Architect Norman Foster is a new entry in this year’s Sunday Times Rich List, coming in at 249th with £295m.
His entry was based on his property assets and past salaries and the estimated £284m stake he could make from the sale of his practice Foster + Partners, which is under way.
This year’s Rich List was peppered with names from the property and construction sectors.
The Duke of Westminster, the outgoing chairman of Grosvenor, was named the richest across the entire industry coming in at third overall with a fortune of £7bn.
JCB chairman Anthony Banford is the richest in construction , coming in at 46th with £13bn.
Second is Keith Miller, the chief executive of Miller Group, who is worth £810m. David Wilson of Wilson Bowden came in at 101th with £729m. John Bloor of Bloor Holdings is worth £425m and just behind him at 190th is the Shepherd family, founders of Shepherd Construction, who have a £420m fortune. Ray O’Rourke came in at 208th. All had more money than the Queen, who came in at 229th with £320m
Other construction names are Duncan Bannatyne (351th), Robert Carter of RG Carter (417th), Sir Martin Laing of John Laing (452th), Noel Bailey of NG Bailey (490th), Tony Pidgley (566), Andrew Wates of the Wates Group (574) and Sir William McAlpine (627).