Responsibly sourced construction materials in the North East.
Tarmac, is the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business.
Combining the knowledge and expertise of two of the construction industry’s most iconic brands:
Tarmac, the pioneers of the modern road and Blue Circle, the company that patented Portland Cement.
Our way of working
We pride ourselves on being collaborative and easy to do business with. We don’t just work for our customers, we work with them as partners across the supply chain. Our customer relationships are diverse - just the way we like it.
From one time DIY, to major construction projects our service is centered on our customers, supporting your construction material needs, every step of the way.
Meet our team
We are a local team of dedicated individuals. Our aim is to help you get the right materials and services every time, every job.
We offer a wide range of opportunities, graduate and apprentice programmes and personal development to attract and keep the best people we can. Why? Because we want to give you the best possible solutions to your construction projects.
What our customers say
Health and safety policy
Our goal is to ensure no one is harmed working for, or with, Tarmac. We want a business where both employees and contractors believe all incidents are preventable (“Zero Harm”) and health should never be compromised (“Zero long term Harm”). Achieving this will ensure that employees, contractors and the communities in which we operate are protected from harm.
Safety is core to our business, beginning with a commitment to provide a safe environment for employees. This extends to everyone who has contact with our operations.
We look after each other and everyone around us and we aim to keep all people safe and well, all of the time.
We operate safety education days and support a number of local safety activities including school visits, safety stand downs and health and safety engagement weeks.
Join our team
How many jobs are there where you can genuinely say ‘I did that,’ ‘I made a difference,’ ‘I made my mark’?
At Tarmac there are hundreds of them. Because the projects we work on are critical to our everyday lives.
Having played an integral role in shaping Britain’s infrastructure for over 100 years, we are now responding to the challenges of the 21st century. Helping to rebalance our energy mix. Making new homes more sustainable and affordable. Revitalising our transport network to the needs of a growing population. Reshaping our towns and cities for generations to come.
Our company has over 150 years of experience and directly employs around 8,000 people across a nationwide network of over 400 sites.
We believe that sustainability is about ensuring long-term success – not just for our business, but for our customers, our employees, and the communities in which we operate. This means we are always striving for continuous improvement across all aspects of our operations.
Our high quality construction materials, range of services and innovative solutions are essential to the growth and maintenance of the UK’s infrastructure. As the UK’s largest construction materials provider it is important we meet this growth and demand for materials in a responsible way, by helping to play our part against climate change, the efficient use of resources and by making a positive contribution through the stewardship of our sites.