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Leeds build-to-rent scheme pushes contractor to high league spot

Bowmer & Kirkland gained the next whole worth of labor than another contractor in April, largely as a consequence of a to a £100m build-to-rent (BTR) job in Leeds.

The contractor tops Building Information‘ month-to-month league desk of contractor venture wins, forward of runners-up Lendlease and Balfour Beatty.

Bowmer & Kirkland gained 5 jobs price a mixed £239m. It is largest venture, the 500-home BTR scheme in Yorkshire (pictured), will probably be often known as Whitehall Riverside and is being constructed for developer Glenbrook, in line with information offered by building intelligence supplier Glenigan.

The scheme is planning to acquire a BREEAM Wonderful score and is supported by funding from Authorized & Basic. It will likely be operationally internet zero by 2030. Glenbrook expects the houses to be full by April 2026.

Bowmer & Kirkland’s gold medal is its first in additional than 11 years – it was final within the high spot in August 2011.

High 10 contractors, April 2023
Rank Contractor No Whole (£m)
1 Bowmer & Kirkland 5 238.7
2 Lendlease 1 180.0
3 Balfour Beatty 7 170.9
4 Morgan Sindall 26 149.8
5 Royal Bam 6 137.5
6 Hill Partnerships 5 127.7
7 McLaren 3 96.4
8 Wates 6 88.7
9 Winvic 4 86.1
10 Kier 8 73.7
League tables are topic to revision

Lendlease additionally had a superb month, coming second after failing to make it into the highest 50 in any respect in March. Its success was as a consequence of a single job – a £180m venture to develop a 13-storey workplace constructing in London, known as 2 Aldermanbury Sq..

The agency was named most well-liked bidder on the job in November, however solely signed the contract in April, in line with Glenigan. In whole, Lendlease will develop 30,000 sq. metres of workplace house, which has already been pre-leased to worldwide legislation agency Clifford Probability. Building is ready for completion in December 2025.

Balfour Beatty bounced into third place with seven contract wins masking £171m of labor. Its greatest win was a contract with NHS Highland for the £160m venture to design and assemble a brand new hospital in Scotland’s Fort William and refurbish the prevailing Caithness Basic Hospital in Wick.

The job is the newest Balfour has snapped up with NHS Highland, after it scooped a £37m contract to ship the Badenoch & Strathspey Group Hospital and Well being Care Centre in Aviemore, and the Lochalsh and South West Ross Group Hospital on the Isle of Skye again in July 2019.

Hill made it into the highest 10 with 5 jobs totalling £128m. Coming in at sixth place, that is its greatest efficiency since October 2021. The agency’s greatest contract-win in April was the £66.1m job to revamp Sawyer’s Shut, a residential complicated in Windsor, in line with Glenigan. The venture will see Hill develop 345 flats throughout three blocks measuring between 4 and eight storeys every, together with 54 new homes and 22 maisonettes.

McLaren, in the meantime, took seventh spot off the again of three jobs price £96.4m. The most important of the three was a £53m job to construct 188 new houses in Acton City, London. The brand new flats will probably be unfold throughout three buildings, together with a senior residing block and a 20-storey residential tower.

Within the annual league tables, Kier has now been within the high spot for 9  consecutive months, with 161 contracts totalling £2.4bn.

High 10 contractors, yr to April 2023
Rank Contractor No Whole (£m)
1 Kier 161 2,396.6
2 Mace 27 2,173.3
3 Morgan Sindall 353 2,110.3
4 Balfour Beatty 49 2,000.8
5 Wates 126 1,932.7
6 ISG 64 1,558.1
7 Willmott Dixon 125 1,529.9
8 Lendlease 9 1,447.5
9 Winvic 35 1,291.7
10 Galliford Strive 126 1,253.0
League tables are topic to revision

The opposite medal locations noticed some shuffling although, with Mace arising two spots into second and Morgan Sindall following shut behind in third place.

Galliford Strive was the one new entry to the annual high 10, sneaking in at 10th after lacking out on the league for 3 months in a row.



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