CR Civil Engineering was founded in 2000 as a team of five and has grown significantly since to now employ more than 235 direct staff and 50 contractors. The business is headquartered in Loughborough, UK, and has other offices in Llandeilo, Rotherham and Ripley.

The business specialises in all aspects of construction, site clearance, drainage and ducting, earthworks and pavement construction, including surfacing, kerbing and footpath and cycleway construction. It also undertakes some reinforced-concrete structural work. Its work spans sectors including rail, aviation and residential and commercial developments, both public and private sector. The business operates as two main trading entities, CR Civil Engineering Ltd, which holds the contracts and provides the civil engineering services, and CRCE Plant Ltd, which owns the assets required to perform the work.