• About Us

Founded in 1960, on the outskirts of Belfast, the Lagan Group story is one of vision, pragmatism and perseverance. Today, more than 55 years later, we are a market leading construction business with operations across the world.

1952

Peter Lagan establishes haulage business in Belfast

1960

Acquisition of first quarry, White Mountain Quarry, Northern Ireland

1975

Commencement of asphalt production

1979

Commencement of readymix and concrete product production

1981

Acquisition of sand extraction operations at Lough Neagh, Northern Ireland

1983

Establishment of cement importation facility, Port of Belfast

1984

Commencement of aggregates exports to England

1985

Acquisition of brick manufacturing facility, Kingscourt Brick, in the Republic of Ireland

1985

Commencement of house building, Northern Ireland

1987

Opening of bitumen terminal at Port of Belfast

1988

Acquisition of Fleming's Fireclay chimney pot and flue liner manufacturer, Republic of Ireland

1989

Commencement of asphalt production and contracting, Republic of Ireland

1989

Establishment of bitumen emulsion plant, Republic of Ireland

1994

Establishment of Lagan Tile operations

2002

Opening of cement manufacturing facility at Kinnegad, Republic of Ireland

2003

Acquisition of Readymix PLC road marking operations, Northern Ireland

2005

Opening of bitumen importation terminal – Port of Dublin, Republic of Ireland

2006

Commissioning of bitumen shipping vessel “MV Lagan"

2006

Establishment of Alpha Waste Management operations, Northern Ireland

2006

Acquisition of Readymix Plc asphalt production business, Republic of Ireland

2007

Establishment of road marking operations, Republic of Ireland

2007

Commencement of house building, England

2007

Acquisition of Welsh Slate, North Wales

2008

Establishment of PMB plant, Port of Dublin, Republic of Ireland

2010

Acquisition of Healy Bros Ltd quarrying and concrete business, Republic of Ireland

2016

Acquisition of Whelan Quarries, Republic of Ireland