ISG tops February contracts league with mega-shed job

Aaron Morby 3 years ago
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A continuing run of logistics and warehouse orders helped lift ISG to the top of the February contracts league rankings.

ISG bagged a 2m sq ft mega-shed near Wakefield for the Mountpark Group, accounting for most of its estimated £267m haul of work last month.

Hard on its heels in second place follows Vinci.  The firm scooped the biggest single order of the month with a £175m job to build a steel and concrete cased LNG containment tank the size of the Royal Albert Hall on the Isle of Grain for National Grid.

Contracts league data collected by construction information specialist Barbour ABI, kept Kier in pole position in the rolling 12-month work won rankings.

It is still being closely tracked by Balfour Beatty and Morgan Sindall, which this month switched order in second and third place.

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Among the other big shed wins for the month, Buckinghamshire-based TSL Projects secured a 1.2m sq ft distribution centre for retail giant Lidl at Houghton Regis off junction 11 of the M1. While rival big shed builder Winvic secured a cold warehouse in the East Midlands for NewCold Advanced Cold Logistics.

Developer Blackswan Property is bringing forward the Hockly Mills scheme next to Pitsford Street

During February, Sir Robert McAlpine confirmed it would deliver the phased Hockley Mills build to rent development in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter.

Six-storey student scheme next to the Cannon Park shopping centre.

Also in the West Midlands, McAleer & Rushe secured an 8,000-bed student scheme in Coventry located on De Montfort Way near the University of Warwick for developer ES Coventry.

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