Winvic tops contracts league for first time

Aaron Morby 7 years ago
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Shed builder Winvic’s plan to diversify into the fast-expanding build to rent sector is paying off as the firm topped the monthly contracts league for the first time.

Winvic bags £40m Saffron Court development in Nottingham
Winvic bags £40m Saffron Court development in Nottingham

According to construction information specialist Glenigan, the contractor bagged eight projects worth over £250m in November sending it to the top of the rankings.

The haul included a £40m contract to build Cording Real Estate Group’s first build to rent scheme in the UK in Nottingham.

In its traditonal shed market £500m turnover Winvic also picked up a £56m industrial scheme in Hemel Hempstead for Prologis and a £44m warehouse in Derby for Roxhill.

Sir Robert McAlpine widened its lead at the top of the 12-month rolling total league as it continued an uptick in bidding activity following the appointment of new chief executive Paul Hamer.

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Among the other big wins for the month Lendlease had a £200m office overhaul at One Triton Square for British Land at its campus in London near Euston.

Mace bagged a £90m research centre project at Harwell and John Sisk landed an £88m hangar project at Gatwick for joint clients, Gatwick Airport & Boeing.

Regional player Create Construction picked up a £70m student halls of residence scheme in Liverpool for Unite.

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