M&E construction services contractor goes into administration

Birmingham-based construction firm Adroit Construction Services has been placed into administration, it was announced today.

The five-year-old company, which is part of the construction and property firm Adroit Group, provided M&E services in water and energy sectors.

Recent work included a contract to carry out substation upgrade work for the National Grid in London and the Midlands alongside main contractor Enterprise. According to its website the Adroit Group had a £12m turnover.

Over the last two years the M&E arm opened three new offices in the UK – in Slough, Manchester and Glasgow – and employed around 80 workers. Its clients included Balfour Beatty and Atkins.

MB Insolvency was appointed administrator on 16 August.