Morgan Sindall climbed from 16th spot in May to win nine contract, including a £98m student residence contract for Nottingham Trent University.
Snapping at Morgan Sindall's heels was Laing, which bagged four contracts worth £116m, including a £70m aircraft maintenance facility in south Glamorgan.
Foster's lead over HOK International in the architects' league was cut slightly – last month it was £163m ahead, but now the gap has narrowed to £129m.
These tables represent schemes within the specified time periods that have moved to main contract stage. They do not represent work currently being carried out by the listed consultants. To qualify, firms must have been identified on two or more projects fitting the following criteria in the past 12 months. Project must: be of precisely calculated or confirmed value; have reached the main contract stage; be valued at £1m or more; be in the UK. Residential, civils or overseas contracts are excluded. Student accommodation is included.
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