Our history
1952
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Years
60
1960
Francis Bouygues founded Entreprise Francis Bouygues, specialised in the building sector in the Ile-de-France region
Construction of the 3rd and existing Montparnasse station
1963
1965
Development of civil engineering and public works activities.
Creation of the Minorange Guild which recognises the value of construction workers
Years
70
1972
FIRST INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS
NEW CIVIL WORKS AND ELECTRICAL / MAINTENANCE PROJECTS
The Entreprise Francis Bouygues becomes Bouygues and adopts a new logo, created by the designer Alain Carré
4th June: Inauguration of the Parc des Princes stadium by the President of the Republic Georges Pompidou, during the Final of the French Cup
Construction of Tehran Olympic Complex in the Middle East
1975
1978
Construction of Terminal 2 of Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport
Delivery of Tan-Tan Port in Morocco
Construction of Châtelet-les Halles Metro and RER station in Paris
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Years
80
1984
1985
Creation of first 3D computer-aided design software adapted to the building and civil works industry, the early stages of BIM (Building Information Modelling)
Bouygues becomes French leader in the building and civil works sector
1988
1987
The Group moves into its new headquarters, Challenger, in Saint-Quentin, Yvelines region
Delivery of Ile de Ré port and the European Parliament building in Strasbourg Construction of the Hassan II mosque in Casablanca
Delivery of Africa's most powerful thermal power plant in Lagos, Nigeria
1989
Years
90
1990
Delivery of the Grande Arche de La Défense for the commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the French Revolution
Acquisition of Losinger, the 3rd largest building and civil works Group in Switzerland
Construction of the new town of Muang Thong Thani, in Thaïland
1992
1991
Construction of the French National Library, in Paris
Construction of Cairo Metro Line 2 in Egypt
Delivery of the Isère Viaduct for the Olympic Winter Games in Albertville
Delivery of Agadir airport in Morocco
1993
1994
Delivery of Channel Tunnel that connects Coquelles, in France, to Folkestone, in Britain
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Invention of Reactive Powder Concrete, twice as strong as any known natural rock
Delivery of the Pont de Normandie, the world's largest cable-stayed structure (invention of stepped pushing technique)
1997
1995
1998
Completion of the largest office project in Europe: Cœur Défense, on the esplanade in La Défense
Delivery of the Stade de France
Construction of Sydney Metro in Australia
1999
A subsidiary is created under the name of Bouygues Construction, grouping together the building and civil works businesses
Years
00
2000
2004
2005
2007
2008
Construction of a railway tunnel in Hong-Kong: Bouygues Construction introduces the earth pressure tunnelling technique in the country
Delivery of the new headquarters of the UK Home Office in London
Masan Bay Bridge (South Korea)
In Hong Kong, Bouygues Construction uses the largest hard rock tunnel-boring machines in the world to build the western drainage tunnel
In Chernobyl, Bouygues Construction and Vinci sign a contract to build the confinement shelter for the Chernobyl sarcophagus.
Bouygues Construction won its first public-private partnership contract in Canada for the construction of the Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre in Surrey, British Columbia, along with operation for 30 years
In France, the Group hands over the A41 motorway linking Annecy and Geneva.
Years
10
2013
2010
ETDE and its subsidiaries are grouped under the banner Bouygues Energies & Services
In Singapore, Bouygues Construction signs a world record PPP sports facility contract for the Sports Hub
Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France delivers the new Ministry of Defence building comprising almost 9300 people
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2015
2016
2017
Bouygues Construction changes its signature. « Shared innovation » becomes the Group’s new commitment.
Bouygues Construction makes occupational health and safety a key priority. The Group puts business on hold to carry out a large-scale operation: World Health and Safety & Day.
2018
2019
Bouygues Construction and Hoffmann Green Cement Technologies sign a contract for testing greener concrete formulas made from a new technology (known as H-EVA).
3 new acquisitions in Europe and Australia: Bouygues Energies & Services InTec, Kraftanlagen Group and AW Edwards
Inauguration of the first smartcity project in France, in Dijon, carried out by the consortium Bouygues Energies & Services and Citelum (EDF Group), with SUEZ and Capgemini
Years
20
2020
Launch of City Play approach: Collaborating with citizens to reinvent the cities of tomorrow.
External launch of TopSite label, the first CSR label in the construction sector
Bouygues Construction is selected to build and operate Arena Porte de la Chapelle stadium (Paris), and the Olympic Aquatics Centre for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.
Bouygues Construction and FEIN, a German company, cooperate to develop a very high-safety angle grinder for all construction site operators
With the launch of our climate strategy, we promise that Bouygues Construction’s activities will generate 30% less greenhouse gas emissions by 2030
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Our story
1952
Francis Bouygues founded Entreprise Francis Bouygues, specialised in the building sector in the Ile-de-France region
Years
60
1960
Construction of the 3rd and existing Montparnasse station
1963
Creation of the Minorange Guild which recognises the value of construction workers
carre
1965
Development of civil engineering and public works activities.
Years
70
FIRST INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS
NEW CIVIL WORKS AND ELECTRICAL / MAINTENANCE PROJECTS
1972
The Entreprise Francis Bouygues becomes Bouygues and adopts a new logo, created by the designer Alain Carré
4th June: Inauguration of the Parc des Princes stadium by the President of the Republic Georges Pompidou, during the Final of the French Cup
Construction of Tehran Olympic Complex in the Middle East
carre
1975
Construction of Châtelet-les Halles Metro and RER station in Paris
1978
Construction of Terminal 2 of Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport
Delivery of Tan-Tan Port in Morocco
Years
80
1984
Creation of first 3D computer-aided design software adapted to the building and civil works industry, the early stages of BIM (Building Information Modelling)
1985
Bouygues becomes French leader in the building and civil works sector
1987
carre
Delivery of Africa's most powerful thermal power plant in Lagos, Nigeria
1988
The Group moves into its new headquarters, Challenger, in Saint-Quentin, Yvelines region
Delivery of Ile de Ré port and the European Parliament building in Strasbourg Construction of the Hassan II mosque in Casablanca
1989
Delivery of the Grande Arche de La Défense for the commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the French Revolution
Years
90
1990
Acquisition of Losinger, the 3rd largest, building and civil works Group in Switzerland
Construction of the new town of Muang Thong Thani, in Thaïland
1991
Delivery of the Isère Viaduct for the Olympic Winter Games in Albertville
Delivery of Agadir airport in Morocco
1992
Construction of the French National Library, in Paris
Construction of Cairo Metro Line 2 in Egypt
1993
Delivery of Channel Tunnel that connects Coquelles, in France, to Folkestone, in Britain
1994
Invention of Reactive Powder Concrete, twice as strong as any known natural rock
Delivery of the Pont de Normandie, the world's largest cable-stayed structure (invention of stepped pushing technique)
1995
Construction of Sydney Metro in Australia
1997
Delivery of the Stade de France
1998
Completion of the largest office project in Europe: Cœur Défense, on the esplanade in La Défense
1999
A subsidiary is created under the name of Bouygues Construction, grouping together the building and civil works businesses
Years
00
2000
Construction of a railway tunnel in Hong-Kong: Bouygues Construction introduces the earth pressure tunnelling technique in the country
2004
Masan Bay Bridge (South Korea)
2005
Delivery of the new headquarters of the UK Home Office in London
2007
In Hong Kong, Bouygues Construction uses the largest hard rock tunnel-boring machines in the world to build the western drainage tunnel
In Chernobyl, Bouygues Construction and Vinci sign a contract to build the confinement shelter for the Chernobyl sarcophagus.
2008
Bouygues Construction won its first public-private partnership contract in Canada for the construction of the Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre in Surrey, British Columbia, along with operation for 30 years.
In France, the Group hands over the A41 motorway linking Annecy and Geneva.
Years
10
2010
In Singapore, Bouygues Construction signs a world record PPP sports facility contract for the Sports Hub
2013
ETDE and its subsidiaries are grouped under the banner Bouygues Energies & Services
2015
Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France delivers the new Ministry of Defence building comprising almost 9300 people
carre
2016
Bouygues Construction changes its signature. « Shared innovation » becomes the Group’s new commitment.
2017
Bouygues Construction makes occupational health and safety a key priority. The Group puts business on hold to carry out a large-scale operation: World Health and Safety & Day.
2018
3 new acquisitions in Europe and Australia: Bouygues Energies & Services InTec, Kraftanlagen Group and AW Edwards
2019
Bouygues Construction and Hoffmann Green Cement Technologies sign a contract for testing greener concrete formulas made from a new technology (known as H-EVA).
Inauguration of the first smartcity project in France, in Dijon, carried out by the consortium Bouygues Energies & Services and Citelum (EDF Group), with SUEZ and Capgemini
Years
20
2020
Launch of City Play approach: Collaborating with citizens to reinvent the cities of tomorrow.
Bouygues Construction is selected to build and operate Arena Porte de la Chapelle stadium (Paris), and the Olympic Aquatics Centre for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.
carre
External launch of TopSite label, the first CSR label in the construction sector
Bouygues Construction and FEIN, a German company, cooperate to develop a very high-safety angle grinder for all construction site operators
With the launch of our climate strategy, we promise that Bouygues Construction’s activities will generate 30% less greenhouse gas emissions by 2030