In the monthly table, Bowmer & Kirkland has snatched top spot thanks to eight contracts worth £107.5m. The Derbyshire-based firm's biggest job – a £60m business park in Manchester – helped it to keep rivals Kier and Laing off the top.
J Sainsbury has regained first place in the clients' yearly table from fellow food giant Tesco, letting 52 contracts worth £465.4m.
And Building Design Partnership has maintained its lead in the architects' yearly table with 16 projects worth £417.8m.
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 emailed to James Lattimer, marketing manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org. For further details, call Emap Glenigan on 01202-432121.