Vinci UK’s group profit jumped fivefold in 2017 thanks to its development and PFI businesses, but its civil engineering arm reported another significant loss.
Mace clinched its first monthly league crown since September 2016 after finally signing the deal to deliver the £400m ‘Gotham City’ scheme in central London.
Crossrail’s construction is running 20 per cent over budget this financial year, according to Transport for London papers, but the scheme is “still forecast to be delivered within its overall funding”.
Vinci has been appointed on a £74m contract to complete Carillion’s work on the Fallowfield campus development for Manchester University.
A dozen contractors have won places on a £250m framework covering building works and refurbishments across London police stations.
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The contractor top 50 increased more than 20 per cent year on year in February as Mace signed a single £400m deal to claim first place in the monthly league.
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Morgan Sindall has been forced off the summit of the annual contractor rankings after 11 consecutive periods, as HS2’s huge civils deals gave Balfour Beatty the monthly league title.
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May was the busiest month for the top 50 contractor league so far this year as combined wins hit £4.5bn.
Vinci has had to abandon innovation and do things the traditional way on a complex refurbishment of Buxton’s Grade I-listed Crescent and the neighbouring Grade II-listed mineral baths.
Top-50 contract wins posted strong year-on-year growth in April as Galliford Try headed the monthly table and climbed to fourth place in the annual league.
If you’ve been to Buxton in the last 20 years, it’s likely you’d have noticed a stunning 18th-century building that was in something of a sorry state.
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