Balfour Beatty tops November contracts league

Aaron Morby 10 years ago
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A major share in a £300m Thames flood alleviation contract with Ch2MHill helped Balfour Beatty soar to the top of the contracts league for new orders in November.

BAM came in runner-up after bagging a £80m scheme for University of Cambridge North West Hub, and a £50m project to redevelop Redhill Station for Solum Regeneration.

Among the other big contract wins for the month John Sisk sealed an £80m resi-led scheme for Sager House in Islington in London and Sir Robert McAlpine scooped a £77m job to build a distribution hub in Kettering for joint clients, Metric Property Congleton & Mulberry.

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The battle to be crowned most successful bid team over the year took another twist with Kier jostling Balfour Beatty out of top position for the 12 months to the end of November.

With just £130m of orders separating the two firms the race for 2014 is wide open with less than a month of orders to come.

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