McAlpine wins November contracts league race

Aaron Morby 2 months ago
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A brace of big contract wins hoisted Sir Robert McAlpine to the top of November’s contracts league.

Sir Robert McAlpine builds order book with major Gateshead arena win

The firm secured the £260m Gateshead Quays Art and Leisure Complex for Gateshead Council and a £100m office project on Stanhope’s White City Place in West London.

Another notable major project win, this time for Skanska, saw the firm rise to second place with British Land’s £300m Blossom Street scheme on the London city fringe near Spitalfields.

Leeds-based GMI took a rare third place for a regional contractor after being confirmed for the £200m Kirkby Town Centre Redevelopment for St Modwen and Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council.

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According to estimates by information specialist Glenigan,  BAM for the first time nabbed pole position in the 12-month rolling league table for orders secured.

The firm jumped to the top after its consortium was confirmed the winner of the £1bn Silvertown Tunnel project under the Thames in East London.

The major infrastructure win nosed BAM group ahead of Morgan Sindall, which has enjoyed top ranking for several months.

With just £37m of orders separating the pair, December’s final reckoning for new work promises a nail-biting finish for which firm will lift the crown as 2019’s greatest new work winner.

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