Re-energised Kier tops September contracts league

Aaron Morby 3 years ago

Kier has bounced back with a winning streak of contract wins after getting its finances back on track.

Pall Mall proposals in LIverpool would see three new office blocks and a hotel built on open land behind the former Exchange Station
Pall Mall proposals in LIverpool would see three new office blocks and a hotel built on open land behind the former Exchange Station

The firm tops September’s contracts league with a haul of 22 project wins, including the £200m Liverpool Bixteth Place office scheme for its in-house property division and a £66m project for Thames Water to modernise Mogden Sewage Treatment Works in Isleworth.

The surge of projects last month also lifted Kier from sixth to second place in the 12-month rolling league table of secured work just behind league leader Morgan Sindall.

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According to data collected by information specialist Barbour ABI, other big project wins included Buckingham Group securing a major warehouse deal for Trixtax at Symmetry Park near Kettering, south of junction 9 of the A14.

Infrastructure works will be completed early next year allowing new logistics buildings of up to 1.3 million sq ft to be delivered by late 2023.

The firm also bagged a £45m warehouse job for Prologis at Pineham Buisness Park in Northamptonshire, due to start towards of the  end of this year.

Two new warehouses will be built on cleared land at Pineham business park

Among the other big wins Vinci secured a major near £80m deal for student accommodation for the University of the West of England at its Frenchay Campus in Bristol.

Design for UWE blocks which will be the largest Passivhaus student scheme in the country

Phase one of the £200m scheme will initially involve demolishing the existing Carroll Court buildings and constructing 900-bed spaces across three buildings rising to six-storeys.

On the civil side Bam Nuttall signed an ECI deal to deliver detailed design and advance works for the £118m Cross Tay Link Road in Scotland.

The new road north of Perth will connect the A9 to the A93 and A94 north of Scone.


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