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Top Construction Companies in the South East

by Barbour ABI Content Team

Sir Robert McAlpine becomes top construction company in South East with projects worth over £1.4bn

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 Sir Robert McAlpine and Royal BAM take the top two positions, with project values of £1.4bn and £1.3bn respectively. Willmott Dixon is currently in third place at £1.3bn.

Top Construction Companies 2024

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 ProjectsValueSee All Projects
1Sir Robert McAlpineContractor29£1,413,957,500See all projects
2Royal BAMContractor57£1,372,832,192See all projects
3Willmott DixonContractor96£1,334,359,231See all projects
4Galliford TryContractor65£1,299,451,477See all projects
5WatesContractor55£1,085,211,779See all projects
6McLarenContractor12£759,585,500See all projects
7VinciContractor45£750,006,292See all projects
8GlencarContractor26£680,610,500See all projects
9RG GroupContractor7£667,750,000See all projects
10Hill PartnershipsContractor22£628,565,048See all projects
11Tilbury DouglasContractor50£626,315,277See all projects
12PRP ArchitectsArchitect18£495,516,491See all projects
13SkanskaContractor9£446,500,000See all projects
14FarransContractor7£426,850,556See all projects
15Scott Brownrigg LimitedArchitect6£406,062,500See all projects
16Shed KMArchitect6£404,675,700See all projects
17VolkerWesselsContractor13£387,507,513See all projects
18HigginsContractor6£360,912,500See all projects
19RPS Group PlcArchitect17£358,050,000See all projects
20Laing O’RourkeContractor6£348,690,000See all projects
21JRLContractor4£263,300,000See all projects
22AecomArchitect16£234,495,895See all projects
23Buckingham GroupContractor9£231,970,000See all projects
24ReadieContractor13£204,952,000See all projects
25Harwell Science & Innovation CampusClient4£198,598,000See all projects
26Mott MacDonald Group LimitedContractor11£195,700,000See all projects
27VistryContractor4£188,206,000See all projects
28Architecture PLBArchitect8£176,296,982See all projects
29London Borough of BrentClient11£169,601,490See all projects
30Eutopia Homes LimitedClient2£156,675,000See all projects
31ECE Architecture & PlanningArchitect15£153,587,000See all projects
32HGContractor6£147,375,000See all projects
33Mulalley & CompanyContractor4£145,464,261See all projects
34SDCContractor6£138,641,000See all projects
35Knight BuildContractor3£115,600,000See all projects
36IBI GroupArchitect9£111,670,706See all projects
37London Borough of HillingdonClient19£109,071,416See all projects
38ADPArchitect12£105,352,000See all projects
39Mott MacDonald Group LimitedArchitect10£104,600,000See all projects
40DurkanContractor2£102,695,500See all projects
41Galliford TryClient2£102,600,000See all projects
42Castellum ConsultingArchitect1£100,000,000See all projects
43Marbank ConstructionContractor11£96,890,000See all projects
44Lawrence BakerContractor9£95,452,500See all projects
45PRC Architecture & Planning LimitedArchitect11£92,758,000See all projects
46JennerContractor7£91,824,999See all projects
47JT Mackley & CompanyContractor3£89,324,860See all projects
48Ridge & Partners LlpArchitect16£88,088,500See all projects
49Guildford Borough CouncilClient6£86,939,081See all projects
50Enviromena Asset Management UKClient4£84,940,000See all projects
51ParkwayContractor10£84,853,000See all projects
52FelthamContractor14£83,926,127See all projects
53Blenheim HouseContractor3£80,000,000See all projects
54Dominvs LivingClient2£79,352,000See all projects
55Civils ContractingContractor2£76,447,000See all projects
56OsborneContractor5£72,600,000See all projects
57StepnellContractor15£72,484,313See all projects
58MagrockContractor6£71,472,000See all projects
59John SiskContractor6£69,800,000See all projects
60Birchgrove Services LlpClient1£68,000,000See all projects

(Source: Barbour ABI, updated February 2024)

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

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