialised materials, products and design features, to remodel and enhance the quality of private and public spaces.

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Europe | Projects

Projects in Europe where CRH solutions have been specified for significant construction works.

Global Project Portfolio

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Budapest, Hungary

The Rudas Bath gets an upgrade which remains faithful to its centuries-old façade

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Paris, France

Keeping Paris moving with the biggest urban transport project in Europe

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Poland

Navigating mountains and the elements with Poland's Zakopianka project

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Sunderland, United Kingdom

Environmental and technical challenges overcome as the Northern Spire is raised

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Dublin, Ireland

Controlling the skies and enhancing the skyline at Dublin Airport

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Copenhagen, Denmark

From marketplace to living space with Copenhagen's Groenttorvet Project

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Brussels, Belgium

“THE ONE” project benefits from optimised accessibility and flexibility

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Vienna, Austria

Pushing the limits of what is possible with concrete at DC Tower 1

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Wexford, Ireland

Creating the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge, the longest of its type in the world

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London, United Kingdom

Keeping things smooth over ground as London’s Underground gets a makeover

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Hoorn, The Netherlands

CRH Products Adding a Flourish to New City Beach

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Sligo, Ireland

CRH Paving Finishes Flagship Project on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

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Almere, The Netherlands

CRH's concrete helps create a stunning outdoor urban space

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Brăila, Romania

Massive new bridge over the Danube

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom

A new surface for the home of British motorsport

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