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Top Construction Projects in the South West

by Barbour ABI Content Team

Gloucestershire Garden Village Becomes Top Construction Project at £1.2bn

We’ve curated the Barbour ABI data to bring you the top 100 construction projects within the South West region. This includes the top construction projects by total value across all sectors, that are due to start within a 12-month period.

The latest data for South West construction projects sees the Golden Valley Garden Village Masterplan come top of the league table, based in Gloucestershire and valued at £3.5bn. This residential project is followed by an infrastructure project in second and a utilities project third place. Stonehenge Tunnel is valued at £3bn and the FAB link in Devon is valued at £1.5bn.

Top Construction Projects 2023

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

PositionProjectMain SectorLocationStart DateValue of ProjectProject IDView Project*
1The Golden Valley Garden Village MasterplanResidentialGloucestershireH2 2023£3,500,000,00012500095View project
2Stonehenge Tunnel - A303 Amesbury to Berwick DownInfrastructureWiltshireAug-23£3,000,000,00012107091View project
3FAB Link - Electrical Interconnector ProjectUtilitiesDevonSep-23£1,500,000,00012134139View project
4Wiltshire Council - Highways Maintenance ContractInfrastructureWiltshireApr-23£1,400,000,00012604891View project
5Panattoni Park Avonmouth - Central Park Logistics DevelopmentIndustrialGloucestershireQ1 2023£1,169,383,70612642257View project
6The Old Soapworks RedevelopmentResidentialGloucestershireAug-23£1,000,000,00012498818View project
710 Dock Facility, Devonport Royal DockyardInfrastructureDevonMay-23£950,000,00012585985View project
8University of Exeter, Clydesdale & Birks - Student AccommodationResidentialDevonJul-23£850,000,00012487421View project
9University Of Bristol - TQEC - 2 Academic BuildingsEducationGloucestershireApr-23£800,000,00012475986View project
10Woolwell Development - 1640 Houses, Retail & Community Units & Primary SchoolResidentialDevonMar-23£700,000,00012487003View project
11YTL Arena ComplexHotel, Leisure & SportGloucestershireSep-23£700,000,00012473500View project
12Honda Swindon Site RedevelopmentIndustrialWiltshireDec-23£600,000,00012558524View project
13Northacre Renewable Energy Limited - Energy From Waste PlantUtilitiesWiltshireQ3 2023£600,000,00012114935View project
14Penvose Student VillageResidentialCornwallJul-23£600,000,00012259401View project
15Wiltshire Council - Windows and Doors, Mechanical and Electrical Services,ResidentialWiltshireOct-23£600,000,00012706427View project
16Wiltshire Council - Planned And Reactive MaintenanceResidentialWiltshireSep-23£566,000,00012677472View project
17Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council - Highway Term Service Contract 2023InfrastructureDorsetMar-23£500,000,00012680888View project
18Cornwall Council - Built Environment Professional ServicesCivic & PublicCornwallJun-23£500,000,00012664898View project
19Javelin Park - 4 Storage & Distribution UnitsIndustrialGloucestershireMay-23£500,000,00012607661View project
20Ashton Gate Stadium - Ashton Gate Sporting QuarterHotel, Leisure & SportGloucestershireSep-23£500,000,00012384987View project
21Salterns Marina RegenerationResidentialDorsetNov-23£500,000,00012149947View project
22Parklands - The Approach Office DevelopmentCommercial & RetailGloucestershireJan-23£500,000,00012180619View project
23Avlon Works, Severnside - 4 Industrial Distribution UnitsIndustrialGloucestershireQ1 2023£500,000,00012255798View project
24Banwell Bypass & Highway ImprovementsInfrastructureSomersetNov-23£500,000,00012465976View project
25Bristol University, Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus - Student AccommodationResidentialGloucestershireApr-23£500,000,00012447982View project
26Filton Airfield - Brabazon MasterplanResidentialSomersetSep-23£500,000,00012575528View project
27A39 Walton Ashcott BypassInfrastructureSomersetQ1 2023£500,000,00012481481View project
28Wansbrough Paper Mill - 430 Dwellings, Care Home, Apart-Hotel & Commercial UnitsResidentialSomersetDec-23£487,500,00012456749View project
29Hullavington Airfield - Dyson 11&12 Technology Research & Development CentreIndustrialWiltshireJun-23£480,000,00012387359View project
30St Christophers, Westbury Park - 122 Bedroom Care HomeResidential (Care)SomersetDec-23£480,000,00012570140View project
31Aviation Business Park, Hurn - Offices and Industrial BuildingsIndustrialDorsetQ4 2023£450,000,00012438548View project
32Broom Park - 74 Houses & 3 FlatsResidentialDevonNov-23£450,000,00012502951View project
33University of Bristol, The Hawthorns - Library BuildingEducationSomersetOct-23£450,000,00012255749View project
34A354 Bypass - Mixed DevelopmentResidentialDorsetNov-23£450,000,00012531322View project
35Bristol Airport - Expansion MasterplanInfrastructureSomersetJun-23£450,000,00012409112View project
36Foundry Lea - 760 Houses/ParkResidentialDorsetDec-23£447,740,00012609310View project
37Maiden Green - 515 Houses & 2 Commercial UnitsResidentialCornwallNov-23£437,000,00012677665View project
38Temple Circus - Office AccommodationCommercial & RetailGloucestershireMar-23£437,000,00012258581View project
39South West Water - Assets & Storage UpgradesUtilitiesCornwallQ4 2023£431,000,00012698699View project
40Anchor Hanover - Commercial & Domestic Heating SouthResidential (Care)GloucestershireMay-23£429,000,00012660784View project
41Buckfast Abbey Care Village - Care Home & Community HallResidential (Care)DevonNov-23£429,000,00012448455View project
42J1 - Offices & ShopsCommercial & RetailJerseyOct-23£429,000,00011908160View project
43Claydon Farm - 49.9MW Solar Farm & 49.9M Battery StorageUtilitiesGloucestershireMay-23£400,000,00012554678View project
44South Point Business Park - Commercial DevelopmentCommercial & RetailWiltshireSep-23£400,000,00011994518View project
45Twigworth Phase 3 - 261 Houses & 79 FlatsResidentialGloucestershireMar-23£400,000,00012631628View project
46Feeder Road, Bristol - 641 Student Beds/OfficeResidentialGloucestershireJul-23£400,000,00012436351View project
47Oasis Leisure Centre - North Star Development (Phase 1)Hotel, Leisure & SportWiltshireSep-23£400,000,00012409423View project
48Cannards Grave Road - Masterplan, 600 HousesResidentialSomersetJun-23£400,000,00012379065View project
49Bath Quays North Development - Plots 1-5Commercial & RetailSomersetOct-23£400,000,00012546512View project
50Bath Press Site, Lower Bristol Road - 247 Flats And 30 HousesResidentialSomersetJul-23£400,000,00012138783View project
51Plymouth City Council - Hard FM ServicesCivic & PublicDevonFeb-23£400,000,00012636060View project
52Sugar Quay, Sutton Harbour - 170 Flats & CommercialResidentialDevonOct-23£400,000,00012374738View project
53Hayle North Quay Phase 2 - Zones 2,3,6,8,10ResidentialCornwallQ2 2023£380,000,00012512439View project
54RNAS Culdrose - Mega HangerIndustrialCornwallAug-23£380,000,00012708602View project
55Rag Lane - 49.99MW Solar FarmUtilitiesGloucestershireQ3 2023£350,000,00012550009View project
56Corner Copse - 49.9MW Solar FarmUtilitiesWiltshireMar-23£350,000,00012455137View project
57Mawla Redruth - Geothermal Power PlantUtilitiesCornwallJun-23£340,000,00012598964View project
58Litchardon Cross - Solar Farm 49.9 MWUtilitiesDevonOct-23£340,000,00012519414View project
59Coldharbour Farm, Ashreigney - Solar Photovoltaic ArrayUtilitiesDevonAug-23£320,000,00012587198View project
60North Dairy Farm Solar FarmUtilitiesDorsetJul-23£320,000,00012565256View project
61Snowswick Lane, Coleshill - 49.9MW Solar FarmUtilitiesWiltshireNov-23£315,000,00012622599View project
62Tregonning Farm - Solar Farm & Battery StorageUtilitiesCornwallDec-23£315,000,00012623884View project
63Moat Farm - 49.9MW Solar FarmUtilitiesGloucestershireSep-23£312,000,00012617970View project
64Kemble Wick Village - Solar FarmUtilitiesGloucestershireAug-23£310,000,00012584429View project
65Crudwell Road - Solar Farm & Battery StorageUtilitiesWiltshireOct-23£310,000,00012563560View project
66Wick Solar Farm - 49.9MW Solar FarmUtilitiesWiltshireMar-23£302,000,00012523118View project
67Richmond Gardens - 211 Apartments/RetailResidentialDorsetJul-23£302,000,00012394829View project
68West Acre Park, Ryde - 475 Houses, Offices and SurgeryResidentialIsle of WightOct-23£302,000,00012519683View project
69Langarth Garden Village - Access & InfrastructureInfrastructureCornwallJul-23£300,000,00012541186View project
701 Temple Way - Refurbishment & ExtensionCommercial & RetailGloucestershireOct-23£300,000,00012541876View project
71Brynsworthy - 450 HousesResidentialDevonNov-23£300,000,00012682617View project
72Hemerdon Mine - Tungsten Production FacilityIndustrialDevonJan-23£300,000,00012618793View project
73A379 - Structures Replacement SchemeInfrastructureDevonH1 2023£300,000,00012481643View project
74Wave Hub 32MW Wind FarmUtilitiesCornwallDec-23£300,000,00012401348View project
75Royal Bournemouth Hospital - Modular Build on Catering Block FootprintHealthcareDorsetDec-23£300,000,00012625626View project
76Perrybrook North Phases 4 & 6 - 341 Houses & 94 ApartmentsResidentialGloucestershireAug-23£300,000,00012629268View project
77Home Group - National Grounds Maintenance and Extra Works ServicesResidentialGloucestershireApr-23£300,000,00012655217View project
78Canworthy House - 42MW Solar FarmUtilitiesCornwallOct-23£300,000,00012614904View project
79Former Palace Hotel, Babbacombe Road - HotelHotel, Leisure & SportDevonSep-23£300,000,00012665455View project
80Winnycroft Farm, Gloucester - 420 HousesResidentialGloucestershireQ1 2023£300,000,00012098899View project
81Jersey Airport - Integrated TerminalInfrastructureJerseyQ4 2023£300,000,00012332397View project
82Monkton Heathfield Phase 2 - 240 HousesResidentialSomersetDec-23£300,000,00012615663View project
83Javelin Park - Distribution/Storage - Units 1 & 2IndustrialGloucestershireSep-23£300,000,00012607659View project
84Canford Park, Southern Parcel - 269 HousesResidentialDorsetJul-23£299,985,00012627188View project
85Sawmills Field - 40 HousesResidentialDevonFeb-23£299,985,00012502952View project
86Creedy Bridge, Crediton - 257 Houses, Traveller Pitches & Primary SchoolResidentialDevonApr-23£289,500,00012271642View project
87Elizabeth Harbour - Redevelopment WorksInfrastructureJerseyAug-23£288,000,00012671287View project
88Numatic Factory 36 - Millfield Industrial EstateIndustrialSomersetMay-23£285,000,00012591035View project
89Brimscombe Port RedevelopmentResidentialGloucestershireMar-23£285,000,00012601251View project
90Mayday Saxonvale RedevelopmentResidentialSomersetOct-23£285,000,00012601433View project
91North Fossil Farm - Solar FarmUtilitiesDorsetJul-23£263,700,00012556306View project
92Trevithick Manor Farm - 349 Houses, Flats & BungalowsResidentialCornwallSep-23£260,000,00012497102View project
93Inglewood - 343 Houses, 30 ApartmentsResidentialDevonApr-23£250,000,00012326511View project
94Silverthorne Lane, Plot 6 - Student AccommodationResidentialSomersetOct-23£250,000,00012457676View project
95Les Ozouets Campus - RedevelopmentEducationGuernseyDec-23£250,000,00012627415View project
96West Quay - The Land Between the Bridges - 562 FlatsResidentialDorsetJul-23£250,000,00012387087View project
97Newburn Sidings - 368 DwellingsResidentialWiltshireFeb-23£250,000,00012554075View project
98Gammaton Moor Solar farmUtilitiesDevonNov-23£250,000,00012597469View project
99Lotmead Farm Villages, Phase 1 - 214 HousesResidentialWiltshireNov-23£250,000,00012681120View project
100St Austell Town Council - Professional Services Principal Design TeamHotel, Leisure & SportCornwallAug-23£250,000,00012711267View project

(Source: Barbour ABI, updated June 2023)

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