Skip navigation

Gloucestershire Business News

Biggest construction company of 2019 named

The company which built Gloucester's new transport hub, boasts the highest value orders for the start of 2019.

Kier, which is also currently working on the former Gloucester police station, secured 22 contracts worth around £343m, as reported by Construction Enquirer.

The firm takes the top spot in both Construction Enquirer's top 50 contractors for January and its top 100 contractors for the last year.

Among the major contracts it has picked up are a £100m new hospital in Ascot and a £30m new cancer hospital in Bath. In London, it won the £130m Blossom Street scheme near Spitalfields market and the £20m National College for Digital Skills in North London.

Lendlease came in second place for January on the strength of its £330m order to deliver Manchester's town hall and Albert Square refurbishment programme.

Related Articles

Multi-million pound redevelopment of listed city centre hotel could be afoot Image

Multi-million pound redevelopment of listed city centre hotel could be afoot

Speculation is rife this morning that a Gloucestershire building company linked to one of the country’s wealthiest businessmen could be about to redevelop an historic city centre hotel.

Contractor named for new £4.3 million housing development Image

Contractor named for new £4.3 million housing development

Just a week after approval from Cheltenham Borough Council planners the project to replace three properties with 27 new homes is underway.

New bar unveiled for Cheltenham Image

New bar unveiled for Cheltenham

Another jewel is to be added to the £100 million town centre attraction that is The Brewery Quarter, creating “dozens of jobs”.

Stagecoach West drivers make the finals of Bus Driver of the Year Image

Stagecoach West drivers make the finals of Bus Driver of the Year

It is ‘next stop, Bus Driver of the Year 2019 finals’ for three drivers from Stagecoach West.

Copyright 2019 Moose Partnership Ltd. All rights reserved. Reproduction of any content is strictly forbidden without prior permission.