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Top Construction Projects in Wales

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Shotton Paper Mill Redevelopment Becomes Top Project in Wales

We’ve curated the Barbour ABI data to bring you the top construction projects within Wales. 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 construction companies in Wales sees the Shotton Paper Mill Redevelopment achieve the number one spot, valued at £2.5bn. This is followed by the Blue Eden Project and the Afan Valley Adventure Resort, with project values at £1.4bn and £1.2bn respectively.

Top Construction Projects 2023

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

PositionProjectMain SectorLocationStart DateValue of ProjectProject IDView Project*
1Shotton Paper Mill Redevelopment & ExpansionIndustrialClwydNov-23£2,500,000,00012648037View project
2Blue Eden Project - Manufacturing Plant, Battery Facility & Date CentreCommercial & RetailWest GlamorganOct-23£1,400,000,00012674959View project
3Afan Valley Adventure ResortHotel, Leisure & SportWest GlamorganQ3 2023£1,169,383,70612274713View project
4Nant Helen Surface Mine - Global Centre of Rail ExcellenceInfrastructureWest GlamorganJan-23£1,025,000,00012561102View project
5GCRE Limited - Rail Test TrackInfrastructureWest GlamorganQ1 2023£1,000,000,00012665240View project
6Velindre Cancer CentreHealthcareSouth GlamorganSep-23£950,000,00012067948View project
7Plot C, The Airfields Delta - Paper Mill FacilityIndustrialClwydNov-23£566,000,00012571929View project
8Holyhead Waterfront RedevelopmentResidentialGwyneddJan-23£500,000,00012602430View project
9Upper Cosmeston Farm MasterplanResidentialSouth GlamorganDec-23£500,000,00012532514View project
10Dumballs Road Regeneration Project - 646 FlatsResidentialSouth GlamorganNov-23£500,000,00012062071View project
11Station Road - New Chepstow Development - MasterplanResidentialGwentFeb-23£500,000,00012104112View project
12Hirwaun 299MW Gas Fired Power StationUtilitiesMid GlamorganJul-23£487,500,00012010855View project
13Llanelli Wellness and Life Science Village Pentre Awel - Phase 1Hotel, Leisure & SportDyfedMar-23£480,000,00012634123View project
14Former Brymbo Steelworks - 300 Houses, Primary School, Retail And RestaurantResidentialClwydDec-23£480,000,00012531150View project
15Cantonian High School - Fairwater Campus DevelopmentEducationSouth GlamorganOct-23£450,000,00012255958View project
16Esgair Cwmowen Wind Farm - CaersesUtilitiesPowysJul-23£434,000,00011856857View project
17Anchor Hanover - Commercial & Domestic Heating SouthResidential (Care)GwentMay-23£429,000,00012660790View project
18Uskmouth Power Station - 230MW Battery Storage SystemUtilitiesGwentSep-23£429,000,00012626812View project
19Uskmouth - 230MW Battery Energy Storage SystemUtilitiesGwentJul-23£429,000,00012646666View project
20Rhyl Coastal Protection SchemeInfrastructureClwydJan-23£429,000,00012632386View project
21Isle of Anglesey County Council - Holyhead Breakwater RefurbishmentInfrastructureGwyneddQ1 2023£400,000,00012481278View project
22No 2 John Street, Callaghan Square - North BlockCommercial & RetailSouth GlamorganSep-23£380,000,00012226729View project
23Parc Llanilid, Phase 3 & 4 - 510 HousesResidentialMid GlamorganNov-23£380,000,00012469203View project
24Infantry Battle School - Temporary Modular Student AccommodationResidentialPowysMar-23£350,000,00012696367View project
25Snowdonia Visual Impact Provision ProjectUtilitiesGwyneddFeb-23£350,000,00012351963View project
26Kingmoor Park - Storage & Distribution WarehouseIndustrialClwydJun-23£300,000,00011830922View project
27Queensway, Phase 4H - 97 Houses & 15 FlatsResidentialGwentJun-23£300,000,00012632288View project
28The Central Square, Plot 4&5 - 330 Apartments & Commercial SpaceResidentialSouth GlamorganSep-23£300,000,00012617945View project
29Central Quay Phase 2 - Plot 1, 402 ApartmentsResidentialSouth GlamorganMar-23£300,000,00012614278View project
30Shotton Paper Mill - Manufacturing FacilityIndustrialClwydSep-23£299,985,00012696826View project
31Tycroes 40MW Solar FarmUtilitiesDyfedOct-23£299,985,00012526376View project
32Shotton Paper Mill - Expansion & CHP Power GenerationIndustrialClwydOct-23£285,000,00012599685View project
33Felindre Road - 40MW Gas Powered Energy PlantUtilitiesMid GlamorganJun-23£280,000,00012324331View project
34Royal Alexandra Hospital - North Denbighshire Community HospitalHealthcareClwydQ2 2023£260,000,00012521408View project
35Mumbles Pier ProjectHotel, Leisure & SportWest GlamorganNov-23£250,000,00011846558View project
36Theatr Clwyd RedevelopmentHotel, Leisure & SportClwydJan-23£250,000,00012429180View project
37Bridgend College Learning CampusEducationMid GlamorganJul-23£250,000,00012673189View project
38Grange University Hospital - Provision of Combined Heat and PowerHealthcareGwentMay-23£250,000,00012709190View project
39Glass Systems Limited, Baglan - Production FacilityIndustrialWest GlamorganOct-23£250,000,00012648073View project
40Ringland Centre Regeneration - 170 HousesResidentialGwentDec-23£250,000,00012408831View project
41Cardiff Sixth Form College - Blue Dragon, Student AccommodationResidentialSouth GlamorganQ3 2023£230,000,00012691205View project
42Former North Wales Hospital - RedevelopmentResidentialClwydAug-23£230,000,00012470122View project
43South Wales Police - Tactics Facility FacilityCivic & PublicMid GlamorganAug-23£217,900,00012675149View project
44The Railway Line - 262 HousesResidentialSouth GlamorganJun-23£215,000,00012647843View project
45Cardiff Coastal Flood DefencesInfrastructureSouth GlamorganJul-23£200,000,00012595124View project
46Paper Mill Facility, Plot C - Phase 1, Step 1AIndustrialClwydOct-23£200,000,00012691974View project
47East Dock Road, Old Town Dock - 128 Houses & 21 FlatsResidentialGwentOct-23£200,000,00012546038View project
48Renishaw Plc, Miskin Business Park - Zones A,W & ZCommercial & RetailMid GlamorganFeb-23£200,000,00012483400View project
49Project Porth - SPTS Technologies Head OfficeIndustrialGwentJan-23£200,000,00012597822View project
50Global Centre Of Rail Excellence - EarthworksInfrastructureWest GlamorganApr-23£200,000,00012596283View project

(Source: Barbour ABI, updated June 2023)

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