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Top Construction Companies in the South East

by Barbour ABI Content Team

Galliford Try becomes top construction company with projects worth over £1.6bn

We’ve curated the Barbour ABI data to bring you the top construction companies within the South East region. This includes the top contractors, architects and clients by total value of projects across a 12-month period.

The latest data for South East construction companies sees Galliford Try and Wates take the top two positions, with project values of £1.6bn and just under £1.5bn respectively. Laing O’Rourke is currently in third place at nearly £1.3bn, followed by Royal BAM and VolkerWessels.

Top Construction Companies 2023

Regional Tables: United Kingdom | London | South West | East of England | East Midlands | West Midlands | Northern Ireland | North West | Wales | Yorkshire & the Humber | North East | Scotland

PositionCompanyRoleNumber of ProjectsValue of ProjectsView Projects*
1Galliford TryContractor98£1,612,066,215See all projects
2WatesContractor67£1,454,958,575See all projects
3Laing O'RourkeContractor7£1,297,993,000See all projects
4Royal BAMContractor53£1,237,146,866See all projects
5VolkerWesselsContractor34£1,168,039,641See all projects
6Willmott DixonContractor108£1,153,128,446See all projects
7SkanskaContractor13£1,037,876,545See all projects
8RPS Group PlcArchitect12£1,016,109,000See all projects
9Buckingham GroupContractor28£860,601,500See all projects
10JRLContractor7£767,195,000See all projects
11McLarenContractor22£736,090,500See all projects
12Sir Robert McAlpineContractor21£695,081,096See all projects
13VinciContractor57£678,539,187See all projects
14DP World London GatewayClient2£650,000,000See all projects
15Tilbury DouglasContractor66£639,024,738See all projects
16Garry Stewart Design AssociatesArchitect4£583,000,000See all projects
17PRP ArchitectsArchitect17£582,100,000See all projects
18John SiskContractor12£498,316,992See all projects
19Scott Brownrigg LimitedArchitect11£494,130,400See all projects
20AecomArchitect18£482,384,082See all projects
21GlencarContractor29£445,257,560See all projects
22VistryContractor14£407,825,000See all projects
23Henry ConstructionContractor9£379,479,500See all projects
24TSLContractor6£378,909,000See all projects
25Hill PartnershipsContractor15£351,727,998See all projects
26SDCContractor13£314,575,500See all projects
27Britaniacrest RecyclingClient1£300,000,000See all projects
28Shepperton StudiosClient1£300,000,000See all projects
29FarransContractor7£272,350,556See all projects
30Jacobs LimitedArchitect16£268,032,647See all projects
31ReadieContractor18£266,648,000See all projects
32HigginsContractor10£260,700,000See all projects
33IBI GroupArchitect12£260,575,403See all projects
34Mott MacDonald Group LimitedArchitect8£203,300,000See all projects
35ADPArchitect15£195,775,000See all projects
36RG GroupContractor6£195,750,000See all projects
37AWEClient2£190,172,272See all projects
38JT Mackley & CompanyContractor5£176,417,430See all projects
39Be First RegenerationClient2£176,000,000See all projects
40Curzon De VereClient4£174,590,000See all projects
41London Borough of Barking and DagenhamClient9£166,968,380See all projects
42Vincent & Gorbing AssociatesArchitect4£159,017,350See all projects
43HGContractor7£154,957,500See all projects
44Royal Holloway University of LondonClient4£132,686,733See all projects
45KeltbrayContractor4£132,000,000See all projects
46London Borough of EnfieldClient9£130,226,546See all projects
47Buckinghamshire County CouncilClient17£129,928,790See all projects
48Kent County CouncilClient24£125,651,054See all projects
49Care Concern GroupClient11£120,400,000See all projects
50Jaynic PropertiesClient3£119,814,000See all projects

(Source: Barbour ABI, updated April 2023)

How to use the league table
  • View all projects for each listed construction company
  • Use the arrows at the top of each column to:
      • sort by number of construction projects
      • sort by value of construction projects
      • alphabetise construction company names
      • alphabetise the roles to see all architects, contractors or clients
  • Use the search bar to find specific construction companies
  • Select the regions to view the top construction companies in your target area

Discover all the latest projects in the South East region with our market-leading data and local expertise.

*construction project data visibility will depend on Barbour ABI subscription criteria.

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Barbour ABI Content Team

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