Galliford Try took October’s top spot in the contractor league table after being appointed the contractor for eight major projects totalling just under £343m
The latest edition of the Top 50 League Tables published by industry analysts Barbour ABI, highlights the number and value of construction contracts awarded during October.
This month shows that the combined value of contracts awarded to the Top 50 was just over £2.9bn with a total of 144 projects.
New entrant, Bouygues Group occupy second position this month with two awards totalling £230m. In third place is another new entrant, CA Blackwell Contracts with a £175m new coal mine project in Whitehaven.
For October, Morgan Sindall were the busiest contractor with a total of 17 contract awards at a combined value of £128m.
Bowmer & Kirkland sit at the top of the rolling 12-month contractor league table with 42 projects at a total value of £804m.
Continuing to recover
Tom Hall, chief economist at Barbour ABI & AMA Research, said: “As we are entering into a second lockdown, construction has been highlighted as an industry that will continue to remain open along with manufacturing and essential services.
“This will hopefully result in activity levels continuing to recover from the first lockdown.”