Next come ISG and Wilmott Dixon, as latter lands free school new build contract


Kier topped both contractor tables for November after bagging 59 contracts worth £190m combined.

Next on the rungs was ISG, with 13 jobs worth nearly £130m.

Willmott Dixon took third place in both tables with 31 contracts, including a £37.2m deal to build a free school for Woking Borough Council.

Robertson leapt to fourth place in both rankings, largely down to an £80m contract to build a fish feed factory in the Scottish Highlands for client Marine Harvest.

Meanwhile, a clutch of commercial contracts saw Bowmer & Kirkland take fifth place in both tables. Wins included a £31.2m contract for an office block in Conwy, north Wales, for Muse Developments, a £21.4m contract for an office building in Plymouth for Abstract Securities and a £21m contract for a 14-storey hotel in Manchester for UBH Manchester.

Up next was Galliford Try, with three contracts worth over £72m. Among the firm’s wins was a project for aeroplane manufacturer Airbus, for a new office, hangar and laboratory space at its Filton complex near Bristol.

Rounding out the bottom halves of each table are Skanska, VolkerWessels UK, Buckingham Group, Wates, Mulitplex and Vascroft Contracts.

Skanska’s largest contract was the £60m Zayad Centre for Research into Rare Diseases for London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Buckingham Group was boosted by a brace of major civil engineering re-signalling contracts for Network Rail, a £23.5m package in Liverpool and a £21.5m deal in Manchester.

Varscroft made the cut with a £60m contract to redevelop an old fur trading block on the banks of the Thames, near St Paul’s, into a hotel and apartment block for client 4C Hotels.

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