Skanska also rejoined the top 30 after winning an £80m office contract in central London. A third newcomer, Simons, completed the top three.
Bovis and Sir Robert McAlpine are well clear from the rest in the yearly table. Carey Jones has knocked Foster off the architects' top spot, and English Partnerships and Sainsbury are by far the most important clients. Remember when that used to be Railtrack?
How the tables workTo qualify for the tables, companies must have been identified on two or more projects fitting the criteria below in the past 12 months. Projects must:
- be of precisely calculated or confirmed value
- have reached the main contract stage
- be valued at 1m or more
- be in the UK.
This information is compiled for Building by Emap Glenigan, which analyses an average of 8500 construction projects each week. Any queries should be faxed to Robert Davis, publishing and research manager, on 01202-417134. For further details, call Emap Glenigan on 01202-432121.