Fit-out contractor Interior Services Group climbed 20 places to second with £64.5m of business and Derby-based housebuilder Miller Birch made its debut in fourth position.
McAlpine's performance raised it to second in the yearly table, but it was still a long way behind leader Bovis Lend Lease.
English Partnerships was the top client, with five jobs worth a total of £1bn, and Foster and Partners was king of the architects with £505.3m of work.
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.