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Kier top of the construction league

Kier tops the national construction contracts chart for October, after winning 30 new contracts in the month.

The company, which has a regional office in Cheltenham and is currently doing the cladding of Shire Hall for Gloucestershire County Council, has landed £284m of work.

The biggest of these new jobs was the £44m Northstowe Special Academy for the emerging housing development in Cambridge, as reported by Construction Enquirer.

Vinci (pictured below right), which is currently doing the work at Blackfriars in Gloucester, is at number 31 in this month's chart. Speller Metcalfe, which has done a lot of work at Waterwells, at the former RAF Quedgeley site and around the county is at number 47.

Barnwood Construction, one of biggest construction companies in Gloucestershire, which employs 200 in county and is currently working at Bakers Quay (pictured bottom) is ranked number 95 in the top 100 contractors this year to date.

Click here for the lists  of the top 50 contractors for October and the top 100 contractors this year.

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